Converged Infrastructure

What in-memory computing can do for you (and your Big Data)

Unlike traditional Big Data analytics methods that separate data storage from the processing elements, in-memory computing uses main memory for storing data.Using simplified algorithms, in-memory computing executes fewer CPU instructions and reduces seek-time during the data-query process, resulting in much faster performance than disk-based data storage.

3 reasons why you can’t afford to ignore the IBM/Lenovo x86 server deal

IBM has sold its x86 server business to Lenovo (subject to regulatory approval) and many customers are concerned about the impact of the deal on their businesses.  In the first of two blogs, Allen Greene, HP’s Smart Choice – US, Sales Exec - who works with customers to help leverage HP technology to enable better business outcomes and make the Smart Choice- outlines some of the concerns that IBM customers have.

HP OneView and HP OMI – An Open Bridge to the Software Defined Data Center

By guest blogger Randy Levensalor


Transitioning to the software-defined data center (SDDC) just became easier as a result of a new integration of two essential platforms. Thousands of enterprise worldwide use HP Business Service Management (BSM) and third party tools to monitor and manage their IT operations. Now these organizations can transition their existing management software and processes to the SDDC through the integration of the HP Operations Manager i (OMi) and HP OneView

Why HP Smart Choice is the Right Choice for Customers and partners: HP’s Chuck Smith

Chuck Smith is Vice President of Strategic Growth and Business Development for HP Servers within HP’s Enterprise Group. He’s well known as a strong HP “Channel Champion” and is spearheading the HP Project Smart Choice initiative. I recently had the opportunity to discuss his point of view about IBM and Lenovo, find out about why he’s excited about Project Smart Choice and see why HP has a well-earned reputation as a “Channel Champion” in the industry.

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