HP, Cisco Networking Gear Work Together in New Private Cloud Data Center

 
 
By Robert Mullins  |  Posted 2012-09-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A tech blogger takes a look at a row of server racks at the DAS data center in Atlanta built by HP. In order to get employee buy-in for the data center project, DAS created a committee of 24 employees from throughout parent company Omnicon’s agencies to keep them informed about the project and solicit their input.

 

Hewlett-Packard gave tech reporters and bloggers a tour Sept. 6 of a new data center it developed for Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a marketing services firm, in Atlanta. DAS is part of Omnicon, the parent company of about 165 marketing, advertising and public relations agencies. While HP networking equipment abounds in the new data center, it also recommended the installation of some equipment from rival Cisco Systems in a few instances. DAS executives said HP acknowledged that some existing Cisco switches should stay where they are because some Cisco routers are more robust than HP’s and because HP doesn’t yet have a firewall product on the market.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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