October 27, 2008
Dell Provides Infrastructure for Microsoft’s New Cloud Computing Platform
Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) today announced that Microsoft Corp. is working with Dell's Data Center Solutions (DCS) division to build-out and power Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers.
-- Dell's supply-chain expertise and manufacturing infrastructure enables the fast delivery of custom-built, fully-configured rack solutions to support the rapid growth of Windows Azure.
-- Global scale, data center planning and deployment expertise and customized services enable Microsoft to speed deployment, maximize energy efficiency and minimize total cost of ownership.
-- "Hyper-scale computing environments - where infrastructure deployments are measured by up to millions of servers, storage and networking equipment - are changing the way organizations are thinking about their data center requirements," said Brad Anderson, senior vice president, Dell's Business Product Group.
-- "Today's announcement is another example of Dell's innovative approach of working with customers to design and build an infrastructure fully optimized for their hyper-scale computing environments," said Forrest Norrod, vice president and general manager of Dell's Data Center Solutions Division.
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