DELL EMC WORLD 2017, LAS VEGAS - May 08, 2017 -
Dell EMC announces new Open Networking capabilities to help customers transform their IT operations to lower IT costs, get quicker returns on investments and deliver new digital capabilities.
Remaining competitive today requires Digital Transformation. A logical first step in the process is IT Transformation to modernize the data center, automate productivity and change operating models. Flexible network architectures are key to allowing organizations to react quickly to changing business or customer requirements with less disruption and lower costs.
“At Dell EMC, we believe networks work best when open, granting customers of all sizes maximum choice and capability,” said Tom Burns, senior vice president, Networking, Enterprise Infrastructure & Service Provider, Dell EMC. “By disaggregating networking system software, and by decoupling networking software from hardware platforms, companies can free themselves from the rigid and proprietary environments of yesterday to embrace software-defined principles and unlock innovation at any scale.”
A recent total cost of ownership (TCO) report from ACG Research, partially underwritten by Dell EMC, studied a prominent Tier 1 service provider that did extensive analysis and testing of network functions virtualization (NFV) models at scale in its national services infrastructure. The Tier 1 service provider chose an open, modular and extensible design as the foundation for deploying key elements in its service delivery PODs (a dimensioned set of infrastructure designed for rapid deployment and replication) The results show:
Open Networking Portfolio Additions Increase Performance, Reduce Ongoing Costs
The S5100-ON and S4100-ON are the first to ship standard with OS10 Enterprise Edition , Dell EMC's new flagship networking operating system. Based on open source technologies from the Linux Foundation and Open Compute Project, OS10 Enterprise Edition is a next-generation, modular and programmable network operating system designed for both traditional networking and DevOps environments.
The OS10 Enterprise Edition package provides layer 2 and layer 3 networking functionality but also allows customers to easily customize the software for different environments. Customers can integrate additional open source capabilities, add third-party Linux applications, or develop their own software using standard Linux and DevOps tools.
The new N1100 switches support IoT initiatives and workforce transformations that drive a wireless-first work space, where end users and access points get connected wherever they are located. Ideal for small to medium size business environments, the switches complement the recently announced N3100-ON and N2100-ON switches designed for larger campus environments . The N3100-ON and N2100-ON switches are Multi-Gig Open Networking switches optimized for emerging 2.5GbE/5GbE high speed campus networking to enable next generation wireless LAN infrastructure in the enterprise.
New Dell EMC Services Jump-start Networking Solutions
Strategic partnering with technology and industry subject matter experts can help accelerate IT and workforce transformations. By using the best practices, tools and services of trusted partners, IT organizations can perform initial transformative tasks more efficiently while focusing resources and talent where it makes the most difference in an enterprise.
NFV Advisory Services feature:
IoT Technology Advisory Service is a new consulting offer to help organizations determine the key capabilities and architecture required to leverage IoT data (e.g., sensors, beacons, mobile phones, wearables, connected devices). This information can be used for initiatives such as optimizing key operational processes, reducing compliance and security risks, uncovering new revenue opportunities and creating more compelling customer engagements.
, a part of , enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their using industry-leading , servers, and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a , and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
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