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Accelerate your hybrid cloud deployment with HPE and Microsoft Azure Stack


The IT needs of modern enterprises were heard and met today when HPE announced the general availability of HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack at Microsoft Ignite. HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack offers a simple way to run Azure-consistent services in a hybrid data center environment. In addition to responding to growing business needs for the right mix of IT, this platform gives users the tools and resources necessary to optimize and manage the on-prem cloud the way they want, for a successful digital transformation.

The best of both clouds — optimizing performance

HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack embraces the value of a hybrid IT infrastructure, utilizing both private and public clouds. With this solution, HPE and Microsoft equip enterprises and service providers with the simplified development, management, and security benefits of an Azure public cloud that they can run on-premises to modernize application development, deploy applications to their preferred location, meet data sovereignty, security, and compliance requirements and achieve superior performance from on-premises infrastructure.

HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack provides the highest-performing platform for Azure Stack today, with 768GB of RAM and 2400MHz memory speed, increasing memory bandwidth by 28 percent compared to competitive solutions with the same capacity. That means running more workloads faster and more reliably to satisfy line of business initiatives.

The new cloud controls: manage, subscribe, customize

Best-in-class performance is made easy with better visibility. That’s why HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack can integrate with HPE OneView to monitor and manage Azure Stack deployments simply. The services can also be combined with HPE Flexible Capacity to offer on-demand capacity and consumption-based payments. For the first time from an infrastructure provider, HPE uses Flexible Capacity to give users the ability to scale-up and -down capacity as needed, providing cloud speed and economics on-premises. And HPE Flexible Capacity offers customers the flexibility of paying for only what they consume above a minimum commitment, providing cloud speed and economics on-premises, on par with the cost of public clouds.  

This solution is a tailored integrated system, allowing a customer to customize HPE ProLiant for Azure Stack system sizes from 4 to 12 nodes, available in single increments, as well as options for processer type, racks, and storage so they get exactly what they need and nothing they don’t. And when integrating HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack into an existing environment, customers have the freedom to select from third party networking switches and power supply options.

A personal hybrid IT team, at your service

While HPE and Microsoft have restored users’ ability to claim control over their hybrid clouds, they are still here to help. The first-of-its-kind HPE-Microsoft Azure Stack Innovation Center makes connecting customers with HPE and Microsoft experts effortless. Customers can visit the centers in Bellevue, WA and Geneva, Switzerland to test use cases, implement a proof of concept, and organize business and technical planning sessions.

 Additionally, customers have access to an ever-growing ecosystem of partner and third-party solutions and services that address specific business requirements. These new solutions and services, including DXC Technology Managed Services and Veeam Software, join the other valuable offerings available today from providers such as Sogeti, NTT Communications, PwC, and Wipro.

Read the press release here to learn the latest news about HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack and how it can revolutionize your cloud deployment.

To learn more about public and private cloud, download the free HPE Hybrid IT for Dummies eBook.  

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