Dell unveils Active System Manager 7.5 to accelerate datacenter convergence

Dell has announced enhancements to its unified management platform – Active System Manager- to further enable choice and accelerate convergence of datacenter for a broader range of customers.

The new Active System Manager 7.5 streamlines deployment and features an enhanced user interface that provides an intuitive, end-to-end infrastructure and workload automation experience through a single console.

Dell Active System Manager 7.5 will be available in the U.S. and EMEA in the first quarter of 2014.

The platform provides additional third party hardware support to aggregate customers’ existing heterogeneous infrastructure investments. This speeds up workload delivery and streamlines infrastructure management, enabling IT organizations to accelerate service delivery and time to value for customers.

Dell unveils Active System Manager 7.5

IT organizations today are often burdened by complex data centers, a mix of technologies from different vendors, and cumbersome operational tasks associated with delivering desired workloads while managing the underlying infrastructure, Dell said.

These tasks are typically performed through multiple management consoles, which can dramatically slow down service deployment.

The new Active System Manager 7.5 streamlines deployment and features an enhanced user interface that provides an intuitive, end-to-end infrastructure and workload automation experience through a single console.

The software provides additional third-party hardware support to aggregate customers’ existing heterogeneous infrastructure investments. This speeds up workload delivery and streamlines infrastructure management, enabling IT organizations to accelerate service delivery and time to value for customers.

“Customers often have a mix of technologies from different vendors and are looking at converged solutions to help run their data centers more smoothly and efficiently,” said Sam Greenblatt, chief technology officer, Dell Enterprise Solutions.

Dell is also working with Puppet Labs, a leading open source project for IT automation, to extend the converged workload automation capabilities of Active System Manager, enabling customers to fully embrace their heterogeneous IT environments.

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