Gary Thome guided the group through a roundtable on Converged Infrastructure. This bull session was to try and get more information from the Bloggers into what they see or not. During the whole day, HP had a professional camera crew recording the event.
What will the Blade Server look like in 5, 10 or 20 years? That is the question that Gary Thome asks everyday. Big challenges on a daily basis could invent new ideas and better designs. Greener, faster systems bring a better blade strategy Kevin Huston of Bladesmadesimple talks with Gary Thome on the HP Blade […]
Aging Data Centers and merged data centers. At one point, you have to update. That is where Helen Tang comes in. She shows how to reach business demand while updating their aging infrastructure. Jeffrey Powers talks with Helen about her tasks at HP and how to help with the complexity, cost and capacity. Helen talks […]
We all hate the word. It means extra hours and that one thing that hangs up the project until someone goes “Wait, this is how it works” and everything just makes sense. Migration We are coming up to a point where even old software needs to move forward. Legacy is not the way to go […]
Earlier today we got to learn about Flex Fabric using the Flex 10. Jeffrey Powers sits down with Grant and talks about how this great technology can help an IT infrastructure. Think of it this way: If you have an office in China and another on the East coast and West coast. China gets a […]
It sounds like something a tailor would be working on. Who knew that the tailor is HP. Flex Fabric brings demand for a more manageable infrastructure. That is where Grant Jacobson comes in – to talk about how to make a flexable network. Virtual connect: to make management easier and more predictable. That is what […]
This month I took some time to check out Netflix and how they have changed since I last used them. I had Netflix back in 2002, where you would have to wait a whole week and a half for the next 3 movies in the queue. It was an upgrade when they put in a […]
We’ve talked about how redesigning your Datacenter or Server room can save money and power. Ute Albert, at the HP Road Show Converged Infrastructure, shows us how straightforward this process can be and how you can easily administer this new system. Ute talks about the HP Blade System Matrix by example: Stein Mart needed help […]
THIS CONTEST IS OVER. Thanks to all who participated. Within the next few days on Geekazine and SDRNews.com, you will be seeing some great videos on Converged Infrastructure. A new way of thinking in Datacenters and Server management. From redesigning the blades, virtualizing the network, to even monitoring and adjusting the network bandwidth. 6 – […]
Jeffrey Powers sits with Duncan Campbell about his Keynote discussion at HP Road Show Converged Infrastructure. Duncan talks about how IT can break their chains and save money doing it. Unleash the potential is the term Duncan uses during the discussion. With Virtual connect, you can wire once and scale later. Add a blade when […]
Do you need to improve your computing ability so you can simply be more productive? Datacenters are trying to shrink but be more powerful. Add to it a host of systems you inherit from mergers and buyouts. Legacy systems without agility and how we are caught in “Silos” are the big concerns. Customers want to […]
Earlier today we showed the presentation of Dave Peterson talking about how much money you would save by upgrading your machines, even if they are still under warranty. We go more into detail about the 11:1 computer ratio, the “Sea of Sensors” to properly cool the machine and the Virtual Connect technology.
Rethinking your server. Last year we saw how HP was working on redesigning servers to be more Energy-efficient with enough power to grow a Datacenter, but not need any more room than what you currently have. Now it’s time to talk numbers: How upgrading your Servers can reduce cost in power, heat and even software […]
This is the live feed of the HP Converged Infrastructure Road Show in Palo Alto, CA. Andy McCaskey from SDR News and myself will be spending all day Thursday, March 11th, interviewing and recording video. Show has concluded. Videos from event will be up shortly.
What’s the difference between “cloud computing” and “networking”? In the immortal word of Yoghurt in the classic movie, Space Balls, Merchandising Bruce Schneir writes in the Guardian: But, hype aside, cloud computing is nothing new . It’s the modern version of the timesharing model from the 1960s, which was eventually killed by the rise of […]