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    • Solutions for your Microsoft SQL Server journey

      Dell Technologies solutions simplify the deployment, integration and management of Microsoft data platform environments and accelerate time-to-value for better service delivery and business innovation. With the industry’s broadest infrastructure portfolio and a long-standing partnership with Microsoft, we provide the innovative solutions that reduce complexity and enable you to solve today’s challenges, no matter where you are in your transformation journey.

    • Run Microsoft SQL on Modernized Infrastructure.

      Deploy the powerful foundations that help unlock insights from your most valuable asset: your data.

    • Future proof your Microsoft SQL modernization journey

      In today’s data-driven era, businesses that can quickly and efficiently access and analyze data, regardless of where it is being created, will have a competitive edge. Dell Technologies’ Microsoft SQL Server solutions help you modernize your infrastructure by taking a best-of-breed approach so you can accelerate your journey to powerful data insights.

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      Accelerate Performance and Improve Efficiencies
      Optimize server, network, and storage with All-Flash and NVMe technology and automate deployment, provisioning and management of IT resources.

      Embrace Containerization
      Build and deploy new transactional and business intelligence applications leveraging containerization with persistent storage for SQL Server data.

      Cloud-Ready Storage
      Leverage data virtualization to manage and tier data across hybrid and multi-clouds environments and protect that data wherever it lives.

      Everything as a Service
      Create an elastic, dynamic, scale-out infrastructure that sets the foundation to expand XaaS strategies.

      AI & Machine Learning Enabled
      Optimize workload data placement and accelerate time-to-insight with purpose-built, high-performance, compute and storage.

    • Organizations are turning to data to revolutionize their business

      Organizations are turning to data to revolutionize their business

      ESG discusses the role of Microsoft SQL Server 2019 in the age of digital transformation, the challenges organizations are facing in the areas of IT complexity and skills shortages and how Dell Technologies is delivering a comprehensive modern infrastructure stack and consulting services to support an organization’s SQL Server journey.

    • Infrastructure solutions optimized for Microsoft SQL

      Accelerate your Microsoft SQL applications with solutions that simplify today's infrastructure challenges while providing a foundation for finding your data insights.

    • Storage Solutions

      Storage Solutions

      Dell Technologies storage solutions for Microsoft SQL Server are right-sized for performance and capacity today, while scaling to meet future needs of tomorrow. Our Unity and PowerMax storage product families deliver highly available storage for Microsoft SQL environments that is simple to setup, manage, and use while allowing you consolidate workloads and lower TCO.

    • Servers Solutions

      Servers Solutions

      Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are the bedrock of the modern data center, designed to support high-value workloads like Microsoft SQL. Highly adaptable for seamless scaling and equipped for real-time analytics, PowerEdge allows you to deliver optimal experiences without excessive overhead.

    • Ready Solutions for Microsoft SQL

      Ready Solutions for Microsoft SQL

      Dell Technologies Ready Solutions for Microsoft SQL deliver superior performance, cost savings and future-ready scalability to ensure you achieve your Microsoft SQL Server business goals. These fully integrated, validated, and tested solutions are architected to address a variety of use cases.

    • Data Protection Solutions

      Data Protection Solutions

      By eliminating the complexity of traditional backup software, Dell Technologies Data Protection solutions make it easy for Microsoft SQL professionals to protect data and manage backup requirements on their own terms—while using the most trusted backup storage on the market today.

    • Converged Infrastructure Solutions

      Converged Infrastructure Solutions

      Dell EMC VxBlock pre-configured converged platforms offer unprecedented data storage and protection choice to consolidate, optimize and protect high-value Microsoft SQL environments.

    • Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions

      Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions

      The only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested hyperconverged infrastructure appliance family on the market, Dell EMC VxRail and VxFlex systems provide a predictable, “pay-as-you-grow” approach for Microsoft SQL as your business and user requirements evolve.

    • Develop your intelligent Microsoft SQL outcome with the global #1

      Dell Technologies and Microsoft have a history of building innovative, best-in-class technologies that support customers' growing businesses.

    • Dell EMC solutions for Microsoft SQL

      Modernize your Microsoft data platform

      Dell Technologies Consulting Services for Microsoft SQL Server

      Regardless of what is driving your modernization initiative for SQL server, Dell Technologies Consulting Services is here to help you make your strategic vision a reality. From defining your modernization roadmap to migrating, consolidating or upgrading to newer versions like SQL Server 2019, Dell Technologies has the right expertise and knowledge to help mitigate risk and provide the value that the business expects from your SQL Server deployment, at the speeds and flexibility that it demands.

    • Microsoft SQL Solutions Resources

    • Analyst Papers

      • Intel Optimized Dell PowerEdge 4S Server for SQL Server 2019

        Intel Optimized Dell PowerEdge 4S Server for SQL Server 2019

        World Wide Technology tested Dell EMC PowerEdge 4-socket servers in their Advanced Technology Center to explored hardware configurations that optimize the performance of SQL Server 2019 while delivering the lowest cost and highest return on investment (ROI).

      • Choose the Right System When Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2019 on Microsoft Hyper-V

        Choose the Right System When Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2019 on Microsoft Hyper-V

        Prowess testing found that Dell EMC PowerEdge servers can provide a strong platform for SQL Server 2019 running on Windows Server 2019 and Hyper-V.

      • Embracing Data Virtualization with Microsoft SQL Server and Dell Technologies

        Embracing Data Virtualization with Microsoft SQL Server and Dell Technologies

        ESG discusses how embracing data virtualization with Microsoft SQL Server with a Dell Technologies modern infrastructure stack and consulting services can enable a data-driven future.

      • Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2019? Here’s Why Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers Are a Great Option

        Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2019? Here’s Why Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers Are a Great Option

        See why Prowess says Dell EMC’s bundled, all-in-one solutions make upgrades easy with simplified OEM licensing and technical support.

    • Customer Stories

      • Fueling World-Class Craft Beer Brewing

        Fueling World-Class Craft Beer Brewing

        New Belgium Brewing achieves superior system performance and actionable business intelligence by making IT more agile and efficient on a hyperconverged infrastructure.

      • HCI and data protection modernize company’s IT

        HCI and data protection modernize company’s IT

        Noble Foods simplified management and data protection of their VMware environment with hyperconverged infrastructure, integrated backup software and replication to their DR site.

      • Boosting performance and results for clients

        Boosting performance and results for clients

        With the largest database of lease transaction in the United States, hear why RealPage turned to Dell Technologies for their Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure.

    • Use Cases

      • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster on Dell EMC VxRail

        Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster on Dell EMC VxRail

        This white paper demonstrates the advantages of using SQL Server 2019 Big Data Cluster technology hosted on a modern Dell EMC VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure to support a scalable data management and analytics platform.

      • Microsoft SQL Server Disaster Recovery Solution on Dell EMC PowerFlex family

        Microsoft SQL Server Disaster Recovery Solution on Dell EMC PowerFlex family

        This white paper highlights the design consideration of disaster recovery for SQL Server 2019 database with Always On feature on the Dell EMC PowerFlex family.

      • Deploying PowerMax 25 GbE iSCSI for Microsoft Applications

        Deploying PowerMax 25 GbE iSCSI for Microsoft Applications

        With the introduction of 25GbE iSCSI front-end interfaces on PowerMax. database administrators can now take advantage of the 25GbE backbone for Microsoft SQL Server and other applications with higher efficiency and lower cost.

      • Modernizing SQL Server 2019 Workloads with VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail

        Modernizing SQL Server 2019 Workloads with VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail

        This reference architecture is a showcase of VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail for operating and managing both Microsoft SQL Server 2019 VM-based and container-based database workloads in a fully integrated SDDC environment.

    • Additional Resources

      • Dell EMC PowerEdge R940xa Server is the Leader in Price/Performance for SQL Server 2019

        Dell EMC PowerEdge R940xa Server is the Leader in Price/Performance for SQL Server 2019

        Independent auditing finds Dell Technologies' 4 Socket Platform to be the leader for Microsoft SQL Server 2019.

      • Running Microsoft SQL on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

        Running Microsoft SQL on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

        Unlocking the full potential of data is critical to the success of any organization, and Microsoft SQL Server running on top of Red Hat Enterprise Linux helps your organization do just that. Learn how Dell Technologies combined with Red Hat and Microsoft delivers a fully supported stack on a platform of choice.

      • Winning in the new era - Information drives innovation

        Winning in the new era - Information drives innovation

        Microsoft SQL Server 2019 requires an infrastructure capable of providing the speed and agility needed to drive innovation. Dell Technologies delivers the agile IT foundation required for this new era of data management.