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As an invited blogger I will be at HP Discover 2011 next week (6-10 June) at the Venetian in Las Vegas. It is HP’s big Enterprise Business event that covers HP’s entire portfolio products, solutions and services. If you want to follow what is going on please follow the hashtag #HPDiscover
Again I will view the presentations, workshops and exhibitions through the eyes of an architect of private cloud infrastructure. I want to find out if HP has discovered there is more than one hypervisor ready for prime business. Of course I will interrogate HP people about their integration with Microsoft Virtualization, System Center, Hyper-V Private Cloud and Azure.
I have been working with HP (and previously Compaq) servers and storage since day one and I’m looking forward to their newest developments and announcements. We have built many server virtualization platforms based on HP ProLiant (BladeSystem) servers, HP EVA, HP LeftHand and HP MSA, now called P6000, P4000 and P2000. I intend to take a closer look at HP 3PAR (and wonder if this storage array gets a P#### number as well).
Let’s see how far HP has progressed with integrating HP and Microsoft technology. Hopefully it is not a VMware only story as it has been in the past, despite HP’s involvement in Hyper-V Private Cloud, the Fast Track program and the reference architecture built for this purpose. The first proof of real involvement was the Hyper-V Cloud HP built for Microsoft Management Summit 2011, the event I attended three months ago. Never thought I’d see Vegas again so quickly. I am not complaining.
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I am at HP Technology@Work in Madrid and just before the start of the keynotes. Today will be a business oriented day around the main topics of the conference: Converged Infrastructure, Cloud Computing and specifically HP’s CloudSystem which is advertised as an integrated system to build, secure and manage hybrid cloud.
The keynote will be in three parts:
HP Converged Infrastructure – enabling your Instant-On Enterprise
Intel: Cloud Computing – from Vision to Action
HP CloudSystem: An integrated system to build, secure and manage hybrid cloud services
I am not sure if I can tweet a lot during the day because there very limited wireless internet at the IFEMA, Centro de Convenciones. The #HPTAW twitter hashtag hasn’t been communicated broadly and there is no sign of social media awareness, except for the team of bloggers who have now gathered in the speaking room getting ready for the event.
This afternoon we will have a podcast with Mark Payne, Director ESSN Alliances Europe Middle East & Africa.
You’ll hear more from me on this.