Displaying articles for: 04-03-2011 - 04-09-2011
HP is committed to cloud computing. Our CEO, Léo Apotheker, has outlined a vision for the future that is based on the convergence of cloud computing and connectivity. In HP’s view, a hybrid environment that combines the best of traditional environments with private and public clouds will be the prevailing model for many large enterprises for a long time.
HP has underpinned this commitment with fundamental research at its Labs, in particular around cloud computing and security.
But what are we doing in the cloud today?
HP cloud services for consumers:
- Friendlee: Create a location-aware digital village with your mobile phone.
- Snapfish: Share, print, and store your digital pictures and video online
- HP Mediascape: Create context-aware multimedia experiences
- CloudPrint: Share, store, and print documents using your mobile phone
- BookPrep: Purchase out-of-print books on demand
- MagCloud: Be your own publisher – print your own magazines
- Snapfish Lab: Take your digital photos to the next level
- Tabblo – HP Smart Web Printing: Make printing from the Web a more
- MarketSplash: Easily create inexpensive marketing materials.
- Logoworks: Harness top design talent from around the world via the Internet
- HP Web JetAdmin: Remotely manage your company’s printers
HP cloud services for enterprises:
- The Enterprise Business Cloud Computing Page.
- Cloud consulting: Expert guidance for customers that need advice about how to source, secure, and govern cloud services.
- Cloud Assure: Helps businesses safely and effectively adopt cloud-based services.
- HP BRAIN Service: Accurately predict the future to make better business decisions
- HP Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for BTO: Quickly and cost-effectively maximize the value of your software implementations
- HP Service Delivery Platform: Helping telecom providers create new cloud services quickly for mobile customers
- Massive scale out from HP: Cloud enabling computing
Starting a new business involves gathering information about a lot of new things very quickly and talking to as many people as possible, one of which should be your Accountant. But what will they tell you about launching your new venture? Will it just be things like how to register for VAT and what the rules are for filing your accounts with Companies House? Or will you talk about what really matters? Read the whole of Christopher's Jenkins's article for six Golden Rules that will help everything turn out just fine.
Cloud computing is simply subscribing to various IT services, such as email, CRM or web conferencing, which are provided by a third party and delivered over the Internet. This guest post from Microsoft's Small Business blog explains more about cloud computing and outlines two of Microsoft's offerings: BPOS and Windows Intune. Read the whole article to find out more.
HP has joined forces with D&AD, a not-for-profit organisation that represents the international design, advertising and creative communities, to launch The Graduate Academy supported by HP and D&AD. This initiative will help the next generation of talented graduates break into the creative industry.
It starts with a five-day creative boot camp for the 100 entrants and culimated in a paid-work placement for the Academy's 50 most talended pupils. HP will support the Academy’s best graduates by offering them one of the company’s most powerful and flexible platforms, the HP Workstation, to support them throughout their professional journey.
The scheme launched on March 28. All successful entrants to this year’s D&AD Student Awards are automatically eligible for the scheme. Alternatively, final-year students and recent graduates can register their interest online under www.dandad.org/talent and have to answer a brief set by HP and D&AD.
There’s a fair weight on the shoulders of the UK’s small and medium-sized enterprise community: regularly described as the ‘backbone’ of the economy, they now have the added onus of dragging it out of recession.
But if there’s a silver lining, it may come in the form of cloud computing, which has been heralded as a true opportunity for smaller organisations to bounce back from recession. April is 'cloud computing month' here on HP Business Answers. Read the rest of this article and stay tuned for more information and insights about this breakthrough technology.