Servers occupy a place in computing similar to that occupied by minicomputers in the past, which they have largely replaced. The typical server is a computer system that operates continuously on a network and waits for requests for services from other computers on the network. Many servers are dedicated to this role, but some may also be used simultaneously for other purposes, particularly when the demands placed upon them as servers are modest.
This video from Enterprise Strategy Group discusses findings of research they did with HP customers on how backup, recovery, and archiving solutions from HP, including the HP StoreOnce Backup product family, have helped them save time and money.
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.
The deduplication is one of the fastest growing segments in storage. Accordingly, every vendor is telling their version of the deduplication story. With emerging technologies, it is difficult for IT managers to determine what the true IT benefits vs. marketing spin are. This brief document discusses several key areas of deduplication and uncovers six NetApp “challenges” customers should understand when evaluating HP StoreOnce Backup Systems and NetApp as their deduplication solution of choice.
Recent IDC surveys of the worldwide high performance computing (HPC) market consistently show that cooling today's larger, denser HPC systems has become a top challenge for datacenter managers. The surveys reveal a notable trend toward liquid cooling systems, and warm water cooling has emerged as an effective alternative to chilled liquid cooling.
Cisco continues to improve the industry's most innovative and leading data center architecture, and now makes it easy to save when you trade up to the record-setting performance of Cisco UCS M3 Blade Servers with the latest Intel® Xeon® processors.
UCS Advantage* is a limited time program that allows customers with qualified Cisco UCS M1/M2 and HP servers and blade chassis to refresh legacy equipment and get credit toward new Cisco UCS M3 Blade Servers and infrastructure.
IT can be one of the biggest concerns for businesses today. Security, compliance, enablement, cost control and scalability must all be considered. Additionally, with insurgent trends such as mobility changing the face of business, choosing a partner who is able to consultatively deliver multiple services and solutions is increasingly important.
We have now strengthened the scope of our Unified Computing System by expanding our data centre management capabilities. Fill in your details to the right to download your free white paper and learn how we have become the key supplier of converged technology and services in this space.
Dive into the key factors that enable Cisco Unified Computing System, powered by the Intel Xeon® processor, to change the way IT organizations work.
Download the brief to learn how Cisco UCS can help IT become an integrated, strategic part of your organization.
Start planning your deployment of the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor, with this useful, step-by-step design guide.
The Cisco UCS Technology Design Guide simplifies the steps to a successful deployment. Four modules guide you through a Cisco engineer-tested framework that addresses typical data center and server issues.
As virtualization technology evolves and improves, the server performance and power requirements for supporting a virtualized data center increase. Your aging servers are struggling to meet increasing virtual workload demands. These older, lower-performing servers further tax your data center by consuming valuable space and power. You want to update, upgrade, and consolidate to a powerful new server solution that will provide an excellent virtualization platform. In this white paper, you’ll learn how the NEC Express5800/A2040b enterprise server, powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E7-4890 v2, offers just that.
We consolidated nine legacy servers into one NEC Express5800/A2040b enterprise server, and proved real benefits of doing so. In this infographic, you’ll learn how the NEC Express5800/A2040b enterprise server, powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E7-4890 v2, offers just that.
Without a doubt, performance is the database professional’s number one concern when it comes to virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server. While virtualizing SQL Server is nothing new, even today there are some people who still think that SQL Server is too resource-intensive to virtualize. That’s definitely not the case. However, there are several tips and best practices that you need to follow to achieve optimum performance and availability for your virtual SQL Server instances. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn about the best practices, techniques, and server platform for virtualizing SQL Server to obtain the maximum virtualized database performance. In this white paper, you’ll learn about the best practices, techniques, and server platform for virtualizing SQL Server to obtain the maximum virtualized database performance.
Downtime happens and often at the worst time possible. Organizations experiencing downtime face direct and indirect costs from the loss of critical systems. This whitepaper discusses a Globalscape survey of 283 IT professionals and end users revealing the frequency of unplanned downtime, the effects on organizations, including average costs, and what IT administrators can do to minimize core system failure.
With the prospect of sending custom hardware designs directly to factories, many web hosts might be wonderingif they can take advantage of an open-source approachto hardware. But when does it make sense for web hosts to seriously consider Open Compute?
As companies continue to absorb the flow of electronic data in astronomical quantities, greater attention is being paid to the infrastructure that holds the data and the escalating costs of its management.
The data center landscape is changing quickly, creating new options for IT architecture and physical facility design. When deciding if a containerized or modular solution is the right option for your data center, you need to consider the factors in this guide.