Egenera and Dell recently reached an important milestone in their partnership with the worldwide availability of Dell PAN System 2.1, available on Dell 11g blades and utilizing Dell PowerEdge R710 servers for its PAN controllers.
Major enhancements in this release include:
— Integration of PAN Manager Software by Egenera with Dell management technology for expanded monitoring capabilities;
— Expanded portfolio of operating environments including VMware virtualization products and Citrix XenServer 5.3 technology with support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Novell SLES 10-64-bit virtual machine guests;
— Enhanced GUI to further ease scalability;
— Open APIs enabling customers and third-parties to integrate with PAN Manager commands and functions; and
— Support for WinPE 2.1 so customers can utilize industry-standard tools to manage their Microsoft operating system deployments and provisioning.