HP has updated the software that runs all of its HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage products to boost the performance of its storage area networking – SAN – and other storage products.
Hewlett-Packard's final earnings report before its November split missed the mark on several fronts, including the core businesses that will make up the new Hewlett-Packard Enterprise company.
HP made several announcements at its HP Big Data Conference in Boston today, including news on Vertica, work with Hadoop and Apache Kafka, and more on Distributed Rpredictive analytics.
Software-defined cloud vendor Avni is now working with HP as a member of its software-defined networking partner base. Avni is combining its SDC offering with HP's open SDN controller to provide ops and DevOps professionals with the ability to quickly and easily move existing multi-tier applications and workloads to the cloud.
Chuck Robbins is only into his second week as new CEO of Cisco Systems, but ever since his appointment (and John Chambers' retirement) was announced in May, Cisco has been shedding superfluous businesses and streamlining its operations at the top.
With the growing threat of cyberattacks, most of the major networking vendors are looking for ways to help enterprises protect their networks and their assets. The latest announcement on that front comes from HP, which released the TippingPoint Threat Protection System.
HP this week said it plans to buy Stackato, ActiveState's Cloud Foundry-based, private platform-as-a-service business, in a move that appears to be part of a larger effort at HP to step up its cloud ambitions.
As more people buy smartwatches and bring them into the enterprise, these same devices could pose significant security risks. HP's Fortify security unit tested 10 different smartwatches and found that all of them were vulnerable to cyberattacks.
With software-defined networking becoming an increasingly hot topic among the enterprise networking crowd, there may still be some confusion as to what it really is. Or, rather, what a disaggregated networking model entails.
When Sprint wanted to automate its server provisioning in the cloud, the difficult part wasn't in using the automation technologies themselves. Instead, according to a blog post by Chris Saunderson, program manager and lead architect for IT automation at Sprint Nextel, the hard part was changing people and matching them to new processes.