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Finding usability at the intersection of cloud and mobility

Mobile apps.jpgWhen you develop an enterprise-grade mobile application, usability has to be one of your top requirements. If your users find your UI to be lacking or clunky, they will quickly stop using it. Users expect the look and feel, ease of use, performance and response-time features of these Angry-Bird type apps from enterprise apps.


Keep reading to find out how you can improve your usability and increase the happiness of your users.

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Securing the intersection of cloud and mobility

secure cloud lock.jpgAfter viewing the webcast of “The Intersection of Cloud and Mobility” workshop hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, heard over and over again that security is still in its infancy when it comes to mobility and cloud.


Keep reading to find out what steps need to be taken to enable better security of mobile and cloud technologies.

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The intersection of cloud and mobility: maximizing the possibilities of this convergence

cloud from sky.jpgThe traditional methods of IT need to be adjusted for a successful adoption of cloud and mobile technology. The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently hosted a three-day workshop focused on the intersection of cloud and mobility.


Keep reading to find out what was said during the workshop, and how you can operate smoothly in the confluence of both. 


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Enterprise Service Management – Architecting a service foundation

journey.jpgIf you are looking to improve the current state of your Enterprise Service Management platform, I invite you to join me on a journey of discovery.


Today I am taking a closer look at the Service Foundation element of ESM and how you can take the next steps with yours.

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HAVEn-based n-apps provided by HP Partners continue to grow and multiply

HAVEn shopping.jpgHave you seen how our partners are utilizing the abilities of HAVEn to create next-generation applications and solutions that accelerate the monetization of big data?


Keep reading to learn how they are utilizing HP HAVEn and be inspired. See what this platform can do for you!



Post written by Mike Gallagher, Senior Director, HP Software Worldwide Partner Marketing

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Heading to Las Vegas for HP Discover! HP Software hits the road!

sharkssuitecase.jpgI am in the process of packing my bags for a week of excitement in Las Vegas!  I am almost ready for everything this week: keynote presentations, visits with communities and community members and of course, the chance to talk software with everyone.


Keep reading to get my “Can’t miss” list of sessions and to find out how to get connected with HP Software.

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Play foosball and win prizes with Vivit at HP Discover Las Vegas

That roar you hear on the HP Discover showroom floor will be coming from the Vivit Worldwide booth. Keep reading to vivit_logo.jpgfind out what is planned at the booth and why you won’t want to miss it.


Keep reading to find out what all the commotion will be about.

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Use Oracle’s UPL, Abandon Your Intellectual Property

Martinfink2.PNGHP has historically taken a strong stand against the proliferation of open source licenses.  We’ve never proposed our own open source license. I started speaking out against license proliferation as early as 2005, pointing to the interoperability and compatibility issues raised by having a large number of open source licenses.  Many members of the open source community have also embraced the concept of non-proliferation. The reaction to any new license tends to center around whether a new license addresses an unmet need. That’s why I am concerned about a new license proposed by Oracle.


Keep reading to find out why I am concerned.


Guest post by Martin Fink, EVP and HP CTO

By using HP HAVEn, NASCAR now really knows what it’s 75 million fans are talking about

HAVEn_Nascar_v7.jpgWhen you have 75 million fans utilizing social media to share thoughts about the racing experience, it creates a large amount of big data just waiting to be harnessed.


The question is, what is the best way to create an easy way to interpret the information held within? Keep reading to find out how HP and NASCAR partnered to develop a Fan & Media Engagement Center to help them gain the vital insight they were looking for.

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Get your hands dirty and network with your peers at HP Discover Las Vegas

dirtyhands.jpgAs a child one of my favorite things to do was get super messy playing in the dirt. As an adult, it is still one of my favorite things; but now it involves digging within the software development process. 


Keep reading to find out how you can dig into HP software at HP Discover. You will also learn how beneficial it is to interact with your peers and bounce ideas off of them.

Announcing the Discover 2014 Awards of Excellence winners!

trophy.pngHP Software is pleased to announce the winners of the Discover 2014 Awards of Excellence brought to you by HP Software Americas Marketing team.  This award recognizes the quantified improvements and corresponding business benefits achieved using HP Software solutions within  eight categories.


Keep reading to find out who took home the honors this year.


Guest post by

Diane England

Senior Marketing Manager – Southwest and Northwest, HP Software

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Listing of HP Software unaffected by the Heartbleed Vulnerability

HP Logo.jpgThe Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability has impacted software on a global scale. OpenSSL is a third-party product that is embedded within some HP Software products.


Keep reading to learn what products have been unaffected by the Heartbleed vulnerability and read the security bulletin for those that have.


Guest post by Jerome Labat, HP Software CTO

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Easing the pressure on IT with connected intelligence for the new style of IT

HP Insight.jpgThe recent Sydney session for Insight 2014 - the HP Software Forums introduced Australian customers and partners to Norm Follett, Director of HP Software's Demonstration Solutions Group. Norm brought his experience and engaging outlook to the stage for an opening plenary address. This article looks at some highlights from his presentation. Keep reading to find out what he shared.


Guest post by Katerina Peripetsakis HP Australia Software Marketing

Meet the HAVEn-based n-applications provided by HP Partners

HAVEn comes together.pngOur partners are utilizing the abilities of HAVEn to create next-generation applications and solutions that accelerate the monetization of big data. Keep reading to learn how they are utilizing HP HAVEn and be inspired for what it can do for you.


Post written by Mike Gallagher, Senior Director, HP Software Worldwide Partner Marketing


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The HP Discover session catalog is now live! What are your top sessions?

BigData.jpgThe anticipation is ramping up for HP Discover Las Vegas. This year the event runs June 10-12. Do you have it on your calendar yet?


Keep reading to learn about the over 150 HP Software sessions during the event and to learn about additional educational opportunities you have this year.

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Uncover operations in a complex, hybrid world at the HP Government Summit

HP Gov Summit video.pngWhat are you trying to achieve with cloud computing and hybrid delivery?


This is the key question I ask federal and public sector organizations when they want to learn more about cloud computing and the possibilities of a hybrid world within their environment.


Keep reading to find out how you can learn the common answers to the question and how you can ask similar questions at the free, HP Government Summit on April 2 in Washington D.C.


Guest post by

Sujit Mohanty

Public Sector CTO HP Software, Inc 

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Looking for a new Service Desk in APJ? Find out how software subscription pricing can help you

IT_service_RGB_blue_NT.pngAre you looking for an easy way to purchase and deploy a service desk solution? The new HP Software Service Desk subscription pricing offer is now available to users in Asia Pacific.


Keep reading to find out how you can take advantage of this offer and easily find the right solution for you


Guest post by James Chin, HP Software APJ

Mobile will drive Agile adoption in government

Meeting the demands of mobile technology is a high priority for government agencies. They face unique challenges in providing mobile apps for users and allowing mobile devices within their walls.


The issues surrounding mobile will be a focus during the HP Government Summit on April 2, in Washington D.C.  Keep reading to find out how you can attend this free event.


Guest post by Lewis Carr,

Senior Director, HP Software Market Development

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Make your nominations now for the 2014 Awards of Excellence at HP Discover

HP Discover group shot.jpgAre you using HP Software in a compelling way?  Does the software help you innovate and accomplish more than you could previously?


Then you are a great candidate for the HP Software 214 Awards of Excellence.  The nomination period is open now! Keep reading to find out how you can be recognized for all of your hard work.


Guest post by

Diane England

Senior Marketing Manager - Southwest and Northwest HP Software

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Help your agencies become more fully aligned with IT reform initiatives

HP Gov Summit small.jpgAre you aware of all of the proposed IT reforms that are coming down the pipe?  One of the best ways to learn what their impact will be to you is by attending the HP Government Summit.


The complimentary event is in Washington D.C. on April 2. The focus of the event includes cloud computing, big data, security compliance and applications delivery management. Keep reading to find out why this is a “can’t miss event”.


Guest Post by Robert Efrus, CEO and Founder of Efrus Federal Advisors

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There is a New Style of IT for Government – that’s for sure!

IT has changed. Cloud, mobility and big data have created a new style of IT—is your agency equipped to operate within this new world?


The HP Government Summit is your opportunity to learn how to embrace these trends and make them work for you.


Guest post by Mary Wells, Vice President, Americas Marketing
HP Software


Come hear Colin Powell at the HP Government Summit

Powell_Colin_PROMOPIC.jpgWe know that government offices face unique challenges when it comes to security, BYOD and cloud. This is why we host the HP Government Summit. This annual event is focused on the specific needs of government and the solutions aimed to help.


Keep reading to find out what the focus of the 2014 event will be and how you can join us in Washington D.C. on April 2.

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Fighting next-generation adversaries with automated shared threat intelligence

fighting next generation adversaries with automated shared threat intelligence.pngAs adversaries become more sophisticated, it is vital that enterprises increase their efforts against these attacks. One way to increase your protection is to share threat intelligence with those around you.


Keep reading to find out how you can join other APJ organizations to share in the latest information and techniques for uncovering attack strategies.


Guest post by Chua Ying Tze, HP Enterprise Security APJ

First Facebook, now Twitter — Hear at Strata how they use HAVEn to solve Big Data questions

Strata logo.pngThe Strata Conference February 11-13 in Santa Clara, California is shaping up to be an incredible event to get a read on the latest innovations in big data. HP has a lot to talk about, including how HAVEn helps analyze 400 million tweets a day and integrates multiple analytics technologies to create an engine that shines light on 100percent  of dark data.


Guest post by Sanjay Goil, HAVEn Senior Director of Product Definition and Strategy

HP Software APJ extends capabilities—for free

goup working on software.jpgAre you looking to get more from your HP Software? The Customer Appreciation Program is a product and pricing simplification program. It delivers additional value while making your buying experience easier.


Keep reading to find out how CAP can improve your software experience.


Guest post by Mandy Ang, HP Software APJ

HP Software and the mobile event of the year

Mobile World Congress.pngOne of the largest mobile events of the year is coming. Do you have your ticket yet?


Mobile World Congress is a “don’t miss” event. It is filled with engaging sessions, opportunities to experience solutions first hand and the chance to speak face-to-face with mobile experts. Keep reading to find out how you can meet with HP Software at the event.


Get your questions answered at the February Online Experts days

Online expert day.pngDo you have a tough Business Service Management or Virtualized Performance Viewer question? You are in luck, both of these HP Software products will have representation at an upcoming “Online Expert Day”


Continue reading to find out how to participate. Remember, this is your chance to “stump the panel” and get those tough questions answered.

HP Software Forum – Learn and engage with your peers in APJ

Singapore_Panorama_v2.jpgIf you are interested in learning how HP Software can help your IT jump start into 2014 and beyond, you won’t want to miss the HP Software Forums in Singapore and Bangkok.


Keep reading to find out how you can attend this half-day event.


Guest Post by Michelle Vu, HP Software APJ

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Service Providers can succeed with HTML5 where they failed with WAC

Mobile World Congress.pngHTML5 offers similar promises to those made by the Wholesale Applications Community idea from a few years ago. These platforms differ and offer enterprises different functionality—especially in the mobile space.


Keep reading to find out how HTML5 is different and how your enterprise can benefit from it.


Guest post by Alain Decartes,  Strategic Software Initiatives Lead, Cloud and Service Providers , HP Software Marketing


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Reflecting on 2013 and looking ahead to 2014 with HP Software

20131102_HP-LA_SKR_8774.jpgI can’t believe that 2013 is almost over! This has been a big year for me personally and for HP Software as well. This year meant tackling a new challenge by accepting a new position for me and for HP Software it has meant new products and updates to old favorites.


Join me as I reflect on the year that has passed and look forward to what we have planned for 2014.

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