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Comments Off on Virtualizing Your Infrastructure with a Path to the Cloud: 5 Reasons Why Your IT Infrastructure Should Run on Blade Servers
Blades allow for small hardware footprints, eliminate the cable clutter typically found in data centers, and streamline setup and maintenance over the server’s life cycle. They are designed to enable IT organizations to scale out the infrastructure for efficient service provisioning and to meet fluctuating demand levels. This whitepaper discusses five compelling reasons to deploy blades as you build out your virtualized infrastructure. In...
Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons to Move to HP Blade Servers
Enterprise and midsize businesses are increasingly turning to blade servers as the platform of choice to deliver the next generation of virtualized applications. Blade servers can yield significant cost efficiencies over rack servers - while taking up a smaller footprint, consuming less power and providing significant advantages in terms of manageability, scalability and flexibility. Intel, the Intel Logo and Intel Xeon Processor Inside are trad...
Comments Off on Business Value of Blade Infrastructures
This IDC paper “Business Value of Blade Infrastructures” indicates the considerable cost savings and the improved agility of the IT infrastructure by migrating to an HP BladeSystem environment. In fact, HP BladeSystems cut data costs by up to 68%. Customers participating in this study were able to pay back their initial investment in just over 7 months, a significant factor given the financial constraints most IT organizations are facing. ...
Comments Off on Family Guide – Eight Steps to Building a BladeSystem
HP BladeSystem with HP OneView delivers a whole new experience for IT with the Power of One—one infrastructure, one management platform to speed the delivery of services. Only the Power of One delivers leading infrastructure convergence, availability with federation, and agility through data center automation. HP BladeSystem helps you lower data center costs by 68 percent so you can shift investment from routine maintenance to innovation, maxim...
Comments Off on Blade Server Strategies: Optimizing the Data Center
Blade servers bring efficiency and agility to IT infrastructures by making it easy to add and move resources and applications. In a recent study, IDC found that companies using blade servers were able to cut operating expenses by 64 percent. But to extract the optimal benefits from blade servers, IT shops must chose a vendor whose strategy and tools reduce complexity, simplify management, support lifecycle automation and deliver the flexibility to ...
Posted on Jan 29 2014 - 12:59pm by admin
Comments Off on Eliminating the Challenge of Remote Backup
Providing IT services to remote locations generally requires investment in local servers, storage, and networking. Even with all the equipment in place, supporting the branch is a whole different challenge. However, a new architectural approach allows IT to project virtual servers and data to the edge, providing for local access and performance while data is actually stored in centralized data centers. IT can now avoid the need to provision and mainta...
Posted on Jan 29 2014 - 12:06pm by admin
Comments Off on Securing Edge Data at the Center
Data on the edge of the network may be subject to a variety of risks. Data centers are built to secure systems and data, and to help ensure business continuity and recovery after interruptions and disasters. Remote offices, on the other hand, generally lack the defenses typically employed by data centers to keep out the unwanted and harmful. It’s now possible to extend the virtual edge of the data center to the branch office, enabling complete ...
Posted on Jan 29 2014 - 9:46am by admin
Comments Off on Consolidating Remote Servers and Storage for Security, Efficiency
Many organizations have invested in server consolidation, particularly in their data centers. In remote offices, though, servers and storage exist as isolated islands of infrastructure that require management through separate operational processes and procedures, placing data at risk. A new kind of storage architecture allows IT to consolidate remote servers and data in the data center by decoupling storage from its server over any distance and still ...
Comments Off on IBM Lets You Have It Your Way – Enhanced Storwize V3700
Today´s small and midsized data centers need to provide the same seamless delivery of IT services as the ones of major enterprises. With Storwize® V3700, IBM® has tailored one system specifically to address the block storage needs of the smaller data center, with functions derived from IBM’s high-end storage platforms. This paper shows how the innovative and enhanced Storwize V3700 has helped change the storage paradigm by using an IBM...
Comments Off on IBM System Storage Interactive Product Guide: Intelligent, efficient and automated storage for your IT infrastructure
Whether your business is focused on gaining competitive advantage, mitigating risk or controlling IT costs, your storage infrastructure matters—a lot. IBM Smarter Storage is an intelligent, efficient, automated approach to the design and deployment of storage systems. This approach enables organizations like yours to take control of their storage so they can focus on gaining more valuable insight from their data—and delivering greater va...