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Latest infographic shows big results from private cloud and IaaS

DeborahL

Slow turn-around on infrastructure requests are hurting your business

For many enterprise IT departments, a majority of their business customers are not satisfied with the speed of application releases[i]. Twenty-five percent of app development time is spent waiting for manual or semi-manual provisioned infrastructure, using traditional or even virtualized datacenter architectures. When users’ needs are not met quickly, they will independently look to public cloud services and create the shadow IT environments that can lead to cost, security, compliance and long-term SLA issues.

Enterprise IT needs to meet the challenge of transforming their infrastructure delivery processes to keep up with the new speed of business—and their competition. IT infrastructure must become more agile to rapidly respond to developer requests so users are not kept waiting. IT must also become more automated to reduce IT complexity and increase IT staff efficiency.  How can you transform to rapid infrastructure provisioning with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and put the right mix of private cloud and public cloud services to work for your organization?  What best practice capabilities are needed to ensure you can deliver on big reductions in both time-to-market and overall costs for developing and delivering new customer facing services and apps?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has just released the Deliver Infrastructure in Minutes and Speed Ideas to Market infographic that visually brings together the latest research on best practice trends driving IT to transform to IaaS, the capabilities being used to implement it and why, along with the real benefits seen from rapid infrastructure delivery using private and public cloud services.

IaaS_infographic.jpgIt provides insight on how organizations are transforming their business to a hybrid infrastructure with cloud computing. This new hybrid infrastructure is providing faster self-service access to automated infrastructure services that meet both the reliable and efficient utilization needs of IT and the growing business demands for development, testing and production. The infographic also details six best practices and innovative capabilities recommended and used by other customers to deliver business agility and growth outcomes. These best practices and capabilities can be used to ensure your private cloud or IaaS solution meets the business’ expectations.

 

Private cloud leadership you can put to work in your solution

HPE leadership in private and hybrid cloud computing helps customers deliver VMs and infrastructure services in minutes, with all of these best practice capabilities and unique innovations that set the solutions apart. HPE has helped customers all over the world implement rapid infrastructure provisioning solutions, increasing their customer’s business agility and lowering their costs.

 

Ignitar (previously called MyCloud) is an Irish cloud services provider based in the suburbs of Dublin. Using HPE Helion CloudSystem they were able to get a private cloud up and running in just four weeks that allows Ignitar to automate cloud services for their growing client base—from infrastructure to application. It offered heterogeneous capabilities, making it compatible with both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware, delivering a dual virtualization platform that is a differentiator in the marketplace. The HPE Helion solution helped Ignitar cut project delivery times in half for their clients, while simultaneously delivering significant cost savings for both their company and their clients. With its scalable HPE cloud, Ignitar’s operations are much more efficient because of dramatic improvements in the provisioning of additional resources, services, and applications that is now automated and repeatable.

 

HPE provides a range of solutions so you can find the right mix to meet your specific rapid infrastructure provisioning needs. HPE Helion CloudSystem provides an integrated hardware and software solution for hybrid cloud that enables you to monitor, manage and deploy across multiple hypervisors and IaaS providers. It speeds and simplifies the deployment and ongoing lifecycle management of your end-to-end IaaS solution with flexible configurations that to meet your workload needs and pair with existing environments. You can also incorporate on-premise resources for your private cloud in an easy pay-as-you-grow consumption model using HPE Flexible Capacity.

 

HPE cloud software solutions, such as Helion Cloud Suite, orchestrate and automate infrastructure services deployment and management processes in multi-cloud environments on your choice of hardware. Customers who want to build out their own choice of cloud infrastructure for their IaaS solution to meet specific needs can leverage industry leading options, from HPE cloud-enabled blade and rack servers to composable infrastructure using HPE Synergy.

You might also choose to have managed private cloud services in your mix to remove the complexity and capital expense of ongoing management of your cloud infrastructure so you can focus on your key business objectives. HPE Helion Managed Cloud Services offers dedicated or multi-tenant private cloud options that let you scale out instantly and affordably, all managed by HPE cloud experts and using enterprise-grade security. 

Recommended Resources:

Take a few minutes to read the recent research and guidance on this area in the Gartner paper Set the Stage for Successful DevOps with Combined IaaS and PaaS for Continuous Delivery.

 

See how you can make your IT into the department of yes and now, by visiting the Rapid infrastructure provisioning use case site.

 

 

 

[1] Forrester Research, Inc., “Embrace the Need for Speed to Avoid Ugly DevOps Practices” Brief, April 2015 

 

 

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DeborahL

Deborah Martin is a cloud enthusiast with over 7 years in creating cloud solutions for multiple industries and business needs. She is part of the HPE Helion team that works to promote and educate on solutions for key business use cases for cloud computing

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