Dell has introduced Active Systems and Active Infrastructure new offerings for converged infrastructures. They combine servers, storage, networking and management components in a flexible and energy-efficient by the manufacturer complete solution.When applications call Dell business-critical applications, virtual desktop infrastructures and private clouds.
Active Infrastructure at Dell is a new product family. Dell moves so that the strategy to help companies with changed demands on IT to improve the efficiency of data centers and to strengthen the quality of IT service. They are based on x86-server architecture.
Dell Active system consists of standardized server, storage and network core elements, which are combined with software. Service is also included in the package. Specifically, it is PowerEdge M1000e chassis and blade servers twelfth generation, storage of rows Dell Compellent or EqualLogic storage and to the PowerEdge MI / O aggregator, a new plug-and-play blade I / O module for virtualization.
During commissioning, Dell offers two ways: firstly combines preconfigured, pre-assembled and tested systems with Enterprise Deployment Services, and secondly, Active system architectures – customizable blueprints for building virtual infrastructures. In addition, the manufacturer will not cover certain areas of application, namely private clouds, virtual desktop infrastructure, and enterprise applications such as Microsoft Lync, Exchange and SharePoint 2010.
In addition, there are new software at Dell offers such as Active System Manager. The tool for the administration of infrastructure makes to the company, up to 75 percent of the unnecessary steps that are usually required to turn the productive systems.
In addition, Dell has pre-integrated the Active System 800, a blade model, which includes EqualLogic storage and Force10 networking components. It is designed for virtualized environments with demanding applications.
Active System 800 and the connected Active-system infrastructure, and the Active Manager in the U.S. during November 2012 will be available – and then the world early next year. The products are distributed both directly through Dell and through its partners.