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Why AMD? HPE ProLiant Gen10 and AMD EPYC technology for secure virtualization

NarenNuggehalli

As the data center becomes more virtualized, servers should be your strongest defense, arming you with the latest innovations to prevent, detect, and recover from security attacks.

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Virtualization remains the primary means for maximizing agility and efficiency in a hybrid environment. In 2016, 26% of workloads were virtualized, with enterprise leaders open to virtualizing more than 80% of their workloads 1 and server virtualization was the #1 planned infrastructure project.2 In fact, analysts predict that 41% of new server shipments will be virtualized in 2020 up from 33% in 2015.7 And it’s no wonder—enterprises report savings of almost 20% from server virtualization.3

As the data center becomes more virtualized, servers should be your strongest defense, arming you with the latest innovations to prevent, detect, and recover from security attacks. That’s why we’ve developed unique security technologies, giving you a new security foundation to protect your data—and your business.

HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 and HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10 servers are built for virtualization, with security features that help protect your hardware, firmware, and network from unauthorized access and unapproved use. HPE also offers an array of embedded and optional software and firmware so you can choose the right mix of remote access and control for your network and data center.

HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 and HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10 servers with AMD EPYC™ processors provide advanced security features you can count on to create a best-in-class secure server solution for virtualization.

Read the full solution brief here.

Gen10 innovations in infrastructure security

Your servers should be armed with the latest innovations to safeguard against and recover from cyberattacks. HPE is the only vendor that offers industry-standard servers with security protection built in, supporting the platform across the entire server lifecycle. Our unique Silicon Root of Trust provides unsurpassed protection by creating a digital fingerprint in the silicon that ensures the server will never boot with compromised firmware. With the HPE Secure Compute Lifecycle, you also have a new security foundation to protect against malicious threats that target server firmware, resulting in denial of service and data loss. And with the optional HPE iLO Advanced Premium Security Edition, the server’s firmware is checked every 24 hours to verify code validity and the of credibility of essential system firmware.

Additional protection is available to ensure your servers are not physically altered or has had unauthorized access. With the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to avoid unauthorized access to the server and store artifacts used to authenticate server platforms and the Intrusion Detection Kit logs and alerts when the server hood is removed.

Simplify your IT journey with services

With a complete portfolio of HPE Pointnext Services to choose from, you can realize a new agility and stability in your IT environment. Advisory and Transformation Services professionals can work with you to better understand your unique business challenges to design an ideal solution for your business. Professional Services can enable rapid deployment of those solutions. And Operational Services provide ongoing support, including:

For more information, please check out:

1, 2  IDC, “Market Trends in Virtualization Infrastructure and Software, 2016: Market Survey Report,” December 2016.

3     TechTarget, “IT Priorities 2017,” February 2017.



Naren Nuggehalli
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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NarenNuggehalli

Naren brings to bear 15+ years of Business and Product Management leadership experience spanning country, Regional and WW organizations to the singular objective of delivering THE “best-in-breed” server platforms to enhance the leadership position of HPE in the industry standard x86 market. And he does that with cradle to grave ownership of the HPE ProLiant server portfolio.