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Gartner’s Growing Confidence in HPE’s Strategy, Acquisitions, and Innovation

After completing a tremendous Discover 2017 Madrid, HPE announced several significant new products, software and services offerings, which were received very positively from the press, analysts, and customers. HPE has the right strategy, innovation, and team to make 2018 a very successful year.

To add to that momentum, HPE has great news to share – Gartner published its annual Vendor Rating in December 2017, and upgraded HPE’s overall rating to Positive (from Variable last year), and also upgraded HPE to Positive in Strategy & Product / Service. HPE also scored Positive on Support / Account Management, Pricing Structure, and Technology / Methodology.

 

Summary

HPE has completed a significant restructuring in its PC/printer business, its enterprise services business and its software business, with plans for further business optimization. HPE is now focusing on a three-pronged strategy: hybrid IT, intelligent edge, and advisory and implementation services.

The Positive overall rating and improved scores across the board are a reflection of Gartner’s growing confidence in HPE’s strategy, acquisitions, and innovations. HPE spent considerable time with Gartner over the past year to educate them on vital new offerings like HPE OneSphere, HPE InfoSight, and HPE GreenLake, and to explain how acquisitions like Cloud Cruiser, CTP, Niara, Nimble, and Simplivity fit into HPE’s broader plan. Gartner states the following about HPE’s strategy: “HPE's new strategy aligns well with its core competencies, product portfolio, and industry trends. Pointnext is a business multiplier as it promotes enterprise transformation to Hybrid IT and the edge.

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Read the full report here and share with customers as appropriate. Key points to reiterate to customers:

  • HPE has the right strategy to serve your customers’ digital transformation. Gartner believes in HPE’s strategy and increasingly sees the strengths across products, software offerings, and services, which align well with industry trends.
  • Gartner’s core research on products and services reinforces their positive view of HPE. Gartner ranks HPE a Leader in five Magic Quadrants, across all of our core businesses.
  • HPE is accelerating the pace of execution of its strategy, with significant innovations and momentum in key markets. Most recently at Discover Madrid, HPE highlighted several game-changing innovations and offerings.

 

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