HP’s Composable Infrastructure: Infrastructure As Code
Jun04

HP’s Composable Infrastructure: Infrastructure As Code

LAS VEGAS: There weren’t a flood of announcements at this year’s Discover, but HP and friends — including Chef Software, Docker, Puppet Labs, Ansible, and VMware — has unveiled the HP Composable Infrastructure API and Partner Program to support a new class of infrastructure that will be “composable”, built to fit the specific needs of an application or workload that will run on it. The company stated that with the new...

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Reasserting the Value of Entrepreneurship – DAAC 2015

The Dell Annual Analyst Conference (DAAC) last week in Austin, Texas was the fifth the company has hosted. While each has been interesting, this year’s event was particularly revealing and insightful. Why so? Because Dell is coming finally and fully into its own. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE NOTE: This column was originally published in the Pund-IT Review. Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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HP: We Are Your Transformation Partner
Jun03

HP: We Are Your Transformation Partner

LAS VEGAS: Welcome to HP 2.0. In just 5 months HP as we know it will cease to exist, replaced by HP Senior, for enterprises, and HP Junior, for PCs, printers, and the huddled masses (AKA SMBs), both companies to be generating in excess of $50 billion a year in revenues. Before approximately 10,000 customers, partners and employees, HP Chairman, President & CEO Meg Whitman gave her last keynote at the company’s annual...

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HP Kicks Off Last Discover With Razor-Sharp Focus

LAS VEGAS: Talk about focus: for what is the last event it will hold as the IT industry’s largest vendor, HP is making just 4 product announcements at HP Discover 2015. Approximately 10,000 customers, partners and employees (12,000 at last year’s event, and 48,000 less employees since the recent round of layoffs began) have come to Sin City to hear the latest about the company that will cease to exist in just a few months, and I can’t...

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…Why Dell is Winning and HP is Failing

Dell is a mass of best practices from how the company is structured and run to how the company sets and executes strategy.  HP is a mess of halfway executed strategies backed by a board that clearly is out of its depth.  Dell has gone back to their pre-public past and found their heart, I don’t think HP has killed theirs yet, but it’s getting close.  Currently they are working hard to keep people like me from telling this story but...

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Dell Does IoT… Totally!

Soon to be the only end-to-end enterprise vendor, Dell is now strutting its stuff in the Internet of Things market with a new set of gateways — available now, starting at $479 — that it says complete its IoT portfolio. The company said the gateways were the missing pieces to its lineup that now allows customers the choice to balance analytics across edge, datacenter and cloud models. Gateways are small, wireless or...

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