Dell BIOS Reporting Tool

Mick's IT Blog

What made the task even more difficult was that all of our Dell Latitude 7480 systems were already deployed. To get a list of all the BIOS settings for the 7480, I wrote the script below that uses the Dell Command | Configure to get the BIOS options, settings, and descriptions.

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Why Michael Dell is Smiling

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Dell Enterprise Featured Virtualization VMware Guido Appenzeller hyperconvergence Michael Dell network virtualization NSX Pat Gelsinger VMworld 2016VMware gives him the virtual data center Read More.

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Trending Sources

Virtustream, VMware to Vie for Hybrid Cloud After Dell Reorg

Data Center Knowledge

Now that the Dell-EMC merger is complete, how do VMware and Virtustream pieces fit into the overall puzzle? Cloud Computing Deals Dell Featured VMware hybrid cloud Kurt Marko Michael Dell NSX Tom Sweet Virtustream

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Dell and EMC -- The Aftermath

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Dell has built their business largely on the back of PCs and servers. On an optimistic note: Dell has figured out to move a lot of aggressively-priced tin. Dell wants to do better in the enterprise. EMC never really cracked the code on how to go downmarket; Dell certainly has.

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NTT to Buy Dell’s Perot IT Services Business

Data Center Knowledge

Dell selling services unit at a loss as it prepares to close blockbuster EMC deal Read More. Deals Dell Services

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Rackspace and Dell EMC Partner on Private OpenStack Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

Business Cloud Dell Rackspace HostingPartnership aims to make private cloud easier for users Read More.

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"Cloud Musings" Joins Dell Content Provider Network

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings, a GovCloud Network Property, is proud and honored to announce that we will now be serving over 3 Million Dell Community online daily viewers. We are also not becoming a Dell information outlet.

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Dell to Ship Open Switches with Midokura’s OpenStack SDN

Data Center Knowledge

Dell Networking Virtual network overlay software designed for multitenant environments Read More.

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Michael Dell Unveils New Name for Combined Dell and EMC

Data Center Knowledge

New brand will cover all existing Dell and EMC brands Read More. Shared

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Dell Sells Software Unit to Francisco Partners, Elliott

Data Center Knowledge

Deal meant to reduce Dell's debt burden Read More. Deals Dell

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Dell: Privately owned PC and server maker

CTOvision

Dell Inc is privately owned. We still see Dell frequently in the enterprise IT space and know all technologists have familiarity with what they can do in servers and the data center. We expect to see more innovation from Dell now that they are able to invest more freely in R&D. Dell is closing on a long and complicated acquisition of EMC. Dell was listed at number 51 in the Fortune 500 list, until 2014. [10] Infrastructure Companies Tech Titans Dell EMC

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Dell EMC Announce Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Solution

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC have announced their Microsoft Azure Stack hybrid cloud platform solutions. This announcement builds upon previous statements of support and intention by Dell EMC to be part of the Microsoft Azure Stack community. The post Dell EMC Announce Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Solution appeared first on StorageIOblog. For those of you who are not familiar, Azure Stack is an on premise extension of Microsoft Azure public cloud.

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Dell: Put Off by Cloud Costs, Many Clients Resume Buying Data Center Gear

Data Center Knowledge

Business Cloud Dell"It's not small numbers; it's large numbers." Read More.

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Dell Becomes Bitcoin Mining Data Center Provider

Data Center Knowledge

Bitcoin colocation Dell Seattle Makes 4MW in Quincy, Washington, available for mining ASIC hosting Read More.

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Dell to Resell Schneider UPS, Racks, PDUs

Data Center Knowledge

Deals Dell Schneider Electric Companies deepen two-decade-old business relationship. Read More.

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Puppet, Cumulus, Dell Partner on Network Automation

Data Center Knowledge

Dell Networking Server automation is mature, while network automation is not. The partnerships aim to extend automation across the entire data center Read More.

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Dell Automatic BIOS, Application, and Driver Updates in Build

Mick's IT Blog

Recently, the Install Dell Command Update and Flash BIOS in WinPE solution I published stopped working when we purchased the Dell E7280. The Dell Command | Update was installing a driver in the WinPE environment that would stick in a continuous installation.

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Dell Extends Hybrid Cloud Management Platform to Azure

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Dell Infrastructure Microsoft SaaSAlso adds support for inter-cloud spec built to make cloud migration easier Read More.

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Dell Gets Major Government Cloud Security Certification

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Dell Government SecurityIT giant’s government services division secures FedRAMP stamp of approval Read More.

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Dell and SGI Partner on SAP Hana Appliances

Data Center Knowledge

Dell to resell SGI’s high-end servers certified for in-memory database apps Read More. Big Data Blades Convergence Dell SGI

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Update Drivers and BIOS via PowerShell and Dell Command Update

Mick's IT Blog

During the build process, I execute the Dell Command Update to make sure the latest drivers and BIOS version are installed. Dell powershell PowerShellStudio SapienNOTE: I used Sapien's PowerShell Studio to write this script that significantly simplified the process! I use the script below so that it can disable the BIOS password and execute the dcu-cli.exe in either a 32-bit or 64-bit system. The BIOS password must be disabled if you want the BIOS to be updated.

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Dell Technologies: Apple, or Just Bananas? 

Data Center Knowledge

Why on earth did Michael Dell and team take on an eye-watering, terrifying mountain of debt to transform and enlarge his company, when others have the reverse strategy? Read More. Industry Perspectives

Dell Technologies to Cut at Least 2,000 Jobs After EMC Deal

Data Center Knowledge

Dell StaffingMost of the cuts will affect US staff in areas like supply chain, general and administrative positions, marketing. Read More.

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Dell Reaffirms Commitment To Open, Agnostic Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

With massive bets on building Infrastructure as a Service taking place, Dell reaffirmed its commitment to being an impartial player, enabling open, agnostic cloud. Cloud Computing Dell Enterprise Featured Hewlett-Packard Uncategorized Read More.

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EMC is now Dell EMC, part of Dell Technologies and other server storage Updates

Storage IO Blog

In case you missed it or did not hear, EMC is now Dell EMC and is future ready (one of their new tag lines). What this means is that EMC is no longer a publicly traded company instead now being privately held under the Dell Technologies umbrella. In case you did not know or had forgotten, one of the principal owners of Dell Technologies is Michael Dell aka the founder of Dell Computers which itself went private a few years ago.

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It’s Official: Dell and EMC Merger to Close Next Week

Data Center Knowledge

Blades Convergence Deals Dell EMCChina approval in the bag, largest tech merger in history set to close Read More.

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Dell Unveils High-End Multi-Rate Data Center Switch

Data Center Knowledge

Dell Networking TechnologyLatest switch puts 10G-100G Ethernet connectivity in 2U chassis Read More.

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Dell Invests in Object Storage Startup Exablox

Data Center Knowledge

Dell Storage The storage landscape is changing, and Exablox believes it can replace legacy offerings with feature-rich object store Read More.

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Dell EMC World 2017 Day One news announcement summary

Storage IO Blog

What this means is an expanded focus because of the new Dell EMC that has added servers among other items to the event focus. Granted, EMC had been doing servers via its VCE and converged divisions, however with the Dell EMC integration completed as of last fall, the Dell Server group is now part of the Dell EMC organization. The post Dell EMC World 2017 Day One news announcement summary appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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EMCworld 2016 Getting Started on Dell EMC

Storage IO Blog

While the themes are still EMC as the Dell acquisition has yet to be completed, however there is a Dell presence, including Michael Dell here in person (more on Dell later). Today’s EMCworld theme is modernize the data center which means a mix of hardware, software and services announcements spanning physical, virtual, cloud among others (e.g. how do you want your servers, storage and data infrastructure wrapped).

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Michael Dell Outlines Framework for IT Dominance

Data Center Knowledge

It's a brave new digital world, and Michael Dell thinks the whole kit and caboodle should run on infrastructure from the Dell Technologies family. Read More. Shared

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Dell Beefs Up Data Center Storage Lineup

Data Center Knowledge

Dell StorageLaunches new entry-level and enterprise storage offerings, new integration with software-defined solutions portfolio, using Microsoft Storage Spaces Read More.

Cisco Exec Leaves to Head Dell’s Data Center Tech Group

Data Center Knowledge

Dell also announced appointment of former AMD CEO Read to COO role Read More.

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