The 2013 Tech Innovator Awards


Enterprise Networking

Enterprise Networking wasn't among Dell's core strengths until a key acquisition put it squarely in the arena. The Networking S-5000 unified storage switch is an innovative top-of-rack solution that addresses a problem common to many of today's highly converged networks: It allows LAN and SAN traffic to converge over a single 10-gigabit Ethernet connection regardless of protocol. This reduces the complexity of separate switches and simplifies migration to different or faster topologies. Accepting for Dell was Allen Arguijo, director of Dell U.S. channels and networking sales.