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HP Helion in Europe hosts Cloud28+


Co-Author: Andrea Monaci, EMEA Director of Marketing, HP Helion



Last week, the EMEA team hosted over 120 cloud technologists in Frankfurt for a collaborative meeting about the Cloud28+ initiative.


Cloud28+ providers an aggregated service catalogue of cloud service providers covering more than 28 countries in Europe allowing for rapid growth of the cloud market for providers, developers, and end users. This alignment delivers benefits for all participants:

  • Portfolio of secure cloud offerings with enterprise-grade service level agreements
  • Compliant with local and EU data regulations on security and privacy
  • Aligned with the EU Digital Agenda
  • Composed of services and local cloud providers from 28+ difference European countries
  • Built on an open and secure hybrid IT environment

pic2.jpgKey speakers included Xavier Poisson Gouyou Beauchamps (HP EMEA VP Cloud Computing) that opened the day and set the tone as leader of the initiative since 2 years. Community members of this Think Tank, now at it’s 3rd meeting and growing, Is seeting the tone of business creation in the cloud between Service Providers, ISVs and end clients. Xavier was joined by key Accademia, Service Provier and ISV testimonials that have joined HP on the jouney to discuss practices and experiences. These included academia speakers on Trusted cloud services (Prof. Dr. Herbert Weber), Service Provider Numergy using OpenStack in production (with CTO Patrick Debus-Pesquet) and ISVs such as OpenDataSoft (CEO Jean-Marc Lazard),Lequa (on legal interoperability with leaders Jerker Nilsson, Johan Wilén) and Progress (EMEA Sales VP, Phil Dunlop), all discussing how the comunity has helped create business.


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I manage the HPE Helion social media and website teams promoting the enterprise cloud solutions at HPE for hybrid, public, and private clouds. I was previously at Dell promoting their Cloud solutions and was the open source community manager for OpenStack and at Rackspace and Citrix Systems. While at Citrix Systems, I founded the Citrix Developer Network, developed global alliance and licensing programs, and even once added audio to the DOS ICA client with assembler. Follow me at @SpectorID

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