Convergence is here. Let’s get started.

The time to converge is now, and HP can help. HP Converged Infrastructure tackles any workload at any scale, can deploy in as few as 20 days, and easily integrates into your existing data center infrastructure. The result? Streamlined, more efficient IT that sets innovation free.

Why IT convergence matters to you

HP Converged Infrastructure simplifies your data center, making it more energy- and space-efficient while being less expensive to operate. Find out how we help transform your legacy infrastructure to achieve tomorrow’s goals.

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12 questions to ask your convergence vendor

Consider the 12 key factors outlined in the HP publication featuring research from Gartner for assessing the potential value of a converged infrastructure solution.
 

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HP ConvergedSystem

HP ConvergedSystem

Take a systems-based approach to converged infrastructure that can deploy in as few as 20 days. Pre-integrated, workload-optimized systems are easy to buy, manage, and support.

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HP Converged Technologies and Services

HP Converged Technologies and Services

Servers, storage, and networking designed from the ground up for convergence. IT Experts who can help you meet your goals quickly.

Products and Services

Meet HP OneView

Meet HP OneView

Introducing a fresh approach to infrastructure management. This award winning platform is open, collaborative, and simply built for the way you work.

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Events

HP Discover 2014
June 10-12 | Las Vegas
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What does the future of IT convergence look like?
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2014 Data Center Outlook: an on demand webcast
Data Center Transformation - Where Is Your Enterprise?
HP Infrastructure webinar series
Explore server management products and hear from the experts

Blogs and Communities

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Purdue CIO Gerry McCartney explains how partnering with HP leaves no questions unanswered.

Omnicom CIO Jason Cohen discusses the strategic benefit of achieving IT convergence with HP.

What sets HP apart

HP helps customers simplify and align IT to business demands. First, HP delivers common and compatible architecture through IP-leading hardware and applications that are optimized together, end to end. Second, HP offers project-based, complete system infrastructure options to improve operations and reduce costs. Third, HP’s seasoned experts optimize and build your future infrastructure to manage and reduce business and IT risks. HP simply delivers.

HP CIO series: Why HP uses its own Converged Infrastructure solutions

HP CIO Ramon Baez highlights the significant benefits HP has achieved using its own Converged Infrastructure solutions, including Networking, Storage, and Moonshot servers.
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Why choose HP Converged Infrastructure?

Better architecture

Better architecture

Only HP incorporates the most modern technologies built on common architectures that utilize unique innovations to bring convergence DNA to your servers, storage, and networks. This approach optimizes your IT infrastructure to seamlessly handle any application workload, at any scale. This ensures immediate value today and a smooth upgrade path for the lifespan of your data center.

Choice of delivery model

Choice of delivery model

It’s about choice. Fully integrated or completely heterogeneous—HP converges your infrastructure on your terms. Whether it’s a server upgrade, a storage addition, a simplified network, or a complete integrated system, we empower your business to quickly maximize its investment on IT convergence.

Open approach

Open approach

The future of the data center requires adept flexibility and investment protection across your heterogeneous environments. HP delivers nimble, standards-based converged infrastructure solutions where others don’t, adding value from leading independent software vendors and hardware partners to achieve full IT convergence.

Unparalleled expertise

Unparalleled expertise

For more than two decades, we’ve helped customers maximize their data centers to operate at the speed of business. From small shops to large enterprises—our in-depth knowledge of IT convergence, cloud, and comprehensive list of infrastructure solutions make HP a trusted partner for your business.

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Meet the CI experts

Team up with one of our many HP Converged Infrastructure experts to capitalize on new technologies in IT and help advance your business.

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“  All enterprises are on a journey to improve the way they deliver IT to the business. Understanding how innovation can assist you on that journey is what is important.  ”

Chris Coggrave

IT Infrastructure Services Director, HP

Chris is just one of our expert visionaries driving the strategy and content in our IT infrastructure consulting services. He’s charged with understanding the current trajectory of the market and altering the course of our converged infrastructure solutions to better serve our customers’ current and future needs.

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Meet HP OneView

Meet HP OneView

Introducing a fresh new approach to infrastructure management – it's open, collaborative, and simply built for the way you work. Explore HP OneView

Explore innovations that matter

HP Moonshot
HP Moonshot
Redefine IT infrastructure with the world’s first software-defined server for social, mobile, cloud, and big data.
HP BladeSystem c7000 Platinum
HP BladeSystem c7000 Platinum enclosure
Future-proof your business by powering your data center with the most‑advanced blade infrastructure yet.
Software Defined Networks
Software-Defined Networks
Build the foundation for your Software-Defined Network (SDN) with OpenFlow enabled switches--- ready now.
Free Storage for ProLiant Servers
Free Storage for ProLiant Servers
Get resilient shared VSA storage for your virtualized applications without increasing costs or footprint.

The Transformation Workshop

Raise your understanding of HP Converged Infrastructure to a new level. Spend the day with an HP expert advancing your knowledge on the fundamentals, best practices, and key areas of IT convergence.

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Converged Infrastructure Services

If you’re uncertain how to deploy or extract the most value from your convergence initiatives, tap into the experience of HP experts.

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Finance IT on your terms

HP Financial Services helps you manage to a lower cost of ownership—from technology planning and acquisition through replacement and retirement.

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HP Discover 2014

Explore the latest innovations unveiled at HP Discover

June 10-12 | Las Vegas
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Move forward with choice and control

Realizing the full value of IT convergence requires choice of deployment model and openness, along with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, integrated systems, and services based on common architectures. These innovations must be engineered to integrate with your existing infrastructure, openly with intuitive management.

At HP, we understand our customers are at different stages of convergence in their IT infrastructure evolution. Our solutions are tightly aligned with our customers’ business requirements. We offer a flexible approach to realize business value. Customers can choose either a fast-track approach with HP ConvergedSystem, or a step-by-step approach with our portfolio of integrated solutions.

HP ConvergedSystem > Standardize and consolidate > Virtualize and automate >Self service infrastructure > Self service applications with full lifecycle management > Converged Cloud - Becoming a service broker in a hybrid environment

Step-by-step approach

Build upon your existing IT infrastructure with converged solutions that deliver value today while also preparing for tomorrow. HP Converged Infrastructure solutions enable you to take a step-by-step approach with technologies engineered for convergence.

Fast-track approach

HP ConvergedSystem are the most-comprehensive portfolio of integrated systems available today. Each system is tested and designed to condense months of planning, procurement, and deployment into weeks. Each solution is optimized and ready to run your top initiatives in cloud, virtualization, and collaboration from day one.

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Learn how our HP experts can help

Team up with one of our many HP Converged Infrastructure experts to capitalize on new technologies in IT and help advance your business.

“  I can help you get going—quickly and in the right direction, by applying appropriate technologies to solve your most complex business problems.  ”

Donald Livengood

Distinguished Technologist

Team up with one of our many HP Converged Infrastructure experts

As one of our Distinguished Technologists, Donald serves as the infrastructure lead for our worldwide big data portfolio team. Prior to this, he served as the Global Lead for our Microsoft Technology Profession and has worked with our customers internationally since 1983.

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Meet HP OneView

Meet HP OneView

Introducing a fresh new approach to infrastructure management – it's open, collaborative, and simply built for the way you work. Explore HP OneView

Explore innovations that matter

The most-comprehensive cloud-computing solutions in the industry
Cloud
The most-comprehensive cloud-computing solutions in the industry.
Accelerate your path to application value
Virtualization
Accelerate your path to application value.
A complete portfolio of business application solutions
AppSystems
A complete portfolio of business application solutions.

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HP Converged Infrastructure Capability Model
Assess the current and desired future state of your data center and accelerate your move to convergence

HP Converged Infrastructure Services
Explore how HP experts can help you meet your goals quickly.

HP Converged Infrastructure Ready Solutions
Tap into the broadest rage of “best-in-class” solution partners validated in the HP Converged Infrastructure environment

HP Discover 2014

Explore the latest innovations unveiled at HP Discover

June 10-12 | Las Vegas
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Resources

    
Analyst Publications
Brochures
Case Studies
Demos & Assessments
Ebooks
On-demand Webcasts
Software Trial
Training & certification
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Featured eBook

HP Converged Infrastructure for Dummies

HP Converged Infrastructure For Dummies, 2nd Edition explains the fine points of infrastructure convergence, and details how you can move forward quickly, safely, and successfully. (704 KB)
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HP Converged Infrastructure Ready Solutions
Tap into the broadest range of “best-in-class” solution partners validated in the HP Converged Infrastructure environment

HP Data Center Transformation Experience workshop
Learn how to build a data center transformation roadmap. Consolidate, standardize and automate—change the economics of IT with HP’s proven step-by-step planning process.

HP Discover 2014

Explore the latest innovations unveiled at HP Discover

June 10-12 | Las Vegas
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Don’t take our word for it. Our customers prove how HP Converged Infrastructure drives a competitive edge and brings the business advanced intelligence, flexibility and reduced costs. Learn how some of the world’s largest and most familiar companies rely on HP and on IT convergence.

UPS

UPS

UPS modernized IT with HP to stay one step ahead in an ever-evolving business.

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UPS

United Airlines

The world's largest airline turned to HP to create a world-class data center. business.

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Customer perspective

Customer perspective

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Featured customer stories

Fortescue Metals tapped HP to deliver rapid improvements in data center infrastructure and accommodate the rapid growth of their business.

Mining for data

Fortescue Metals Group — one of the world’s largest producers and sea-borne traders of iron ore.

  • Provisioned servers 98% faster from IT convergence
  • Shifted IT focus from administration to dynamic technology services to facilitate business growth

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Fortescue enables growth with HP CloudSystem Matrix

Outsourcery partnered with HP for its single infrastructure hardware vendor strategy, linking two UK data centers as part of a virtualized cloud platform.

A single source

Outsourcery — a hosted solutions provider offering a broad range of cloud services, including software applications, virtualized infrastructures, and unified communications.

  • Delivered a new, state-of-the-art converged infrastructure for providing cloud services
  • Lowered hardware costs by 50%

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Outsourcery enables hosted services with HP cloud platform

DreamWorks Animation drew on the networking prowess of HP to deliver faster, more reliable data transfer speeds between campuses and leveraged innovative technologies that are key to IT convergence.

Networking magic

DreamWorks Animation SKG — creates high-quality entertainment, including computer-generated imagery (CGI) animated feature films, as well as television specials and series.

  • Delivered a standardized, scalable architecture based on IT convergence
  • Reclaimed hours of artist rendering time to be used in more strategic areas

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DreamWorks deploys HP Converged Infrastructure

The nation's largest healthcare company, McKesson Corp., saved millions of dollars by doubling its development environment with HP and converged infrastructure solutons.

Healthy development

McKesson Corporation — a healthcare services and information technology company currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500.

  • Provisioned development environments 84 times faster
  • Delivered agility, speed and innovation to fuel growth from converged infrastructure

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McKesson streamlines IT with HP CloudSystem Matrix

Exceeding customer satisfaction goals

Exceeding customer satisfaction goals

CenterBeam — a managed-services provider that delivers enterprise-class remote infrastructure services.

  • 65% reduction in chief architect’s storage administration time so that he can focus on more valuable projects
  • Up to 50% cost savings possible vs. Cisco infrastructure

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CenterBeam supports their cloud services with HP VirtualSystem

Delivering actionable business insights

Delivering actionable business insights

CROSSMARK — one of the largest in-store marketing services group in North America.

  • Provided self-service business intelligence for data users
  • Delivered accurate, complete data in close to real time

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CROSSMARK transforms data into business intelligence with HP AppSystem

Booking vacations faster

Booking vacations faster

Priceline.com — one of the world’s largest online hotel reservation and travel services.

  • Doubled compute density while shrinking infrastructure footprint by 65%
  • Increased development environments by two-fold, boosting innovation

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Priceline.com moves to a proactive services model

Outpacing the competition

Outpacing the competition

Jupiter Medical Center — a community-based not-for-profit health center located in Florida, USA.

  • Eliminated six-figure cost for maintaining storage system
  • Deployed new applications faster and deliver patient information more quickly and reliably

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Jupiter Medical Center updates data center to meet future IT needs

“Because of HP’s broad capability we look for ways to leverage that relationship across services as well as software and hardware, and today we are actively engaged with HP on all those fronts.”

-Bob Edwards
  SVP & CIO, United Airlines

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Products and services

Turn your IT into a valuable and sustainable business asset. You need a partner who continually innovates, has modern architectures and open technologies across the full IT stack, and the expertise to bring it all together.

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What is HP Converged Infrastructure and why now?

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