Make storage stress-free

You are likely faced with both increasingly demanding users and increasingly complex infrastructure requirements. At the same time, you are probably being asked to reduce IT costs without the help of added headcount. Are there times when this feels like an impossible mission?

5 Easy Steps to a High Performance Cluster

Engineers are being asked to do more in less time to meet ever-tightening time-to market schedules. To do so, they need to accelerate design by making use of advanced engineering software. However, such software requires computing processing power not available in a typical engineering workstation.

Achieving Organizational Transformation with HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions for SDDC

Seeking the business benefits generated by private cloud and to free themselves from the rigid silos of traditional IT infrastructures, organizations are turning to an approach that extends virtualization to all compute, network, and storage resources in their datacenters. This approach requires pooling and aggregating resources into a single utility that can be provisioned, operated,

Manage Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers

Cisco UCS™ Manager provides unified, embedded management of all software and hardware components of the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS) across multiple chassis and rack-mount servers and thousands of virtual machines. Cisco UCS Manager manages Cisco UCS as a single entity through an intuitive GUI, a command-line interface (CLI), or an XML API for

Modernizing Data Protection With Backup Appliances

Transformation of the backup infrastructure is the next frontier for IT and storage managers. Backup is an area where architectures are only slowly evolving, and “never touch a running system” is the mantra in many organizations. However, the transformation of the IT infrastructure that is happening in most IT departments today, starting with the introduction

Software Defined Storage for Dummies

The rapid, accelerating growth of data, transactions, and digitally aware devices is straining today’s IT infrastructure and operations. At the same time, storage costs are increasing and user expectations and cost pressures are rising. This staggering growth of data has led to the need for high-performance streaming, data access, and collaborative data sharing.

3 ways to save software costs

This paper discusses the potential for radically improving cost efficiency with a well thought-out Software Asset Management (SAM) strategy. It aims to improve understanding of the SAM discipline, including the challenges it poses as well as the tactical and strategic advantages it offers. And, it lays out a high-level plan for you to architect your