sponsored by HP, Intel and Oracle
Posted:  07 Apr 2009
Published:  07 Apr 2009
Format:  PDF
Length:  26  Page(s)
Type:  Presentation Transcript
Language:  English
ABSTRACT:

Today's economy presents a significant amount of data center challenges that may prohibit a company's ability to perform well. While information is growing at a fast pace, budgets, staff and other IT resources are shrinking. Furthermore, an increase in the number of facility issues has made it difficult for IT to deliver on the promise of continuous availability and on-demand scalability and performance. Therefore, it is extremely critical that a business takes pro-active action when it comes to managing their data center.

 

Read this Presentation Transcript to learn how to build a dynamic, agile IT infrastructure that will contribute to your bottom line. Explore facts, tips and recommendations on topics that include:

 

  • Economic issues and business impacts
  • ROI and TCO of consolidation and automation
  • Energy costs and reductions
  • Capacity and automated resource management
  • Blade and virtualization benefits

 




Authors

George Demarest
Senior Director, Next-Generation Data Center Program, Oracle
George Demarest is a senior director for Oracle's Next Generation Data Center program and is responsible for helping bring Oracle Grid Computing solutions to market. Working with diverse groups within Oracle including Oracle Product Development, Oracle Global IT and Oracle Consulting he focuses on promoting Grid Computing technology, data center best practices and Green IT.

Andrew Fisher
Group Manager of technology strategy in the HP Enterprise Servers and Storage product group
Andrew Fisher is a currently a group manager of technology strategy in the HP Enterprise Servers and Storage product group. Over the last few years, Andrew has focused on power and cooling issues in the data center and most recently drove the launch of HP Thermal Logic in November 2008 (www.hp.com/go/thermallogic). Andrew has been at HP since 1991 in a variety of product marketing and strategy roles. Andrew was also instrumental in the development and marketing of the popular HP iLO (Integrated Lights-Out) remote management technology. Andrew has an MBA from LeTourneau University (1995) and a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology (1986). Andrew resides in Houston, TX.

Barb Goldworm
President, Chief Analyst ,  FOCUS



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