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Experience the HP OneView Living Lab at HP Discover

Do you have what it takes to be an IT hero? Come to the HP OneView interactive demo at HP Discover2013 Barcelona and take the challenge test. See how easily and quickly you can deploy and manage your HP infrastructure as you scale to meet the demands of business while keeping you users connected.

Why Do It Yourself doesn’t work in today’s IT

The move from the world of mainframes and mini-computers to standards-based servers, storage, and networking brought IT tremendous benefits in terms of cost and flexibility.  But it also created a challenge.  IT was forced to integrate instead of having this done by vendors. Now this integration is reaching a breaking point.

Top 10 sessions to attend around Cloud, Virtualization, Big Data at HP Discover, Barcelona 2013

For over four years, HP has been laying the groundwork for Converged Systems. With HP’s Converged Infrastructure portfolio including HP ProLiant Gen8, HP BladeSystem, HP Converged Storage, HP FlexNetworking, and HP OneView, HP invested to build the industry’s only complete infrastructure portfolio designed for convergence.  HP Converged Systems are not old technologies bolted together – they are built from components that were designed with convergence in mind.  They are designed to integrate with existing environments so they will not just become new islands of technology. 

 

So if this sounds appealing and you are looking for better ways to maximize Cloud, Virtualization, Big Data within your business, check out HP Converged Systems top sessions can help you at HP Discover.

Experience matters most for SAP Competence Centers

Competence Centers in support of leading technologies have been around for a long time. They are very important because they consolidate a lot of expertise into one centralized location and can greatly aid in facilitating communication and knowledge sharing between technology experts.  To be effective however, they require a lot of in-house expertise and know-how.  

Learn how to tailor the right solution for your remote/mobile users at HP Discover

Whether you’re supporting task workers at the low-end of the remote user spectrum, or knowledge workers needing better multimedia performance, or even heavy graphics users at the high-end, HP has you covered.  HP Discover provides the opportunity to participate in numerous sessions as well as see multiple demos in the HP Discover Zone. Both the sessions and demos allow you to experience firsthand what new and innovative solutions HP offers.

Don’t Miss Tom Joyce’s Keynote on HP Converged Systems at HP Discover

Over five years ago, HP introduced the industry to the concept of converged infrastructure. Now HP takes the next major step in workload-optimized Converged Systems for virtualization, cloud, and big data. Join Tom Joyce, Senior Vice President, Converged Systems, as he highlights the latest HP innovations and solutions that are leading the new end-to-end revolution.

Delivering a Converged Systems approach for Virtualization

Do you want to flip from spending all of your resources from do-it-yourself method for virtualization to focusing on innovation? This blog tells you why the industry is moving toward Converged Systems as an answer to solve many of the data center’s toughest problems.

Today your converged infrastructure security depends on APIs. How secure are yours?

Guest blog by Bryan Jacquot, Chief Technologist, HP Converged Systems

 

Data center managers have to always be on guard against the loss of intellectual property and sensitive proprietary data, a task complicated by the limitations of traditional infrastructure management tools. To maintain the integrity of your converged infrastructure, you need a management platform with security built in from the ground up. A key part of establishing this security is making sure that your platform’s is not letting in threats.

Why HP is investing in Converged Systems

For over 5 years, HP has been laying the groundwork for Converged Systems. Now we’ve dedicated a new business unit to deliver them. Hear from Tom Joyce, SVP and General Manager, HP Converged Systems Business Unit, on why HP is making this investment.

In the end IT convergence is really only all about one thing: CUSTOMER VALUE

We’ve shared a lot about infrastructure convergence over the past few months ... and I really hope it has been relevant and informative. But when it comes right down to it, it’s really all about one thing: THE VALUE achieved by real customers based on their unique requirements and priorities.

HP Converged Systems over HP Discover, Barcelona

Over the last two decades, HP has seen how IT has really become a technology integrator instead of an information innovator.  In past blogs I have written about the 70:30 ratio where IT is being constrained with too few resources being spent on innovation within the business. With too many products, too many tools, and overly complex processes, contains IT to where it cannot deliver fast enough and spends too many resources on maintenance and not enough on innovation.

Tips to manage your converged infrastructure with confidence

Guest blog by Bryan Jacquot, Chief Technologist, HP Converged Systems

As an administrator, your job is to make sure your IT systems are always available.  If you rely on traditional infrastructure management tools, you’re well aware that you are often just one configuration change away from taking down a major portion of your infrastructure.  I had one administrator tell me that deploying certain configuration changes, “Makes me want to cry.”

The science behind the simplicity of HP OneView—Part four

try-it-free-305x246.jpgWe close our series on HP OneView with a nod to the customer input and consultation that went into the product development. HP’s new systems management tool reflects years of collaboration with existing clients, which resulted in an extremely straightforward interface. Here’s what Jeff Carlat, Director of Project Management for HP Converged Systems had to say about the design imperative.  

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