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Gotta Love HP-UX - Updates & Customer Appreciation from HP Discover 2011

It has been a great week at HP Discover.  In particular, it has been gratifying to chat with customers and hear how HP Integrity and HP-UX are playing a key role powering their mission-critical applications.  I'd like to share some updates for HP-UX as well as interviews with customers talking about their real world experience using HP-UX (live from the expo floor at HP Discover)... 


~Authored by Katie Curtin-Mestre ~

New Converged Systems and 32 Socket Superdome 2 Featured At HP Discover 2011

HP Discover event small banner.JPGThere are a lot of major announcements from HP coming out at this year's premiere event - HP Discover.  In case you missed the news yesterday, here is a taste of some of the innovative products and solutions that are helping enterprises improve agility today that may be of particular interest to readers of this mission-critical computing blog, including new Converged Systems and Superdome 2 advancements

The New NonStop…Delivered, Tandem Transformation Drives Customer and Partner Success

Today’s NonStop servers have evolved from the proprietary Tandem systems of the past. The new NonStop is modern, open, runs on standard hardware components, and is fully integrated into a common systems management framework as part of HP’s Converged Infrastructure. Throughout this transformation we have remained true to what NonStop has always done best:  delivering the availability, scalability and data integrity customers rely on to run their businesses. Even though today’s platform is remarkably different that the platform of the 1990’s, it is 100% NonStop.

HP NonStop at DISCOVER 2011 - session catalog

Hopefully you can read the schedule spreadsheet snips in my last post (at least the schedule IDs).  Here's the link to the session catalog:  http://bit.ly/eOpTFL.


HP NonStop at DISCOVER 2011

Hello, readers!  For those who don’t know me, I’m a Distinguished Technologist in HP’s NonStop Enterprise Division, and will be blogging on all things NonStop – especially security and availability.  The other NonStop bloggers also post on HP’s Mission Critical Musings blog, and you can follow us on Twitter at @HP_NonStop.

I hope to see some of you next week in Las Vegas at HP’s DISCOVER conference. 


Click on "more" for NonStop-specific conference details.

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  • • Responsible for product management and marketing of NonStop Database, Business Continuity, and Cloud portfolios. Define product line strategy, positioning, branding, and messaging for all products in my portfolio. • Lead the Business Development efforts to build strategic partnerships to strengthen the eco-system. • Lead the GTM around Big Data with new innovative Analytics solutions resulting in incremental revenue opportunities. • Lead product marketing efforts including strategic positioning, Go-to-Market strategy, Sales Enablement and Analyst Briefing.
  • Joe Androlowicz is a Technical Communications and Marketing manager in HP’s NonStop Product Division. Joe is a 25 year journeyman in information systems design, instructional technologies and multimedia development. He left Apple Computer for Tandem Computers to help launch G03 and hasn’t looked back yet. He previously managed the program management team for the NonStop Education and Training Center and drove the development and growth of the NonStop Certification programs.
  • I work as a Master Architect in HP Servers R & D group. I work with teams spread across the lab and outside to build solutions which are highly available on HP-UX, OpenVMS and Mission Critical Linux platforms. In particular I contribute to develop HP Serviceguard clusters, HP-UX Security and Middleware products. I have been with HP for last 17 years and have exposure to HA/DR field from both R & D and customer perspectives.
  • Kirk Bresniker is the Vice President/Chief Technologist for HP Business Critical Systems where he has technical responsibility for all things Mission Critical, including HP-UX, NonStop and scalable x86 platforms. He joined HP in 1989 after graduating from Santa Clara University and has been an HP Fellow since 2008.
  • I’m the worldwide marketing manager for HP NonStop. I’ll be blogging and tweeting out news as it relates to NonStop solutions – you can find me here and on twitter at @CarolynatHP
  • Cynthia is part of the HP ExpertOne team. ExpertOne offers professional IT training and certifications from infrastructure refresh to areas that span across the datacenter like Cloud and Converged Infrastructure.
  • Hi, I´m part of the HP Servers team and work as Product Marketing Manager with a focus on mission-critical offerings. I´m interested in the business value our technology brings to customers and I'll be blogging about their stories and how our portfolio evolves to help them succeed in today´s market.
  • I am a member of the Enterprise Group Global Marketing team blogging on topics of interest for HP Servers. Check out blog posts on all four Server blog sites-Reality Check, The Eye on Blades, Mission Critical Computing and Hyperscale Computing- for exciting news on the future of compute.
  • I have worked with NonStop systems since 1982. I am a Master Technologist for HP and am part of the IT SWAT organization, the Cloud SWAT and work with HP Labs. I report into the Enterprise Solutions and Architecture organization.
  • HP Servers, Converged Infrastructure, Converged Systems and ExpertOne
  • Luke Oda is a member of the HP's BCS Marketing team. With a primary focus on marketing programs that support HP's BCS portfolio. His interests include all things mission-critical and the continuing innovation that HP demonstrates across the globe.
  • I am the Superdome 2 Product Manager. My interest is to learn how mission critical platform helps customers and would also like to share my thoughts on how Superdome has been helping customers and will continue to do so.
  • I work in the HP Servers marketing group, managing a marketing team responsible for marketing solutions for enterprise customers who run mission-critical workloads and depend on HP to keep their business continuously running.
  • Mohan Parthasarathy is a Technical Architect in the HP-UX lab. His primary focus currently is in the core kernel, platform enablement and virtualization areas of HP-UX. Mohan has worked on various modules of HP-UX, including networking protocol stacks, drivers, core kernel and virtualization
  • I am a Senior Manager managing external content & social media for HP Servers Awareness. Stay tuned for topics on Mission Critical Solutions, Core Enterprise & SMB Solutions, Next Gen Workload Solutions, Big Data & HPC, Cloudline and HPS Options! Follow me @RubyDatHP
  • Greetings! I am on the HP Enterprise Group marketing team. Topics I am interested in include Converged Infrastructure, Converged Systems and Management, and HP BladeSystem.
  • As a Managing Consultant for HP’s Enterprise Solution & Architecture group, I collaborate with client business and IT senior management to understand, prioritize and architect advanced use of data and information, drawing insights required to make informed business decisions. My current focus leverages event-driven business intelligence design techniques and technologies to identify patterns, anticipate outcomes and proactively optimize business response creating a differentiated position in the marketplace for the client.
  • Serviceguard for Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS
  • Wendy Bartlett is a Distinguished Technologist in HP’s NonStop Enterprise Division, and focuses on dependability – security and availability - for the NonStop server line. She joined Tandem in 1978. Her other main area of interest is system architecture evolution. She has an M.S. degree in computer science from Stanford University.
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