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HPE officially closes on SimpliVity acquisition



Last month, HPE announced plans to acquire bigstock-Business-people-shaking-hands-83445530.jpgSimpliVity, a leading provider of software-defined, hyperconverged infrastructure. Last week, HPE announced that the deal has closed, giving both companies the official green light to begin integration plans.

By bringing together HPE’s best-in-class infrastructure, automation and cloud management software with SimpliVity’s industry-leading software-defined data management platform, the new HPE and SimpliVity hyperconverged solutions will deliver the best and most comprehensive enterprise-ready offering on to the market.

 “Many things about this acquisition provide real customer value,” explained Ric Lewis, SVP and GM, HPE Software-Defined and Cloud Group. “I’m most excited about the strength of the people joining HPE and the roadmap that we will deliver for customers as a combined company.”

The combined HPE and SimpliVity portfolio will offer a rich set of enterprise data services across hyperconverged, 3PAR storage, composable infrastructure and multi-cloud offerings.

For more on the HPE SimpliVity acquisition, including analyst and press reaction to the deal, check out these resources:
HPE Completes Acquisition of SimpliVity
HPE accelerates mission to make hybrid IT simple with SimpliVity acquisition
Have you heard the industry’s reaction to HPE’s SimpliVity acquisition?
Analyst reaction to HPE’s SimpliVity acquisition

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Julio Cordoba

HPE has purchased the company SimpliVity for 650 million dollars in cash. It is a company dedicated to the development of hyperconverged infrastructure defined by software with great growth potential. HPE completes its hyperconverged technology offering, as it adds the SimpliVity solution to its infrastructure and to its cloud management and automation software.

Many companies have technological environments that are not ready for cloud services or on-demand applications. They also face the challenges of tools such as data management platforms that require simple user interfaces for developers to scale and protect data with ease. It allows operating, storing and connecting equipment in a preconfigured system, but they are also managed by a user-friendly software platform, not needing a large team of professionals to configure it. maintenance.

Thanks to this operation, HPE will be able to offer its clients any type of data services they may need, whether through hyper-convergent solutions, 3PAR storage, modular infrastructure or multi-cloud offers. In other words, the company's offer will increase considerably with the integrated protection of business data, as well as the necessary technology to simplify backups, facilitating the restoration of customer operations.

SimpliVity's technology will also provide HPE's portfolio with systems for efficient use of enterprise storage, as well as the management of virtual machines so that customers can control their costs and performance.

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