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Join us at VMworld

We're at booth #1008.  Virtual Connect Demo Moday at 4:30, Tweetup Tuseday at 11:00.

You don’t want to micromanage the cloud

Should we manage the cloud like we do purpose built infrastructures or should it be a plug and play environment?

Built for Private Cloud - HP BladeSystem Matrix or Vblock?

In my last blog someone suggested that in the future I compare and contrast HP BladeSystem Matrix and Vblock. I think Private Cloud is the key and really shows off the value of HP BladeSystem Matrix.

AMD's HT Assist on Intel processors?

Do Intel Xeon processors have a similar feature to “HT Assist” in the AMD Opteron? Short answer: No. Long answer: Noooooooooooooo.

HP Virtual Connect: The versatility of flexibility

By John Joyal (HP Virtual Connect, Product Marketing) I wanted to thank everyone for the positive feedback we received regarding the interview on Virtual Strategy Magazine’s website where I discussed Virtual Connect and the Virtual Connect for Dummies® book. We’ve had some additions to the Virtual Connect portfolio and to functionality in the last year or so, and Bill and I have been busy revising the text. Today I want to touch on one specific benefit - flexibility.

Storage Networking, the way you want it

The Virtual Connect FlexFabric module for HP BladeSystem brings two new capabilities to the Virtual Connect family, iSCSI offload an FCoE.
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