HP DISCOVER is a super opportunity to learn new ways of putting HP innovation to work for you. If you join us, you will come away with new ideas on how to turn data into meaningful value, technology into solutions that improve your bottom line and opportunity into realized impact in your organization. And you might have a lot of fun meeting some great people too!
This is HP’s largest global conference for customers and partners and it will attract thousands of IT execs, architects, engineers and solution experts from around the world June 4-7 in Las Vegas. It is a really energized atmosphere, with people networking, sharing ideas and exploring pivotal technology developments, best practices and strategies. In addition to choosing from the hundreds of business and technical sessions that best fit your needs, there are plenty of opportunities to get as hands on and personal as you want to be. We have opportunities to talk 1:1 with HP and partner executives in depth about your IT challenges and business strategy, demos with our technical experts, hands-on labs and more. Additionally, HP Discover includes ample training and certification opportunities – and testing is free at the conference so be sure to take advantage of it.
Since you are reading our mission-critical musings blog, I thought it would be helpful to point out some of the really hot mission-critical business sessions you should add to your ‘must attend’ list. Don’t miss out - reserve your seat now using the session scheduler and view the mission-critical sub-track:
ADD THESE TO YOUR MUST SEE LIST:
Tuesday June 5th
(1:30pm) Session BB2174: Project Odyssey -- redefining your mission-critical computing experience
Get mission-critical your way. Join Martin Fink, SVP and GM of HP’s Business Critical Systems, as he hosts an executive panel of product and services leaders in mission-critical computing. Learn how HP and our partners are working together on HP's Project Odyssey, a breakthrough strategy that will provide a complete, integrated mission-critical experience for customers with established environments (HP-UX, NonStop & OpenVMS) as well as emerging mission-critical environments, based on x86. Hear mission-critical computing leaders discuss the market and technology trends that are reshaping the mission-critical experience.
(4:00pm) Session BB2175: Project Odyssey -- Integrity with HP-UX advancements in mission-critical computing
Want to know how HP is investing for the future with this platform and how you can get the most out of your investment? Integrity with HP-UX is the design center for mission-critical and is vital to delivering on HP’s Project Odyssey strategy. This session provides an overview of the key role HP-UX contributes towards HP’s Project Odyssey strategy, the recent innovations with Integrity and HP-UX, and the future roadmap. Learn how to improve efficiencies, drive innovation and increase flexibility in always-on mission-critical computing.
Wednesday June 6th
(8:30am) Session BB2176: HP ProLiant DL980: paving the road to mission-critical x86
In this session you will learn about what’s new with the HP ProLiant DL980, including new offerings for Linux and Windows environments. See how customers are successfully deploying solutions on the award winning HP ProLiant DL980.
(11:15am) Session BB2097: Project Odyssey: Innovation with mission-critical x86
This session will provide you the opportunity to dig in deeper on how HP is cascading innovations to mission-critical x86 and how HP will provide the full ecosystem for mission-critical x86 with key partners. Come to the session to learn how we will ensure mission-critical availability with a bullet-proof infrastructure and also deliver full vital support and services you need and expect.
Thursday June 7th
(1:30pm) Session BB2871: Master the Cloud: Mission-critical converged infrastructure for private cloud
Cloud is a major topic of discussion and action in the IT world, and I’ll bet it’s on your mind too. This session is a great one to catch because it allows that most organizations are at different stages of planning and executing their overall cloud strategy, with many just in the initial stages, especially for mission-critical workloads. HP builds upon proven technologies that are designed to be cloud-ready, allowing you to evolve to a mission-critical private cloud at your own pace. Join this session and learn how you can realize benefits in scalability, virtualization, availability and security.
*please consult HP Discover Session calendar before you go just in case there are any last minute schedule timing changes
We have some important technical sessions and demos to put on your event calendar too. I’ll provide some "don't miss out" picks to have a look at on this blog soon – stay tuned!
Whether you are planning on joining us in Las Vegas or can’t make it this year but still want to know what’s going on, you can find out by following the hashtag #HPDiscover. You can get more specific info on mission-critical tracks, sessions and top watch items by following our mission-critical twitter accounts:
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