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Why you should migrate your legacy Sun, IBM, Dell & storage infrastructure to HP technology

Guest blog written by Cathy Logie, HP Business Critical Servers


One of my favorite idioms is “Better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.” Resistance to change and fear of the unknown are part of the human condition; however, as we’ve all come to appreciate, growth rarely (if ever) occurs without change.


Are you working with the “devil” of older technology in your data center?   Maybe you’ve considered a move to something more efficient and less expensive, but the thought of migrating to modern technology is overwhelming or could lead to potential work disruptions.  This is understandable.  But now more than ever, the benefits and relative ease of moving to a standards-based architecture can have a huge impact on your business.


Modernizing from older, expensive, and unwieldy siloed systems to a modular, efficient, standards-based infrastructure from HP’s Converged Infrastructure has many benefits, such as: 


  • TCO reduction results: From lowered acquisition and operations costs. 
  • Administrative efficiencies:  From reduced hardware requirements, minimized overhead, and efficient and comprehensive tools.
  • Modernization: Results in longer protection of your investment via the HP Project Odyssey roadmap, greater flexibility with third party innovations for Linux/Windows platforms, and less exposure to expensive proprietary technologies.


While migrations can be a challenge, HP has streamlined the process with a proven structured approach—backed by over 20 years experience of providing assessment, execution and program management resources to thousands of successful migration customers.  Our skilled teams offer the extensive expertise and services to deliver the results you need, including:


  • Up-front planning, risk mitigation and time & cost requirements before you make a decision
  • Migration tools, backed by experience, migration services, and best practices such as:
        HP Converged Infrastructure, HP CloudSystem, HP Cloud Maps, and more
  • Migration and infrastructure services that cover applications, servers, storage, virtualization, and networking
  • Extensive expertise across Mainframe, Solaris, and AIX, to HP-UX, Linux, and Microsoft Windows

Do these services sound like something you need?  Get full details about migrating to HP technology, including technical/business white papers, case studies, and TCO calculators for migrations from Oracle Sun, IBM Mainframe/Power and Dell systems, as well as EMC, NetApp and IBM storage systems, at the Why Migrate to HP Technology website -  and let us help you rid yourself of the “devil” of older technology.

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