Mission Critical Computing Blog
Your source for the latest insights on HP Integrity, mission critical computing, and other relevant server and technology topics from the BCS team.

10X Increase in Data Traffic Is Easily Handled With an Integrity Server Upgrade

Many companies have multiple operating groups, and usually that means they also have multiple infrastructures.  If you're wrestling with multiple infrastructures to keep your business units running, take a look at a system upgrade to the latest HP Integrity servers.  Upgrading solved a lot of issues for Hotelplan. So why not find out what it can do for you?

How to maximize your SAP investments with HP Integrity

(guest blog by Vicki Metsers)

Does SAP play a big role in running your business?  If the answer is yes, then ensuring performance and availability of SAP would likely be high on your list of priorities; however, this can be challenging—especially when the pressure is on to lower costs.   As the German instrumentation manufacturer, Testo AG, discovered, the most cost-effective solution for their SAP environment was to upgrade within the HP Integrity line and stay the course with HP-UX. 

Top 10 reasons to run your SAP application layer on HP-UX

Best practices, tips, tools – if timely can be worth their weight in gold.  While  I am fortunate to work with many experts and often have the opportunity to gain insight into the inner workings of UNIX environments, it can take work to uncover the nuggets worth sharing. This week, Eric Martorell, HP BCS EMEA Sales Director, shared best practices he has learned over the years.

Indian Oil reduces SAP response time by 65%

The question often comes up – what makes an application or workload mission critical?   The answer is easy – if the application is vital to your business, then it is mission critical.   I was looking for examples of Integrity customers who have upgraded their mission-critical systems to newer infrastructure and found an interesting story.  This particular customer relies on SAP, with ERP being the bread and butter to the organization and vital to the success of the company.

Faster response time for SAP users with HP Integrity

A colleague recently shared with me a case study that really hit home.   This customer story is a compelling example of how a customer implemented  HP Converged Infrastructure with HP Integrity servers for mission-critical SAP.    It is truly an example of how the innovations HP delivers thru Converged Infrastructure come together to reduce complexity, deliver faster response time, and improve service to their customers

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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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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’ll be blogging about the latest news and enhancements as it relates to HP Moonshot.
  • 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.
  • 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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