Call for Entries – 6WIND Speed Matters: The Challenge 2014 – Contest Based on Intel® DPDK

This is a guest post by Kelly LeBlanc, VP of Marketing for 6WIND. Dell OEM and 6WIND have partnered together to deliver 6WINDGate, designed to bring users industry leading networking performance at the system level. Kelly is responsible for 6WIND’s global marketing program. She also manages 6WIND’s global partner program with semiconductor companies, subsystem providers and software companies. 

We are pleased to share this news from 6WIND.  

6WIND, a developer of packet processing software, is inviting the public at large to enter a software development contest, called SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge, which will reward creativity, execution and planning for savvy technology professionals.

“We are sponsoring an implementation contest based on Intel® DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit),” ...

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Apr 4 2014
Case Study: GOM selects Dell OEM as their trusted supplier

Gesellschaft für Optische Messtechnik (GOM) is a German company producing industrial 3D measurement systems, with more than 20 years’ experience in the fields of 3D coordinate measuring technology, material testing, component testing and quality control. Their customers include global enterprises such as Boeing, Miele, Rolls-Royce and Volkswagen, who use GOM solutions in their manufacturing, product development and quality control processes.

GOM had a long standing relationship with Dell as their supplier for laptops for their range of mobile solutions. However previously GOM had worked with a white box manufacturer on their workstation-based measurement solutions, which proved challenging due to lack of just-in-time delivery options for large orders, limited vendor support and ...

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Mar 26 2014
Dell OEM Partners: Get to know Granite MedSystems

Dell OEM Channel Partners are carefully selected based on their resources and capabilities dedicated to helping original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers bring products to market efficiently.  In our latest blog of the series, we talked to Granite MEDSystems.

We recently sat down with Hans Dittmar, Director of Marketing of Granite MEDSystems, to learn more about their relationships with OEMs in the healthcare market.  For the last 18 years, Hans has helped drive Granite’s success by creating unique marketing campaigns, customer proposals and direct sales.

Alison:  Thanks for taking the time to speak with us!  Tell us a bit about Granite MEDSystems.

Hans:  Granite is a global provider of complete, turnkey electro-medical solutions exclusively ...

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Feb 17 2014
Dell OEM Customer Emerson opens Innovation Center with iOps Command Center

Updated with coverage from the event

Dell OEM and Emerson first launched a strategic collaboration nearly 20 years ago. Today, Michael Dell will speak about Dell and Emerson’s long-term strategic collaboration and track record at the grand opening of Emerson’s Innovation Center in Round Rock, TX.

As the third Emerson Innovation Center in the world, the facility is also home to the company’s first Integrated Operations Center designed to help oil and gas, chemical, refining and other industrial customers realize the economic and safety benefits of real-time collaboration and decision-making.

Read more about the grand opening on the Direct2Dell blog >

Coverage: Emerson Process Management unveils Round Rock tech center – Austin ...

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Jan 30 2014
Dell OEM customer Aculab drives growth of telco gateway with NEBS certified OEM solution

  Aculab are UK-based company providing telephony products and solutions to worldwide customer base with over 30 years’ experience. Following the launch of their GroomerII product which is used in 9-1-1 emergency telephony environments Aculab used various server platforms for their solution, however after they came across Dell’s new telecom (NEBS) certified server R720t last year they were keen to evaluate it.

Dell OEM Solutions engineers started working on development of the t-series of PowerEdge servers a few years ago. Working together with various OEM customers in the Telecommunications industry the OEM sales teams and engineers were able to gather specific customer requirements for telephony & communications solutions and environments, and start working on ...

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Jan 7 2014
Web security provider drives growth with the Dell PowerEdge 12th-generation server platform for OEMs

It’s simply a fact of life in the digital age — security threats are evolving and businesses increasingly come under attack. One company that’s actively involved in the fight to curb breaches and data theft is Websense, a California-based leader in unified web, data and email security solutions. And to achieve new levels of performance and global sales growth for its solutions, Websense has come to rely on the Dell PowerEdge 12th-generation server platform for OEMs.

In fact, a recently released case study provides a behind-the-scenes view of how Websense has driven sales of more than 10,000 OEM-based appliances using 12th-generation server technology. These appliance enable the company to deliver real-time ...

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Dec 19 2013
Dell OEM Solutions Recap from #DellWorld

Michael Dell set the tone in his Dell World opening keynote referring to the “tremendous capabilities in OEM” as he announced the $300 million strategic innovation fund.  This year growth and capitalizing on future trends were common themes across the various events Dell OEM sponsored in conjunction with Dell World 2013.

Solution Showcase

On the Dell World expo floor, “Powered by Dell OEM” signage was displayed on a number of customer booths – Solidfire, Healthspot, Kemp Technologies, Axis Communications to name a few. In our Dell OEM Solutions area (in front of the Tesla) we had great interest from global prospective customers, as well as positive feedback from resellers looking to expand offering OEM ...

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Dec 18 2013
4 Ways Dell OEM Solutions is participating in #DellWorld

Starting today Dell OEM Solutions is hosting several events in conjunction with Dell World. While Dell World is one of the premier events for IT professionals, Dell OEM Solution also provides activities for our CTO executives, OEM partners, and attendees interesting in learn about what we do.

Solution Showcase

Be sure to swing by the OEM Booth area in the Solutions Showcase, near the Social Media Theater.

Play the Derby Dash car racing game See customized products from Pivot3 & Violin Try using your eyes to operate a computer at the Tobii Eyetracker Demo.


TIA CTO Council sponsored by Dell OEM

This year Dell OEM Solutions is sponsoring the December meeting of TIA’s CTO Council. ...

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Dec 10 2013
Exclusive Dell OEM Solutions CTO Summit during Dell World

Announcing our Third Annual CTO Summit

As the world becomes more connected, Dell OEM Solutions is striving to ensure our customers feel connected as well – to us, to the future, and to emerging technology as it presents new challenges and opportunities. So we’re excited to once again host a discussion with our technical thought leaders at Dell World 2013, from December 11-13th in Austin, Texas.

This is the third year in a row we’ve brought OEM technical thought leaders together to tackle the big issues facing our business. This year we’re again inviting leading CTO customers, as well as key Dell insiders, to present issues and solutions in the OEM space.

I’m ...

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Dec 2 2013
Solving the Data Plane Performance Challenges for NFV

6WIND and Dell: CloudNFV™ partners

As many readers will know, both 6WIND and Dell are two of the founding members of the CloudNFV initiative, announced on August 14th. CloudNFV is a group of vendors dedicated to creating a technical framework and demonstration platform for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) based on cloud computing and Software Defined Networking (SDN) technologies in a multi-vendor environment.

Through our work together on the CloudNFV solution, we’ve developed a strong understanding of the key data plane challenges associated with NFV deployments in general.

In this post, I’ll explain these challenges and outline how they are addressed by the 6WINDGate™ networking software, running on Dell server platforms.

Leveraging technology proven in ...

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Oct 7 2013