PHOTO - (from left) KT Ong, general manager, commercial business, Dell Sales Malaysia; and Prakash Mallya, country manager, sales and marketing, Intel Malaysia.
Computer solutions firm Dell Malaysia has launched seven new blade, rack and tower servers for mission-critical applications in Malaysia that offer new levels of energy efficiency, security and networking features.
"Dell designed the new PowerEdge servers with input gathered from more than 7,700 customer interactions in 17 countries across four continents," said Dell Sales Malaysia general manager, commercial business, KT Ong. "Our customers told us that they need end-to-end solutions to handle the complex workload problems they face every day. As such, we built our new generation of servers, systems management and workload solutions to address the needs of business end-users who require maximum performance to run mission-critical applications and IT departments, which demand more efficient, secure and reliable operations."
Ong said Dell is the only one of the top five server vendors to grow server revenues in the fourth quarter of 2011 with 9.7 percent year-on-year revenue growth. "These new PowerEdge 12th generation servers are the company's highest performing, most manageable servers ever. With this new server series, customers ranging from small businesses to hyper-scale data centres can help maximise efficiency by streamlining and automating operations, help achieve better business application performance and business continuity."
He said the PowerEdge 12th generation server portfolio comprised the new PowerEdge R820, R720, R720xd and R620 rack servers, the M620 blade server, the T620 tower server and C6220 based on a shared Dell infrastructure server built on the Intel Xeon processor E5 product family are the foundation of a complete, flexible IT solution including Dell's extensive portfolio of storage, networking and client components and professional IT services.
"The next-generation PowerEdge servers, along with systems management and workload solutions, are designed to deliver performance and management gains to effectively power the most demanding applications, including collaboration, IT and Web infrastructure, high performance computing, decision support and business processing," said Ong.
"Dell also announces OpenManage Essentials, a new management console, which monitors the health of Dell servers, storage and switches," he said. "By interfacing with the Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance, OpenManage Essentials sends user-defined server, storage and network health status alerts to the K1000 service desk."
"Dell's PowerEdge 12th generation servers take advantage of the Intel Xeon processor E5 family's leadership performance and breakthrough I/O capabilities to offer optimised solutions for customers' most important workloads," said Intel Malaysia country manager of sales and marketing, Prakash Mallya. "In small scale deployments, private clouds, and enterprise data centres, customers will also benefit from key innovations such as Dell OpenManage Power Center, which is built on top of Intel's Node Manager solution for monitoring and implementing policies for greater energy efficiency."
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