Dell sparks innovation at Microsoft Ignite

Dell is excited to be a Diamond Sponsor of Microsoft’s new unified technology event for Enterprise, Microsoft Ignite, May 4-8 in Chicago at the McCormick Convention Center. 

This is Microsoft’s largest and most comprehensive technology event where IT leaders gain insight to key technologies and trends in the industry.  Visit Dell booth #123 in the Solutions Expo area to learn more about our groundbreaking Future-Ready Enterprise solutions and to meet with our solutions matter experts on hardware, software, cloud solutions, and everything in between. Every day at the booth we will be giving away a Dell Latitude 13 2-in-1 laptop, so be sure to stop by!

Whether you’re with us in Chicago next week, or following the news online, be sure to check out @DellEnterprise @DellChannel @MS_Ignite and the #MSIgnite hashtag for exciting announcements. And most importantly, please join our breakout sessions to learn how Dell is transforming IT by accelerating time to business results, increasing productivity and agility and lowering costs. Details of our breakout sessions are below, make sure you add these to your calendar!

Dell Solutions for MS Cloud: On-premises private & hybrid cloud discussion

May 4th 12:05pm Microsoft Ignite theater session

Evolving IT models & adapting to make the most of cloud technologies can be a monumental challenge. In this discussion we’ll take a look at some key technologies from Dell & Microsoft that simplify solution choices, while focusing on meeting the unique needs of your organization.  We’ll talk about the TCO of build vs buy, review some popular approaches to building cloud architectures, and talk about how to extend capabilities by using public cloud strategically.

Dell: Forensic ‘Files’: IT Governance Risk and Compliance – Seeing the Unseeable

Monday, May 4th @ 1:30pm, Room S105 (South Building, Level 1)

Let Dell Software help you crack the mysteries of your Windows Environment: Who has access, what they’ve done with it, and how it was obtained. Organizations lack the visibility, forensic analysis, and preventive controls needed to meet compliance and internal security policies and compliance regulations. If not properly managed, misuse of sensitive data, failed audits or security breaches can occur. Learn how Dell reduces security risks and maintains compliance with solutions that assess, audit, alert, remediate and help organizations manage their Windows environments.

Are Your IT Plans "Future Ready" and Will You Succeed in the New Software Defined World?

Tuesday, May 5th @ 10:45am, Room S105 (South Building, Level 1)

Cloud, IaaS, and Software are redefining the expectation and economics of IT. Learn how Dell is transforming IT by accelerating time to business results, increasing productivity and agility and lowering costs in an industry-unique way that can help you do the same.

Dell Software solutions for Microsoft-based environments

Tuesday May 5th @ 12:05pm, Partner Theater in the Expo

In an IT landscape that is ever changing, it is important that software solutions exist in your Microsoft environment that help you to simplify IT management, mitigate risk, and accelerate results. Learn about many of our Dell Software solutions that can help you to easily secure and manage networks, applications, systems, endpoints, devices and data by leveraging scalable, integrated business and enterprise software for your environment. We'll help you to unlock the power of IT.

Deploying Private Cloud Storage with Dell Servers and Windows Server vNext

Tuesday, May 5th @ 3:15pm, Room N426 (North Building, Level 4)

The storage industry is going through strategic tectonic shifts. In this session, we’ll walk through Dell’s participation in the Microsoft Software Defined Storage journey and how cloud scale scenarios are shaping solutions. We will provide technical guidance for building Storage Spaces in Windows Server vNext clusters on the Dell PowerEdge R730xd platform.

VDI for all: How Dell infrastructure appliances simplify desktop virtualization for all organizations

Wednesday May 6th @ 12:05pm, Partner Theater in the Expo

The emergence of hyper-converged appliances for desktop virtualization is smoothing the road for desktop virtualization adoption by greatly simplifying the design, procurement and deployment of these technologies. In this session, we'll provide insight into the innovative strategies that Dell is adopting with Microsoft Hyper-V® with Dell vWorkspace to extend the benefits of desktop virtualization and app delivery accessible and valuable to all types of organizations by greatly simplifying deployment and manageability while reducing the time-to-value.   We’ll also cover use cases to help you identify the best approach for your organization.

Visit our Dell and Microsoft Alliance website for complete information on Dell Enterprise at Ignite.

We hope to see you in Chicago at Ignite 2015!

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