Under the terms of the contract, HP will provide enterprise-wide data centre management support services for the U.S. Special Operations Commands global enterprise information technology server and storage computing environment. This support will allow for cost-effective, rapid response to the dynamic requirements of America's military emergency response team.
Benefits include improved availability, heightened data security, reduced complexity and increased stability of the information technology environment.
"The volume of stored information in the world has doubled in the last few years", stated Dennis Stolkey, senior vice president and general manager, U.S. Public Sector, HP Enterprise Services. "HP leads the industry in data centre consolidation and transformation, enabling greater efficiencies and more secure information sharing."
The services will be performed in multiple stateside and overseas locations.
For more than 45 years, HP has served as a trusted leader in delivering secure, reliable IT solutions in the government sector. In a world of continuous connectivity, HP enables agencies to become Instant-On Enterprises with technology, security and innovation embedded throughout their organisations to deliver immediate services to citizens.