• Reduce the complexity of cloud-based applications

    • The rise of the cloud-based application has dramatically transformed the way enterprises consume computing resources. From Cloud software developed by organizations to offerings like Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), cloud-based applications enable enterprises to connect more quickly, easily and affordably with the resources they need to be competitive.

      While cloud-based applications offer considerable advantages, they also pose significant management challenges as enterprises adopt a growing number of business Cloud solutions. Dell Technologies Cloud enables successful adoption of hybrid Cloud solutions with solutions that significantly simplify the management of Cloud resources by unifying Cloud technology on a common infrastructure.

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      Dell Technologies Cloud Platform

      Dell Technologies Cloud Platforms (DTCP) powers the industry's fastest hybrid Cloud deployment, with full integration with VMware Cloud Foundation.

    • The benefits of cloud-based applications

    • A cloud-based application is a software program that combines cloud-based and local resources. Unlike a web-based application which is operated completely online and cannot function without an Internet connection, a cloud-based application can perform some tasks on a local computer or workstation, enabling users to continue accessing the app off-line.

      Benefits of a cloud-based application include:

      • Scalability. Cloud-based applications can scale easily to meet business demand.
      • Ease of management. Cloud technology eliminates the need to purchase, deploy, manage and upgrade infrastructure on site – a Cloud service provider takes care of managing the underlying infrastructure.
      • Fast response. A cloud-based application can be updated, tested and deployed with speed, enabling enterprises to respond quickly to opportunities.
      • Lower cost. Cloud-based applications can be less expensive to run than on-premises software.
      • Easier collaboration. Authorized users can easily access data stored in the Cloud to foster greater collaboration.

      Enterprises can benefit from internal cloud-based applications that are built for specific business needs, and from cloud-based applications that provide infrastructure, development environments and software as a service.

      For IT teams, cloud-based apps provide enormous advantages, but one significant disadvantage as well. When combined with other cloud-based services and Cloud environments, cloud-based applications can increase the complexity of managing Cloud technology. When each Cloud resource has its own set of management tools and processes, IT teams can quickly get mired in complex operational details. Switching constantly between platforms is a recipe for inefficiency and increased risk, and the lack of common management tools can significantly slow Cloud migration.

      Hybrid Cloud computing can simplify matters by providing a consistent infrastructure for managing multiple Cloud resources. With Dell Technologies Cloud, enterprises get a solution for a simpler and faster path to hybrid Cloud.


    • Dell Technologies Cloud

    • Dell Technologies Cloud uses the power of Dell Technologies infrastructure to make hybrid Cloud environments easier to deploy and manage. With this holistic solution, IT teams can easily manage multiple cloud-based applications and Cloud environments with a single operational hub and a common set of management tools.

      Dell Technologies Cloud includes:

      • VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail, a turnkey platform for running, managing, automating and securing application portfolios across multiple Clouds. 
      • Data Center as a Service, a fully managed, subscription-based service for data center and edge locations.
      • Validated Designs, a solution that delivers best-of-breed Dell Technologies infrastructure – including Cloud server, storage, and networking resources – that have been pre-tested for interoperability with VMware Cloud Foundation and that allow IT teams to build hybrid Cloud infrastructure with independent scaling of storage and compute.
      • Support for partner Clouds including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, along with 4,200 additional Cloud providers.

    • Benefits of Dell Technologies Cloud

    • With Dell Technologies Cloud, enterprises can:

      • Simplify management of cloud-based applications, Cloud services and Cloud environments with consistent infrastructure and a common set of tools.
      • Improve Cloud economics with the ability to choose the optimal mix of public, private and edge Cloud resources, using flexible hybrid pricing models to achieve lower and more predictable costs.
      • Accelerate Cloud migration with familiar tools and models that minimize risk and increase efficiency.
      • Increase speed to market with the latest VMware software and Kubernetes distribution, as well as access to elastic Cloud capacity to scale up and down rapidly.
      • Strengthen security by consistently enforcing policies across all IT environments to minimize attack surfaces.

    • Why choose Dell Technologies?

    • Dell Technologies helps enterprise reach new levels of business agility, reliability, data protection and control. With Dell Technologies Cloud, enterprises can rely on:

      • A single vendor experience. Enjoy consistent SLAs across all Cloud workloads and single-vendor support that simplifies and streamlines resolution of issues.
      • Consistency across Clouds. Select the optimal mix of public, private and edge Cloud resources, managing them all through a consistent and common management experience.
      • A remarkable breadth of capabilities. Partner with a trusted advisor with Cloud solutions that provide greater agility and innovation, along with the flexibility of multiple Cloud consumption models.
      • Support for all major Clouds. Extend hybrid Cloud environments to the world’s broadest Cloud provider ecosystem.

    • FAQs: What is a cloud-based application?

    • What is a cloud-based application?

      A cloud-based application is a software program that combines resources in the Cloud and on a local computer, enabling users to continue accessing the application when there is no Internet connection. 

      What is a web-based application?

      A web-based application is a software program that operates completely online. Because the processing, memory and data for a web application is stored online, users must have an Internet connection in order to use a web app. 

      What is a cloud-native application?
      A cloud-native application is a software program that is developed using cloud-based technologies and is designed to run in the Cloud. Cloud-native apps are comprised of loosely connected microservices that are housed in containers, allowing the application to be built quickly and to scale easily.

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      Cloud Use Cases – Cloud Migration & Apps

      Dell Technologies Cloud can help modernize your data center, unify hybrid Cloud operations, build modern Cloud apps, and scale or migrate Cloud workloads.

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      Dell Technologies Cloud Overview

      Dell Technologies Cloud enables consistent Cloud management across all major public, private, and hybrid Clouds with a single vendor experience.

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      Dell Technologies Cloud Resources

      Explore Dell Technologies Cloud resources.