Month: February 2021

The World’s Best-Selling Server Meets Its Perfect Match

first_imgWe first introduced our Dell OpenManage Essentials systems management console in the spring of 2012. By November of that same year, over 40,000 customers had registered to download the software. By July of 2016, OpenManage Essentials expanded into network management to become a game-changing, essential data center resource.Through years of updates and enhancements, users have consistently relied on OpenManage Essentials for:Comprehensive monitoring of their Dell EMC and third-party infrastructureAutomation of critical, and frequent IT management tasksContinuous availability of Dell EMC PowerEdge serversNow that Dell EMC PowerEdge is officially the world’s best-selling server, aligning our number one servers with a world-class IT infrastructure management solution is more important than ever.Meet the Next Generation of OpenManage Essentials: Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise  Designed for the modern IT architecture, our new Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise systems management console radically simplifies, automates and unifies infrastructure management tasks. It utilizes an intelligent user interface to maximize data center productivity and helps achieve greater cost-effectiveness by accelerating hardware optimization, reliability, and uptime.Developed on a completely redesigned architecture and engineered on CentOS with a PostgreSQL database, no additional operating system or database licenses are required for use with the new console. OpenManage Enterprise is also packaged and delivered as a virtual appliance supporting ESXI, Hyper-V and KVM for use in multiple environments including Linux, and Microsoft.An updated HTML5 GUI and powerful search engine provide faster performance and response times while also unifying lifecycle management of critical Dell EMC PowerEdge tower, rack and modular platforms. Centralized role-based access and control help ensure that your IT infrastructure assets are covered and maintained in alignment with the priorities, skills, and assignment of IT staff.Take Control With Operational Simplicity and Intelligent AutomationIntelligent automation is the key to a successful IT transformation. It helps reduce development time, maximize resources, and drastically lowers the cost of infrastructure management. To this end, OpenManage Enterprise employs a comprehensive north-bound RESTful API to enable intelligent automation and solution integration.To minimize infrastructure downtime and reduce human error, it’s now easier than ever to establish and maintain one or multiple firmware baselines for groups of PowerEdge servers – and also easy to automate updates on non-compliant firmware.With a scalable architecture and powerful integrated security, PowerEdge servers are truly the bedrock of the modern data center. Add to that the intelligent automation provided by OpenManage Enterprise and you have the tools to push innovation further and faster than ever to achieve your IT transformation goals.OpenManage Enterprise Tech Release is available for download today. For product details and extensive documentation, visit and OpenManage Enterprise Tech Center.last_img read more

US police weigh officer discipline after rally, Capitol riot

first_imgPolice departments across the country are reviewing the behavior of dozens of officers who were in Washington on the day of the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. An Associated Press review finds at least 31 officers are being scrutinized or face criminal charges tied to the Jan. 6 events in the nation’s capital. Most haven’t been publicly identified and only a few have been charged. Experts say it’s up to police chiefs to strike a balance between maintaining their officers’ First Amendment rights and dealing with community mistrust of those officers who were on the scene in Washington.last_img read more

3 male guards accused in violent attack at NJ women’s prison

first_imgTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s attorney general said Thursday that three prison guards are charged with misconduct stemming from a violent attack on at least six inmates at the state’s lone women’s prison. He says one women was punched 28 times and pepper-sprayed. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said prosecutors found that the guards tried to cover up the attack at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women by filing false reports. He said the January attack involved about two dozen guards. Grewal said Thursday the investigation was still in its early stages but that the initial charges were meant as a deterrent.last_img read more

Biden says ‘erratic’ Trump shouldn’t get intel briefings

first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says Donald Trump’s “erratic behavior” should prevent him from receiving classified intelligence briefings, a courtesy that historically has been granted to outgoing presidents. Asked in an interview with CBS News on Friday what he feared if Trump continued to receive the briefings, Biden said he did not want to “speculate out loud.” But he made clear he did not want Trump to continue to receive the briefings. Whether to give a past president intelligence briefings is solely the current officeholder’s prerogative. Trump’s second impeachment trial is set to begin next week.last_img read more

With Carnival scrapped, Rio’s Sambadrome hosts vaccinations

first_imgRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a normal year, Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome would be preparing for its great moment of the year: the world’s most famous Carnival parade. But a week before what should be the start of Carnival, the pandemic has replaced pageantry. The great celebration has been put on hold until next year as Rio struggles to quash a rise in COVID-19 cases. The city on Saturday opened a drive-thru immunization station at the Sambadrome, where a line of cars queued up on a broad avenue built for floats. Officials warn they’ll have no tolerance for those who try to celebrate with open street parades or clandestine parties.last_img read more