IT as a Service (ITaaS)

Make Hybrid IT simple with software-defined infrastructure.

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Deliver business agility

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.

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The ITaaS Model Can Improve IT Infrastructure Economics

Redefine infrastructure economics

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.

Composable Infrastructure for Dummies eBook Download

Embracing composable infrastructure

Read this ebook to find out how composable infrastructure can help when traditional infrastructure is no longer meeting your critical business needs. Learn how composable infrastructure fits into the landscape of emerging data centre architectural opportunities.

Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies eBook Download

How hyperconvergence can help IT 

Learn how you can solve capacity, performance, data, mobility, and management challenges while simplifying IT and reducing TCO in this beginners guide to hyperconverged infrastructure.

Gorilla Guide to Hyperconverged Infrastructure eBook Download

Hyperconverged implementation strategies

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.


of businesses say their transformation strategy is essential to remaining competitive1


of business leaders say their organisations are too slow to exploit technology-enabled opportunities2


of physical servers are comatose3


of companies want usage-based IT payment models4

Success in action

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Hudson Alpha Uses the ITaaS Model to Optimise Workloads

More speed for life-saving research

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.

HPE Synergy

HPE Synergy

A new category of infrastructure that accelerates application delivery in both traditional and new IT environments, with storage powered by 3PAR.

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HPE SimpliVity

HPE SimpliVity

An enterprise-grade hyperconverged platform uniting best-in-class data services with the world’s best-selling server.

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HPE OneView

HPE OneView

An automation engine for managing infrastructure that eliminates manual processes, spurs IT collaboration, and increases the speed and flexibility of IT service delivery.

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HPE GreenLake

HPE GreenLake

A unique suite of on-premises, consumption-based solutions for your top workloads – big data, backup, database platform, SAP HANA and edge computing – delivered on your terms.

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HPE Pointnext

HPE Pointnext

An innovative IT services organisation built to make hybrid IT simple, including roadmap services to transform service delivery.

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Solve your key business challenges

A Hybrid IT model gives you the flexibility and agility to solve other challenges facing your business.

Transform to a hybrid infrastructure

Find the right mix of platforms for your apps and data across traditional IT, private and public cloud to minimise risk and maximise savings.

Enable flexible consumption models

Achieve the flexibility and economic benefits of public cloud without sacrificing the security and control of on-premises IT.

Ensure availability and resilience

Plan for the unexpected with mission-critical capabilities that empower you to reduce risk by ensuring availability and resilience for your apps and data.

Modernise your infrastructure

Consolidate and modernise your infrastructure with the right mix of Hybrid IT so you can optimise your IT operations and accelerate app development.

Accelerate cloud application delivery

Accelerate cloud application development and deployment and enable IT to rapidly deliver and manage services across a Hybrid IT environment.

Connect with an ITaaS specialist

Our experts will answer your questions and get you started on the path to delivering IT as a service.


Analyst Report : Consume and Operate IT as a Service (ITaaS): A Blueprint for Achieving Consumption-based IT with On-Premises Infrastructure

Consumption-based IT
Analyst Report | PDF | 3.52 MB

Learn why many organisations are leveraging forward-looking best flexible IT practices from the experts at HPE Pointnext to help them transition to an ITaaS structure. This guide examines the critical business and technology practices enabling ITaaS, from using IT partner resources, ITIL features, operations service practices, to funding infrastructure as a service.

Video : Accelerate your right mix for IT with the Unified Transformation Framework

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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.

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Get a Demo of HPE SimpliVity

Take a tour of HPE SimpliVity, your next-level hyperconverged solution.

Video : PITT OHIO installed a hyperconvergence system and calls it magical

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PITT OHIO installed a hyperconvergence system and calls it magical

Analyst White Paper : Hyperconvergence made simple

Hyperconvergence Enables the IT as a Service Mode
Analyst White Paper | PDF | 345 KB

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.

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1. "Infrastructure Economics: What IT Leaders Can Learn from the CFO Organisation (and Vice Versa)," Frost & Sullivan, September 2016

2. "Accelerating IT’s Clock Speed," CEB, CIO Leadership Council, 2015

3. "New data supports finding that 30 percent of servers are 'Comatose', indicating that nearly a third of capital in enterprise data centres is wasted," Jonathan Koomey and Jon Taylor, Anthesis Group, June 2015

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)