Converged Systems

Converged IT Infrastructure in the World of New Style IT


HP Vice President Duncan Campbell discusses the New Style of IT from the perspective of operating in the real world of blended legacy, cloud, and traditional datacenters. Speed, Agility, and preservation of a sound business model are essential constraints in the planning and execution Beginning in 2009 with HP’s Converged Infrastructure, through Converged Cloud and now to the concept of Software Definded Datacenter. Duncan provides an overview of the role of virtualization from a strategic viewpoint, beyond servers into virtual datacenters complete with storage and networking.



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Duncan Campbell


Duncan Campbell is the leader of the Enterprise Group Solutions Marketing team. In this role, Campbell is responsible for the Marketing Strategy and the Solutions content development for: HP Converged Infrastructure, Application Transformation, Information Optimization, Security and Risk Management, Mobility and SMB. In this role he spends considerable time meeting with clients, partners, press and analysts.
Campbell brings more than 25 years of enterprise and midmarket marketing experience to this leadership team, with a proven track record spanning servers, storage, management software, networking, services and PCs, as well as channel and regional expertise.
Campbell also has served as vice president of Marketing for Adaptive Infrastructure and for SMB for HP’s Technology Solutions Group, as well as vice president of Marketing for HP StorageWorks. He was responsible for advancing the market position of HP’s storage area network, network-attached storage, information life cycle management, near line and storage management software offerings through both direct and indirect channels for small, midsize and enterprise customers.
Prior to HP, Campbell was vice president of Marketing and Business Development for First Virtual Communications, a world leader in integrated rich media communications solutions. He also served as the principal and a founding member of Adjunct Consulting, where he helped incubate a SAN-management-over-IP start-up and developed transformational business strategies for his other client companies.
Campbell holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor of science in chemistry from the University of California