Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Spring 2017


Ramin Neshati

Course Title

Decision Making

Course Number

ETM 530/630


Team B Project Objectives: Analyze and assess HP Enterprise’s decision to acquire hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) vendor, SimpliVity - Discuss and document acquisition options available to HP - Discuss the reasoning behind why SimpliVity was chosen out of all available options - Define HCI - Consolidating IT components into a single optimized platform with centralized management enables increased utilization and lower costs - Define HCI’s importance both now and for the future of HP Enterprise - Define HP’s current technology portfolio and how it is impacted (positively or negatively) by this acquisition - Define acquisition criteria


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