Dell has announced new PowerEdge servers, PowerVault storage, and PowerConnect networking solutions especially designed to meet the business performance requirement by small and medium-sized businesses, As per Dell, the new networking solutions offering technology that can be easily integrated into existing infrastructure to provide a “facelift” of sorts for aging IT infrastructures.
The PowerEdge R415 and R515 servers are designed to increase productivity, improve security and to simplify management and usability. They incorporate enterprise-class features such as the Dell Server Deployment Pack, Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager, and Lifecycle Controller providing easiness to users for setting up and running IT.
The PowerEdge R415 is a two-socket, 1U server that features the latest AMD Opteron 4100 series processor, it is designed to run typical business applications such as file, print, email, web service, IT infrastructure, and small virtualization deployments, including the entry-level high-performance computing demands. This server is firmly targeted at growing SMBs that need a balance of processing power and value.
The PowerEdge R515 designed aiming mid-sized organizations, it has two-socket, 2U server suited to clients those need to consolidate their infrastructure, improve server efficiency & availability and to elevate consolidation through virtualization. The R515 is well-suited for database, email, virtualization, workload consolidation, and other applications which requires huge amounts of local storage with the choice of an 8 or 12-hard drive configuration to deliver as much as 25TB of internal storage space.
Following the Energy Smart Technology the PowerEdge R415 and R515 are designed to offer fully redundant power supplies, and hot-swap-able hard drives, as well as an interactive LCD screen for easy system monitoring and to balance power effectively with business productivity.
The PowerVault NX200 Network Attached Storage tower is designed to provide small businesses simple file storage on a centralized device in secured environment. The Intel processors enable users quick client PC backups and retrieval of large files, making them easier to find, backup, recover, maintain information and manage optimum performance level. It also features 2GB of RAM to provide an additional performance to excel data access, storage and retrieval.
The vice president and general manager Erik Dithmer from Dell said in a statement, “As they look to make investments, customers are telling us they are concerned about business continuity and data protection, with return on investment being a more important consideration than price. The products we are launching today are specifically designed to address those needs.
Dell Official Press Release: content.dell.com/us/en/corp/d/press-releases/2010-09-16-dell-solutions-provide-facelift-for-aging-infrastructures.aspx