HPE at Microsoft Ignite 2016: Living up to the name … again


By Carrie Francey  

Every fall, Microsoft Ignite sparks ideas, technologies, strategies, and solutions that are so hot, they set industries and markets on fire. This year’s event will be held from September 26 – 30 in Atlanta and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will be there again to fan the flames of innovation and excellence.

Ignite is for big thinkers looking for an edge, senior decision makers seeking what’s next or who want insights on key technology trends in the industry, and for IT professionals who need hands-on experience to enhance their tech skills. And it’s for enterprise developers and architects looking for innovative ways to maximize application development.

HPE is excited to be at Ignite again to introduce a few hot new solutions. With a comprehensive portfolio spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive, and more secure.

If you’re planning to attend, please visit us in Booth 1501 to learn more about the HPE-Microsoft Alliance solutions. Here’s a sample of what we’ll be talking about at Ignite:

Integrated solutions for Azure - HPE will be introducing the HPE Converged System CS380 for Microsoft Azure Stack, based on the world’s most popular server: the HPE ProLiant DL380.  HPE is also announcing the following related services:

  • HPE Consulting for Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud
  • Expanded HPE Flexible Capacity to include more Azure services, additional geographies and HPE ConvergedSystem 380 for Microsoft Azure Stack

Expanded HPE Datacenter Care – Operational Support services to include monitoring and management of Azure services in addition to on-premises IT We will also be demonstrating the HPE Hyper Converged 250 for Cloud Platform System, supporting Azure Pack.

Operations management for Azure – HPE will be demonstrating HPE Operations Bridge, an Analytics-driven, autonomous operations management solution through a single pane of glass for Azure public cloud, Azure Stack hybrid cloud and traditional IT.

Data-centric security for Azure – HPE will be demonstrating HPE SecureData, data-centric security protection for data traveling into and throughout the Azure public cloud, Azure hybrid cloud and traditional IT.

These solutions are a perfect fit for organizations that want to offer on- and off-premise Azure cloud services and for service providers that want to deliver Azure-compatible services that are complementary to MS Azure public cloud services. Stop by Booth #1501 to see these solutions in action.

  • Microsoft Cloud Productivity and Mobility solutions – See how HPE and Aruba products and services combine with Office 365, Windows 10 and Microsoft Dynamic CRM to create solutions designed to respond to today’s challenges and move any company ahead on its transformation journey.
  • Scalable Database Platform for High-end Mission-Critical Deployments – Discover what happens when you put Microsoft SQL Server together with HPE’s Superdome X. This ground-breaking solution isn’t available from any other vendor.

HPE will also be heating up the show floor with demos and breakout sessions, including:

·         14 demos

·         45 in-booth theater sessions

·         2 - 75 min breakout sessions

·         2 - 20 min Microsoft theater sessions

HPE and Microsoft have one of the longest, closest, and most productive alliance partnerships in the industry. For 30+ years we have worked together and combined our respective strengths to deliver innovative technologies, services, and support that help our mutual customers advance their business.

If you’ll be at Microsoft Ignite, we’d love to talk with you. You can get more information on the event here.

If not, you can learn more about all the latest HPE –Microsoft Strategic Alliance solutions by contacting your HPE or Microsoft representative.

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About the Author
Carrie Francey is Vice President of Strategic Alliances for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). In this role, Carrie and her team are forging the partnership of HPE and Microsoft to drive value for Enterprise customers. In addition, she oversees the long term strategy, executive interaction, and revenue across the business units of HPE with key software partners who have a material impact to HPE as a company.

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