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?
(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.
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.
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.
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