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Motorsport Duality and the Modern Data Center

In motorsport racing, Formula One (F1) and IndyCar provide a great experience for spectators, an impressive safety record for the drivers considering the nature of the sport, and great returns for their sponsors. They also have evolved different approaches to solving their technical challenges, in particular how they spread their costs across the teams participating …

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Thinking Outside the Box: Extending Converged Infrastructure Across Networks

As I get ready to head to Cisco Live in Berlin I’ve been giving a lot of thought to IT systems.  All IT systems and their components have limits, boundaries of all sorts: technology upgrade options, maximum scalability, ease of reconfiguration and openness to integrate with multi-vendor systems, to name a few. Converged infrastructure systems …

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A New arrival in the IT Management Software Ecosystem

They say “it takes village to raise a child.” They say “no man is an island.”  Likewise, no IT monitoring and management tool can do it all. That’s why we have suites of integrated software tools, like the VMWare vRealize solution from VMware, and multivendor cross-tool integrations, like the VCE Management Pack for vRealize.  This …

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VxRail: Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for Affordable, Scalable Cloud Agility

This is a joint blog post by VMware and Dell EMC. By: Megan McMichael, Principal VxRail Product Marketing Manager and Wayne Pauley, Senior Director, Global Alliances, VMware When VMware and Dell EMC set out to engineer a software-defined data center (SDDC) building block capable of delivering a full private cloud solution, we knew that it …

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Vblock® Innovation Continues with All-Flash Storage, Transforming Businesses Across Industries

VCE pioneered converged infrastructure with the introduction of Vblock Systems, bringing together best-in-class VMware virtualization, Cisco networking and compute, and EMC storage technologies to simplify data center operations and deliver the highest levels of performance, capacity, availability and security. The portfolio expanded to include VxBlock™ Systems, offering customers a choice between VMware NSX or Cisco …

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10 Tips & Tricks to Maximize the Value from your VCE Blocks and Racks – Part II

A growing number of organizations have recognized that architecting, planning, testing, verifying, deploying, and maintaining interoperability among IT infrastructure components wastes budgets and resources while not contributing desired value to your business. As a result, they have chosen to buy not build converged infrastructure. VCE makes the leading converged infrastructure solutions: Vblock® Systems, VxBlock™ Systems, …

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