1st Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

1. Hewlett-Packard

HP's dollar share in the server market was 46.8 percent in the second quarter. That's a dominant position, but it was, nevertheless, a 6.9 percent year-over-year share decline, a drop almost as big as IBM's. Earlier this month, HP Server warned solution providers that it would ship no orders for six days between Aug. 1 and Aug. 6 as a result of a system cutover precipitated by an operational split into two companies effective Aug. 1. The break comes as HP begins operating as two separate, independent Fortune 50 companies in anticipation of a formal Nov. 1 split.

HP StoreEasy 1440 Storage New

HP StoreEasy 1440

Your business deals with many challenges but why does storage need to be one of them? With Storage you get a new breed of optimized, efficient, secure and highly available storage to easily address file and application storage. For small to medium business, branch office, and workgroup environments you can easily and economically support large numbers of users and store growing volumes of files such as documents, images, audio files, and videos. 

It also has non-intrusive data de-duplication that provides an average 50-60% in space savings 1. It provides security through features such as built-in encryption, sophisticated access controls, online snapshots, and the ability to run endpoint protection and backup software onboard so that data is protected at rest and in flight. 

Built on Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 R2, you can provide users with a highly available solution so that their data is ready when they need it. 

Features 

Optimized: Tailored for File Storage

The HP StoreEasy 1440 comes with pre-configured hardware with the latest generation storage OS for purpose-built file storage. StoreEasy installation and network configuration wizards simplify installation and prevent configuration errors for faster deployment. 

HP StoreEasy Dashboard consolidates all key status information such as capacity utilization, performance, and health in a single interface and reduces the need to navigate multiple tools and interfaces for system management. Low capacity warning email alerts now available to minimize disruption. 

Best practices driven storage provisioning tool discovers system storage and recommends the setup for optimum performance, optimum capacity or a balanced configuration based on the available storage. 

HDD bundles make it easier for you to buy, deploy and provision additional storage capacity over the life of the product. 

Efficient: Saves You Money and Time 

Achieve an average of 50–60 percent space savings with granular data deduplication. 

File sync and share feature enable mobile workers to access their files from anywhere. Provides corporate data controls including data encryption, data wipe, user lock screen password enforcement, file classification, and storage quotas. 

Use advanced data management to automatically improve use of resources, comply with data retention policies, and enhance protection of sensitive files. Reduce your branch office WAN usage with Hosted BranchCache, automatically caching frequently accessed corporate data center files. 

Consolidate multiple workloads and IT services in a single platform with included support for a broad range of file access protocols, Microsoft® Hyper-V and SQL Server application storage, iSCSI block access, and IT infrastructure services such as print, Domain Name System (DNS), and DHCP. 

Secure: Protect Your Data Always 

The Storage protects data while at rest with file system encryption and BitLocker® drive encryption, and while it is being transferred with SMB3 encryption and signing. 

Use File Classification Infrastructure to dynamically identify files based on sensitivity and implement sophisticated access controls using Active Directory Rights Management Services. 

Install and run endpoint protection such as antivirus on the system itself – reducing the cost and complexity of connecting an external endpoint protection server. Prevent against data loss with Volume Shadow Copy Service online snapshots and support for agent based backup software. 

Opt to utilize the power of HP LiveVault for easy data backup to the cloud with 7-year retention, software installation files now included. Also, StoreEasy with iTernity Compliant Archive Software is validated to meet the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 17a-4(f) requirements. 

Highly Available: Prevents Business and Your User Disruption

Increase uptime with such standard features as near continuous health monitoring with HP Active Health System, mirrored OS drives, redundant fans (not available on all models) and power, and advanced memory protection. 

Confidently deploy large file systems leveraging file system online self-healing, online verification, and precise and rapid repair that massively reduces downtime from file corruption. 

Take advantage of Vision Solutions Double-Take Availability for critical data protection with real-time byte-level replication. In the event of a failure, recover the data from the replicated data repository. Software installation files now included with free 14-day evaluation license. 

Get support from file storage experts with three year onsite parts and labor warranty for the system, and one year of 24×7 software telephone support.

HP StoreEasy 1540 12TB SATA Storage What’s New



Your business deals with many challenges but why does storage need to be one of them? With HP StoreEasy 1540 Storage you get a new breed of optimized, efficient, secure and highly available storage to easily address file and application storage. For small to medium business, branch office, and workgroup environments you can easily and economically support large numbers of users and store growing volumes of files such as documents, images, audio files, and videos. 

It also has non-intrusive data de-duplication that provides an average 50-60% in space savings 1. It provides security through features such as built-in encryption, sophisticated access controls, online snapshots, and the ability to run endpoint protection and backup software onboard so that data is protected at rest and in flight. 

Built on Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 R2, you can provide users with a highly available solution so that their data is ready when they need it. 

Features 

Optimized: Tailored for File Storage

The comes with pre-configured hardware with the latest generation storage OS for purpose-built file storage. StoreEasy installation and network configuration wizards simplify installation and prevent configuration errors for faster deployment. 

HP StoreEasy Dashboard consolidates all key status information such as capacity utilization, performance, and health in a single interface and reduces the need to navigate multiple tools and interfaces for system management. Low capacity warning email alerts now available to minimize disruption. 

Best practices driven storage provisioning tool discovers system storage and recommends the setup for optimum performance, optimum capacity or a balanced configuration based on the available storage. 

HDD bundles make it easier for you to buy, deploy and provision additional storage capacity over the life of the product. 

HP StoreEasy 1540 12TB SATA Storage What's New

Efficient: Saves You Money and Time 

Achieve an average of 50–60 percent space savings with granular data deduplication. 

File sync and share feature enable mobile workers to access their files from anywhere. Provides corporate data controls including data encryption, data wipe, user lock screen password enforcement, file classification, and storage quotas. 

Use advanced data management to automatically improve use of resources, comply with data retention policies, and enhance protection of sensitive files. Reduce your branch office WAN usage with Hosted BranchCache, automatically caching frequently accessed corporate data center files. 

Consolidate multiple workloads and IT services in a single platform with included support for a broad range of file access protocols, Microsoft® Hyper-V and SQL Server application storage, iSCSI block access, and IT infrastructure services such as print, Domain Name System (DNS), and DHCP. 

Secure: Protect Your Data Always 

The Storage protects data while at rest with file system encryption and BitLocker® drive encryption, and while it is being transferred with SMB3 encryption and signing. 

Use File Classification Infrastructure to dynamically identify files based on sensitivity and implement sophisticated access controls using Active Directory Rights Management Services. 

Install and run endpoint protection such as antivirus on the system itself – reducing the cost and complexity of connecting an external endpoint protection server. Prevent against data loss with Volume Shadow Copy Service online snapshots and support for agent based backup software. 

Opt to utilize the power of HP LiveVault for easy data backup to the cloud with 7-year retention, software installation files now included. Also, StoreEasy with iTernity Compliant Archive Software is validated to meet the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 17a-4(f) requirements. 

Highly Available: Prevents Business and Your User Disruption

Increase uptime with such standard features as near continuous health monitoring with HP Active Health System, mirrored OS drives, redundant fans (not available on all models) and power, and advanced memory protection. 

Confidently deploy large file systems leveraging file system online self-healing, online verification, and precise and rapid repair that massively reduces downtime from file corruption. 

Take advantage of Vision Solutions Double-Take Availability for critical data protection with real-time byte-level replication. In the event of a failure, recover the data from the replicated data repository. Software installation files now included with free 14-day evaluation license. 

Get support from file storage experts with three year onsite parts and labor warranty for the system, and one year of 24×7 software telephone support.

2th Server Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

2. Cisco


Cisco's 7.5-point gain was the biggest in the quarter, giving the San Jose, Calif.-based company a 29.7 percent dollar share and inching it closer to HP. Recently, solution providers told CRN that Cisco Server closing of its Invicta storage business is a sign that the networking giant is getting ready for a strategic acquisition or new OEM agreement targeting the hyper-converged market.

3th Lenovo Server Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

3. Lenovo

The dollar share gains Lenovo Server made were second only to Cisco's during the quarter. Lenovo, which bought IBM's server business last year, finished the second quarter with an 8.7 percent share of the market. A year ago, the Chinese firm's share was 3 percent. Lenovo is a PC powerhouse, and it doesn't hide its desire to take server share away from other industry big shots like HP. The company also recently partnered with Pivot3 on a global hyper-converged infrastructure solution.

4th IBM Server Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

4. IBM


Big Blue showed the biggest decline in NPD's ranking. The company's dollar share dipped to 7.5 percent from 14.9 percent a year ago. sold its server business to Lenovo Lenovo Server in 2014. IBM's ongoing transformation to a cloud-focused software and services vendor was highlighted when it posted a second-quarter earnings decline recently. Despite that decline, data, cloud, analytics and engagement revenue together grew more than 30 percent year over year, with cloud growing 70 percent.

5th Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

5. Super Micro Computer

 

With a 2.3 percent dollar share, Super Micro Computer saw a year-over-year increase of 1.9 percent, making it the fifth-ranked server brand of the quarter. Super Micro built its reputation as a supplier of reliable, inexpensive server and the company is a well-known OEM manufacturer. Its CEO, Charles Liang, has made no secret of his desire to grab market share from competitors.

6th Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

6. Dell

Dell gained ground during the quarter, registering a 1.9 percent dollar share, up from 1.1 percent a year prior. Dell Server new PowerEdge C6320, unveiled in June, is said to optimize compute and memory for high-performance computing, Web technology and cloud environments. It's also being positioned as the ideal system for hyper-converged solutions. Dell is also rolling the C6320 into its hyper-converged offerings including Dell Engineered Solutions, VMware EVO: RAIL and Dell's own XC Series Web-scale converged appliances.

7-th Oracle Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

7. Oracle

Oracle Server finished the quarter with a 1.3 percent dollar share, a decline of 2.2 percentage points from a year ago. The software giant has been trying to make a big play for the cloud market, and while it has a large, powerful enterprise sales force that it is trying to incent toward selling cloud, the company is still new to cloud and the commoditized Infrastructure-as-a-Service market.

8-th Best-Selling Server Brands Of 2015 Q2

by Matt Brown on July 30, 2015, 2:28 pm EDT

8. Intel

Though its dollar share was only 0.5 percent during the quarter, Intel gained about 0.2 percentage points compared to the second quarter of 2014. Recently, Intel server and Rackspace forged a partnership aimed at making it easier to deploy, manage and use OpenStack in the enterprise. Rackspace and Intel also are deploying a test computing cluster of 2,000 Intel nodes that will be available to OpenStack developers from outside the project.