SAP HANA gets a leg up from HP

HP has introduced the HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA, a solution that allows organizations to analyze big data and unlock real-time insight—without the burden of a significant upfront capital investment. The HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA bundles the SAP HANA software license along with hardware and ongoing management into a complete solution provided […]

Sybase announces acquisition of mobile payment solutions provider

Sybase, Inc, which has been exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information, has acquired paybox Solutions AG, a global leader in mobile payment solutions. With this acquisition, Sybase intends to bolster its Unwired Enterprise strategy by extending its mobile infrastructure to mobile payments. Sybase will now provide mobile operators, financial institutions and merchants with a […]

Philippine hospital relies on converged storage to deliver high-quality patient care

Chong Hua Hospital, the Philippines’ largest health charity, has selected HP Converged Storage to enable its facilities to deliver a high standard of patient care. Chong Hua Hospital operates a 660-bed hospital in Cebu, the Philippines’ second largest city. In 2008 the hospital decided to digitize all its patient data records to ensure reliable, consistent […]

Microsoft: Fuel-cell powered data centers cost less, improve reliability

Data centers powered by fuel cells, not the public power grid, could cut both capital and operational costs, improve reliability, pollute less and take up less space, according to Microsoft researchers. This technology could make data center expansion possible in regions where utility-supplied power is tapped out but natural gas is abundant, according to a […]

Hitachi Data Systems introduces new Flash storage offerings

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) has unveiled new initiatives to help organizations extract meaningful insights from information that will lead to innovation and inspire global action. Today’s advancements in flash technology, advanced x86 servers and support for OpenStack are the next step in the overarching mission of the Hitachi and HDS Global Office of Technology […]

Automate and virtualize now to come out ahead in the upturn

“Historically, 60% of market leaders who go into an economic downturn will take advantage of the opportunities to grow their market share and maintain market leadership,” said Michel Feaster, director of business service automation software and solutions at HP’s Technology Solutions Group. “The other 40% will lose their market-leading position. At the end of a recession, […]

Pacnet offers first Pan-Asia network-asservice architecture

Pacnet has announced the beta launch of the Pacnet Enabled Network (PEN), an industry-first service platform that leverages software-defined-networking (SDN) to deliver flexible and scalable bandwidth configurable by customers, heralding a major advance in the capabilities of enterprises and carriers to build high-performance and cloud-ready networks. Powered by Pacnet’s innovative Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) model, PEN delivers […]