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Dell introduces storage solutions for small and medium businesses news
Our Corporate Bureau
18 September 2007

New Delhi: Computer company Dell has launched data storage solutions for small and mid-sized business companies, with a view to secure a larger chunk of the fast-growing SME businesses.

According to Pallab Talukdar, director, enterprises business, Dell India, the company aims to simplify IT for their customers and change the economies of storage.

Competitors to Dell in this segment include global majors HP and IBM, who also provide their storage solutions for small and medium businesses.

Dell's new product, called the MD3000i in Storage Area Network (SAN) array, is a storage consolidation solution that is designed specifically for the needs of small and medium business customers.

According to Talukdar, product cost changes based on different capacities; as an example, he cited that one terabyte capacity of the product would cost less Rs3 lakh.

According to Praveen Asthana, Dell's global storage director, the product provides a simplified solution, from installation to ongoing maintenance and management, combining powerful performance with the ability to grow with the business.

The company will sell the product directly to the small and medium business market, according to Talukdar. Dell is increasingly focusing on the small business space, and has rolled out the 'Vostro' notebook and desktop personal computer line targeted at the same segment.

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