Official News from Microsoft’s Information Platform
To stay competitive, organizations must become more and more adept at managing and mining data to identify trends, measure return on investment, maximize performance and minimize risks. The world is changing, critical data is captured across many new data sources and formats that span internal systems, external systems and social media. Organizations of all sizes need an analytic platform to integrate and transform this data into actionable insight.
But here’s some great news! Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing are getting easier to implement and manage.
Solutions based on the Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation platform and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 are pre-configured, tested and verified and are designed to simplify and streamline business intelligence in your organization. SQL Server 2012 includes enhanced data warehouse and analytics capabilities, and Dell provides leading edge performance, scalability and management options. Together, you get something pretty amazing.
Historically, organizations contemplating data warehouse and business intelligence projects have faced several key challenges, including large up front and maintenance investments, the need to develop new skill sets and complicated data integration requirements. Dell’s SQL Server 2012-based solutions are designed to meet these challenges by providing pre-integrated options that streamline implementation, capitalize on existing resources and accelerate time to value.
Our solutions capitalize on the new power and features of Microsoft SQL Server and deliver:
Dell’s SQL Server solutions leverage Dell’s PowerEdge 12th Generation platform or are currently being migrated to this leading edge hardware. Performance is the #1 concern for organizations implementing business intelligence solutions, and PowerEdge 12th Generation servers feature the latest generation of Intel processors for high performance, third generation PCI Express slots for faster throughput, and PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC) cards for faster disk I/O. The servers can handle large amounts of memory, to ensure optimal performance at all times.
Our SQL Server solutions also capitalize on advanced technologies from Dell’s Boomi and Compellent acquisitions to enhance the features and performance of our business intelligence offerings.
Through our strategic Microsoft alliance, Dell has designed and engineered tightly integrated end-to-end solutions and provides end-to-end services and support. Our goal is to provide superior technology and solutions that meet needs of all market segments, industries and business objectives. We have three great SQL Server options:
The successful implementation and management of SQL Server and data warehousing technologies requires more than hardware and licensing. With remote and on-site installation services and ongoing support from Dell Services professionals, customers can speed time to production, reduce costs and downtime, simplify management and ensure consistency throughout their IT environments. Dell has been providing enterprise-level data warehouse solutions and services for more than a decade across a broad spectrum of industries.
Over the last 25 years, Dell and Microsoft have worked together to develop innovative complete solutions that combine the best of our hardware, software and services. Our Parallel Data Warehouse and Quickstart Data Warehouse appliances demonstrate how we collaborate to deliver optimized, innovative and integrated solutions that are much greater than the sum of their parts.
To learn more visit: www.dell.com/sql
Carey Dietert Marketing Director, Dell Workloads Outbound Marketing, Product Group