• DELL TECHNOLOGIES DATA CENTER AS-A-SERVICE

    Simplify your IT infrastructure with Data Center as-a-Service

    • Get fully managed Data Center as-a Service

      VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is an on-premises, fully-managed Data Center as-a-Service solution with monthly billing that requires no CapEx expenditure. The solution is a combination of the latest VMware Cloud infrastructure software and Dell EMC VxRail hardware.

      Focus on business innovation and growth with full control of your workloads by deploying modern hyperconverged infrastructure across on-premises datacenters, edge and co-locations.

    • Use cases for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

      Use familiar VMware tools together with third-party integrations regardless of location with the best solution for today’s applications. The offering includes everything you need—including the SDDC software stack, physical rack, network equipment, hyperconverged servers, and power distribution.

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      Data center modernization

      • Streamline operations and eliminate maintenance downtime.
      • Switch to a more predictable OpEX model.
      • Hardware refresh to easily build and scale modern applications.
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      Application modernization

      • Support traditional and modern applications without extensive re-platforming.
      • Automate your IT environment with tools such as vRealize Suite, Kubernetes, and Ansible.
      • Rapidly stand up needed capacity or extend capacity for scaled-up services.
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      Low latency & data sovereignty

      • Make decisions with data in real-time at edge locations without a round-trip to the central data center.
      • Retain control of your data and easily extend your on-premises security to new cloud infrastructure.
      • Meet regulatory compliance requirements for sovereignty sensitive workloads.

    • Here’s how it works

    PLATFORM OVERVIEW
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      Reduce operational complexity

      VMware Cloud on Dell EMC delivers the VMware SDDC platform—including VMware vSphere®, VMware vSAN®, and VMware NSX® virtualization technologies—and integrates with Dell EMC VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure.

      Within the VMware Cloud Services portal, you can select the rack size and number of host instances, and configure network requirements to meet your exact specifications.

      The VxRail appliance architecture enables you to start small and grow, scaling capacity and performance easily and non-disruptively from 3 to 24 nodes.

    NODE CONFIGURATION
    • Name Specifications Capacity
      G1s.small
      • Form Factor: 1U1N (VxRail E560F)
      • CPU Cores: 24
      • RAM: 256 GB
      • Hybrid Storage: N/A
      • All Flash Storage: 11.5 TB SSD
      M1s.medium
      • Form Factor: 1U1N (VxRail E560F)
      • CPU Cores: 24
      • RAM: 384 GB
      • Hybrid Storage: N/A
      • All Flash Storage: 23 TB SSD
      M1d.medium
      • Form Factor: 1U1N (VxRail E560 NVMe)
      • CPU Cores: 48 (2x24)
      • RAM: 768 GB
      • Hybrid Storage: N/A
      • All-flash Storage: 23 TB NVMe
    Rack configuration
    • Component Specifications Networking UPS and Battery
      R1
      • Details: R1.110V and R1.220V
      • Rack: 24U
      • Dedicated host capacity: 3–5
      • RAS node per rack type *: 1
      • SD-WAN: Redundant VMware SD-WAN
      • Management switch: 1 x 1Gbps switch
      • Redundant 10Gbps Top of Rack Switches.
      • 960Gb (full duplex) nonblocking, cut through switching fabric
      SmartUPS & Battery with 30 minute hold time
      R2
      • Details: R2.220V
      • Rack: 42U
      • Dedicated host capacity: 3-13 (single phase); 3-16 (three phase)
      • RAS node per rack type *: 1
      • SD-WAN: Redundant VMware SD-WAN
      • Management switch: 1 x 1Gbps switch
      • Redundant 25Gbps Top of Rack Switches
      • 4Tbps (full duplex) non-blocking switching capacity
      N/A
    • * RAS node is an additional spare dedicated host used for resiliency, availability, and serviceability

    • CLOUD NATIVE

      A production-ready Kubernetes platform

    • Develop, deploy, and host traditional and Cloud-native applications anywhere on the same platform. Now you can accelerate Cloud-native application development while also running traditional and virtualized applications.

      • A single hybrid Cloud platform for modern and traditional applications.
      • Rapidly onboard Kubernetes operating models without disruption.
      • Trusted Cloud-native architecture based on proven design tenets of VMware and Dell EMC.

      • How to buy

        It’s easy and fast to get started.

        Place your online order from the VMware Cloud Services portal and the infrastructure is delivered, installed, maintained, and supported end-to-end. With VMware’s hybrid cloud control plane, you can provision and monitor resources as you already do with existing VMware-on premises infrastructure.

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        Order

        Customer signs into VMware Cloud on Dell EMC service portal, selects the rack size, number of host instances, and network requirements—and is provided with a delivery date.

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        Deploy

        The new service infrastructure is delivered to the customer onsite. A technician installs, test the equipment and activates the service. Customer migrates workloads to new infrastructure.

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        Support

        VMware continually monitors the service infrastructure, patching and updating software while proactively addressing any issues that may surface.


    • Essential resources

      Learn more about Dell Technologies Data Center as-a-Service

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      Welcome to a Better Cloud – Introducing Dell Technologies Cloud

      Read how to easily deploy workloads across multiple Clouds to increase agility and accelerate innovation for your business.

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      VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Data Sheet

      Learn more about the solution with details on node and rack specifications

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      VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Solution Brief

      Learn more on how this solution is delivered as a service in your datacenter