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Visit the next-generation HP POD Data Centers at a road show event near you

Chris Purcell ‎03-13-2012 03:18 PM - edited ‎10-26-2015 09:45 PM

Written by Paul Riviere 


Enterprises today are being forced to do more with less. This trend is directly impacting the IT department as well. They are asked to be more competitive despite decreasing budgets.  Innovation and growth are being stifled and choked out. IT centers are running out of capacity and space in their traditional brick and mortar data centers.


The HP POD gives enterprises and their IT departments another way to look at data center expansion. This compact, modular unit delivers the ultimate in data center efficiency. It offers 10-times the IT capacity of a traditional data center and can be deployed within 12 weeks—88 percent faster than a brick and mortar construction.


The HP PODc, a 20-foot water-cooled POD, will be available for customer and channel partner tours during the Pathways to Cloud Roadshow 2012 sponsored by HP and Intel®.  There will also be a digital experiences available of the EcoPOD (240a). These experiences will be available at these shows:

  • Dallas—March 19th - 21st
  • Washington D.C.—March 26- 28th
  • Phoenix –April 3rd - 6th  
  • Denver—April 9 - 11th

To register for a tour, visit

At the “Pathways to Cloud Road Show 2012” you will learn how HP experts can help your organization establish a new cloud infrastructure. Or, if you already utilize cloud capabilities, they will show you how to best evolve your current system to meet your current and future needs.


The HP POD is ideal for enterprise customers who need to rapidly scale their data center while, reducing capital investments, operational costs, and increasing their data center agility and flexibility.

  • Quickly create data center space and deploy IT using HP Factory Express and PODWorks for seamless integration from server to complete solution, configured and tested in a matter of weeks.
  • Designed to support requirements for N, N +1, and 2N power and cooling redundancy.
  • Pay-as-you-grow to minimize up front capital expenses and maximize investment flexibility - add additional HP PODs as you need more data center capacity.
  • Decrease operating expenses through better energy efficiency with PUE's as low as 1.05 - 95 percent more efficient than traditional brick and mortar data centers.

Register for a road show event near you or get more information.

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Chris Purcell

on ‎03-14-2012 09:58 AM

Thanks for sharing this, Paul.  Just wanted to share my close encounter with the POD in the Master the Cloud Road Show in Toronto earlier this year:

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on ‎03-23-2012 07:28 AM

Thanks for posting this information I would love to check out the new technology! I am always looking into what's new in the server world! I know that HP makes some well built servers! Hope to make it to the show!

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