By PT Umphress, Enterprise Services Global Marketing
Here is a summary of the Enterprise Services blog topics for this past week:
- Merck saving more than 30% with Managed Print Services by Cara Shockley
I happened to see Drew Pawlak, the director of Global Client Services Delivery at Merck, last week and caught his keynote presentation at an event in D.C. The timing is perfect to report on Merck’s experience over the past year with HP Managed Print Services.
- Are managed print services worth your time? by Tim Castelli
In a HP Enterprise blog article “Are managed print services worth your time?” Leslie Hough Falk writes about HPs Print Efficiency Analysis as a starting place to evaluate your current printing environment and opportunities for savings.
- Experience Application Transformation at HP Discover by Lisa Hansen
As you know, HP Discover is the event not to miss in Las Vegas next week. If you haven’t registered yet, you know what you need to do…. And if Application Transformation is on your list of interests, let me recommend some sessions you will want to attend and tell you about some special “Transformation Experience Workshops” that you will definitely want to take advantage of.
During this HP Discover session (BB3024), on June 7 at 10AM, Stuart Elby, Vice President, Network Architecture and Technology at Verizon, will explore how you can leverage these new technologies and services. Join us in June and register today.
- Computer-based emotion recognition by Charlie Bess
Earlier this week I put out a post talking about things computers can do that were just not viewed as possible just a short time ago. This story from MIT about facial recognition by computers is another good example of advances that seem unlikely but may be nearer than we think.
- From SAP Sapphire NOW 2012 to HP Discover2012 HP and SAP users – The conversation continues! by AJ Murray
Mark your calendar, get your tickets and join us for more of our expert SAP sessions at this year’s HP Discover conference. Dig in and continue the conversations that you began at SAP Sapphire.
- It’s a real disaster at the HP Discover Continuity Theater! by Jill Laubach
Don’t miss this live demonstration of recovery-as-a-service in action at HP Discover 2012. HP’s George Ferguson will demonstrate what happens following a major natural disaster in an interactive theater setting. The demonstration will include the chaos and effects on IT based operations.
- Are you an SAP customer with your head in the cloud? Come to HP Discover to learn more by Donna Chambers
According to a recent report from Aberdeen Group, “The Case for Virtualizing your SAP Deployment”, only 31% of enterprises using SAP have virtualized their SAP deployments. Although they recognize the benefits of moving to the cloud, many organizations are taking a conservative approach due to the critical nature of their enterprise applications.
- Outsourcing Camps by Charlie Bess
The Horses for Sources blog just had a post titled: “Time to ring-fence ‘Lights On Outsourcing’ and focus on ‘Business Transformation Services’” The post provided perspectives on the types of relationships support organizations can have with their clients.
I presented and chaired a session at the IIR Telecom Cloud Services Summit in Berlin at the end of April. The Summit buzzed with energy around Cloud services with everyone wanting to know what everyone else was doing and looking for real case studies and experiences.
- What does Converged Cloud and Open Path for cloud mean to you? by Kevin Karcher
Converged cloud is an exciting strategy from HP that holds great promise for the new paradigm of cloud computing for our clients. HP without a proprietary operating system or data base to protect has chosen a very open path for our cloud.
- Robo-fish on Patrol (an example of automation) by Charlie Bess
Last week, I had some time to talk with both Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee that wrote the book Race Against the Machine. Its focus is: “How the digital revolution is accelerating innovation, driving productivity and irreversibly transforming employment and the economy”.