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HPE recognized as a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Now, for the third year in a row, HPE is named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure, recognized for our vision and our ability to execute against that vision.

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At Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), 2019 has been an incredible year of growth and innovation. Especially in the area of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), HPE made some exciting announcements.  In October, HPE redefined hyperconvergence with a new, differentiated HCI portfolio unmatched by any competitor. The workload-optimized portfolio is underpinned by the industry’s most advanced AI, HPE InfoSight. With HPE SimpliVity and Nimble dHCI, HPE is delivering the world’s most complete and intelligent portfolio of hyperconverged systems, redefining HCI from Software-Defined to AI-driven. 

Now, for the third year in a row, HPE is named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure, recognized for our vision and our ability to execute against that vision. More customers than ever are benefiting from the simplicity, scalability, and agility that HPE SimpliVity delivers.  And now, armed with the power of global intelligence with predictive analytics and support automation, those IT organizations benefit from an even simpler, and more efficient, end-to-end HCI experience. 

These benefits are not lost on HPE SimpliVity customers. Land O’Lakes is excited about InfoSight and AI Ops possibilities for their datacenter. The business already benefits by spending minutes instead of hours on routine IT management and maintenance tasks, which frees time to look at the big picture and at what's coming next. The IT manager at financial services innovator King Price Insurance states, "  “I just love the new technology. InfoSight is basically AI that is looking after my environment when I'm not looking. If InfoSight logs a call and provides predictive support, that is already saving time.  It helps us to focus on other things in the business.”

The new Gartner report highlights key use cases where hyperconvergence can be adopted including core IT, edge, cloud, mission-critical workloads, and VDI use cases.

Recognized and customer recommended

This MQ Leader recognition comes on the heels of another Gartner recognition based entirely on customer reviews. The March 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Hyperconverged Infrastructure singled out vendors that deliver successful outcomes, as evidenced by online customer ratings.  HPE hyperconverged solutions rate among the highest, and have garnered among the most customer reviews on Gartner Peer Insights over the past 12 months. Here are some excerpts of these 4- and 5-star reviews of the HPE SimpliVity platform. 

As HPE continues to work with customers to push the industry forward, we are expanding capabilities and delivering on our vision to streamline IT operations delivering a redefined HCI experience beyond software-defined to AI-driven.  We are continuing to invest in our portfolio and innovations to deliver best-in-class solutions that out-compete and out-perform market competitors:

  • HPE SimpliVity is an intelligently simple, hyper-efficient, and edge-optimized HCI platform for edge, ROBO, and general purpose applications that simplifies IT operations with industry-leading automation and efficiency.
  • HPE Nimble Storage dHCI combines the simplicity of HCI with the flexibility of converged, extending the hyperconverged experience to business-critical applications and workloads with unpredictable growth.
  • HPE Primera on Synergy and Composable Rack delivers an intelligent cloud foundation that brings together composability and intelligence for large scale environments and mission-critical applications.

With these powerful solutions, HPE offers customers a no-compromises portfolio to simplify workloads, enhance innovation, gain real-time insights from data, and achieve agility of hybrid cloud. 

Thank you to our customers, partners, and employees for the diligence, hard work, and partnership that helped us to be acknowledged as a Leader for three consecutive years in the Gartner Magic Quadrant. [You can take a look at the full Magic Quadrant report here]

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Jeffrey Hewitt, Philip Dawson, Julia Palmer, John McArthur, 25 November 2019.

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Sandeep Singh
Vice President, Storage Marketing
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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