Friday, December 1, 2017


Third Generation Dell EMC XC Series Appliances Based on the latest Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers


Authored. The industry’s #1 hyper-converged portfolio gets even better as Dell EMC HCI solutions embrace the 14th Generation PowerEdge server platforms and take HCI to the next level with the first and only industry standard architecture designed and optimized for HCI.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Dell EMC Nutanix Management Pack Deployment on XC Series

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Dell EMC Nutanix Management Pack Features on XC Series

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Nutanix SCOM MP for Dell EMC XC Series

Co-Authored. Nutanix SCOM Management Pack lets you monitor Dell EMC XC Series clusters from a single console. Administrators can gain rapid insight into the state of the XC Series cluster environment using various views that show state, health, and performance information, as well as alerts generated for availability and performance. Nutanix SCOM alerts and thresholds are synchronized with alerts and thresholds in the Nutanix PRISM Web Console.

Technical Preview: Dell EMC XC Series Log Analytics Solution

Co-Authored. Dell EMC XC Series has partnered with Microsoft Azure Operations Management Suite (OMS) to enable deeper insights into the operational characteristics of your XC Series HCI using Dell EMC XC Series Log Analytics Solution. This solution gathers operational data from all your XC Series systems, across all your sites, and curates the data in your Azure Log Analytics repository, with retention of up to two years. Common visualizations and queries are also provided with the solution to help you get started developing insights about your specific environment.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Production Pivotal Cloud Foundry on VMware vSphere using Dell EMC XC Series Hyper-Converged Appliances Reference Architecture


This document provides the reference architecture for deploying a PCF production configuration onto Dell EMC XC Series hyper-converged appliances in a VMware vSphere environment.

Production Pivotal Cloud Foundry on VMware vSphere using Dell EMC XC Series Hyper-Converged Appliances Deployment Guide

This guide details the necessary steps to deploy and configure Production level Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) in a VMware vSphere environment using Dell EMC XC Series Hyper-Converged appliances. Combining Pivotal Cloud Foundry with Dell EMC XC Series Hyper-converged appliance with vSphere and NSX, enterprises can create a full-featured, tightly integrated cloud platform based on open technologies.