HP ConvergedSystem 500 wins MVP award from CTR

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Today we feature a guest blog post from Whitney Garcia, of HP. Check out what Whitney has to say about HP ConvergedSystem below.

The HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA powered by Intel is the most cost effective big data solution from HP, designed for business who may be just getting their feet wet with SAP HANA. This solution brings flexibility, reliability and now even greater performance to your datacenter.

Announced May 2015 at SAP Sapphire NOW (and re-introduced at HP Discover Las Vegas), the HP ConvergedSystem 500’s latest update includes availability with the new Intel Xeon E7 v3 architecture. This update means you can experience up to a 39% increase in workload performance and the solution now delivers 12 new scale-up and scale-out configurations.

But it wasn’t the innovative new updates alone that caught the eyes and ears of Computer Technology Review (CTR) when they started selecting products for their 2015 Most Valuable Products awards. It was the flexibility and reliability that set HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA apart.

HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA’s ability to bring customers flexibility through a choice of operating systems, either SUSE Linux or Red Hat Linux OS, means that customers can use an operating systems that they may already be familiar with when beginning their SAP HANA journey, making it that much easier to get up and running. Additionally, the HP ConvergedSystem 500 also offers reliability through support for the latest-generation SAP business suite, SAP S/4HANA.

CTR also recognized HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA’s comprehensive data backup and recovery solution – the hardware infrastructure, monitoring and management features that, “Deliver availability, continuity and reliability through HP Serviceguard for SAP HANA, the industry’s only automated, high availability disaster recovery solution.”

CTR’s MVP award helped validate what HP ConvergedSystem solutions for SAP HANA have set out do to since their inception: to bring lower TCO and higher value to customers through innovation, functionality and affordability.

More on the MVP awards
For the first time in CTR’s 35-year publishing history, their editorial judging panel awarded a select number of honorary MVP awards as a way of recognizing products that are truly in a class by themselves. HP ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA won a Most Valuable Product award in the Data Storage category.

More information on HP ConvergedSystem solutions for SAP HANA’s latest updates can be found in this article, HP delivers more flexibility and choice in your infrastructure.

And check out the entire Most Valuable Product Award article from CTR, and the full list of 2015 products here.

To see reviews about HP ConvergedSystem on IT Central Station, check out reviews here.


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