Dell’s Custom Cloud Servers Go Mainstream

For years, the Dell Data Center Solutions (DCS) team has developed customized computing solutions for some of the world’s largest cloud-service providers. “Custom designing for 30 accounts is labor intensive,” said DCS marketing director Andy Rhodes. “We needed a more mainstream way of bringing the product to market.” In March Dell announced a family of servers based on DCS’ work optimizing servers for hyperscale environments. In this video, Rhodes discusses why the Data Center Solutions groups was formed, who it has traditionally served and how it is now expanding its customer base.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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  1. PGT

    Apparently, Dell can't afford a tripod or image-stabilized HD camera

  2. Scott U

    Have you seen the racks that come out of DCS? They don't spend a penny more than they have to.