The solution discussed in this whitepaper is powered by Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic iSCSI storage, Dell PowerConnect networking, and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V role enabled. The solution implements Dell and Microsoft best practices.

EqualLogic SAN HeadQuarters (SAN HQ) and Group Manager are included in the solution for storage array monitoring and management. The solution also includes the rack, power distribution units (PDU), and an optional uninterruptible power supply (UPS), KMM (Keyboard, Monitor, Mouse) and management server.