Buy-and-hold strategies can actually add costs to the datacenter, as systems age in place. Not only do hardware maintenance and software maintenance fees rise, over time – but the aging of applications also costs the organization money. Investing in a transition from POWER5 to POWER7 resulted in a return on investment (ROI) of more than 150 percent over three years.An insightful and and compelling discussion by IDC that reviews the primary reason for maintaining current systems -- Return on Investment. IDC studied IBM Power Systems sites that remained on the POWER5 platform long after its initial introduction in 2004. When comparisons to the succeeding generation of POWER7 are made, customers have found that the increase in scalability and performance of POWER7 systems, combined with a reduction in server "footprint" size and overall electrical requirements, resulted in significant reductions in ongoing costs, or opex, per 100 end users supported.
HP helped plan and deliver secure, next generation infrastructures for Kraft Foods Inc.’s launch as two independent public companies. Read how this fast-paced drive toward business agility through client virtualization and a versatile cloud architecture lowered operational costs, increased efficiencies, and improved resource control; giving the two giant “start-ups” the ability to be immediately productive.
Learn how HP Recovery Center played a vital role in the business continuity of this Irish finance house, providing the flexibility and expertise needed to transfer trading and business operations within four hours. The HP continuity solution protected Goodbody’s corporate reputation while meeting regulatory requirements, and more importantly, resulted in no disruption or loss of business for their external customers.
HP created and implemented a disaster recovery plan for BAT Italia, across data and desktop, to comply with the Group’s global standards. Read how the HP approach consolidated the existing server infrastructure and planned a new disaster recovery site. And ongoing, flexible support provides a quarterly review of processes and application and hardware refreshes, thus ensuring business continuity, for the first time, across the entire business.
Today’s complex, rapidly changing IT environments require dynamic continuity programs. Your peers are reassessing both the service provider model and the internal alternative for business continuity. It’s time to learn the ins and outs of enterprise-class cloud-based continuity. Examine how traditional IT operations can be recovered to the cloud. Explore the requirements of the disaster-recovery-as-a-service model. Understand the key issues to evaluate when considering a cloud-oriented approach to disaster recovery.
Published By: Storiant
Published Date: Mar 16, 2015
This Technology Spotlight examines the issues that are driving organizations to replace older archive and backup-and-restore systems with business continuity and always-available solutions that can scale to handle extreme data growth while leveraging a cloudbased pricing model.
Today data is the new currency of business. But many organizations have yet to make the most of data insights that drive better outcomes. This e-book describes how businesses can manage information with greater efficiency, speed and continuity for improved ROI through.
Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. Understand which practices can be followed to successfully protect your organization’s business operations and reputation with a proactive, business-centric approach to BCM that highlights critical practices.
IBM sponsored the and Ponemon Institute examined the actual costs of data breaches at 61 US companies and drew on the results of more than 500 interviews to reveal the true costs of data breaches today, from detection and escalation to customer churn. Read the analyst research to find out the average number of breached records per company, the real reasons most data breaches occur, the capital outlays that a breach requires, and the rate at which customers abandon companies after a breach occurs.
Server virtualization empowers businesses to lower hardware spending, simplify administration and boost availability. For IT and facilities managers, however, it introduces challenges and opportunities.
For all their advantages, virtualization and cloud computing bring some unique challenges: higher power demands per server and enclosure, more critical applications residing on each server, and a need for greater visibility into power conditions.
Deliver game-changing uptime. Read how Playtech, the world’s largest publicly-traded online gaming software supplier, achieves 99.999% uptime and detects and fixes issues in minutes versus hours with comprehensive IT monitoring tools.
Although modern backup solutions can offer significant recovery agility, backup as an IT process is generally less than “enough” for the data protection goals that IT is being asked to deliver. As IT is embracing snapshots, replication, archiving, and availability mechanisms to enhance business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) preparedness, it is important to realize that there is a better way than piecemealing each component, and then wondering why CapEx and OpEx are so out of line.
Enterprise IT organizations are challenged by accelerating data growth and increasing reliance on the data. This requires a fundamental rethinking of how data is protected and accessed. HP StoreOnce backup and CommVault Simpana deliver an integrated, end-to-end data protection and rapid recoverability solution to enhance business continuity and resiliency.
HP ProLiant Gen8 servers support automated management and proactive monitoring— and HP is offering financial terms for purchase or lease to SMBs deploying them.
For these reasons, HP ProLiant Gen8 servers can play an important role in supporting business continuity and can serve as a key element of business protection programs that are designed to reduce operational costs in today's midsize and large businesses.
Just Right IT solutions, based on HP servers, storage, networking, and services, simplify business technology, giving you more time to focus on your business. Whether you’re just getting started with virtualization and file sharing, or supporting expansion with solutions for server consolidation, data backup, and business consolidation, Just Right IT solutions provide appropriate technologies for your organization’s needs today. And when your business is ready for the next level of expansion, HP offers Just Right IT solutions that address growing requirements for collaboration, continuity, and consolidation. Learn more.
HP Simply StoreIT takes the stress out of storage. HP and our network of over 200,000 channel partners worldwide can help you choose the right solutions to fit your biggest business challenges. We can help you overcome obstacles including too little time for managing IT, budgets for upgrading infrastructure, and too many business risks and threats. Now you can take charge of virtualization, storage for business solutions such as Exchange and SQL Server, growing file shares, and data protection for business continuity. Improve your operational efficiency, reduce your risks, and lower storage costs. See how.
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In an objective study commissioned by Microsoft, Forrester Consulting investigated the Total Economic Impact™ for small to medium sized businesses, with 1 to 250 employees, using Office 365. The study revealed a sizeable return on investment.
One business founder had this to say, “The productivity gain is the main thing for me with Office 365. It’s allowed everybody to be more productive, and if there is any element of downtime on hardware, it’s just a case of moving into another location, whether it’d be the next desk, office, or Starbucks.”
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• Improved Business Continuity. How enhanced business continuity lead to an avoidance in lost billable hours of $15,000 annually.
• Increased mobile worker productivity. How an investment in mobility saved45 hours per year per worker.
• Lowered Security, Risk, and Compliance Costs. How an organization went from 15 data breaches per year
Published By: Unitrends
Published Date: Jan 05, 2017
The rules for backup and recovery have changed to meet the challenges of today’s digital world. It’s time to transform your approach to business continuity in order to keep your business moving – no matter what.