Menu
Dell EMC broadens support for Microsoft cloud environments

Dell EMC broadens support for Microsoft cloud environments

Includes new cloud services, hybrid cloud system customer momentum, and new validated systems

Dell EMC has broadened support of Microsoft environments, in a bid to narrow the gap between on-premise and cloud.

Unveiled at Microsoft Ignite 2016, the move sees the vendor offer new Microsoft Azure Services, Validated Systems for Microsoft Exchange and SQL, as well as offerings around the Dell EMC Hybrid Cloud System for Microsoft.

Through this alliance, Dell EMC has launched a new suite of Azure Cloud Services, which enables customers to adopt hybrid cloud services, increasing efficiencies and extending the capabilities of IT infrastructure.

The new services include Azure Back-up, Azure Dev/Test Labs and Azure Business Continuity Solution, which are hosted, managed and delivered from Azure but are backed by Dell EMC service level agreements, 24/7 tech support and service health monitoring.

The company has also included two additions to its Validated Systems portfolio in support of its service-defined infrastructure approach - Dell EMC Validated System for Microsoft, as well as the Dell EMC Validated System for Microsoft Exchange.

“For more than 30 years, Dell EMC and Microsoft have focused on delivering best in class, innovative solutions that span the entire Microsoft product portfolio to organisations all over the world," Dell EMC converged platforms solution division validated solutions organisation senior vice-president, Jim Ganthier, said.

“Together, we are working to both simplify and accelerate customers’ journey to the cloud, helping them build individualised cloud solutions that are future-proofed for business and IT transformation.”

Azure Backup, Azure Dev/Test Labs and Dell EMC Validated System for Exchange are available today, while Azure Business Continuity Solution has planned availability in October 2016 and Dell EMC Validated System for Microsoft SQL in early 2017.

Follow Us

Join the New Zealand Reseller News newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags hybrid cloudservicesallianceDell EMCMicrosoftCloud

Featured

Slideshows

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel

Arrow Electronics introduced Tenable Network Security to local resellers in Sydney last week, officially launching the distributor's latest security partnership across Australia and New Zealand. Representing the first direct distribution agreement locally for Tenable specifically, the deal sees Arrow deliver security solutions directly to mid-market and enterprise channel partners on both sides of the Tasman.

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel
Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel

Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel

Typically, the New Year brings new opportunities for personnel within the Kiwi channel. 2017 started no differently, with a host of appointments, departures and reshuffles across vendor, distributor and reseller businesses. As a result, the job scene across New Zealand has changed - here’s a run down of who is working where in the year ahead…

Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel
​What are the top 10 tech trends for New Zealand in 2017?

​What are the top 10 tech trends for New Zealand in 2017?

Digital Transformation (DX) has been a critical topic for business over the last few years and IDC is now predicting a step change as DX reaches macroeconomic levels. By 2020 a DX economy will emerge and it will become the core of what New Zealand industries focus on. From the board level through to the C-Suite, Kiwi organisations must be prepared to think and act digital when the DX economy emerges in 2017.

​What are the top 10 tech trends for New Zealand in 2017?
Show Comments