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If your vendor made a move that doesn’t suit you– it’s time for you to make your move!

To say that IBM’s decision to sell off its x86 server business was meet with little customer enthusiasm would be an understatement. The elephant in the room is clearly visible to those that are most immediately impacted. It deals with the hope (and prayer) that the transition will be seamless and service levels will not drop.

HP ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA is a sure bet to get you across the HANA finish line

By Paul Miller, VP of Marketing, HP Converged Systems


This morning my wife got an email from a retailer for a 12-hour sale that ends tonight. She jumped on the site to take a look and, within 10 minutes, half of the items vanished from the view page, meaning they were purchased and no longer available. I know about this because I was drinking coffee while she was online, and the one item she wanted was one that disappeared. I was increasingly impressed that the retailer was able to track transactions and display the correct items remaining in inventory on the website in real time for a couple of reasons.

Diverged Infrastructures with All Fickle Arrays

By Guest blogger LaMills Garrett, HP Converged Systems


In all the chatter about the competition of Cisco with VMware for Networking, VCE versus FlexPod, and UCS Invicta versus XtremIO, there seems to be a greater issue that is not getting addressed. Who has a proven and mature Flash-ready architecture?


What a 70-year-old telephone pole and a Converged infrastructure solution should NOT have in common

By Guest Converged Infrastructure expert Gary Stevens, Technical Marketing, HP Converged Systems


Understanding the customer support you're going to receive from a vendor before you buy is critical. HP's Gary Stevens reminds us of that when he tells a story about trying to resolve a problem that occurred involving more than one owner of the broken equipment. Read on...

Do you look for a trusted relationship with your IT vendor or does a handshake and a prayer work?

IBM and Lenovo have been in somewhat of a lopsided relationship for decades.  In 2004, IBM had the opportunity to off-load its PC division to Lenovo.  Fast forward ten years, and IBM is for lack of a better phrase “back at it again.” This time in an effort to improve their balance sheet they are transitioning its x86 business to Lenovo.  

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