Dell has introduced four new servers to the market as it seeks to capitalise on virtualisation and consolidation practices.
The new PowerEdge server range is based on industry standards and the x86 architecture. The PowerEdge R910 is a 4U rack server ideal for RISC/ UNIX migration. The M910 model is a high-performance four-socket Intel Xeon 7500-based blade server, best suited for customers looking to server virtualisation and consolidation or for use as a medium or large database platform.
The PowerEdge R810 is a 2U offering available in high-density two- or four-socket varieties and best suited for deploying email messaging and database applications, according to Dell.
The final server in the line – the PowerEdge R815 is a scalable platform for up to 32 DIMMs and the ability to deploy up to 48 processing cores. It is being positioned as a solution for customers seeking an affordable computing platform.
The servers come with a range of Dell technology built-in, including Intelligent Infrastructure through to Lifecycle Controller – and embedded systems management application. Lifecycle Controller provides IT administrators with a single console view of their entire IR infrastructure while performing a comprehensive set of provisioning functions including system deployment, system updates, hardware configuration and diagnostics.
Dell is also providing customers with a wide range of RISC migration services including workshops, readiness assessment, design, transition and implementation.