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Independent views & feedback on HP ProLiant Gen8 capabilities

As the Social Media Manager for ISS, it’s my responsibility to facilitate discussions surrounding our latest products and services, so when HP has new news to share, I sometimes host awareness events.  Recently, we announced our next generation of servers (HP ProLiant Gen8) so I had the honor of hosting 10 independent bloggers from all over the country to get up close and personal with Gen8.


Over the course of the 2 day event, we provided each of the bloggers with hands-on access to HP leaders, engineers, products, and software by presenting technical sessions, demos, and labs.  We also:


  • Provided an introduction to the new HP Gen8 Enterprise - bringing together the market leadership of the Gen8 products with strong technology assets
  • Had them hear from our business and technology leaders about key trends driving Gen8 innovation
  • Discussed the HP ProLiant Gen8 product portfolio and the technologies behind it
  • Toured HP’s Design Center lab
  • Got hands on with product tear downs
  • Participated in a panel discussion with HP experts


The goal?  Enable deep dive discussions about Gen8 and provide an exciting and rewarding exchange of ideas about Gen8 computing with HP.


All in all, I think we were successful, but I don’t want you to take it from me.  Read some of the blogs that have been posted so far and let me know what you think.




HP ProLiant Gen8 | technical deep dive

Hans de Leenheer

HP Gen 8 servers – An onsite deep dive part 1

Michael Letschin

HP Gen 8 Server Teardown – Pictures

Michael Letschin

HP Proactively goes after support for the SMB

Michael Letschin

HP Gen8 Blogger Tech Tour: Onsite

Frank Owen

HP Gen8: More than just a Pretty face...plate

Frank Owen

Insight Online: Where have you been all my life?

Frank Owen

HP ProLiant Gen8, Servidorinteligente y autosuficiente

Hector Russo

HP expande su estructura con sus datacenters ecológicos HP EcoPOD

Hector Russo

HP ProLiant Gen8 Tech Tour

Hans Vredevoort

HP ProLiant Gen8 Tech Day 1 – Customer Inspired Innovation

Hans Vredevoort


I want to thank each of these guys for attending and taking the time to write the above blogs.  They are what make these events a success.  Want to learn more about the blog authors?  See my other blog post here



Kristen Reyes

Labels: Gen8| HPTechDay| ProLiant
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