Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of Z by HP Workstations on Architecture, Engineering and Construction Workloads

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Performance of Z by HP Workstations on Architecture, Engineering and Construction Workloads

In hands-on testing, PT found that the HP Z4 G4 tower and HP ZBook Fury 15 G7 completed AEC tasks faster than the HP Z2 G4 tower and previous generation HP ZBook 15 G6, respectively. - December 18, 2020

Principled Technologies Publishes Report on LEGO Education Sets and Intel Processor-Powered Chromebooks

Principled Technologies Publishes Report on LEGO Education Sets and Intel Processor-Powered Chromebooks

In tests with an Intel Celeron N4020 processor-powered Acer Chromebook 315 and an Intel Core i5-10210U processor-powered Acer Chromebook Spin 713, Principled Technologies found that each Chromebook handled LEGO apps responsively. - December 04, 2020

Principled Technologies Study on Chromebooks Finds Time Savings on Tasks in Creative, Gaming, and Photo Sharing Apps

Principled Technologies Study on Chromebooks Finds Time Savings on Tasks in Creative, Gaming, and Photo Sharing Apps

An Intel Core i5-10210U processor-powered Chromebook saved time compared to two Chromebooks powered by an Intel Celeron N4020 processor and an AMD A6-9220C processor - November 23, 2020

New Principled Technologies Studies Find That Compact Dell OptiPlex Desktops with Intel Core CPUs Outperformed Comparable Lenovo and HP Desktops with AMD Ryzen Pro CPUs

New Principled Technologies Studies Find That Compact Dell OptiPlex Desktops with Intel Core CPUs Outperformed Comparable Lenovo and HP Desktops with AMD Ryzen Pro CPUs

Principled Technologies (PT) ran performance, system responsiveness, productivity, and content creation comparisons on Dell OptiPlex compact desktops powered by Intel Core processors versus comparable Lenovo ThinkCentre M Series and HP ProDesk and EliteDesk desktops powered by AMD Ryzen PRO processors. - November 19, 2020

Principled Technologies Shows How Organizations Can Achieve Shorter Backup and Recovery Windows with a Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance DP5800 Solution

Principled Technologies Shows How Organizations Can Achieve Shorter Backup and Recovery Windows with a Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance DP5800 Solution

The Dell EMC solution backed up and recovered databases and virtual machines (VMs) in multiple scenarios faster than a key competing solution. - November 18, 2020

Principled Technologies Shows That a Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Modular Chassis with a PowerEdge MX840c Server Can Improve the Performance of Critical Workloads

Principled Technologies Shows That a Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Modular Chassis with a PowerEdge MX840c Server Can Improve the Performance of Critical Workloads

The Dell EMC solution did the work of four HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 servers and still delivered better performance, supporting 2.8x the VDI users, handling 25% more orders per minute and taking 30% less time to process queries. - November 10, 2020

A Dell Chromebook 3100 Delivered Better Virtual Classroom Performance Than an HP Chromebook 11 G8 EE, Principled Technologies Hands-On Tests Find

A Dell Chromebook 3100 Delivered Better Virtual Classroom Performance Than an HP Chromebook 11 G8 EE, Principled Technologies Hands-On Tests Find

In video chat, battery life, and app responsiveness tests, the Dell Chromebook achieved higher marks. - October 29, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Intel Ethernet 800 Series Network Adapters in Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Intel Ethernet 800 Series Network Adapters in Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers

Hands-on testing showed that Intel Ethernet 800 Series adapters offered near-local storage performance over the network, as well as flexible RDMA protocol support. - October 26, 2020

How Companies Can Put the Truth on Their Side with Third-Party Testing

How Companies Can Put the Truth on Their Side with Third-Party Testing

New video from Principled Technologies (PT) highlights the benefits companies can see from partnering with a third-party testing and marketing firm. - October 26, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds That Dell EMC VxRail Offers Companies Several Advantages Over vSAN ReadyNodes

Principled Technologies Finds That Dell EMC VxRail Offers Companies Several Advantages Over vSAN ReadyNodes

In a research report based on publicly available information, Principled Technologies (PT) found that VxRail offered IT efficiencies over other VMware solutions such as vSAN ReadyNodes with VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager. - October 22, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing UDP and TCP Performance in Several Use Cases for Equinix Network Edge Virtual Network Services in a Multi-Cloud Deployment

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing UDP and TCP Performance in Several Use Cases for Equinix Network Edge Virtual Network Services in a Multi-Cloud Deployment

In hands-on testing, PT found that Equinix Network Edge virtual network services routed large numbers of UDP packets per second and delivered high bandwidth with TCP packets across multiple solutions. - October 21, 2020

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage Provided Better Multitasking Performance for HP Laptops in Principled Technologies Study

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage Provided Better Multitasking Performance for HP Laptops in Principled Technologies Study

In hands-on tests, three HP laptops were more responsive with Intel Optane memory than without it. - October 14, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds That an Intel Core i5-10400H Processor-Powered Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop Can Help Users Save Time on Compute-Intensive Tasks

Principled Technologies Finds That an Intel Core i5-10400H Processor-Powered Dell Latitude 5511 Laptop Can Help Users Save Time on Compute-Intensive Tasks

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that a laptop with an Intel Core i5 H-series processor completed many tasks faster than a laptop with an Intel Core i5 U-series processor. - October 06, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases a Pair of Studies That Show Time Savings for Two Dell EMC Services: ProDeploy and ProSupport Plus for Enterprise with SupportAssist

Principled Technologies Releases a Pair of Studies That Show Time Savings for Two Dell EMC Services: ProDeploy and ProSupport Plus for Enterprise with SupportAssist

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that using ProDeploy can save time for Dell EMC PowerEdge server deployment and that ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist can save time resolving hard drive failures. - September 23, 2020

Dell Migrate Completed Data Migrations to a Windows PC Faster Than Three Other Migration Tools, New Study Finds

Dell Migrate Completed Data Migrations to a Windows PC Faster Than Three Other Migration Tools, New Study Finds

Principled Technologies (PT) tested how quickly Dell Migrate could migrate data versus Laplink PCmover Professional, Lenovo Migration Assistant and EaseUS Todo PCTrans Professional. - September 16, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Automation with Red Hat Insights vs. a Manual, Scripted Workflow on Five Common Maintenance Use Cases

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Automation with Red Hat Insights vs. a Manual, Scripted Workflow on Five Common Maintenance Use Cases

In hands-on testing, PT found that activating Red Hat Insights saved time compared to a using a manual scripted workflow for five monitoring/maintenance use cases in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. - September 03, 2020

Principled Technologies Studies Diagnosing and Resolving Hard Drive Issues in Dell Laptops with ProSupport Plus & Premium Support Plus, Both with SupportAssist Technology

Principled Technologies Studies Diagnosing and Resolving Hard Drive Issues in Dell Laptops with ProSupport Plus & Premium Support Plus, Both with SupportAssist Technology

In hands-on testing, the two Dell laptop support solutions detected a failed hard drive and automatically ordered a replacement, while support solutions for competitor laptops did not. - September 01, 2020

BenchmarkXPRT Releases CloudXPRT, a Benchmark for Measuring the Performance of Cloud-First Applications Deployed on Modern On-Prem or Hosted IaaS Platforms

BenchmarkXPRT Releases CloudXPRT, a Benchmark for Measuring the Performance of Cloud-First Applications Deployed on Modern On-Prem or Hosted IaaS Platforms

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release CloudXPRT, a benchmark that measures the performance of cloud-first applications deployed on modern infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms, whether those platforms are on premises, private clouds, or public clouds. - August 31, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Using New VMware Vsphere 7.0 Features vs. A Manual Approach for Routine Updates and Hardware Compliance Tasks

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Using New VMware Vsphere 7.0 Features vs. A Manual Approach for Routine Updates and Hardware Compliance Tasks

In hands-on testing, PT found that using new VMware vSphere 7.0 features with Dell EMC PowerEdge servers reduced the time and complexity of routine update and hardware compliance tasks compared to completing the same tasks manually. - August 28, 2020

New PT Study Highlights Advantages of Dell Latitude 9510 Over Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

New PT Study Highlights Advantages of Dell Latitude 9510 Over Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

A new 2-in-1 business laptop comparison report highlights the results of hands-on testing on the Dell Latitude 9510 and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5. - August 21, 2020

New PT Study Finds That Dell EMC PowerStore 7000 Series Arrays Outperformed the HPE Primera A670 in Data Reduction, Performance, Out‑of-the-Box VM Deployment and More

New PT Study Finds That Dell EMC PowerStore 7000 Series Arrays Outperformed the HPE Primera A670 in Data Reduction, Performance, Out‑of-the-Box VM Deployment and More

A new test report highlighted the results of testing on two Dell EMC PowerStore arrays, the 7000T and 7000X, versus the HPE Primera A670. - August 18, 2020

CloudXPRT Empowers Corporate Decision-Makers to Select the Best IaaS Configuration for Every Business Objective, According to a Video Introducing the Newest XPRT Tool

CloudXPRT Empowers Corporate Decision-Makers to Select the Best IaaS Configuration for Every Business Objective, According to a Video Introducing the Newest XPRT Tool

The video, released by Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community, highlights how the new CloudXPRT benchmark tool accurately measures the end-to-end performance of apps running on on-prem or public cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms. - August 15, 2020

Hyperconverged Intel Processor-Powered Dell EMC vSAN Ready Node Solutions Can Deliver Strong Database Workload Performance, PT Study Finds

Hyperconverged Intel Processor-Powered Dell EMC vSAN Ready Node Solutions Can Deliver Strong Database Workload Performance, PT Study Finds

For online transaction processing and online data analytics workloads, software-defined Dell EMC vSAN Ready Node solutions delivered solid, reliable performance. - August 15, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Data Analysis Speeds of Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers with and Without Intel Optane Persistent Memory

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Data Analysis Speeds of Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers with and Without Intel Optane Persistent Memory

In hands-on testing, PT found that adding Intel Optane persistent memory to Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd servers enabled the solution to analyze more data at once, faster, than the solution without it. - August 14, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Data Analysis Speeds of Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 Servers with and Without Intel Optane Persistent Memory

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Data Analysis Speeds of Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 Servers with and Without Intel Optane Persistent Memory

In hands-on testing, PT found that adding Intel Optane persistent memory to Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 servers sped up the time to return query results. - August 14, 2020

Dell SupportAssist OS Recovery Service Contains Features That Recovery Solutions from Lenovo and Microsoft Lack

Dell SupportAssist OS Recovery Service Contains Features That Recovery Solutions from Lenovo and Microsoft Lack

The Dell service offered more ways to come back after an OS failure, and more support for getting back to normal. - July 28, 2020

Three Principled Technologies Studies Show the Benefits of Intel Core and Celeron Processor-Powered Chromebooks in Education Settings

Three Principled Technologies Studies Show the Benefits of Intel Core and Celeron Processor-Powered Chromebooks in Education Settings

Chromebooks powered by these Intel processors had better performance during tests in education, multimedia, and video-conferencing tasks. - July 11, 2020

A Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 Handled More Transactions Per Minute and Provided Better Performance Per Dollar Than an HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10, New Study Finds

A Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 Handled More Transactions Per Minute and Provided Better Performance Per Dollar Than an HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10, New Study Finds

Principled Technologies (PT) tested the online transaction processing (OLTP) capabilities and compared the price-to-performance ratio of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R6525 with AMD EPYC 7F72 processors to that of an HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 with Intel Xeon Gold 6248R processors. - July 10, 2020

New PT Study Finds That a Dell Latitude 7300 Business Laptop Powered by Intel Beat Two Competitors on Several Benchmark and Application Performance Tests
New Principled Technologies Studies Find That the Dell OptiPlex 7070 Micro Desktop with Intel vPro Offers Responsiveness and Strong Remote IT Support Capabilities

New Principled Technologies Studies Find That the Dell OptiPlex 7070 Micro Desktop with Intel vPro Offers Responsiveness and Strong Remote IT Support Capabilities

Principled Technologies (PT) compared system responsiveness and remote IT support capabilities of the Dell OptiPlex 7070 Micro Desktop with Intel vPro technology to those of the HP EliteDesk 705 G4 Mini PC and Lenovo ThinkCentre M75s SFF, both with AMD PRO technology. - June 26, 2020

BenchmarkXPRT Releases a Preview of CloudXPRT, a Benchmark for Measuring the Performance of Cloud-First Applications Deployed on Modern On-Prem or Hosted IaaS Platforms

BenchmarkXPRT Releases a Preview of CloudXPRT, a Benchmark for Measuring the Performance of Cloud-First Applications Deployed on Modern On-Prem or Hosted IaaS Platforms

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release the CloudXPRT Preview, a benchmark that measures the performance of cloud-first applications deployed on modern infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platforms, whether those platforms are on-premises, private clouds, or public clouds. - June 11, 2020

Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise 3.4 Saved Time and Effort on Data Center Tasks, a New Principled Technologies Study Reveals

Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise 3.4 Saved Time and Effort on Data Center Tasks, a New Principled Technologies Study Reveals

Experts at Principled Technologies (PT) tested several data center use cases to measure the time and effort Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise 3.4 could save over manual processes. - June 03, 2020

Principled Technologies Tests DataCore vFilO, Which Helps Resolve Several Issues in Multiple-NAS Environments

Principled Technologies Tests DataCore vFilO, Which Helps Resolve Several Issues in Multiple-NAS Environments

The software solution let users locate files with a single search and automatically moved files to better utilize storage resources. - May 30, 2020

New PT Study Finds That Dell EMC PowerStore Arrays Could Enable Greater Data Reduction, Storage Performance, and Manageability Compared to a Competitor Array

New PT Study Finds That Dell EMC PowerStore Arrays Could Enable Greater Data Reduction, Storage Performance, and Manageability Compared to a Competitor Array

In a new study from Principled Technologies, Dell EMC PowerStore arrays outperformed a competitor array in areas including data reduction, bandwidth, IOPS, and out-of-the-box VM deployment. - May 06, 2020

Principled Technologies Found Dell EMC CloudIQ Streamlined the User Experience in Five Cloud-Based Storage Preventative Management Tasks

Principled Technologies Found Dell EMC CloudIQ Streamlined the User Experience in Five Cloud-Based Storage Preventative Management Tasks

Principled Technologies (PT) examined Dell EMC CloudIQ on a Dell EMC Unity array and HPE InfoSight on an HPE Primera array to determine which predictive platform could allow storage admins to identify potential issues more efficiently. - May 06, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the VDI Performance of a VMware vSphere HCI Solution with Different Intel Optane Persistent Memory Configurations

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the VDI Performance of a VMware vSphere HCI Solution with Different Intel Optane Persistent Memory Configurations

In hands-on testing, PT found that adding Intel Optane persistent memory alongside Intel Optane SSDs and Intel 3D NAND SSDs to a VMware vSphere hyperconverged infrastructure solution on Intel Xeon Gold 6258R processor-based servers could improve VDI desktop count. - April 25, 2020

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Saved Time During Machine Learning Preparation Tasks and Achieved Faster Image Processing Than a HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10, Studies Find

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Saved Time During Machine Learning Preparation Tasks and Achieved Faster Image Processing Than a HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10, Studies Find

Principled Technologies (PT) ran analytics and synthetic, containerized workloads on a ~$40K Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 and a similarly priced HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 to gauge performance and performance/cost ratio. - April 24, 2020

Make Confident Choices About Your Company’s Future Tech with the XPRTs

Make Confident Choices About Your Company’s Future Tech with the XPRTs

The video highlights how the XPRT benchmark tools help organizations choose new technology solutions, from AI to the latest cloud services to next-gen laptops, that will improve their bottom line. - April 23, 2020

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release the CrXPRT 2 Benchmark for Chromebooks

CrXPRT 2, a free benchmark for evaluating the performance and battery life of Chromebooks, is now available from Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community. - April 20, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds That VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancers Can Distribute Over 1 Million SSL Transactions Per Second

Principled Technologies Finds That VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancers Can Distribute Over 1 Million SSL Transactions Per Second

The PT report shows that in a cluster of 16 Intel Xeon Scalable processor-powered servers with 64 virtual load balancers, VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (formerly Avi Networks) can handle encrypted web traffic even during heavy usage. - April 13, 2020

Single-CPU Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 Servers Offered Better SQL Server OLTP Performance for Lower Price Than Dual-CPU HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Servers in Third-Party Study

Single-CPU Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 Servers Offered Better SQL Server OLTP Performance for Lower Price Than Dual-CPU HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Servers in Third-Party Study

Principled Technologies compared the servers in Microsoft Hyper-V clusters in a virtualized SQL Server environment. - March 19, 2020

Principled Technologies Report: In Testing on 16 Laptops, Laptops Using Windows 10 Saved Time on Everyday Tasks While Costing Less on Average Than Laptops Running Macos

Principled Technologies Report: In Testing on 16 Laptops, Laptops Using Windows 10 Saved Time on Everyday Tasks While Costing Less on Average Than Laptops Running Macos

Compared to five laptops using macOS, Principled Technologies found that eleven Windows 10 premium devices started up in less time, completed CPU‑intensive tasks faster, and cost less on average compared to macOS-based devices. - February 29, 2020

In a Principled Technologies Study, Two Dell Latitude Chromebook Enterprise Devices Beat Several Competitors in Battery Life and Productivity App Performance

In a Principled Technologies Study, Two Dell Latitude Chromebook Enterprise Devices Beat Several Competitors in Battery Life and Productivity App Performance

The Dell Latitude 5400 and 5300 bested devices from Acer, Google, HP, and Lenovo on metrics including battery life, web browsing, performance on common productivity apps, and serviceability. - February 20, 2020

Principled Technologies Releases Studies Comparing the Use of Automation Features in Dell EMC iDRAC9 to Manual Management Approaches

Principled Technologies Releases Studies Comparing the Use of Automation Features in Dell EMC iDRAC9 to Manual Management Approaches

In hands-on testing, PT found that using iDRAC9 v4.0 for Dell EMC PowerEdge servers saved administrator time and hassle for server deployment and iDRAC SSL certificate renewals. - February 19, 2020

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Make the AIXPRT Source Code Available to the Public

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Make the AIXPRT Source Code Available to the Public

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release the source code for AIXPRT, a free tool that lets users evaluate a system’s machine learning inference performance by running common image-classification, object detection, and recommender system workloads. - February 18, 2020

A Single-Socket Dell EMC Server-based vSAN Cluster Provided Better Value Than a Dual-Socket HPE Server-based Cluster in Principled Technologies Database Tests

A Single-Socket Dell EMC Server-based vSAN Cluster Provided Better Value Than a Dual-Socket HPE Server-based Cluster in Principled Technologies Database Tests

Both three-node clusters outperformed a legacy solution; however, the Dell EMC cluster saved money on hardware and software. - February 13, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds Migrating from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2019 on a Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 is an Easy Way to Avoid the Risks of Unsupported Software

Principled Technologies Finds Migrating from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2019 on a Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 is an Easy Way to Avoid the Risks of Unsupported Software

Moving a database using Microsoft Data Migration Assistant required only 19 steps and less than 5 minutes of hands-on time and improved OLAP performance - February 06, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds That 12 Microsoft Windows 10 Laptops with SSD Storage Were Faster at Ten Common Activities Than 12 Laptops with HDD Storage

Principled Technologies Finds That 12 Microsoft Windows 10 Laptops with SSD Storage Were Faster at Ten Common Activities Than 12 Laptops with HDD Storage

Principled Technologies (PT) experts sat down at 24 Microsoft Windows 10 laptops and tested how drive selection affected laptop performance. - January 29, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds That HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10 Servers with Value SAS and NVMe Mainstream SSDs Outperformed Servers with Enterprise SATA SSDs

In the Principled Technologies (PT) data center, configurations of the HPE server with KIOXIA RM5 Series value SAS and CD5 Series NVMe mainstream SSDs completed more database transactions during an online transaction processing (OLTP) workload than the same server with enterprise SATA SSDs, yielding more performance for each dollar spent. - January 24, 2020

Principled Technologies Finds That Intel NUC 9 Pro Systems Powered by Intel Xeon E-2286M Processors Can Run 20 Demanding Apps Without Crashes or Significant Issue

Principled Technologies Finds That Intel NUC 9 Pro Systems Powered by Intel Xeon E-2286M Processors Can Run 20 Demanding Apps Without Crashes or Significant Issue

The apps feature prominently in workflows for media and entertainment as well as in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) workflows. - January 08, 2020

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