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HP Discover Barcelona: What to expect & how to follow online this week

I am currently sitting in Myrtle Beach airport waiting for my first of three flights that will ultimate bring me to Barcelona, Spain.  I’ll be spending the next week attending HP Discover in Barcelona.  It is one of HP’s two major conferences each year and it will be first visit to HP Discover in Europe […]

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VMware releases VSAN and the power of policies

VMware is pushing back on storage vendors as it seeks to show the world the full power of software-defined storage.  A couple weeks ago, VMware announced the VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN), a new software-defined storage platform tightly coupled with vCenter server.   The new platform requires both hard disks and solid state disks to create […]

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VMware unwraps vSphere 5.5 – What’s in it for your Datacenter?

Almost two weeks ago now, VMware unwrapped vSphere 5.5 to the public.  The release, which ships later this year, includes a lot of enhancements and some new features for the datacenter.  I won’t lie – 5.5 has a lot more in it for the datacenter than 5.1 enhancements.  And I left VMworld 2013 much more […]

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HP’s Moonshot powering its corporate website, web farms

HP’s Proliant Moonshot servers are powering its website, serving up 300,000 visits per month on less than it takes to power 12, 60-watt light bulbs, says executives, including Meg Whitman, during their keynotes this week at HP Discover.  The Proliant Moonshot platform was officially launched to the public in April and first ships with cartridges with low-power Intel […]

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Whitman looks to assure customers and partners of HP’s future

HP CEO Meg Whitman used the first keynote of this week’s HP Discover to assure customers and partners that HP is returning to health and is here to stay for the long term. The hour long keynote kicked off with special guest Kevin Bacon playing up his 6 degree’s notoriety and talking about the connectedness of people. […]

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VMworld 2012 General Session Day 1

Paul Martiz is about to take the stage this morning for his last time as CEO of VMware to address an eager audience of attendees for VMworld.  VMware is expected to announce changes to licensing models and possibly to product bundles as reported last week from CRN.  I’ll be live blogging updates beginning in about […]

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HP Discover 2012: Meg Whitman keynote

It has been said by several HP employees that Meg Whitman has been a calming force brought to HP.  This morning, that calming force directly addressed many US-based HP customers for the first time during the HP Discover event in Las Vegas. Last year, Léo Apotheker addressed a similar crowd and the keynote from him focused […]

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Archiving Solutions: StoreOnce + Tape (Recap HP Discover #3839)

During the introduction to session 3839, we were all given a disclaimer by the presenter – a disclaimer that this sessions would be a very tape heavy session.  Sadly, I was hoping for some good information about the StoreOnce product.  But I should have keyed in on the word archiving in the title, because the […]

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HP Discover General Session Day 2

The General Session keynotes should begin at approximately 8am Pacific this morning featuring Ann Livermore, Dave Donatelli, and Bill Veghte, all of whom are Executive Vice Presidents for HP.  The focus of today’s keynotes will be on converged infrastructure and the underlying components.  Live updates from the event will be featured on this page.   […]

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Coverage highlights for HP Discover next week

Next week, I will be traveling for Tech Talk to the HP Discover conference in Las Vegas.  I have my agenda for the event in front of me now and I wanted to highlight some of the coverage that I’ll be providing from the event. Live Blogging Monday, June 6 10:00 am PDT – Live […]

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