VMware and Dell
Dell & VMware’s decade long partnership has resulted in unique, integrated, industry leading product and service solutions that help customers to simplify their IT environments—all while effectively building a virtualized foundation for meeting the IT demands of today and tomorrow. From the desktop to the data center to the cloud, Dell and VMware are delivering end-to-end virtualized infrastructure solutions that help customers achieve a simplified, more efficient, flexible, cost-effective, service oriented IT environment. Dell & VMware’s partnership enables IT decision makers to leverage their existing investments in VMware virtualization, to access, or build, deploy and manage cloud in their environment. VMware-based cloud infrastructure solutions from Dell include Business Ready Configurations, reference architectures, OEM bundles, Dell vStart pre-configured and pre-racked virtualization solutions, and VMware vCenter plug-ins that deliver a single-pane-of-glass management interface for both your virtual machines as well as your physical Dell infrastructure.
Dell | VMware – Delivering End-to-End Virtualized Infrastructure Solutions
Dell & VMware deliver virtualization solutions that reduce complexity & cost and increase efficiency, control and choice. The combined strength of Dell and VMware can deliver significant benefits for small, medium, and large organizations across all industries and sectors.
" As a core component of the Dell Virtual Remote Desktop (VRD) solution, the latest release of Horizon View™ 4.5 furthers customers’ ability to standardize, simplify and automate desktop IT. Our unique partnership provides customers with complete virtualization solutions from the datacenter to the desktop via a managed service or private cloud customer-hosted implementation."— Steve Lalla, vice president and general manager, Commercial Client Product Group, Dell
Creating an Efficient Datacenter
Dell and VMware’s tightly integrated, proven virtualization solutions let customers of all sizes quickly and confidently deploy Dell / VMware architectures into production IT environments. The combined Dell/VMware solution is fast to deploy, easy to manage, and powerful enough to run the most demanding applications. Learn more about Dell's Business Ready Configurations for Large Enterprises and Dell’s VMware vSphere™ Business Ready Configurations for Small and Medium Businesses.
Developing the Cloud
Dell and VMware virtualization solutions deliver outstanding degrees of control and simplicity, freeing IT staff to focus on delivering services that differentiate the business. VMware vSphere can automate the resource management and delivery of service-level agreements. Dell offers server and storage platforms designed for seamless integration with vSphere environments, so that companies can create a private cloud—shifting the paradigm of data center management from infrastructure to service delivery. Learn more here.
Virtualizing the Desktop
You have already done the heavy lifting - the creation of a virtualized datacenter foundation using VMware vSphere and Dell. Exploit the full value of your investment/installed base of Dell client platforms (desktop/laptops) and your datacenter investment in VMware vSphere by taking the next step toward implementing Dell’s newest VMware based virtualization solution: Virtual Remote Desktop (VRD) with Horizon View. Implementing virtualized desktops (clients) enables you to shift from the traditional device centric IT computing model to a user centric computing model: One image, any device. Learn more here.
Accelerating the Journey with Professional Services
Don’t know where you are in the virtualization journey or how to get to the next phase? Unsure on how to create a truly efficient private cloud infrastructure? Not to worry. Dell offers a comprehensive portfolio of services that are designed to accelerate virtualization adoption so you can rapidly achieve cost savings, without sacrificing productivity. Learn more about Dell ProConsult Services, Dell ProManage Services, and Dell Perot Systems.
VMware on Dell.com
VMware and Dell are strategic partners with the common goal of providing joint customers with solutions that provide both business and technical value.
Visit the Dell and VMware Alliance webpage to learn more.