May 2017

Kirk iSS and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnered to host a lunch-and-learn event on May 17 at The Brasserie. The focus of the event was the newest developments in HPE storage and server technology.

The expert

Lucas Sanches Dauria, a Datacenter and Hybrid Cloud Specialist for HPE was on hand to discuss developments in enterprise servers, storage and networking. Lucas has extensive knowledge and training in storage and servers. He has more than 10 years of experience, ranging from consulting,  integration, to solutions architecting.

Storage and server strategies

The presentation began with an overview of updates to the HPE portfolio. This overview included details about Synergy, a platform built for composable infrastructure. Also highlighted were new features of 3PAR, a tier 1 all-flash data storage array that can scale from midsize to the largest enterprises and service providers. Lastly details were shared on SimpliVity, an enterprise hyperconverged platform which aims to help companies achieve cloud agility.

Topics of interest

Other areas of discussion included datacenter consolidation, specifically composable infrastructure to consolidate datacenter. Additionally, participants learned how HPE can help companies with their disaster recovery strategy.

Throughout the presentation attendees were able to pose questions to the presenter to gain greater understanding of the topic, trends and products.