Seven Pre-Priced and Pre-Configured Infrastructure as a Service Solutions Built to Optimize the Utilization and Cost of IT Resources
PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 12, 2015) – HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced an expanded portfolio of workload-focused configurations delivered in a standardized solution for HP Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) that simplifies and accelerates customers’ transition to the cloud.
Based on extensive expertise in working on a wide range of cloud deployments, HP Enterprise Services is rolling out seven pre-priced and pre-configured Infrastructure as a Service solutions. These solutions are designed to meet diverse enterprise workload requirements, ranging from lighter workloads like applications development and low performance media sharing to enterprise workloads supporting complex ERP solutions. These configurations are designed for better alignment of IT resources to workloads — thus optimizing the utilization and cost of IT resources.
“Customers want a simplified experience when finding and implementing workload specific solutions in the cloud,” said Jim Fanella, vice president, Workload and Cloud, HP Enterprise Services. “Creating pre-configured solutions for the most frequently used workloads make it easier to quickly implement managed VPC solutions and help ease the organization’s transition to the New Style of IT.”
HP Helion Managed VPC now offers four virtual server configurations for lighter enterprise class workloads and three physical server configurations for business-critical production workloads that require dedicated servers. These configurations offer application modernization opportunities, benefits of an OPEX model and faster implementation of cloud services and include credits towards workload advisory and transformation services. With this managed service, enterprises will also benefit from automatic and seamless improvements to the latest technology and security.
These virtual and physical server solutions are targeted for typical workloads, such as:
Application development, file print, non-production and quality assurance
SharePoint, unified communication and custom tools
Non-critical customer relationship management (CRM)
Hosted email and enterprise CRM
Oracle CX, data mining and analytics
SAP® applications, Oracle, Microsoft® Dynamics, and Sage
Pricing and availability
The new HP Helion Managed VPC solutions are now available for purchase globally from 24 locations in five continents with pricing for virtual configurations starting at $76 per month for Bare Metal up to $496 per month for Virtualized Enterprise. Physical configurations start at $800 per month for 8-core physical servers up to $1,000 per month for Physical Enterprise.
“We’ve also streamlined the contracting process with a one page cloud contract, to speed the delivery of enterprise cloud solutions,” said Fanella. “This is another example of how HP is committed to making the on-ramp to HP Helion cloud easier, quicker and more efficient.”
All configurations have OpenStack® features and options to add high availability that provide 99.999% uptime SLAs and a full suite of cloud advisory and application transformation to the cloud services. In April, HP intends to offer additional pre-configured workload solutions for its Managed Private Cloud portfolio to extend even more flexibility for customers, whether their data or applications reside in their own, HP’s or a third party’s data center.
Information about HP Helion Managed VPC and other HP cloud solutions is available at www.hp.com/enterprise/cloud.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.
Microsoft is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies.
The OpenStack Word Mark is either a registered trademark/service mark or trademark/service mark of the OpenStack Foundation, in the United States and other countries and are used with the OpenStack Foundation’s permission. We are not affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by the OpenStack Foundation, or the OpenStack community.
Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates.
SAP is the trademark or registered trademark of SAP SE in Germany and in several other countries.
© 2015 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP and its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of HP for future operations, including the separation transaction; the future performance of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. if the separation is completed; any statements concerning expected development, performance, market share or competitive performance relating to products and services; any statements regarding anticipated operational and financial results; any statements of expectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the need to address the many challenges facing HP’s businesses; the competitive pressures faced by HP’s businesses; risks associated with executing HP’s strategy, including the planned separation transaction, and plans for future operations and investments; the impact of macroeconomic and geopolitical trends and events; the need to manage third-party suppliers and the distribution of HP’s products and services effectively; the protection of HP’s intellectual property assets, including intellectual property licensed from third parties; risks associated with HP’s international operations; the development and transition of new products and services and the enhancement of existing products and services to meet customer needs and respond to emerging technological trends; the execution and performance of contracts by HP and its suppliers, customers, clients and partners; the hiring and retention of key employees; integration and other risks associated with business combination and investment transactions; the execution, timing and results of restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost and the anticipated benefits of implementing those plans; the execution, timing and results of the separation transaction or restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost (including any possible disruption of HP’s business) and the anticipated benefits of implementing the separation transaction and restructuring plans; the resolution of pending investigations, claims and disputes; and other risks that are described in HP’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2013, and HP’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including HP’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2014. HP assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.