You don’t need to replace what you have in order to add improve to your IT environment. HP Proliant servers
connect to the most common networks and SANs, and you can use the same
HP tools to manage your blades and other HP server and storage gear.
Reasons to Refresh Out-dated infrastructure:
Common pain points leading to a change in your IT equipment include
high support cost, unreliability, low performance, complexity,
inflexibility, security, running out of room and rising electric bills. Upgrade:
As part of a common three-to-five year technology refresh cycle, could include end of a leasing agreement. Adding or Connecting to a SAN:
Because BladeSystems eliminate many of the components needed to connect
to a SAN, blade servers are 50 to 64% less expensive to connect to your
BladeSystems are a
natural choice for virtualisation. ProLiant server blades have all the
required features for virtual machines and BladeSystems have the option
to virtualise your network and external storage as part of one
solution. Now, the Insight Control management suite also includes
built-in Virtual Machine Manager to simplify the maintenance of a
virtual solution. Expansion:
Natural growth requires additional computing, network and storage. Strategic initiative:
Can include the addition of new applications or solutions designed to improve existing equipment or to add a new service.
The most common strategic initiative today and most
common project associated with any change. Usually paired with some form of virtualisation and quickly
followed with projects to raise utilisation and lower operational costs.