By Steve Brar, Global Product Marketing Manager, HP Networking, and Carol Shottes, Converged Infrastructure Marketing Manager, HP
Is your IT organization dealing with a constant increase in the number of mobile devices, requests for rich-media communications and a growing need for cloud applications? How will your campus network scale to meet these demands and deliver a consistent and reliable user experience? Good news for both challenges was announced this week at Interop Las Vegas. The HP 10500 core campus switch now has line cards supporting four-port 40 GbE, delivering industry-leading throughput and low latency for the bandwidth-intense applications today’s users need
By Carol Shottes, Converged Infrastructure Marketing Manager, HP
If you had a communications network that hadn’t been updated in a decade and a data center with servers and storage systems that were aging and underperforming, where would you expect an IT director to first make improvements? I would have said, “in the data center.” And I would have been wrong. Roxbury Community College’s first priority was to improve the user experience by providing high-speed Internet access for students and teachers. I was excited to learn about RCC’s approach because it demonstrates the importance of the network as the foundation of a converged infrastructure.