Articles By Hewlett Packard Co.

Understanding server TCO

Servers also require administration and management–important components of indirect server cost that should be considered when purchasing a new system because of the complexity of today’s IT environments. In most cases, corporate data

Published on: September 12th, 2003 Hewlett Packard Co.

Understanding server TCO

One of the quickest and easiest ways to compare the direct costs of various servers is to take a standard application benchmark and compare the price/performance of the different systems. For discussion purposes,

Published on: September 3rd, 2003 Hewlett Packard Co.

Understanding server TCO

Increasingly, IT executives are turning their attention to the total cost of ownership (TCO) of both their existing infrastructure and future investments. Originally conceived by Gartner Group in the mid 1990s, TCO is

Published on: August 27th, 2003 Hewlett Packard Co.

The storage consolidation journey Part 2

The first stage in the consolidation journey is physically collocating storage into fewer locations, or even one central location. Storage collocation also allows a professional IT administrator to be responsible for all of

Published on: April 2nd, 2003 Hewlett Packard Co.

The storage consolidation journey Part 1

Consolidation is not only about relocating storage hardware to one central location, focusing on saving money, or serving as a one-time event; storage consolidation is also about doing more with less. At HP,

Published on: March 26th, 2003 Hewlett Packard Co.