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HPE Helping IT Operators to Deliver Software-defined Infrastructure via Hybrid Cloud and Hyper-converged Systems

Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced an expansion of its composable initiative with the addition of a new hybrid cloud offering and technology extensions to HPE hyper-converged systems.

By extending HPE Synergy’s fully programmable infrastructure to HPE’s multi-cloud platform and through software enhancements to the HPE Hyper Converged 380, HPE is enabling IT operators to deliver software-defined infrastructure as quickly as customers’ businesses demand. The new solutions include:

  • HPE Synergy with HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 brings full composability across compute, storage and fabric to HPE’s OpenStack® technology-based hybrid cloud platform to enable customers to run bare metal, virtualized, containerized and cloud-native applications on a single infrastructure and dynamically compose and recompose resources for unmatched agility and efficiency.
  • HPE Hyper Converged Operating Environment software update leverages composable technologies to deliver new capabilities to the HPE Hyper Converged 380, including new workspace controls that allow IT managers to compose and recompose virtualized resources for different lines of business, making it easier and more efficient for IT to act as an internal service provider to their organization.

“Customers’ business needs can change quite rapidly, and they need an infrastructure platform that can support that rapid change,” said Vikram K, Director, Datacenter and Hybrid Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise India. “With HPE Synergy we delivered a new class of infrastructure providing the speed, efficiency and flexibility of the public cloud on-premises, so IT can focus on being an internal service provider instead of maintaining infrastructure. Now we’re extending composable infrastructure to our cloud and hyper-converged offerings, making hybrid IT simple for customers.”

HPE Synergy with HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 – providing the industry’s first private cloud built on composable infrastructure

HPE Synergy with HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 gives organizations the ability to operate a single IT environment on-premises that supports both traditional applications and cloud-native applications. With HPE Helion CloudSystem 10, IT operators now have the ability to compose resources in minutes, making it easier for enterprises to migrate from traditional to hybrid IT. Through better management automation and improved infrastructure utilization customers can deliver more effective cloud services at lower cost.

HPE Synergy and HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 both incorporate HPE OneView, HPE’s infrastructure automation management software, providing the ability to discover, manage and designate infrastructure resources using a single, unified interface. This enables more efficient infrastructure utilization by empowering IT to target the right infrastructure for the right workloads, accelerating development cycles while maintaining control and compliance.

In addition, customers can take advantage of the broad ecosystem HPE has developed through the Composable Infrastructure Partner Program. This includes with partnerships based on tools like Chef, Docker, SaltStack and Puppet, as well as traditional partners like Microsoft, VMware, SUSE and Red Hat through integration with the HPE OneView API.

HPE Synergy with HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 will be available from HPE and channel and distribution partners in the first quarter of calendar year 2017.

HPE Hyper Converged Operating Environment – delivering composable management capabilities for hyper converged systems

The HPE Hyper Converged Operating Environment software update introduces new composable management capabilities to the HPE Hyper Converged 380, HPE’s all-in-one software-defined virtualization solution. The enhancements enable IT operators to become an internal service provider to their organization’s different lines of business, delivering virtualized applications with cloud efficiency.

The update introduces new multi-tenant workspaces that enable IT operators to quickly and easily compose and recompose virtualized environments instantly from a single resource pool. Now IT managers can provide for an individual’s or workgroup’s immediate use based on their unique needs and allowing line of business managers to more efficiently utilize resources available to them. The update also integrates analytics, providing IT managers with insights to ensure that required resources are available when needed and to predict future needs, so IT can add capacity before developers even know they need it.

As an internal service provider, IT can now provide an intuitive self- service portal, making it easier for lines of business to access the resources they need to develop and deploy their applications in their own virtualized environment at cloud speed.

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