Converged Infrastructure

Master the "inevitable" industry trend of Converged Systems at HP Discover

There’s a groundswell of opinion among major analysts that converged systems will see rapid adoption over the next couple of years, with growth considered to be inevitable.


As a consequence IT professionals must have a strong understanding of convergence, so at HP Discover in Frankfurt we have a number of sessions which will break the opportunity down for you and give you a clear understanding of where the market and the technologies are going.


Take a look and if you’re already registered, schedule your sessions as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 


If not, it's still easy to register - there’s still time - and we have lots more information about the event overall.


Below are the key sessions encompassing HP Converged Systems and supporting solutions for business insight, virtualization and cloud:



Business Insight



No. 1 - Session BB3048 - Thursday 11:30am


Hadoop best practices for success today and in the future


Many organizations are investigating faster and more innovative ways to exploit the explosion of data to increase business responsiveness and create new business models. This session will discuss best practices learned from real-world implementations on sizing and architecting Hadoop clusters for the immediate and long term, along with other considerations like support, infrastructure, process and people. You’ll also learn how you can mitigate the risks associated with managing Big Data on the Hadoop platform.



No. 2 - Session TB2474 Wednesday, 12:45 pm


HANA-powered SAP NetWeaver BW—What does it mean for you?


Understand how HP ensures the success of your SAP NetWeaver BW on HANA implementation. After this session you will understand the business impacts, technical impact, the prerequisites and strategy and the solution lifecycle from HP and how it benefits your HANA deployment.



No. 3 - Session TB2718 - Tuesday, 11:00 am


Architecting scalable data warehousing solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2012


HP and Microsoft bring together complete SQL Server data warehouse solutions that deliver 50 per cent faster deployment at the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership.  Attend this session to learn more about deploying solutions based on SQL Server 2012 Fast Track innovations, such as new xVelocity in-memory technologies and new HP ProLiant Gen8 server technologies that deliver improved scalability and performance.




Virtualization and cloud



No.1 - Session – TB2100 - Thursday, 9:30 am


Technical overview of HP virtualization and private cloud solutions optimized for Microsoft environments


An overview of the design approaches for the HP CloudSystem optimized for Microsoft solution, which will demonstrate the integrated management of Insight Control for Microsoft System Center 2012.



No. 2 - Session TB2420 - Tuesday, 11:00 am


Accelerate your journey to the cloud with HP CloudSystem optimized for VMware


What if you could deploy new business capabilities without the cost and risk of designing new production environments? Hear how HP Converged Infrastructure optimised for VMware solution can deliver on that promise.



No. 3 - Session BB2124 - Wednesday, 2:45 pm


Built from the cloud up - HP & Microsoft Solutions for Private Cloud: Your cloud, your way


The session will show you how to increase performance and reliability, achieve operational excellence, reduce total cost of ownership, confidently accelerate your path to cloud and how to ensure consistent cloud implementation and support.



No.4 - Session TB3251 - Thursday, 10:30 am


Deliver an application cloud service in hours vs. months with HP Cloud Maps


Normally it can take several weeks or months to design publish and deploy application services in a cloud environment. Using HP Cloud Maps, deploying these same services can now happen in less than an hour. Find out the details on how HP Cloud Maps accelerate both the design and deployment of cloud services, and how this technology can help you better respond to your users SLA’s and other business needs.



No.5 - Session TB2863 - Thursday, 9:30 am


HP hybrid cloud in action. Cloud automation from business demand to production for SAP landscapes


Everyone is promising the hybrid cloud. See HP demonstrates a unified cloud experience with SAP services. We will show you how you can automate a SAP landscape environment from public to private cloud including the ability to move and modify seamlessly between deployment models, and throughout the lifecycle from demand to production.




Further information


If you want to find out more about our approach to Business Insight, take a look at our ReThink BI blog, and if you want more background to our virtualization and cloud solutions you’ll find lots of information in the Converged Infrastructure and Grounded in the Cloud blogs.


If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the section below


What to do next:


    • Schedule your Discover sessions here
    • Register for Discover here
    • Find out more about Discover here


We look forward to seeing you in Frankfurt!

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