Become an internal service broker
Building an infrastructure that supports changing business needs can be challenging in the face of IT complexity, siloed legacy systems, disparate management tools and manual processes. The right mix of Hybrid IT enables you to simplify your IT environment and act as an internal service broker to the business. With an IT as a service (ITaaS) model, you can quickly provision IT resources for any type of workload, maintain the management and control you need across the entire infrastructure, and deliver an experience that performs with the speed the business requires.
As businesses transform to meet the demands of a hypercompetitive digital economy, the organisational lines that formerly defined business functions are blurring. See how IT and finance leaders can collaborate to determine which investments are best for the business.
The technology of the future
Make informed decisions about how new, advanced technology can support your business objectives and empower IT.
Once you understand what hyperconverged infrastructure is and how it works, read this ebook to get prescriptive implementation guidelines and learn best practices for evaluating, planning and understanding the potential impact and opportunities of hyperconverged infrastructure in your data centre.
Rapid Provisioning means rapid results
Speed up delivery of containers, VMs, and bare-metal servers
Be more responsive to line of business requests, accelerate application deployment, scale infrastructure on demand, and automate the entire server lifecycle to reduce lead time while increasing efficiencies, availability, and performance. Rapid Provisioning for Compute is a certified and tested, end-to-end solution delivered by HPE Technology Services – or one of our qualified HPE partners – for the provisioning of different compute environments using an as-a-service model.
Accelerate and streamline database provisioning
Digital enterprises understand the need to deliver actionable insights that drive improved outcomes. Unfortunately, most IT organisations are slow to respond and spend too much time setting up, managing, and retiring projects and supporting resources.
Success in action
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology conducts genome research that is very data intensive. HudsonAlpha uses HPE Synergy infrastructure to optimise workloads and reduce re-provisioning time from days to hours.
Coughlan streamlines remote office operations
Coughlin Companies wanted to simplify remote operations and optimise backup. Its new hyperconverged platform centralised remote operations and reduced storage by 63%.
DreamWorks accelerates next-generation entertainment
DreamWorks brings lovable characters and beloved films to life with help from cutting-edge composable infrastructure.
Symmetry extends hosted service capabilities
Symmetry is a next-generation application management and cloud hosting company. It uses composable infrastructure to meet its ambitious global growth plans.
Featured products and services
HPE offers solutions so you can successfully implement IT as a service.
Solve your key business challenges
A Hybrid IT model gives you the flexibility and agility to solve other challenges facing your business.
To support a business technology agenda, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must factor critical aspects of their own environments into their decisions and understand how these requirements affect implicit and explicit weighting as they evaluate hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) offerings. This report covers the major variations in workloads and data services that can make an impact on your selection and outlines a methodology for evaluating the true cost of these solutions.
The digital economy today is forcing customers to react in new ways. That is the job of enterprise IT today; to move into this Hybrid IT-enabled state and to be able to broker this much more complex digital supply chain on behalf of their business.
Since Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced its plan to acquire SimpliVity, the industry and customers have quickly become interested in the news and voiced their thoughts or simply started asking questions. On 23 March 2017, Richard Fichera, Senior Forrester Analyst, and McLeod Glass, VP of Product Management, sat down to discuss the market, acquisition and how this ties to Hybrid IT. Watch the replay to see how HPE and Simplivity, together now deliver the industry’s only built-for-enterprise hyperconvergence offering. Customers can now get ahead of the game – and the competition – with the new HPE SimpliVity, best-in-class, software-defined hyperconverged infrastructure, that allows customers to make hybrid IT simple by: • Rapidly deploying applications • Saving up to 90% capacity • Simplifing backup and restore Customers will now have access to user-friendly software-defined data management and less time on set-up and management allowing customers more time to focus on what’s really important: your business’ innovation and speed to market. Watch the replay on the next page.
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4. "Funding IT Transformation: How Companies Can Get Past Legacy Lock-In and Stop Playing Catch-Up," Harvard Business Review, June 2016 (original source: IDC)