Dell today announced updates to its portfolio of systems management for convergent and modular infrastructure Dell PowerEdge FX2. These improvements are intended to help customers maximize productivity and business continuity. The new features improve provisioning and visibility of the infrastructure, and to support users of Nagios and open source applications.
The overall growth of Dell blade servers has been driven by the PowerEdge FX2; a line of business that has given the organization an annual triple-digit growth in both revenue and sold over the previous four quarters, contributing substantially to growth in the area of PowerEdge servers in blade format since its launch units 2014.
In addition, Dell has enhanced its systems management software to leverage the Dell PowerEdge FX2 engineering, designed to simplify and automate management tasks critical hardware. The new capabilities and updates improve the user experience, simplifying the provisioning for virtualized workloads through plug-ins for Nagios users and providing greater visibility and infrastructure flexibility to run open source applications.
According to IDC, Dell PowerEdge blade servers have recorded an increase in revenue of 34% year on year, representing a 17% growth faster than the sector in the first quarter of 2016.
“This upgrade PowerEdge FX2 is really important,” said Claire Vyvyan vice president of Business Solutions Dell. “Offering users an improved experience, complete with improved provisioning for virtualized workloads, we can help customers achieve the highest levels of flexibility and efficiency in the data center without the need to review fully the current structures of your data center, both now and in the future. ”
“Our customers are interested in getting a more efficient and flexible to adapt to business needs and workloads in real-time technology infrastructure,” said Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, vice president and general manager of Dell Server Solutions. “Thanks to its management capabilities systems, the PowerEdge FX2 helps customers meet their goals, supporting both traditional applications, as new workloads related to social media, mobile, analytics and Cloud Computing, through a modular infrastructure. The sum of these attributes, along with the successes achieved by some of our customers are reflected in an unprecedented growth. “