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HP Renew and Synergy Associates

June 24, 2010 Computing

About a year ago I was looking to buy another HP Bladesystem but the cost was just not in our budget.  After a few quotes it was clear we were out of luck. Then, in desperation I searched Craigslist… then Amazon, Ebay… everywhere!  It took forever, but I finally found a distributor selling refurbished HP [...]

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HP Tech Forum 2010: Bladesystem Matrix

June 24, 2010 Computing

Bladesystem Matrix is a software solution based on the following components: HP Insight Control Environment HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager HP Insight Dynamics HP Insight Orchestration HP Insight Recovery HP Insight Remote Support Advanced This seems to be nothing more than a bundle.  Perhaps HP realized companies were sick of being nickled-and-dimed with each extra [...]

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HP Tech Forum 2010: EVA Continuous Access and Business Copy Updates and Futures

June 24, 2010 Computing

I was five minutes late to this session, so missed just a little information.  Without making you read to the end… this session was possibly the best one I attended.  Two presenters, Sheridan Kooyers, HP EVA Firmware Architect and Joseph Algieri, HP Master Solution Arechitect. Warning: Extremely technical post!  What follows is almost a stream [...]

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My Feet Hurt

June 23, 2010 Reminiscing

I forgot about this part of HP Tech Forum.  The walking.  And walking.  The convention center at the Mandalay is *huge* and if 20 foot high ceilings weren’t enough to make you feel small, then the miles of walking back and forth will grind you to dust. I remember going to one of these many [...]

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HP Tech Forum 2010: New EVA Product Introductions

June 23, 2010 Computing

This session by Tim Stelzner of HP was excellent — Mr. Stelzner clearly knows what he is talking about. First off — HP is moving storage technology towards something called the “Unified Virtual Pool” — all product platforms, D2D, X9000, P4000/EVA will evolve into this single platform.  And right now, the X9000 is here today [...]

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HP Tech Forum 2010: Best Practices for a Healthy VMware Environment

June 23, 2010 Virtualization

Sadly, this was a waste of time for me.  The session was entitled “Best Practices for a Healthy VMware Environment 1557″ but in reality it was just an advertisement for the “Health Analyzer Appliance” which is obtained from HP Services when you buy one of their service engagements.  I stuck it out for a bit, [...]

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