To speed your time to deployment and business value, HP and Microsoft have removed the guesswork from data warehouse design and implementation. The result is the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Fast Track Data Warehouse Reference Architectures for HP.

Providing a generational leap in performance, these reference architectures are optimized configurations that include HP Converged Infrastructure components together with the advanced features of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Scalable up to 60 TB of capacity, the SQL Server Fast Track Reference Architectures are pre-tuned solutions designed to deliver:

  • Accelerate data warehouse implementations, helping to reduce costs and facilitate successful deployments.
  • Reduce the total cost of ownership by including maintenance, IT staffing, installation, configuration, and operations.

These HP and Microsoft reference architectures integrate:

  • Highly reliable HP ProLiant servers, including DL380 Gen8 and DL580 G7 models
  • Affordable HP P2000 G3 Modular Smart Array (MSA) disk arrays
  • Flexible, cost effective HP Network switches
  • HP SN6000 Stackable 8 Gb Fibre Channel Switches, designed to make SANs affordable and easy-to-use, especially as the network expands

Across all of our HP Converged Systems for Microsoft SQL data management portfolio, our design requirements include complete solutions with end-to-end specifications for hardware, software, and networking taking the guesswork out of the selecting the right components and basic configurations for your workload.

Further, our solutions are optimized for the individual requirements of each workload focusing specifically on the appropriate combination of technologies required to support the intended usage scenarios.

For our customers, all of this provides agility for faster, lower risk deployment featuring industry standard components and management platforms intended to decrease time for adoption and flexibility to integrate with existing management and reporting tools for rapid business results.

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