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Reducing Data Center Cost with HP-UX

There is a common belief in the IT industry that an implementation of Linux is less costly than an implementation of UNIX. While that is technically true for the acquisition of server hardware, the base operating system and the maintenance costs of each, there are a host of other costs associated with a solution that must be explored to develop a fair comparison. Read More

Guide to Risk Mitigation for Financial Services

An unplanned interruption can have a significant impact on operations, revenue and reputa¬tion. And it doesn’t have to be a fire, flood or hurricane to be a disaster. In fact, what’s more likely are events that are less dramatic but still have the potential to seriously disrupt your business. An accidentally cut cable. A security breach. A crashed server. Any of these might shut down your data center Read More

Protect and Grow with Converged Infrastructure

“Converged Infrastructure” is all about delivering modular, standards-based technologies designed for convergence. The result is an infrastructure that simplifies, integrates, and automates it all: Storage, networking, servers, management software, even power and cooling. The efficiency gains allow you to shift the bulk of your IT budget from operations to business innovations. Read More

Risk Mitigation Strategies for Mid-Size Organizations

In the wake of the recent earth quake and tsunami in Japan, many business executives often wonder how to prepare for the possibility that a calamity could wipe out their IT operations. The words “disaster recovery” (DR) evoke images of the earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters that can take your data center offline for hours even days. Read More

Reduce Power and Cooling Costs with Virtualization

This white paper discusses the benefits virtualization offers and how the next generation of servers can provide up to 27 times more compute capability than the previous generation servers. Best of all, in the examples shown some operators found these strategies paid for themselves in as little as two months. Read More

Transforming Your Data Center

At this time of year many data center operators are thinking about what their data center should look like a few years down the road. This latest white paper from HP, available in the Data Center Knowledge Whiter Paper Library, discusses ways to transform your data center and form the foundation for future growth. Read More

2010 the Year of Data Center Transformation

2010 marked the beginning of trend toward serious data center transformation effort for many data center operators. Much of the focus for data center transformation spending will be designated for virtualization efforts. Unfortunately, legacy servers lack flexibility and have limited I/O and memory capacity, and thus cannot scale to meet the new demands of the business. This white paper from HP and AMD looks at the forces that are driving data center transformation and provides an overview of how the ProLiant servers are designed for to meet the needs of today’s modern data center. Read More

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