non-Dell hard drives attached to PERC H700 and H800

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Wed Apr 14 00:23:39 CDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 09:30:20AM -0400, Ryan Miller wrote:
> Shane,
> FY's are always the year the real year ends in, and always end at
> the end of a real-year quarter.  Dell books a lot of
> end-of-real-year sales that they don't like to close their fiscal
> year during, so they close 3/31.  Next 3/31 is obviously in 2011, so
> we're in FY2011.  This is also why March is often a good time to get
> deals out of Dell.

I can't comment on the why, but the Dell fiscal year actually runs 2/1/(YYYY-1)
to 1/31/(YYYY) for fiscal year YYYY.

Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist
Dell | Office of the CTO

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