Posts Tagged ‘Dell’

Dell and Microsoft have partnered to deliver cloud solutions

November 9, 2010 Leave a comment


At  Microsoft’s TechEd conference in Berlin, November/2010, Germany, Dell announced the availability of several “turnkey” Hyper-V based private cloud solutions comprised of pre-tested, pre-assembled and fully-supported hardware, software and services enabling customers to easily deploy and manage their cloud infrastructures with confidence.

Dell’s new Business-Ready Configurations (BRC) consist of PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage arrays, PowerConnect network switches and management capabilities through Microsoft Systems Center. Through the Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track program, Dell and Microsoft are offering private cloud solutions that deliver a variety of benefits including: 

  • Faster speed to deploy private cloud infrastructures
  • Reduced risk – validated configurations
  • Choice and Flexibility – broad offering of hardware and services

To learn more, take a look here :


New Dell’s smartphone Venue Pro running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7

October 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Hera are some of its key features of the new Dell’s smartphone, running Windows Phone 7 :

  • Stunning 4.1” WVGA AMOLED capacitive, multi-touch display
  • A full portrait QWERTY keyboard to provide a  better viewing & messaging experience
  • Supported with T-Mobile service
  • Elliptical, slender form provides elegance in a pocket-friendly size
  • Gorilla Glass for unprecedented durability and scratch resistance

Some of the highlights and use cases for the new Windows Phone 7 :

  • People hub:  Enter social central to scan Windows Live and Facebook feeds and photos, in addition to dialing or texting friends in the address book.
  • Pictures hub:  Share photos easily from pictures saved to the phone, Facebook and Windows Live. Go from pocket to picture in seconds with a press of the camera button, and send photos from the hub to friends or post to Windows Live or Facebook.
  • Games hub: Play games with friends, track scores and wins in the gamer profile. With more than 50 popular game titles available at launch, try-before-you-buy demos, Xbox LIVE leader boards, turn-based multiplayer, achievements and more, Windows Phone 7 brings the quality, consistency and community of the Xbox experience to gamers on the go.
  • Music + Video: Play movies, TV shows and music quickly. Enjoy custom playlists, listen to podcasts and recommend favorite songs to friends.
  • Office hub:  View, edit, share and sync Microsoft Office documents. Collaborate with co-workers through SharePoint Workspace Mobile.
  • Marketplace hub: Get quality applications like games, music, entertainment, news, sports, social networking, productivity, travel and many more. Apps are tested and certified to deliver a consistently great experience.  Marketplace is also accessible through a PC client that is integrated into Microsoft’s popular Zune software.

The question is when the Venue Pro is comming to Australia?

Want to hear what people are saying about the all-new Dell Venue Pro? Follow the conversation on Twitter using the #DellVenuePro and #windowsphone hashtags.

Does my DELL support hardware virtualization, and is the BIOS setting turned on?

September 20, 2010 Leave a comment
Turn on your DELL and :
  • Press the F12 key when boot menu text appears at startup
  • Select BIOS setup and press the Enter key
  • Using the mouse, expand the Virtualization Support menu item by clicking on the plus to the left of Virtualisation Support and
  • Select Virtualisation
  • Check the Enable Intel Virtualisation Technology checkbox
  • Click Apply
  • Click Exit
  • Fully shut down (power off), wait a few seconds, and restart your computer ( IMPORTANT!!!!)
Please note that if you could not find the Virtualization Support menu, either your machine does not support Hardware Virtualization or the BIOS is not updated. Go to and under Drivers and Downloads, using your machine service tag, check if you have the latest Bios version. Be carefull when updating your machine BIOS.