Just announced: the first Blade Server Magic Quadrant report from Gartner, released October 6, 2009, places HP in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Blade Servers. Gartner is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. HP believes that with this report, Gartner has reinforced the pivotal market role of blade servers and their significant growth expectations in the coming years. HP's placement in the report represents our “ability to execute” combined with our “completeness of vision.” To learn more, view the Magic Quadrant report.
Check out HP BladeSystem Matrix, a cloud infrastructure in a box that brings the economics, scalability and response times of the cloud to applications across the data center. Learn how Matrix can help you accelerate complex IT projects, simplify daily tasks and the continuously lower costs across the data center.
Earlier this year, Forrester released their first ever The Forrester Wave ™ for Blade Server Systems. Based on an extensive evaluation of several vendors, HP is in a leadership position, due in part to innovative Virtual Connect solutions. Click here to read the entire Wave ™.
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New IDC Whitepaper on TCO of HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 Realizing TCO Savings with HP BladeSystem Virtual Connect Flex-10 Technology - IDC This IDC Report discusses how HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 technology can reduce management complexity, increase IT utilization, and improve the total cost of ownership (TCO). Server systems and data transfer volumes are increasing exponentially, presenting challenges to IT managers in terms of bandwidth bottlenecks and connectivity costs. IT managers face significant obstacles in their attempt to discover more cost-effective, scalable ways to deal with the increasing complexity of servers and their associated LAN and SAN environments. HP Virtual Connect technology is an interconnect option for HP BladeSystem designed to simplify the connection of blade servers to datacenter networks.
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