Dell EMC 14G PowerEdge Servers

Dell EMC 14G PowerEdge Servers

Dell EMC have recently launched the first wave of their 14G servers which sees a significant update to their server range which is more than just faster processors and more RAM compared to 13G.

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7 mistakes to avoid when performing a data centre refresh

7 mistakes to avoid when performing a data centre refresh

Refreshing your data centre should be an opportunity to make your IT infrastructure better; here are some of the pitfalls to avoid

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BizTech Brief #19 - 2016 Summary

BizTech Brief #19 - 2016 Summary

This year has had many big announcements within the IT industry. This was my first full year within IT and I personally was amazed at how many product updates, acquisitions, announcements and also hiccups there are within IT. This BizTech Brief issue is a brief summary of the biggest news (in my opinion) from the past 12 months. 

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Dell EMC Storage Solutions Training

Dell EMC Storage Solutions Training

Last week I flew out to the Dell Customer Solution Centre in Limerick Ireland. Whilst the trip was only 48 hours end to end we had a jam-packed agenda, aiming to get a good overview of the combined mid-market storage portfolio for both Dell and EMC. 

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Reflecting on the Dell TechSummit EMEA 2016

Reflecting on the Dell TechSummit EMEA 2016

Over the past week, I have spent 3 days in Barcelona at the Dell Internal and Channel Partners Technical Summit. The Tech Summit represents an opportunity for all of Dell's Technical sales force (Channel and Direct) to be united in learning the length and breadth of Dell's portfolio and understanding the direction of the industry alongside Dell's strategy. Over the three days, we got to hear from leaders within Dell, who were fully articulating the trends they are seeing within the industry. 

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Cisco CMD line Vs Dell CMD line

Cisco CMD line Vs Dell CMD line

All of your network engineers have taken the Cisco training route and all feel comfortable with the ios cmd line, and that’s a good thing the cisco training is fantastic. However, with the cisco known cmd line comes a huge amount of cost, but none the less the IT managers use a huge amount of the budget to go for the Cisco option.

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Dell FX2 Part 4: Networking

Dell FX2 Part 4: Networking

Now we’ve covered compute and storage it’s time to look at the networking options available with the FX2. There are two primary options to choose from with the FX2, pass through modules or IO aggregators (IOA).  These components are installed in the rear of the chassis and two are used for redundancy.

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