1. Big Data Continues to Challenge Storage System Vendors. Why? Data-aware storage combined with an integrated, big data-like search function can address the pain of unstructured data growth and management.
Provided by HP AND INTEL®On behalf of HP, Forrester Consulting conducted research regarding the acceptance and benefits of converged infrastructure (CI) among medium-size to very large enterprises during the second quarter of 2013. The findings confirm Forrester's original thesis that CI has been steadily gaining acceptance as an enterprise infrastructure foundation for a variety of applications, including as a foundation for private cloud and large-scale virtualization environments. In addition to supporting the fundamental thesis that CI offerings have matured and their...
Provided by HP AND INTEL®Compatibility with existing infrastructure and system functionality are the highest impact drivers among IT decision-makers when they are selecting a vendor for CI solutions. Service and support, providing a foundation for cloud computing and other factors are considered "price of entry" capabilities for prospective CI vendors among IT decision-makers. Download this white paper to learn more. Intel® and the Intel® logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Provided by HP AND INTEL®Imagine a future where applications become the source of competitive advantage for businesses in most industries. Software can augment products and services and automate workflows, as enterprises innovate to deliver more engaging experiences to mobile users. Those who can conquer information to gauge real-time sentiment and gain insight into customer location and context will further differentiate competitive offerings. But if you're thinking this trend is only about apps and information, think again. The data center of 2020 will underpin every one of these...
Provided by HP AND INTEL®The most widely accepted approach for solving legacy data center constraints is IT convergence. This white paper explains how to fully obtain the benefits of convergence such as greater efficiency, innovation, agility, lower costs, and reduced complexity.HP is the sponsor of this material.Intel® and the Intel® logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Provided by HP AND INTEL®Over the last two decades, IT has served as an integrator of technology. But in the last four years, cloud computing, the consumerization of IT, the explosion in mobile computing, skyrocketing amounts of data and increased business complexity have changed the equation for IT. The old model will no longer work. Read on to explore the ten reasons why you should move to HP Converged Infrastructure now.Intel® and the Intel® logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Provided by HP AND INTEL®Many of the key challenges facing IT are related to the complexity of the IT environment, which leads to cost and inefficiencies. Read this Q&A to see why IDC believes that in the longer run, the vendors that will gain material converged systems market share advantage will be those that seamlessly integrate management automation, monitoring, and optimization functions within the converged systems stack.Intel® and the Intel® logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Provided by HP AND INTEL®Converged systems represent a way to simplify your IT infrastructure – but what are the key questions to ask vendors? Read this IDC Analyst Connection Q&A to see what key issues customers should be considering when evaluating next-generation platforms. You will learn what factors to consider when evaluating vendors and the differences between complete solutions and integrated solutions.Intel® and the Intel® logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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IDC forecasts that overall spending on converged systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54.7% from $2 billion in 2011 to $17.8 billion in 2016. The motivations for adoption of converged systems are threefold: faster time to service/market, increased cost advantage and improved IT efficiency, and greater infrastructure and operational improvements. Read this this IDC Analyst Connection paper to learn about the major challenges facing IT organizations in terms of IT infrastructure and the risks for IT in not evolving its infrastructure...
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