This IDC research with small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and branch offices shows that well-targeted technology upgrades, coupled with a rigorous program to standardize and improve IT practices at a company's remote locations and headquarters, can deliver substantial business value and could reduce total annual IT costs in the branches by over 30%.
Learn how business service management helped Vodafone Ireland transform from a reactive to a proactive IT Operations function. Read how BSM solutions enabled the Vodafone IT Operations group to align priorities to match the business and drive business value, delivering 300% ROI in one year.
This Enterprise Strategy Group Solution Impact Analysis examines how well-designed, executed and implemented storage -- such as converged storage solutions from HP -- can elevate storage from a necessity and a cost center to an asset that contributes to the business. The outcome of a series of in-depth interviews conducted by ESG analysts, performed with senior IT professionals in various industries, this report confirms that ROI is a real-world value that HP Converged Storage customers are realizing today.
This paper is the outcome of a series of in-depth interviews ESG analysts performed with senior IT professionals in various industries. The objective was to determine the direct and indirect value customers derive from using HP Converged Storage solutions to address their primary storage needs, and more specifically their returns on information—such as gaining more value from corporate data for better decisions; infrastructure—in the form of lowering costs and increasing infrastructure agility; and individuals—including time savings and reduced management complexity.
Looking beyond storage, HP Converged Infrastructure solutions enable your business to unleash the potential of your data center and reduce risk. Overcome IT sprawl with simplified management and implementation, enhanced performance, improved availability, and the economies of open standards and connectivity. For the business, this means faster time to revenue, increased agility, lesser risk, and lower cost of operation. HP delivers better value of convergence than other vendors do.
Now, more than ever, your IT managers are under enormous pressure to deliver applications and services that innovate and transform your business. You’re being asked to deliver a data center defined by lower costs, rapid time to value, and rock-solid reliability. To accomplish this mission, you need an infrastructure platform that can be highly optimized for today’s and tomorrow’s virtualized workloads to provide operational simplicity that allows you to move at the speed of business.
Integrated computing platforms enable IT to focus on more valuable tasks that will speed time-to-market and improve application deployment and availability to better support the business. HP ConvergedSystem 700x with VMware vSphere is a flexible preconfigured solution designed for small to large enterprise and service provider deployments. Built on HP ProLiant or HP BladeSystem servers, HP StoreServ storage, and HP 5900-Series and HP Flex10 networking. HP ConvergedSystem 700x with VMware vSphere solutions are designed to address virtualization complexity, expedite virtualization deployments, and serve as the foundation for private cloud implementations. Read this whitepaper to learn more about ESG’s analysis of the costs and benefits—and ultimate economic value—associated with deploying and managing HP ConvergedSystem 700x with VMware vSphere versus a comparable conventional data center infrastructure comprised of discrete, nonintegrated compute, storage, network, and management compon
You know virtualization drives big business value—but how can you simplify this complex process? HP can set you on a fast path to virtualization, with breakthrough total cost of ownership, on a cloud-compatible platform. Ready this brief to learn more.
In today’s “need it now” business environment, you need simple systems that drive faster time-to-value. You search for scalable systems that meet your business requirements today and tomorrow. And you want all those capabilities rolled up into one complete integrated package. You can get all this and more when you deploy HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization. HP ConvergedSystems for Virtualization are part of a broad portfolio of HP ConvergedSystems, spanning cloud, virtualization, and Big Data. Because all HP ConvergedSystems are based on best practices and built on standardized HP Converged Infrastructure platforms, they all work together seamlessly and efficiently. Read this brochure to learn more.
The old model of IT involved deploying more of everything just to keep up with demands. However, IT departments that are able to deliver solutions for business needs and support business goals have moved beyond managing siloed systems. Adopting a more efficient model of IT service and systems is the key to freeing IT to improve business operations.
Reaching that level of efficiency through “do-it-yourself” efforts requires an immense amount of time and expense up front. What if someone has already pre-engineered, pre-tested, and optimized a perfect solution for your IT needs?
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One thing is clear: the old way of running IT just won’t work in the new business environment.Truth is, preparing your IT department (and your company) to be agile, cost-efficient, metrics-driven, and flexible will require a change in how you operate. To support new business processes, you would do well to turn to a converged system, like HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization.
In this paper, we look at the greatest challenges faced by IT departments, and how traditional configurations, processes, and organizations are poorly-equipped to handle today’s workplace. We discuss the benefits of converged systems that are engineered to handle virtualized workloads. Finally, we look at HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization as a simple and effective way for businesses to optimize their data center infrastructure
and processes to better meet business needs.
An IDG Connect survey of 300 enterprise organization decision makers involved in hardware investment decisions reveals the challenges and opportunities that lay between the old style of IT characterized by cost-cutting and infrastructure silos, with the new style of IT driven by the technology trends of Mobility, Cloud and Big Data. These trends have created a significant increase in business expectations that will press IT organizations to rethink their economics, service delivery and business performance. This paper highlights voice-of-the-IT-buyer research results for insight on the challenges and opportunities for IT organizations to drive innovation, transformation and improved delivery against business expectations.
This IDG paper highlights voice-of-the-IT-buyer research results for enterprise organization decision makers and their insights on the challenges and opportunities for IT organizations to drive innovation, transformation and improved delivery against business expectations.
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Customers across all industries are transitioning to the 3rd Platform, where IT organizations are seeking to leverage mobile, social, cloud, and big data solutions to drive business value. At the same time, the pace at which the business operates is continually accelerating.
HP Just Right IT solutions address the networking needs of the SMB customer, no matter size or maturity level. HP OfficeConnect small business solutions provide plug-and-play wired and wireless switches with advanced features that support the needs of your growing business. HP Networking mid-market solutions, based on the HP FlexNetwork architecture, support wired and wireless networking, cloud computing, and rich-media traffic. HP also offers comprehensive network Support Services to help manage your network, mitigate risks and downtime, and increase the business value of your technology. Find out more.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is unique in this EMA Radar in its ability to combine two threads – a single analytic overlay as embodied in its Service Health Analyzer (SHA) product, and a broader suite solution optimized for HP to participate in all three use cases here with maximum functional impact. This is not entirely a black-and-white situation, as SHA does leverage and currently largely depends on integration with HP Business Service Management 9.1, which is itself a suite. But SHA can assimilate other third-party sources, checks out brilliantly in early-phase deployments in terms of time-to-value and analytic power, and is the lead reason for HP’s strong Value Leader showing in technical performance management.
This paper examines how seven enterprise and midsize companies spanning the equipment rental, healthcare, retail, research, and telecommunications (service provider) industries were able to reduce their annual IT cost to deliver compute services by 58% by migrating to a blade platform.
This IDC white paper describes the challenges associated with managing the growing complexity of IT infrastructures, with a focus on support services for the enterprise. It highlights the important role of support services in maximizing system performance and minimizing downtime. The paper also examines the HP Insight Online, HP Insight Remote Support, and HP Proactive Care service offerings, specifically for HP ProLiant Gen8 servers featuring Intel Xeon technologies — including an analysis of the return on investment (ROI) from these programs for existing HP customers.