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Did the Converged Infrastructure pendulum swing too far for Cisco?

Written by Paul Miller, Vice President of Markeing, HP Converged Datacenter Infrastructure


Converged Infrastructure is now considered by many to have become table stakes within the datacenter. And as does everything in business, this happened because the hardware vendors did make the shift and are now providing the needed datacenter infrastructure IT demanded in the past. As HP continued to invest within itself to provide a broad portfolio and singular open platform solutions, other vendors like IBM opted out of the x86 business completely (and sold off to Lenovo) or, as in Cisco’s case, chose to build out their infrastructure portfolio with both acquisition and partnerships across the industry

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Mansfield Oil drives IT agility and efficiency with HP ConvergedSystem and HP OneView

During the keynote at HP Discover in June, one of HP Converged System’s customers, Mansfield Oil Company, was invited onstage to share the success they have experienced since implementing a HP ConvergedSystem infrastructure within their datacenter.

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  • More than 25 years of enterprise and midmarket Strategy and Marketing leadership and experience. Prior HP appointments included VP of Marketing for Adaptive Infrastructure and VP of Marketing for the HP Storage Division. Past positions prior to HP include VP of Marketing and Business Development for First Virtual Communications as well as Principal and Founding Member of Adjunct Consulting.
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  • Lee is the Product Manager for HP’s New Generation of Storage Management in HP OneView. Prior to joining HP, he pioneered and managed a variety of award winning enterprise software products in a series successful startups.
  • More than 23 years of enterprise IT Marketing and Communications experience; working on the HP Converged Infrastructure Marketing team from when it was first pioneered and launched to the market in 2009.
  • Greetings! I am on the HP Enterprise Group marketing team. Topics I am interested in include Converged Infrastructure, Converged Systems and Management, and HP BladeSystem.
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