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Transforming your business – how one company did it!

In this new economy, your success as a digital enterprise will be determined by your ability to transform your business to meet the new expectations of consumers and business customers and to grow your business in new ways. Companies who have seized the digital vision and successfully transformed their businesses have already started to reap the benefits of the new digital opportunity. See how one company did it with HP ConvergedSystem 700!

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.

Two-speed IT—it’s like email and social media.


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


HP’s Chris Coggrave has been reading the trade press again and is hearing that IT is dead. In his latest blog, he explains that’s completely untrue. But just as people need email and social media for communication, businesses need two ways of doing IT for business success.

The IBM/Lenovo x86 deal is all but done. However, will you trust their System x?

By Adrian Velez, Enterprise Group – Solutions Content Strategist


Customers usually make purchasing decisions based on a multitude of factors that when added up come under the heading of “perception of value.” While cost is a biggie, one factor that has the heaviest weighting assigned to it is that of service. When selecting that vendor of choice would you be satisfied with a scenario that might include dealing with multiple vendors to resolve service issues. More than likely the answer is no! And, the situation becomes even more convoluted when it deals with security.

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  • Lee is the Product Manager for HP’s New Generation of Storage Management in HP OneView. In 2011 Kaminski joined HP to collaborate on the storage convergence strategy. He is now leading the definition and planning of the next generation of converged storage management in HP OneView. Prior to joining HP, Kaminski pioneered and managed a number of award winning enterprise software products from Akorri, Concord, CA and Entuity. His industry experience includes Business Area Management during his decade at United Technologies Corporation.
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