Jesse St. Laurent

HPE Chief Technologist, Hyperconverged & SimpliVity

Jesse St. Laurent is the Chief Technologist for HPE Hyperconverged & SimpliVity. He uses his 20 years of experience to engage channel partners, evaluate emerging technologies, and shape innovative technology solutions involving data center modernization.

The Cost of Inaction in the Data Center
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The Cost of Inaction in the Data Center


Failback in Seconds: Customers Share Disaster Recovery Stories From the Data Center

Failback in Seconds: Customers Share Disaster Recovery Stories From the Data Center

For the unprepared, recovery often proves to be impossible.

The Art of Sizing Your IT Infrastructure

The Art of Sizing Your IT Infrastructure

Sizing an IT infrastructure today can be tough. The reason is simple. A variety of IT devices of various ages from various vendors — each with its own lifecycle, costs, and on-going maintenance issues — often present unforeseen...

When Disaster Strikes Too Close to Home, IT Needs Data Protection

When Disaster Strikes Too Close to Home, IT Needs Data Protection

Many IT leaders believe a disaster recovery plan is a nice thing to have but not necessary. Everything seems OK — until it’s not. Suddenly, when disaster strikes, they’re not ready. 


Ransomware Response: 6 Steps to Limit Data Loss

Ransomware Response: 6 Steps to Limit Data Loss

Ransomware is a dominant threat to businesses everywhere that is not going away anytime soon. It’s a reality IT teams acknowledge, but are not always prepared for. Of course, no one thinks that their datacenter will be the next one to...

How Hyperconvergence Tips IT Past the All-Flash Inflection Point

How Hyperconvergence Tips IT Past the All-Flash Inflection Point

As data storage space becomes more important every year, capacity alone is no longer enough. IT teams often face high latency issues and drive failures with traditional storage solutions.

Are You Just “Keeping the Lights On” in Your Datacenter?

Are You Just “Keeping the Lights On” in Your Datacenter?

Complex datacenters demand upgrades, maintenance, and tech refreshes in a nearly continual stream – making it easy for IT departments to get bogged down in maintenance costs and hard for them to focus on the business side of business....

How Hyperconvergence Can Transform Your Data Center into a Lean, Green, Efficiency Machine

How Hyperconvergence Can Transform Your Data Center into a Lean, Green, Efficiency Machine

Traditional IT environments consume an incredible amount of energy resources, such as power and cooling. The key for organizations focused on moving towards a greener data center is to emphasize efficiency in energy consumption and...

Don’t Get Caught in Tech Refresh Quicksand

Don’t Get Caught in Tech Refresh Quicksand

Technology refreshes are necessary but often difficult to complete, and that can make you feel trapped. Anyone who has used older IT infrastructure models knows the feeling of constantly refreshing but never getting ahead.

IT Teams Trim Resources without Sacrificing Quality – That’s Hyperconverged Efficiency!

IT Teams Trim Resources without Sacrificing Quality – That’s Hyperconverged Efficiency!

How do you trim complexity without sacrificing quality? According to some IT teams, adopting hyperconverged infrastructure is a solid step in the right direction.

Can Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solve the Data Problem?

Can Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solve the Data Problem?

The most troubling issue for those in IT is that increased data growth and hard drive capacity don’t necessarily correlate to improved performance. Read and write speeds have not increased at nearly the rate that disk capacity has,...

Data Efficiency: Four Points to Consider When Choosing Hyperconverged

Data Efficiency: Four Points to Consider When Choosing Hyperconverged

When making the switch to a hyperconverged infrastructure, it’s important to approach vendor selection carefully.

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