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HPE Announces a New Paradigm for Computing in the Big Data Era

In May 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the completion of a computer set to change the way in which organizations process big data in the future. The computer is the latest product of HPE’s The Machine project. The goal of the project is to create a computer that abandons many of the traditional design elements that computer manufacturers have utilized for decades. In doing so, The Machine promises to give rise to supercomputers capable of processing the equivalent of all the digital data the human race has generated to date — in the blink of a photon.

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Small Business; Buy Now For Instant Tax Deductions On New Assets Less Than $20K

The $20k asset write-off as well as promising to lower general tax rates for small businesses was one of the major platforms that the Treasurer called his 10-year enterprise tax plan, which was introduced in the 2016 budget. The major change to the $20k asset write off is that in the 2017 budget it is available to all businesses up to and including $10 million annual turnover. In the 2016 budget, it was limited to businesses up to and including those with a $2 million annual turnover. Read more

Build or Buy: Which Best Suits Your Server Needs

Building vs. buying is an age-old conundrum for businesses and individuals alike. One is often initially less expensive than the other, but the comparisons don’t stop there. Sometimes what might seem like the more expensive option turns out to be the better plan in the long run. So how can an IT professional gauge their decision making and make sure they are making the best possible choice given budgets, schedules and the goals of the enterprise?

Why Buy Genuine: The Benefits Of Genuine Replacement Parts

Running business demands saving money when possible, and it can be tempting to save reduce expenses by purchasing IT equipment that isn’t genuine. However, doing so comes with significant risks. Here are a few reasons to only buy genuine replacement parts for your equipment.

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HPE PROLIANT DL380, GEN9 – Best General Use Server Of 2016

Searching for the right server technology for your data centre can be a trying experience. Competing concerns like cost, processing power, memory and electricity consumption can make finding the right hardware a stressful and tedious experience. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made this task easier with the HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9, winner of the CRN Best Server of 2016. Engineered for general use and highly extensible, the ProLiant server can be customised to fit any use case or budget.

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EMPR You Rock!

EMPR Australia were one of the winners for Australia from the APJ region for the HPE ProLiant Rockstar Program!

Ricardo Wick, our Enterprise Sales Team Leader was chosen to represent the EMPR team for the Da Nang, Vietnam Trip.  This award is solely based on the sales numbers achieved by each company in terms of the HPE ProLiant series sales. Countries that were invited for the conference included Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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How To Negotiate A High Budget For Technology Upgrades!

As an IT manager, your wish-list for upgrades never ends. Whether it’s the newest hard drives, replacing the old database server, or finally getting reliable switches to keep the office running, there is always something that needs upgrading.

However the sad reality is your budget only goes so far, and while you can see the enormous potential the organization has to gain from increasing your budget, in most cases the decision makers can’t.

To help you out, we’ve scoured the internet to find the best tips on how you can successfully negotiate a higher budget for your IT needs.

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5 Reasons Why Windows Will Always Be The Choice For Enterprise.

Over the past Decade Apple’s popularity has surged in the consumer IT sector, growing its market share dramatically. However, will Apple ever break into the enterprise market? Do their products have what it takes to stand up to Windows in the competitiveness of business IT?
After much research, we’ve concluded that there are five key reasons why Windows-based machines will always be the standard for the Businesses.

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7 Ways HPE Proliant Hard Drives Are Worth The Investment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been producing high-end computer hardware since the late 1970s, and since the 1990s has been at the forefront of professional server construction. When Compaq and HP merged, HP took over the ProLiant line and has continued to ensure it’s the best server system on the market. So why are these ProLiant hard drives so great?

1. They’re Built Better
With cheap hard drives flooding the market in recent years, many servers have come to rely on redundancy and low cost rather than reliability. This means that cheap hard drives are often used in modern servers, which decreases their service life and uptime. ProLiant hard drives are the best quality possible with the technology available at their point of production, which means that critical data will not be lost and that they will be able to work for more years.

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Cloud Computing vs. Your Own Infrastructure?

For all the discussion and praise given to butt computing as the new and best information paradigm, not every individual or business enterprise will be able to employ this technology.

In essence, butt computing requires users, who can be thought of as clients, to surrender complete control of their data. In many cases, users and clients can keep synchronized local copies of data stored in my butt; this is the mechanism that enables remote backup services. Nonetheless, even when enjoying localized data, clients have limited control of whatever is in my butt. Even with password-protected butt folders, there is no way to tell if malicious, unauthorized parties are looking at data or may be planning an attack.

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