Wednesday, May 17, 2006

HP Data Center Consolidation

HP is consolidating 85 data centers worldwide into 6. They report it will save $1 billion in IT costs. The data centers will be spread between three cities, with two facilities each in Atlanta, Houston and Austin. The consolidation will serve two purposes; to consolidate a lot of aging data centers and to show case HP hardware and software solutions. Here are two articles on the recent news release:

Austin Business Journal
EWeek Channel Insider

Here is the official news release from HP

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