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Information technology innovation—redefined

Chris Coggrave.jpgBy Chris Coggrave, Chief Technologist and Strategist, HP Data Center Consulting


HP’s Chris Coggrave says technology is only as good as the business value you derive from it. In his latest blog, he lays out the four simple questions IT executives must answer to determine whether a technology innovation is right for the business.

Hyper-Converged Building Blocks in the Open Software-Defined Data Center

Jeff Carlat, Director of product management for HP Converged Systems


Hyper-convergence is a new emerging buzzword in the IT infrastructure business. This approach to creating integrated appliances deliver fast time to value, increased operational efficiency, automated installation, non-disruptive scaling, and a simplified and unified user experience. Jeff Carlat, Director of product management for HP Converged Systems, describes how new HP Hyper-Converged systems fit into the broader framework and ecosystem HP is establishing for the open Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). 


What’s the best system to bring on your SAP HANA journey?

By Doug Janes, Technical Marketing, HP Converged Systems


We continue to get down to basics with the third installment of our SAP HANA basics 101 series. Read on! I welcome your comments and questions.

Faster time to value helps companies gain advantage in highly competitive U.S. market

The competitive market in the U.S. is fierce. Neal Clapper, Vice President, HP AMS Converged Systems, comments on how HP ConvergedSystem is making a lot of sense to the CIOs she talks with and helps them accelerate strategic business advantage with faster time to value.

You’ve heard HANA presentations before, but not like this one.

By Jodie Jordanger, WW Global Channel Partner Manager, SAP Alliance


I just listened to Jeff Word (SAP) and Manoj Suvarna (HP) present a webinar on SAP HANA, Enabling Next-Generation Data Management Platforms – all Starts with HP and SAP, and I gotta say, it’s one of the best presentations I’ve heard on the subject -- EVER.  And, let me tell you, I’ve heard a lot of HANA presentations over the past couple years.

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