Cancer Treatment Centers of America upgrades to HP ProLiant servers, deploying more than 500 Hewlett-Packard servers across hospitals in suburban Chicago, Philadelphia, suburban Phoenix, and Tulsa, Okla.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America,
a national network of hospitals, has upgraded its entire technological
infrastructure to HP ProLiant servers. The technology upgrade is expected to
increase system performance, uptime and reliability.
The hospitals depend on such infrastructure in order to operate electronic
health records, specialized clinical programs, CRM
and ERP applications.
"The growth of our organization required expanding our infrastructure
to effectively respond to our needs," Chad Eckes, CTCA's CIO,
said in a statement. "HP's innovative blade server technology delivers
increased performance and reliability while ensuring the 100 percent uptime our
mission-critical business applications require."
HP ProLiant servers were chosen based on capabilities such as ease of
management, along with cost-effective price and the strength of Hewlett-Packard's
product road map. To date, CTCA has deployed more than 500 HP ProLiant servers,
including 200 blade servers, in its production and disaster recovery sites
around the country. The CTCA environment runs on a combination of HP ProLiant
DL580, DL380, DL560, BL460c, BL480c and BL260c servers.
CTCA uses the HP Insight Control management console for a 24/7 view of its