The PowerEdge FX2 has demonstrated triple-digit percentage growth year-over-year in unit and revenue over the previous four quarters, contributing substantially to PowerEdge blade server gains, since its launch in 2014.
Dell has announced updates to the systems management portfolio for the Dell PowerEdge FX2 modular infrastructure to help customers further maximize IT productivity and business continuity. The new features enhance provisioning and infrastructure visibility, plus add support for Nagios users and open source applications.
Dell’s overall blade server growth is bolstered by the PowerEdge FX2, which is significantly outpacing industry blade server growth. According to IDC, Dell PowerEdge blade servers experienced 34 percent year-over-year revenue growth and grew 17 percent faster than the industry in the first quarter of 2016.
As per the release, Dell has enhanced its systems management software to take advantage of the unique engineering of the Dell PowerEdge FX2 and is designed to simplify and automate critical hardware management tasks. New capabilities and updates enhance the user experience with improved ease of provisioning for virtualized workloads, plug-ins for Nagios users, and comprehensive infrastructure visibility and flexibility to run open source applications.
With the Dell PowerEdge FX2 and Dell system management software, customers across 70 countries are taking advantage of the integrated building blocks of servers, storage and networking that help them achieve data center flexibility and efficiency without having to overhaul their existing infrastructure.
Manish Gupta, Director & General Manager, Enterprise Solutions Group, Dell India said, “Cloud, Social, Mobility, Big Data & Analytics have increased the demand for compute resources significantly. Customers seek solutions that provide them with scalability, hyper efficiency, automation and modularity in real-time. With the updates to the systems management portfolio for the Dell PowerEdge FX2 modular infrastructure, customers can create an environment in their datacenter that addresses their workload demands as well as improves their overall IT productivity.”
Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, vice president and general manager, Dell Server Solutions said, “Our customers are interested in making their IT infrastructure more flexible and efficient to address evolving business and workload demands in real-time. With strong systems management capabilities, the PowerEdge FX2 can help customers meet their goals by supporting traditional applications and new workloads driven by social, mobile, analytics and cloud computing in a modular infrastructure. These attributes combined with recent customer successes is driving unprecedented growth.”