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Recapping HAVEn, Cloud OS and Backstage at HP Discover

mackey ‎07-11-2013 10:28 PM - edited ‎06-23-2015 03:20 PM

Behind the scenes at HP Discover Las Vegas


HP Discover was an amazing technology event in Las Vegas. But, what happens after the excitement and smoke clear the air? The videos created at the event are the best way to keep the excitement fresh.


In this post I want to recap the HP Software key announcements and videos which I think you will want to check out. I’ll try to summarize the announcements and point you to additional information from the event. 


Fair warning though, this blog post will have a lot of links, but hopefully it will be a good source to track the news and happenings from HP Discover in Las Vegas this year.




The biggest announcement from HP Software centered on HAVEn, HP’s answer to the big data challenges most organizations are facing today.   HAVEn stands for Hadoop, Autonomy, Vertica, Enterprise Security and n - number of applications.  Only HP has the intellectual property in technology, services and partnerships needed to deliver the best enterprise outcomes from big data.  


The challenges of big data come down to five key areas:

  1. Volume
  2. Variety
  3. Velocity
  4. Vulnerability
  5. Value

Hear more from each of the LOB leaders as they explain what HAVEn is and how this big data platform addresses each of the challenges above.


Additionally, check out more Backstage videos about HP’s big data platform, HAVEn:

NEW! Announcements from HP Software at HP Discover Las Vegas 2013 (3:08)

LiveStream chat on the new HAVEn analytics platform (10:12)

Announcing HAVEn - A platform for big data challenges (7:32)


Evolution of HP Converged Cloud


Another key announcement at HP Discover was around the evolution of the HP Converged Cloud.  It’s the next step of

the HP cloud strategy as it ensures the common architecture foundation across all our offerings. Cloud OS is a foundational technology component, delivering an enterprise-grade OpenStack® with:

  • Optimized workload portability for hybrid cloud delivery
  • Enhanced service lifecycle management
  • Simplified installation and upgrades

Read more about Cloud OS, the next step in HP’s journey to Converged Cloud. In addition, check out other Cloud OS related interviews from HP’s Chief Technologist for Cloud strategy, Christian Verstraete. 


Additionally, check out Backstage videos about HP Converged Cloud:

Introduction to HP Cloud OS  (10:24)

Managing Application and Infrastructure Cloud Services with CSA  (3:52)

What is HP Cloud OS?  (4:26)

HP CloudSystem Enterprise (4:47)


Backstage at HP Discover


If you missed the conference and want to get a feel for what it was like, check out our Welcome to HP Discover video.  We have a great team of evangelists who bring the conference to you.  In addition, you may want to check out some of our other Backstage videos.  Whether or not you attended the event, you will want to see these exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews:

Capgemini World Quality Report 2013-2014 and current trends in the testing market (4:51)

Software will drive the new style of IT (with HP Software's Chief Evangelist Paul Muller) (4:05)

Application Transformation and the New Style of IT (3:59)

HP Anywhere  (11:21)

Make data matter (with HP Vertica leader Colin Mahony)  (4:44)

HP Autonomy: pivotal player in the information age (with HP Autonomy leader Robert Youngjohns) (4:22)

Security for SaaS: An interview with Nir Yizhak, HP Software SaaS CISO (4:02)

Lessons from the criminals and their methods (with HP Enterprise Security Products leader Art Gilliland) (8:15)

Using Context to Understand Security Risk  (10:51)

Innovation as a driver of long-term business success (5:03)

Steps for business leaders to foster innovation (4:27)

Backstage at HP Discover Las Vegas 2013 - Day 1 Wrap-up (4:57)

Backstage Day 2 Wrap-up at HP Discover Las Vegas 2013 (3:09)

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