Be the speed hero: turbocharge IT with hybrid infrastructure
“I feel the need… the need for speed!”
It’s a classic line from the movie Top Gun from Tom Cruise’s fighter jet pilot Maverick to his partner, Goose (an almost unrecognizably young Anthony Edwards of TV’s ER). Speed is what drives Maverick, and he seeks out fast thrills wherever he can find them, even if that means entering the danger zone (cue the soundtrack, please). While most of us in the tech industry will never get behind the controls of a fighter jet (Larry Ellison is an exception), speed is still important in ways that go beyond simple thrills. Much like in a dogfight, speed can make the difference between victory and defeat in business, too.
Businesses of all sizes are feeling the need for infrastructure that’s speedier and more maneuverable. In today’s economy, success is often defined by a company’s ability to turn ideas into innovative products and services faster than the competition. The C-Suite is looking for IT to be a catalyst for change, not a constraint. And that can take you into a “danger zone,” because traditional IT is built for stability, not speed.
A flight delay for next-gen apps?
The traditional IT applications that run your business – ERP, CRM, OLTP databases, for example – have SLAs and objectives defined around reliability and stability. IT is tasked with reducing operational cost and complexity, improving efficiency, and above all else, keeping these systems running.
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via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.