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Designing Your Storage Cloud: 5 Architectures That Can Get You There

Not every company is ready for a storage cloud, but it’s an increasingly attractive option for IT shops looking to evolve towards the role of strategic service broker. The path is not always clear, though, and questions abound...

3 Tips for Success when developing a strategy for Mobility, Software and the Cloud

By Carol Shottes, Converged Infrastructure Marketing Manager, HP



It’s all about getting applications to users, in minutes, not months

Have you seen a fundamental shift in the way your IT department is approaching the application needs of both employees and customers?  Mobility is changing the way we work, and mobility is changing everything for enterprise IT.


At Interop LV 2012, I attended a presentation by HP’s Duncan Campbell which highlighted best practices for mobility, BYOD, and cloud computing.  Duncan’s advice; get IT focused less on just managing infrastructure and focused more on getting applications to users in minutes, not months.  What follows are the insights I gained from his presentation, including 3 tips for developing a successful strategy.

Storage Technologies for Convergence: 4 Must-See Updates

If you missed the HP Storage Tech Days event in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado, last week, you can still catch the highlights – and videos of the presentations – at Around the Storage Block blog. Calvin Zito, aka HP Storage Guy, was blogging along during the day-and-a-half of updates and hands-on demos of HP converged infrastructure solutions for storage. Here are some sessions you should definitely take a look at:

Webinar on August 25: New requirements for agility and efficiency in Tier 1 storage

Join ESG's Mark Peters and HP’s 3PAR Utility Storage team as they examine the Benchmark for Tier 1 Storage in Virtual and Cloud Datacenters

Converged Storage...It's about time

By Brad Parks


Remember when you first fired up a web browser?  How about when cell phones were almost as big as your head? How about your first dedicated storage array? 


What do these 3 things have in common you may ask… they all happened about 20 years ago.  And while we are now on 4G smart cell phones I’m afraid the storage in your datacenter has not evolved nearly as much.

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