What is Cloud Infrastructure?

The term "cloud infrastructure" refers both to the hardware that enables cloud computing and to the virtualized computing resources that it hosts.

Cloud infrastructure definition

"Cloud infrastructure" consists of both hardware–such as servers, networking components and storage–and software, such as hypervisors (which allow virtualization), management tools and security. Physical servers host "virtual machines," which can be managed via business-friendly, browser-based interfaces. Many businesses use cloud infrastructure to build private or hybrid clouds that function in much the same way as popular public cloud solutions.

Why cloud infrastructure?

Cloud infrastructure can be managed much more efficiently than simple physical infrastructure, giving DevOps teams the ability to deploy apps quickly and manage workloads programmatically.  Cloud infrastructure is flexible and scalable, making it ideal for enterprise computing.

Cloud infrastructure systems, such as HPE’s CloudSystem, feature fully integrated hardware and software that can be integrated with your current IT to create a single management platform for multiple clouds.

HPE cloud infrastructure solutions

Helion CloudSystem

Helion CloudSystem

Manage multiple clouds from one environment with Helion CloudSystem, a complete cloud infrastructure solution.

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Cloud solutions

Cloud solutions

Transform your IT environment to the right mix of hybrid, private and managed cloud infrastructure for greater agility, efficiency, and reduced costs.

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Hyperconverged systems

Hyperconverged systems

Standardize on IT simplicity with HPE Hyper Converged Systems, your all-in-one solution for VM and cloud management.

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Contact us

Speak with a hybrid cloud expert about how HPE Helion CloudSystem can help address your business challenges.

Resources

Solution Brief : Open infrastructure for cloud age service providers

Solutions for cloud age service providers
Solution Brief

Open infrastructure for cloud age service providers

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Accelerating The New Style of Business with HPE Composable Infrastructure

White Paper : Building an agile infrastructure for your DevOps team

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Align your on-premises infrastructure with your DevOps team operation to enable agility in bringing new apps and IT services to market.

Software : HPE OneView: Simplify and Accelerate Infrastructure Management

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HPE OneView: Simplify and Accelerate Infrastructure Management

Technical White Paper : HPE Helion CloudSystem 10.0 Technical Overview

HPE Helion CloudSystem 10.0 Technical Overview
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HPE Helion CloudSystem 10.0 Technical Overview