Exciting times for Dell EMC, and exciting products at Microsoft Ignite

 These are exciting times indeed. With the recent combination of Dell and EMC, bringing together complementary portfolios, market leadership with Dell EMC PowerEdge servers (#1 in unit shipments in Q2 2016 according to IDC and Gartner), as well as #1 positioning in storage, converged systems and cloud infrastructure, we have brought together the world’s greatest technology industry franchises.

Come visit with us and learn about our transformation at Microsoft Ignite, September 26-30, 2016 in Atlanta. Subject matter experts from Dell EMC will be all in one place to talk cloud infrastructure and future technologies.

You’ll find information available throughout the event on a variety of topics, solutions, and services related to PowerEdge products with joint Microsoft-Dell EMC technologies including:

Software Defined Data Center / Cloud with Windows Server 2016 – Key for success in 2016 and beyond – Windows Server 2016 with Storage Spaces Direct on Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers

Microsoft Azure Stack – On-Premises cloud – seamless interface with frictionless connection to Azure

Cloud Enablement with Windows Server 2016 – Highly refactored the Nano Server Windows Server 2016 deployment option for born in-the-cloud applications with small OS footprint

Server Management – Dell EMC’s OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center for seamless, agent-free server management

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 – Offers real time insights across transactional and analytical data, with a secure, scalable database platform from advanced analytics to in-memory performance and industry leading OLTP. It is equally important to operate all your big data operations on an infrastructure that reduces your TCO, delivers high performance that is secure and seamlessly manageable using your existing, familiar tools.

Database and analytics platforms – Dell EMC redefines database and analytics platforms for mission critical compute, storage and networking by combining the best efficiencies of x86 compute platform with flash storage and high performing network capabilities to meet the demands of next generation applications.

Let the transformation begin! Please stop by and visit us at the Dell EMC booth #801 to learn more about our portfolio of great products.

Be sure to also attend our session and a live demo on “Deliver ‘Everything Built-In’ – Building the Optimal Platform for Success” at 9am on Wednesday, September 28 in room C111, where we’ll be discussing:

• Consolidation and scalability (scale-up) requirements to migrate/upgrade,
• Lower TCO with dense platforms, small datacenter footprint and efficient system management,
• High performance analytics using Dell PowerEdge R930 and Dell EMC’s all-flash storage backend.

I hope to see you there!

About the Author: Ravi Pendekanti

Ravi Pendekanti is Senior Vice President of Server Solutions Product Management at Dell, Inc. His organization is responsible for developing and bringing Dell’s flagship line of PowerEdge Servers and Converged Infrastructure systems to market, covering a broad spectrum of global customers from cloud service providers and small businesses to large enterprises and organizations, all running a wide range of workloads. Most recently, Ravi served as the Vice President of the Platform Business Group at Oracle where he looked after GTM activities including Product Marketing and Sales Enablement related to the platform business that included Engineered Systems (Exadata, Exalogic, OVCA and SuperCluster), Servers, Solaris and Networking. With over two decades of extensive global experience in the enterprise and SMB segment in both hardware (servers, storage and networking) and software, Ravi has also held leadership roles at Juniper Networks, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems and Silicon Graphics. He holds a MS in Computer Science and BS in Electrical Engineering.