With the ink still drying on another very positive industry analyst report - Gartner just published their brand spanking new “MQ” focused on the Data Center Network Infrastructure (which by the way comes to virtually the same conclusion around HP’s leadership in the data center).
Read our key takeaways and who is on the right track.
Independent research company Nemertes reports companies are provisioning 73.5 percent of the WLAN capacity growth specifically for smartphones and tablets. To support this explosion of personal devices accessing company resources requires a well designed and capable WLAN. Does your WLAN have these key ingredients to support consumerization of IT?
Gone are the days of IT determining the kinds of devices on your network and who can use them; now your users−the CEO down−expect to be able to use their personally owned devices to access company information, any time and from anywhere. A survey by management consulting group Accenture found 60 per cent of consumers believe using their personal devices for business-related video conferencing and social collaboration increases their productivity. Is your network ready for the challenge?
I am no fortuneteller. But I can envision the experience at Cape Cod Academy when student and teachers returned from holidays. Not that their network was outdated but something significant had changed that they had not anticipated. Read on for a perfect case study of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon in action.
By Steve Brar, Global Product Marketing Manager, HP Networking
If your enterprise network core is still running legacy or aging switches, you have likely already started evaluating options for a refresh. If not, you should be. Here’s why—and why you should consider the HP 10500 switch series.