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The purpose of this business insights thought leadership blog is to share the HP point of view on industry trends such as Big Data and Real Time Analytics, and provide updates on key innovations and solutions.

Life in a Big Data World

SAP customers are looking to provide their business with real time access to critical data, reduce complexity, and lower risk and costs. SAP HANA can help them unify their data management platform and reduce costs from running legacy data bases. But choosing the right delivery model and partner for SAP HANA is just as important.

Big Data - the new black gold?

Written by Irshad Raihan, Product Manager, HP ConvergedSystem 300 for Vertica


The world of business has shifted its attention to mining data and manufacturing it into useful information. In the next 5 years, success will be defined by the value enterprises derive from analyzing and acting upon the explosion of information. In the first of a 4-part series, learn about the Big Data challenges facing organizations today.

Santa Claus Does Exist. Look for blazing fast analytics (at low cost) in your stocking.

HP has made yet another bold statement in the big data space with the announcement of the HP ConvergedSystem 300 for Vertica that is years ahead of the competition in the way it enables new types of big data analytics and brings all of that in a complete package, with integrated support included, to customers who can reap its benefits from day 1.


  • Lower Cost – Up to 70% cost savings on acquisition, maintenance, renewals and skills
  • Faster Analytics – 50 to a 1000 times better query performance
  • More Flexibility – Deeper analytics functionality (including FlexZone to bridge into Hadoop) built on an open technology stack
  • Faster Time to Value – From order to up and running in your data center in days, not weeks or months

A HAVEn refresher, and HP Discover preview

Enterprise IT systems are like snowflakes—every system is unique. So it stands to reason that no two discover13_LithiumCommunities_banner_205x150.pngBig Data solution is the same. That’s why, earlier this year, HP introduced HAVEn, a platform approach to combining collaborative hardware and software solutions to provide the best Big Data experience possible.


We asked Manoj Suvarna, Director of Product Management and Steve Tramack, the Director of Engineering for HP Converged Systems for a HAVEn refresher, and some practical examples of implementation.

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  • Technology marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in energy, semiconductor and IT industries.
  • Jeff Spiller has over 30 years experience in architecting highly available and scalable multi-tier platforms for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He is currently HP’s technical lead for the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Appliance, optimized for Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) software. As a member of HP's ESS Performance and Solutions Engineering COE (Center of Excellence), Jeff has a proven track record for designing, tuning and performing capacity planning in OLAP, ROLAP, OLTP and consolidated environments.
  • Focused on cloud, virtualization and appliance solutions for HP technology.
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