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As they say, there is no place like home. In the last year our homes have become even more versatile - they are now our offices, our classrooms, our gyms, our virtual catch up spaces...

"As we have all adapted to life more centered around our homes, the services we consume have also adapted. Food and grocery deliveries have increased. Health appointments are done virtually through telemedicine. But what then when it comes to servicing your laptop?

With Dell's On-Site Warranty, you can fix any service related issue from the comfort of your own home. After a diagnosis, our engineers will come to your doorstep to repair your device without the hassle of mailing your PC for repairs. Your PC stays secure and in your possession from start to finish, giving you peace of mind and getting you back online as soon as work is complete..."

The Real Math Behind Application Migration
Dell News, April 27th, 2021
Application migration is more complex than it may sound. Here's why it's important to do the math behind migration before going all in on one strategy

"When considering whether to migrate workloads from one environment to another, it may seem simple at first. But like moving from one house to another, moving applications is often more complicated than one would expect.

There is a lot to consider when moving to a new house. Cost of the home, space, moving fees, and location are some of the more obvious aspects to think about. But then there are other extraneous, time-consuming activities that can also complicate the moving process, such as visiting and touring potential homes, packing, transporting your belongings, and unpacking all the boxes..."

Digital transformation by nature is complex. It's about delivering simplicity to all end users, but we as technologists know that this perceived simplicity is anything but in reality

"When it comes to healthcare, the complexity is increased ten-fold; lives are on the line. Downtime and security breaches are no longer just about lost revenue, they can make the difference between life and death. This is the main factor in the industry being traditionally risk adverse. And the first challenge we face when it comes to healthcare digital transformation...'

Dell EMC Powerstore 500 Announced
Dell News, April 26th, 2021
Dell Technologies is announcing significant updates to Dell EMC PowerStore, its flagship storage offering

"This new software and automation capabilities include a performance boost for all models, NVMe-FC upgrades, AppsON scale-out, intelligent deduplication, SCM metadata tiering, and DRE dual parity. Dell is also introducing the PowerStore 500, a lower-cost model suitable for a broader range of businesses and use cases with enterprise performance and features.

The company acknowledges PowerStore as the fastest-growing new architecture in Dell Technologies' history. Nearly twenty percent of PowerStore buyers are new to Dell Technologies storage..."

Delivering The Best Of Both Clouds
Dell News, April 28th, 2021
Our customers tell us every day: They appreciate the ease and agility of as-a-Service models, but don't want to be locked into any one platform.

"They want the flexibility to choose the right path to best meet their objectives. A hybrid approach - with the mixed use of private cloud, public cloud, and on-prem infrastructure - delivers.

On-prem is in demand

Industry research confirms our own experience with customers: Nearly three out of four respondents (72%) in an Everest Group survey say they have a hybrid-first or private-first cloud strategy. This indicates that along with growing public cloud momentum, there is a continued reliance on on-prem infrastructure..."

Red Hat Summit 2021 will be virtual this year, but attendees are still being asked to bring something: an open perspective to the cloud

"The theme of this year's Red Hat Summit, 'Open Your Perspective,' focuses on the importance of open-source solutions to address the challenges of the future. For Red Hat and many of its partners, this means building on the success of Red Hat OpenShift, which allows customers to build cloud-native architectures using Docker containers and Kubernetes orchestration on an open, Linux operating system..."

New research from Forrester examines the benefits of new servers

"When upgrading infrastructure, what top benefits are organizations looking for, and what drives their decision making? A new research paper from Forrester outlines the challenges infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals face and explores the benefits they expect when upgrading their servers.

Security and automation remain top challenges

Security is an ongoing issue for I&O professionals to monitor, manage and remediate. Seventy-one percent of organizations surveyed report increasing threat vectors and more sophisticated ransomware as a challenge. Also, I&O professionals are required to deal with remediating access control, managing threads, and monitoring BIOS/firmware exploits..."

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