Strong together: HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers + Windows Server 2016

With Windows Server 2008 End of Support (EoS) coming soon, your customers will be looking to upgrade their server operating systems (OS) and their servers. When choosing new server solutions, they want to truly understand the value that a new server and OS can bring them. Simply stating, “they're the latest and greatest” just doesn't cut it anymore! IT managers want to know the ins and outs of how this new server solution is going to help them save money, make money, and reduce costs.



HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers have up to a 71% performance increase1 with the new Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable family. And, Gen10 servers can improve your customers’ business agility by making it easy to adapt their IT quickly to changing requirements with Intelligent System Tuning, HPE Persistent Memory, and server networking and storage advances. Adding Windows Server 2016 to the mix can help your customers increase efficiency and maximize their IT investments with leading-edge enterprise tools for a fraction of the cost. Windows Server 2016 brings significant enhancements to virtualization including rolling cluster upgrades, failover clustering, and scale-out file server clusters allowing for improved performance at a lower cost.


For security, HPE has taken one step above any other IT providers with their Gen10 servers, they’ve released the world’s most secure industry standard servers2. HPE Gen10 servers offer unique security features down to the silicon, while the HPE Secure Compute Lifecycle provides them best-in-class innovations in firmware protection, malware detection, and firmware recovery. Pairing HPE’s Silicon Root of Trust with the advanced security features found in Windows Server 2016 such as Just in Time and Just Enough Administration, Trusted/Secure Boot, and Shielded Virtual Machines, you’re giving your customers a top notch server solution to help safeguard their data across devices and apps, onsite or in the cloud.


When you’re helping your customers make their migration plans from Windows Server 2008, make sure they know about the new compute features and security in Windows Server 2016 and HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers, so they can be assured they are getting the best solutions for their workload to power their hybrid IT infrastructure.

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  1. Intel® measurements. Up to 71% performance increase of Intel Xeon Platinum vs. previous generation E5 v4 average performance based on key industry-standard benchmark calculations comparing 2-socket Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 to E5-2699 v4 family processors. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance. May 2017
  2. Based on external firm conducting cyber security penetration testing of a range of server products from a range of manufactures, May 2017.
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