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How networking infrastructure enables digital business
How networking infrastructure enables digital business
Digital business initiatives rely on agile connectivity, making your network an increasingly critical enabler — or inhibitor — for growth. See what Gartner says are three key challenges and the recommendations for overcoming them.
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RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
How networking infrastructure enables digital business
How networking infrastructure enables digital business
Digital business initiatives rely on agile connectivity, making your network an increasingly critical enabler — or inhibitor — for growth. See what Gartner says are three key challenges and the recommendations for overcoming them.
Read the report
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
How networking infrastructure enables digital business
How networking infrastructure enables digital business
Digital business initiatives rely on agile connectivity, making your network an increasingly critical enabler — or inhibitor — for growth. See what Gartner says are three key challenges and the recommendations for overcoming them.
Read the report

Unburden IT with smart network automation

Break the inefficient IT cycle that disrupts strategic innovation with touch-free task management that liberates your IT team from the burden of everyday network management tasks. HPE Smart Connect Manager leverages HPE ProLiant server and Arista networking technology to simplify and automate rack server networking for large enterprises and cloud service providers who deploy at scale.

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INNOVATIONS
Enduring innovation requires constant connection and mobility

No matter the deployment or scale, HPE network solutions provide the support and speedy performance to streamline your IT.

Enduring innovation requires constant connection and mobility

No matter the deployment or scale, HPE network solutions provide the support and speedy performance to streamline your IT.

Scale out deployments with confidence
Quickly and easily interconnect servers
Simplify processes
Easily scale
Reduce costs
Scale out deployments with confidence
Scale out deployments with confidence

Deliver comprehensive network deployment automation across multiple racks with predefined, workload-specific configuration bundles. Be fast and agile while reducing error-prone manual network setup tasks, as well as monitor and adapt server connectivity.

Quickly and easily interconnect servers
Quickly and easily interconnect servers

HPE Smart Connect Manager can help speed infrastructure provisioning by up to 93% versus manual.1 Seamlessly provision top-of-rack switches and rack servers and be workload-ready for bare metal, containers, or server virtualization deployments.

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Simplify processes
Simplify processes

Simplify decisions and streamline the procurement process with 86 percent fewer order SKUs2 to manage. HPE Smart Connect Bundles are easy-to-buy workload solutions that lower business risks with automated, tested, and repeatable deployment processes.

Easily scale
Easily scale

Be responsive and adapt your data center to business needs while reducing downtime from human middleware—the cause of 70% of center outages.3 Scale from two to 15 racks easily, delivering value with simple network management, operation, and maintenance.

Reduce costs
Reduce costs

Reduce operating costs and make faster decisions while freeing skilled resources to work on higher-value projects. Improve resiliency while decreasing risk with the industry-standard leaf-and-spine data center network architecture.

 

 

1HPE internal testing, standing up four server racks with 128 servers, with leaf-spine 25/100 GbE switching fabric with VxLAN. Assumes all racking and cabling already completed.

2Based on HPE application workload kit bundles (e.g., ordering 36 individual SKU parts vs. only 5 bundled Smart Connect Manager SKUs).

3Uptime Institute:  HPE Smart Connect Manager can help reduce downtime with pre-configured, validated solution bundles and reference designs.

4Based on external firm conducting cybersecurity penetration testing of a range of server products from a range of manufacturers, May 2017.