Today is the big day. The one we’ve been working towards for a long time. As a part of Dell’s quarterly launch “Solutions for the Virtual Era,” we are announcing the introduction of:
- Dell Cloud Solution for Web Applications, our first Revolutionary cloud solution. Partnering with enterprise-class cloud pioneer Joyent, we are offering a turnkey private PaaS solution comprised of pre-tested, pre-assembled and fully-supported hardware, software and services — all sold and supported by Dell. This integrated solution is targeted at enterprise app developers who are looking to develop “new world” applications in the cloud to be deployed in the cloud.
- The Cloud Partner Program Working with cloud ISVs we will be offering easy-to-buy and deploy cloud solutions and blueprints optimized for and validated on Dell platforms. The first three partners we are announcing are Aster Data (providing web analytics), Canonical (offering an open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service private cloud) and Greenplum (self-service data warehousing). (On the Evolutionary cloud side we will continue to work with VMware and Microsoft and stay tuned for news on what’s happening on the Windows Azure front .
- A new line of hyperscale-inspired PowerEdge C servers including the PowerEdge C1100, C2100 and C6100 targeting HPC, data analytics, gaming and cloud builders. These are based on the designs we have created for the some of the worlds largest internet companies and cloud providers.
- A suite of cloud professional services to help customers assess, deploy, design and manage dedicated solutions.
This is just a quick overview of what we are announcing today. Stay tuned for more details and info in the coming days and weeks.
Extra credit reading: Our Cloud solutions press release
Pau for now…