Principled Technologies Releases an Interview Report Detailing the Experience of a Real-World User with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Deployment and Management

Principled Technologies Releases an Interview Report Detailing the Experience of a Real-World User with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Deployment and Management

Principled Technologies (PT) talked with a senior systems engineer at a major airline to get his perspective on deploying and using Nutanix Enterprise Cloud. - January 24, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing How Quickly the Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Carried Out Common Management Tasks Versus a Cisco UCS Competitor

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing How Quickly the Dell EMC PowerEdge MX Carried Out Common Management Tasks Versus a Cisco UCS Competitor

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that a Dell EMC PowerEdge MX solution required 86.8 percent less admin time to implement VMware vSAN and 19 fewer steps to update firmware on a single system versus a Cisco UCS solution. - January 23, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Report Comparing the Durability of Three Chromebooks from Dell, HP, and Lenovo

Principled Technologies Releases Report Comparing the Durability of Three Chromebooks from Dell, HP, and Lenovo

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Dell Chromebook 5190 survived more hinge cycles and more micro-drops than the HP Chromebook 11 G6 EE and the Lenovo 100e Chromebook. - January 18, 2019

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Rack Server Management and Deployment Times with HPE OneView vs. a Manual Approach

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Rack Server Management and Deployment Times with HPE OneView vs. a Manual Approach

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that using HPE OneView to deploy HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 rack servers saved significant hands-on administrator time and effort compared to a manual approach. - December 17, 2018

The 2018 XPRT Spotlight Black Friday Showcase Helps Shoppers Find the Perfect Tech Gift

Principled Technologies introduces the 2018 XPRT Spotlight Black Friday Showcase, a free tool that provides side-by-side comparisons of some of the season’s most popular tech gifts. - November 19, 2018

Principled Technologies: New Dell P-Series Displays Can Boost Productivity in Dual-Display Mode, Provide a Better User Experience Than Earlier Models

Principled Technologies: New Dell P-Series Displays Can Boost Productivity in Dual-Display Mode, Provide a Better User Experience Than Earlier Models

Principled Technologies (PT) found the new Dell 24 Monitor – P2419H had productivity advantages in dual-display mode and offered greater flexibility than an older Dell display. - November 15, 2018

Principled Technologies Examines How Dell P-Series Displays Can Deliver Greater Flexibility and Convenience Than an HP Monitor

Principled Technologies Examines How Dell P-Series Displays Can Deliver Greater Flexibility and Convenience Than an HP Monitor

Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Dell 24 Monitor – P2419H offered multiple design advantages over the HP EliteDisplay E243. - November 15, 2018

Principled Technologies Research Report Compares Veritas Resiliency Platform 3.2 to Zerto Virtual Replication 6.0

Principled Technologies Research Report Compares Veritas Resiliency Platform 3.2 to Zerto Virtual Replication 6.0

In a features-based research comparison, Principled Technologies reviewed publicly available data on two disaster recovery tools. - October 22, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds Toshiba RM5 Series Value SAS SSDs Can Support Better Oracle Database I/O Performance Than Samsung Enterprise SATA SSDs

Principled Technologies Finds Toshiba RM5 Series Value SAS SSDs Can Support Better Oracle Database I/O Performance Than Samsung Enterprise SATA SSDs

Principled Technologies (PT) measured Oracle database IOPS on an HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 server with first Samsung Enterprise SATA SSDS, then Toshiba RM5 Series Value SAS SSDs. - October 22, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds That a New Dell EMC Server with HGST Ultrastar SAS SSDs Can Sustain Higher Oracle Database Performance Than a Legacy Solution

Principled Technologies Finds That a New Dell EMC Server with HGST Ultrastar SAS SSDs Can Sustain Higher Oracle Database Performance Than a Legacy Solution

Principled Technologies (PT) measured Oracle database IOPS and latency on two solutions: a new Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd configured with HGST Ultrastar SS300 SAS SSDs, and an older Dell EMC PowerEdge R730xd with SATA SSDs. - October 08, 2018

Principled Technologies Tests OLTP and Data Analytics Performance of Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Microsoft SQL

Principled Technologies Tests OLTP and Data Analytics Performance of Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Microsoft SQL

Principled Technologies (PT) measured two types of database performance on Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Microsoft SQL, a preconfigured server-and-storage solution. - October 08, 2018

Principled Technologies Publishes Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes Test Results

Principled Technologies Publishes Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes Test Results

Principled Technologies (PT) explored how well a Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes cluster environment handled both online transactional processing (OLTP) workloads and online analytical processing (OLAP) data warehouse queries. - October 08, 2018

The Intel Core m3 Processor-Powered HP Chromebook x2 Can Save Time on Education Tasks, Principled Technologies Study Finds

The Intel Core m3 Processor-Powered HP Chromebook x2 Can Save Time on Education Tasks, Principled Technologies Study Finds

Compared to the Intel Celeron processor-based Acer Chromebook R 11, this new device was more responsive during tasks in various apps. - September 21, 2018

Principled Technologies Has Acquired Demartek, a Hands-on Technology Research and Analysis Company

Principled Technologies Has Acquired Demartek, a Hands-on Technology Research and Analysis Company

Principled Technologies (PT), a world-class marketing, learning, and testing firm, has acquired Demartek, a hands-on technology research and analysis company. PT believes the combined team will offer more benefit to its clients. - September 17, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds Choosing a Dell EMC Server with Pre-Installed Microsoft Software Can Save Time, Effort, and Money

Principled Technologies Finds Choosing a Dell EMC Server with Pre-Installed Microsoft Software Can Save Time, Effort, and Money

Principled Technologies (PT) tested the time to deploy and overall cost of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 server with and without pre-installed Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard and found that the PowerEdge R740 solution with pre-installed Microsoft software took less time and fewer steps to deploy and cost less in licensing fees than the same server without it. - August 21, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds the Dell EMC PowerEdge C4140 with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Delivers Strong Machine Learning Performance While Keeping GPUs Cool

Principled Technologies Finds the Dell EMC PowerEdge C4140 with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Delivers Strong Machine Learning Performance While Keeping GPUs Cool

Principled Technologies (PT) ran TensorFlow image-processing workloads on the Dell EMC PowerEdge C4140 and a Supermicro solution, both with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs. PT also measured the temperature of the GPUs using the GPU Burn tool to see how the design of the servers, along with their management features, affected cooling capabilities. - August 10, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases Migration Guide: Making the Move to Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and Microsoft Windows Server 2016 on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd

Principled Technologies Releases Migration Guide: Making the Move to Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and Microsoft Windows Server 2016 on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd

Principled Technologies datacenter experts demonstrated how to migrate a database to Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and Windows Server 2016 on a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd server. - August 03, 2018

PT Finds Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers Running Microsoft SQL Server on Linux 2017 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Processed More Orders in Less Time

PT Finds Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers Running Microsoft SQL Server on Linux 2017 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Processed More Orders in Less Time

Principled Technologies found that a new solution from Dell EMC, Microsoft, and Red Hat processed six times as many orders per minute, achieved 92 percent faster query times, and delivered 85 percent lower application latency compared to a legacy solution. - August 03, 2018

PT Finds That New Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard Processed More Orders and Analyzed Data in Less Time Than a Legacy Solution

PT Finds That New Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Servers with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard Processed More Orders and Analyzed Data in Less Time Than a Legacy Solution

In the Principled Technologies (PT) datacenter, PT found that a new solution from Microsoft and Dell EMC processed almost seven times as many orders per minute and significantly sped up business analytics queries compared to a legacy solution. - August 03, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds Upgrading to a Windows 10 Laptop with Solid-State Drive Storage Can Help Users Start Faster and Stay Unplugged Longer

Principled Technologies Finds Upgrading to a Windows 10 Laptop with Solid-State Drive Storage Can Help Users Start Faster and Stay Unplugged Longer

In Principled Technologies (PT) hands-on testing, Windows 10 laptops with SSD storage started faster and stayed unplugged longer than Windows 7 laptops with HDD storage. - July 23, 2018

Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet Bested Apple iPad Pro in Hands-on Performance and Stress Tests, Principled Technologies Study Finds

Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet Bested Apple iPad Pro in Hands-on Performance and Stress Tests, Principled Technologies Study Finds

The Dell tablet had better benchmark performance at extremely hot and cold temperatures, withstood dozens of drops, and had a more readable screen in outdoor conditions. - July 20, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing an HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Server with Toshiba PX05S Enterprise SAS SSDs to a Legacy Solution

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing an HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Server with Toshiba PX05S Enterprise SAS SSDs to a Legacy Solution

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 server with Toshiba PX05S SAS SSDs handled more database work and supported more virtual machines than an older solution. - July 09, 2018

Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core Processors Could Save Students Time on Creative School Projects, Principled Technologies Study Shows

Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core Processors Could Save Students Time on Creative School Projects, Principled Technologies Study Shows

Chromebooks powered by the Intel Core i3-sdfs processor and the Intel Core m3-wfew processor performed tasks more quickly than a Chromebook powered by the Intel Celeron N4000 processor. - July 01, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist Can Troubleshoot and Resolve Hardware Failures Faster Than Two Competitors

Principled Technologies Finds Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist Can Troubleshoot and Resolve Hardware Failures Faster Than Two Competitors

In the Principled Technologies (PT) datacenter, PT found that the top-tier service plan Dell ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist took a proactive approach to resolving a failed disk, which saved time and effort compared to premium plans from HP and Lenovo. - June 22, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds That a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Solution with Toshiba PX05S SAS SSDs and VMware vSAN Boosted Database Performance

Principled Technologies Finds That a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Solution with Toshiba PX05S SAS SSDs and VMware vSAN Boosted Database Performance

In the Principled Technologies (PT) datacenter, PT found that a newer Toshiba-Dell EMC solution with vSAN handled more user activity, offered faster response times, and supported more virtual machines than a legacy vSAN solution. - June 13, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds That a Dell EMC XC Series Cluster Featuring Nutanix and VMware Software and Toshiba SAS SSDs Can Handle Peak Loads of Enterprise Application

Principled Technologies Finds That a Dell EMC XC Series Cluster Featuring Nutanix and VMware Software and Toshiba SAS SSDs Can Handle Peak Loads of Enterprise Application

In the Principled Technologies (PT) datacenter, PT found that this solution has the horsepower MongoDB databases need for users to be able to conduct data searches, analyze patterns, and formulate recommendations with negligible wait times. - June 12, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds That Refreshing to a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Server Using Toshiba SATA SSDs Can Help Companies Meet the Needs of Database Users

Principled Technologies Finds That Refreshing to a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Server Using Toshiba SATA SSDs Can Help Companies Meet the Needs of Database Users

Principled Technologies (PT) found that a new Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd server configured with Toshiba HK4R SATA SSDs could help companies serve more users with faster response times than a previous-generation server with legacy SSDs. - June 11, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds That Choosing a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Server Using Toshiba SAS SSDs Can Help Companies Meet Increasing Database Demand

Principled Technologies Finds That Choosing a Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd Server Using Toshiba SAS SSDs Can Help Companies Meet Increasing Database Demand

Principled Technologies (PT) found that a new Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd server configured with Toshiba PX05S Enterprise Read Intensive SAS SSDs could help companies meet the growing needs of their customers. - June 08, 2018

Principled Technologies Report Shows How Quad-Core Intel Celeron N3450 Processor-Powered Chromebooks Can Reduce Wait Times in Educational Apps

Principled Technologies Report Shows How Quad-Core Intel Celeron N3450 Processor-Powered Chromebooks Can Reduce Wait Times in Educational Apps

In hands-on tests, Principled Technologies found that a Chromebook powered by the quad-core Intel Celeron N3450 processor was faster at tasks in various education apps than a dual-core HP Chromebook of the same model. - May 21, 2018

Principled Technologies Finds Intel Optane Memory Can Improve Responsiveness in Hard Drive-Based Systems, for Less Money Than Traditional RAM

Principled Technologies Finds Intel Optane Memory Can Improve Responsiveness in Hard Drive-Based Systems, for Less Money Than Traditional RAM

In Principled Technologies' testing, PCs with Intel Optane memory modules obtained stronger benchmark scores than the same PCs with a greater amount of traditional RAM. - May 18, 2018

Principled Technologies Shows Deploying a Microsoft Windows 10 Image to AMD Processor-Based Business Class Systems Doesn’t Disrupt Existing Processes

Principled Technologies Shows Deploying a Microsoft Windows 10 Image to AMD Processor-Based Business Class Systems Doesn’t Disrupt Existing Processes

Principled Technologies (PT) found it took the same number of steps and about the same amount of time to deploy Windows 10 images for AMD and Intel processor-based systems. - May 08, 2018

Principled Technologies Publishes Report Showing How Chromebooks Powered by the Intel Celeron Processor N3350 Can Affect Classroom Experiences

Principled Technologies Publishes Report Showing How Chromebooks Powered by the Intel Celeron Processor N3350 Can Affect Classroom Experiences

Through hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) learned that the new Dell Chromebook 5190 with Intel Celeron processor N3350 was not only faster than a Dell Chromebook 11 with Intel Celeron processor N3060 in benchmark tests, it was more responsive on popular apps that kids use throughout their K-12 careers. - May 04, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Database Performance Using Intel VROC to a Broadcom MegaRAID 9460-16i Adapter with Multiple Drive Types

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Database Performance Using Intel VROC to a Broadcom MegaRAID 9460-16i Adapter with Multiple Drive Types

In hands-on testing, PT found that a server with Intel SSD P4510 Series drives using Intel VROC delivered up to 7.3 percent better performance on an IO-intensive workload vs. one using a Broadcom MegaRAID 9460-16i adapter, and that upgrading drives from SATA SSDs to PCIe NVMe SSDs nearly quadrupled performance. - May 01, 2018

Principled Technologies Debuts a New Website and Identity Video That Show How to Win in the Attention Economy

Principled Technologies Debuts a New Website and Identity Video That Show How to Win in the Attention Economy

Principled Technologies (PT) partners with its clients to create compelling fact-based marketing and learning collateral that meets their audiences’ needs. This week, PT unveiled a redesigned website and a new identity video highlighting how clients can win in the attention economy. - April 30, 2018

A Google Pixelbook Powered by an Intel Core i5 Processor Could Save Time for Small Businesses, Principled Technologies Study Finds

A Google Pixelbook Powered by an Intel Core i5 Processor Could Save Time for Small Businesses, Principled Technologies Study Finds

In Principled Technologies hands-on tests, an Intel Core i5 processor-powered Google Pixelbook saved time on everyday office tasks compared to two other Intel processor-powered Chromebooks. - April 25, 2018

Dell Client Command Suite Can Save Administrative Time for Desktop Fleets, Principled Technologies Finds

Dell Client Command Suite Can Save Administrative Time for Desktop Fleets, Principled Technologies Finds

Principled Technologies investigated how using Dell Client Command Suite to interface with Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) can affect the total time and effort required for administrators to manage a pool of desktop devices. - March 29, 2018

PT Explores the Scalability of a Software-Defined Storage Solution Using Container-Native Storage for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and HGST Ultrastar Storage

PT Explores the Scalability of a Software-Defined Storage Solution Using Container-Native Storage for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and HGST Ultrastar Storage

For a new proof-of-concept study, Principled Technologies (PT) set up Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform with Container-Native Storage and performed a series of hands-on scalability tests. They determined that depending on the types of workloads companies run in this environment, both the new Ultrastar SS200 solid-state drive and the HGST Ultrastar He10 hard drive can be effective storage choices. - March 20, 2018

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release WebXPRT 3, a Free Online Performance Evaluation Tool for Web-Enabled Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release WebXPRT 3, a Free Online Performance Evaluation Tool for Web-Enabled Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release WebXPRT 3, a performance evaluation tool that shows how well web-connected devices handle everyday browser tasks. - February 27, 2018

Principled Technologies Measures the Time Required for the Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub 500 to Complete Common Tasks Compared to Traditional Conferencing Platforms

Principled Technologies Measures the Time Required for the Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub 500 to Complete Common Tasks Compared to Traditional Conferencing Platforms

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub 500 enabled testers to complete common meeting tasks like creating meetings in up to 89% less time compared to two traditional conferencing platforms, Citrix GoToMeeting and Cisco WebEx. Annually, the time saved on creating meetings could be worth up to $193 per employee, helping companies improve their productivity while employees focus on strategic tasks that improve the bottom line. - February 16, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases Report Showing the Time Savings for IT When Organizations Choose to Use ProDeploy for Enterprise from Dell EMC

Principled Technologies Releases Report Showing the Time Savings for IT When Organizations Choose to Use ProDeploy for Enterprise from Dell EMC

In a hands-on comparison, a Dell EMC-certified engineer installed and configured a new Dell EMC solution faster and more efficiently than an in-house administrator. - February 13, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases a Video Showing How and Why NCSU Students Created a User-Friendly Interface for a New AI Performance Evaluation Tool

Four computer science majors at North Carolina State University (NC State) worked with the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community during their senior project and created an intuitive AIXPRT user interface. - February 07, 2018

Principled Technologies Publishes Report Comparing Three-Year Total Cost of Ownership of an On-Premises Dell EMC PowerEdge FX2 Solution to Amazon Web Services

Principled Technologies Publishes Report Comparing Three-Year Total Cost of Ownership of an On-Premises Dell EMC PowerEdge FX2 Solution to Amazon Web Services

In hands-on testing and analysis, PT found that an on-premises Dell EMC PowerEdge FX2 solution powered by Intel processed big data workloads faster than an AWS solution and could cost less over three years. - February 06, 2018

Principled Technologies Compares Management of an On-Premises Dell EMC Private Cloud Solution to Management of an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Cloud

Principled Technologies Compares Management of an On-Premises Dell EMC Private Cloud Solution to Management of an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Cloud

In hands-on testing, PT found that completing several management tasks on a Dell EMC PowerEdge FX2 private cloud solution required similar time but an average of 34 percent fewer steps compared to an AWS public cloud. Staying on-premises with a Dell EMC private cloud also allows datacenter administrators to use familiar VMware software and retain control of security implementation. - February 06, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Server Migration with Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials to a Manual Approach

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Server Migration with Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials to a Manual Approach

In hands-on testing, PT found that using Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials profile mobility to migrate stateless 14th generation Dell EMC PowerEdge servers could save hands-on administrator time. - February 02, 2018

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Responsiveness of a Dell OptiPlex 7050 Micro with and Without Intel Optane Memory

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Responsiveness of a Dell OptiPlex 7050 Micro with and Without Intel Optane Memory

In hands-on testing, PT found that the Dell OptiPlex 7050 Micro upgraded with Intel Optane memory had faster restart, application launch, and file copy times compared to the same system without Intel Optane memory. - February 01, 2018

An Intel Pentium N4200 Processor-Powered Chromebook Could Save Time on Creative Tasks, Principled Technologies Study Finds

An Intel Pentium N4200 Processor-Powered Chromebook Could Save Time on Creative Tasks, Principled Technologies Study Finds

In hands-on tests, an Intel Pentium N4200 processor-powered Chromebook saved time rendering and exporting video, merging audio tracks, and more compared to a MediaTek M8173C processor-powered Chromebook. - February 01, 2018

Principled Technologies Publishes Report Explaining How Choosing Newer Intel Xeon Processors for an IBM Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation Solution Can Help Ecommerce Data

Principled Technologies Publishes Report Explaining How Choosing Newer Intel Xeon Processors for an IBM Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation Solution Can Help Ecommerce Data

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that choosing Intel Xeon processors E5-2650 v4 for VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud can help businesses process more transactional database orders per minute than a similar solution powered by Intel Xeon processors E5-2650 v3. - January 12, 2018

PT Proves That Many Classroom Tasks Take Less Time with a Chromebook Powered by an Intel Core i3 Processor Than with a Chromebook with an Arm Rockchip Processor

PT Proves That Many Classroom Tasks Take Less Time with a Chromebook Powered by an Intel Core i3 Processor Than with a Chromebook with an Arm Rockchip Processor

Preparing a print preview with an Intel Core i3-6100U processor-powered Chromebook enabled Principled Technologies to save over a minute compared to a Chromebook powered by an Arm Rockchip processor. - January 02, 2018

Principled Technologies Discovers That Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core m3-6Y30 Processors Enable Users to Save Time Doing Tasks Throughout the Day

Principled Technologies Discovers That Chromebooks Powered by Intel Core m3-6Y30 Processors Enable Users to Save Time Doing Tasks Throughout the Day

Everyday activities for work life and home life took less time on an Intel Core m3-6Y30 processor-powered Chromebook than on an Arm Rockchip processor-based Chromebook. - December 21, 2017

Principled Technologies Finds That Chromebooks Powered by Intel Celeron N3450 Processors Can Save Time Doing Media-Focused Classroom Tasks

Principled Technologies Finds That Chromebooks Powered by Intel Celeron N3450 Processors Can Save Time Doing Media-Focused Classroom Tasks

Media-focused tasks such as encoding a video took less time to complete on an Intel Celeron N3450 processor-powered Chromebook than on a MediaTek processor-based Chromebook. - December 21, 2017

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