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New HP Offerings Speed Data Center TransformationBARCELONA, Spain, March 17, 2008
HP today announced a set of products and services designed to help customers transform their data centers from a standalone collection of physical assets into a virtual and adaptive infrastructure designed to rapidly meet changing business needs.
New research conducted on behalf of HP shows that more than one-third of chief information officers believe that in two to five years their data centers will be unable to meet the rapidly growing demand for business services and applications.(1)
To meet this demand, HP is providing businesses with the technology tools and strategies needed to address top data center initiatives: energy efficiency, automation, virtualization, consolidation and business continuity.
Coupled with HP’s current systems, storage, software and services, the new products and services make up the HP Data Center Transformation portfolio, which helps enterprises to manage and transform their data centers.
“Today customers are facing multiple challenges – the explosion of data, a growing mobile workforce and the need for access to real-time information,” said Ann Livermore, executive vice president, Technology Solutions Group, HP. “HP is uniquely qualified to help CIOs dramatically change the way they create, manage and operate their data centers.”
HP infrastructure additions include new services, plus a powerful HP ProLiant server:
New software provides single view of physical and virtual world, enhanced automation:
New approach speeds delivery of next-generation infrastructure benefits:
More information is available in an online press kit at www.hp.com/go/dctpresskit.
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(1) “HP 2008 Data Center Transformation Survey,” conducted by Penn, Schoen and Berland, February 2008.
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