Modernizing an aging, traditional virtualization environment can be a daunting task, especially with a limited budget, shrinking staff, and competing business priorities. Introducing this new platform into the technology value stream must be a seamless experience from presales planning, to deployment, to ongoing support and maintenance. Dell Technologies makes the entire process simple, flexible, and worry free. Benefits that a customer can expect when engaging Dell Technologies for assistance with implementing Azure Stack HCI include the following:
- Dell Technologies account teams first help customers capture, collect, and analyze performance information from existing running operating systems. The Live Optics tool provides a clear picture of today’s infrastructure utilization.
- Current-state information is fed into a powerful Azure Stack HCI Sizer Tool that contains rules for all possible permutations and combinations of AX node configurations. This tool ensures that the solution meets or exceeds today’s requirements and can expand for future growth.
- When purchasing the optional Dell EMC ProDeploy or ProDeploy Plus service, certified engineers are available to install, configure, and validate the entire Azure Stack HCI solution for a complete turn-key experience.
- The Dell EMC ProSupport or ProSupport Plus options provide single source support from Dell Technologies. This support is one-stop cluster-level support for both hardware and software. When calling Dell EMC Support for Azure Stack HCI, customers are connected with a specially trained team of experts who can address any issues with hardware, operating systems, hypervisor, and Storage Spaces Direct.