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SMBs Achieving Competitive Edge with BI

Business intelligence (BI) solutions are being rapidly adopted by small to midsize businesses (SMBs) for their unique ability to inform critical decisions business-wide. HP Flex-Bundles for BI with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is a self-service BI solution soon to feature HP ProLiant Gen9 servers to further improve BI performance – resulting in increased SMB productivity and business growth.



HP & Microsoft Lync: Solving Communications, Collaboration Challenges for your SMB.

Do not let communication and collaboration challenges affect your customers’ business productivity. Growing businesses need anywhere, anytime, and reliable communication channels – and HP has partnered with Microsoft on an ideal package that will also help your small and midsize business (SMB) customers increase overall productivity. Here is how…



Five steps in choosing the right server

When it comes to making important IT decisions, HP is here to help you with a series of tools,  resources and subject matter expertise. Besides the HP website, we also provide many white papers and tools that can be beneficial when making IT decisions.


Further, we partner with you as a key asset in our partner ecosystem, serving as a trusted advisor to help our customers make the right IT decisions.


In this session of Coffee Coaching, I will review 5 steps to help you choose the right server and will also highlight a few HP tools and reference materials that I hope will help you when trying to determine the right server for your needs.



Gen9, a quick overview.

In the compute era, processing is not defined in terms of discrete systems and silos. To move your IT infrastructure in lock-step with your business, the focus is on relentlessly driving the lowest cost, fastest time, and highest value of service delivery, period. HP ProLiant Gen9 servers are designed for this new era. If you haven't had the chance yet, let’s take a closer look today at how HP gives you the simplicity and freedom to build IT that’s truly the best fit for your business.



HP ProLiant Gen9 QR codes give you important information right to your fingertips.

If you cannot bring your phone or mobile device into your Data Center there is no need to worry as HP conveniently provides the vanity URL for each QR code appearing on the servers. HPs Quick Reference label that appears on HP Gen9 Servers allows you to utilize any smartphone to scan these QR codes. Once scanned, you'll be provided with immediate access to setup and installation instructions, as well as other critical server information. How cool is that?




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