Innovation in information technology enables the convergence of telecommunications and entertainment business models – distribution and content creation − and creates new monetization opportunities. Megamergers such as AT&T–Time Warner and Verizon–AOL have the potential to redefine entire business segments. However, a key underpinning to this success is the ability for IT organizations to standardize on a common platform architecture to reduce capital expenditures (CapEx), operational expenditures (OpEx) and gain the benefits of scale, open management, virtualization and cloud-based service efficiencies.

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Table of Contents:

  • Summary
  • Digital IT Transformation Considerations
  • Dell EMC DSS 9000 Overview
  • Dell EMC Extreme Scale Infrastructure Division as Trusted Advisor
  • Dell Technologies Capability
  • Customer Testimonial: CenturyLink
  • Call To Action
  • Figure 1: Dell EMC Rack Scale Product Evolution

Companies Cited

  • AT&T
  • CenturyLink Technology Solutions
  • Dell EMC
  • Dell Technologies
  • Intel
  • Time Warner
  • Verizon-AOL