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This blog discusses IT infrastructure management, from hot topics such as virtualization, automation, and cloud to commentary on industry innovations and the competitive landscape.

Learn how a transportation services company used Operations Center to reduce MTTR (success story)

A large transportation services company recently was challenged with slow problem resolution times, high costs managing the IT environment, and difficulties in determining the causes of outages and/or performance of IT components. They reduced their operating expenses by more than 50%, the mean time to repair IT outages (MTTR) by more than 50%, the amount of time spent diagnosing a typical IT problem by over 3 hours.  All of this was achieved by simply leveraging the capabilities of HP's Virtualization SPI.

HP-UX is still alive and well - and evolving

My colleagues in the HP-UX group frequently hear customer concerns that HP-UX is dead and will no longer be supported. This is interesting as the HP-UX roadmap extends longer into the future than any other UNIX in the market. Learn about the new release of HP-UX 11i v3 Update 7 or read the full blog post on "Where does UNIX fit into your data center?"


HP Operations Center runs on both HP-UX and Linux, so it's your call.


For HP Operations Center, Peter Spielvogel.

Labels: HP-UX| UNIX

What customers are saying about Operations Manager! (customer success)

It's always nice to hear from our customers and how they are utilizing Operations Manager to the fullest.  Read the following real quotes from Operations Manager customers recently collected by an independent company.

Real-World Best Practices for Mastering the Cloud with BSM (free webinar)

More than any other force in recent memory, Cloud-based solutions are driving a sharp focus on what lines of business really need from IT services.  Driven by initial enthusiasm around potential cost savings, business stakeholders often run into a less than perfect quality of experience; in some cases, finding out that what they’re paying for isn’t quite what they wanted.  At the same time, IT finds itself in the difficult position of being responsible for service quality while having exponentially more variables to contend with.


Learn how Seagate IT relied on an HP Business Service Management (BSM) strategy to “Master the Cloud.”

HP to deliver Paul McCartney’s images, artwork, and songs via private cloud

Ok, so this post is not about infrastructure management, but I was really excited about a new announcement from HP. HP will digitize Paul McCartney's entire music catalog make it available via a private cloud.


Read the full announcement here.



The agreement marks the first time that HP has collaborated with an artist in this way. In addition to changing how fans and artists will interact, the digitization of McCartney’s library will help preserve the history of one of the world’s most loved artists for future generations.


For HP Operations Center, Peter Spielvogel.

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  • Over 25 years as a technologist in high tech, solutions architect, product management, product marketing, technical marketing. Member of the IEEE. Currently Social Media Strategist for the Social Intelligence Practice in Enterprise Services.
  • Sonja is a Product Marketing Manager for the HP Software Operations Center portfolio of products. She has 20 years of product marketing, product management, engineering, and consulting experience with privately-held, start-up, and Fortune 500 companies. Sonja has been responsible for positioning, messaging, strategy, and go-to-market programs for both consumer and B2B product lines. Companies that she has worked for include InstallShield, Loudcloud, Sun Microsystems, and AT&T.
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