Day 2 of HP Discover, I had the opportunity to sit down with HP Technical Services. HP Technical Services is the technology consulting arm of HP Enterprise. These are the consultants you go and have wide-ranging conversations with about business challenges when you know the high-level technical solutions. They are the really smart guys that can get OpenStack to work with your 3Par storage. I wrote a post some time ago talking about when to consider a Management Consultant vs. a Technology Consultant. Tech Talk 21 focusing on vendor consulting organization versus a boutique or large independent firm.
TT 21: Selecting a technology consultant