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Primeur weekly 2015-03-23

Special

University of Kent team to work on protocol independent federated identity management in OpenStack ...

From Cloud federation to general federation management ...

The Cloud

EGI.eu is looking for an Operations Officer ...

VMware announces general availability of VMware vSphere 6, VMware Integrated OpenStack and VMware Virtual SAN 6 ...

VMware Announces General Availability of vCloud Air in Germany ...

HP helps TNT future-proof business through IT transformation ...

EuroFlash

ISC 2015 keynotes focus on latest innovation and future challenges ...

Allinea releases CUDA 7 debugging support and extends performance tools to CUDA ...

Allinea delivers OpenPOWER debugging ...

PRACE completes first phase of Pre-Commercial Procurement ...

Superfast computers a step closer as a silicon chip's quantum capabilities are improved ...

USFlash

SDSC researchers win NVIDIA's 2015 Global Impact Award ...

Researchers rethink how our feathered friends evolved ...

SDSC/UCSD study uncovers mechanisms of cancer-causing mutations ...

Supermicro debuts new NVIDIA Tesla GPU SuperServers optimized for extreme parallel computing ...

HP brings scalable, high-performance storage solutions within reach of more midsized businesses ...

New optical materials break digital connectivity barriers ...

Scientists invent new way to control light, critical for next gen of super fast computing ...

Supercomputers help solve puzzle-like bond for biofuels ...

NVIDIA unveils Digits DevBox supercomputer aimed at researchers ...

Brookhaven presents Big Data pilot projects at Supercomputing Conference ...

Tohoku University and Fujitsu succeed in real-time flood analysis using supercomputer-based high-resolution tsunami modelling ...

Use of reclaimed water fuels decrease at Los Alamos ...

HP helps small businesses gain a competitive edge with new compute platforms ...

Data structures influence speed of quantum search in unexpected ways ...

HP helps TNT future-proof business through IT transformation

16 Mar 2015 London - HP Enterprise Services Ltd has been selected by international express delivery services company TNT to help achieve its goal of delivering the perfect customer transaction. Under the six-year contract, HP will support TNT's business by consolidating and virtualizing its IT infrastructure and moving some functions to an HP Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud environment. As a result of simplifying the business model, standardising the technical landscape and providing flexible service levels, HP will enable TNT to keep pace with changing market conditions.

TNT is one of the world's largest express delivery companies. On a daily basis, TNT delivers close to one million consignments ranging from documents and parcels to palletised freight. The company operates road and air transportation networks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. TNT made 6.7 billion euro in revenue in 2014.

HP will support TNT's global strategy to improve performance while reducing costs by consolidating the company's IT estate to fewer locations, virtualising its servers and transforming older architectures to managed Cloud services, thereby providing the company with a solid foundation for future business growth.

As well as building TNT's defined data centre networks based on HP servers, storage and networking, and delivering HP-managed security service, HP will move the company towards an Infrastructure as-a-Service (IaaS) model. As a result, TNT will be able to increase efficiency, control costs and respond to changing demands.

TNT's new hybrid environment will deliver savings and business innovation through a tailored mix of traditional hosting along with HP Helion Managed Private Cloud based on OpenStack technology. This open standards-based common architecture cloud platform enables new capabilities such as 'bursting' workloads, which will allow TNT to consume and pay for.

"Transforming the provision of data centre services across the world will provide TNT with a solid foundation to support its growth strategy", stated Jacqui Ferguson, general manager UK&I and MEMA, HP Enterprise Services. "As a global partner with presence in all TNT's operating countries, and a comprehensive technology and IT investment solutions portfolio, HP will provide services that can be scaled with the business."
Source: HP

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2015-03-23

Special

University of Kent team to work on protocol independent federated identity management in OpenStack ...

From Cloud federation to general federation management ...

The Cloud

EGI.eu is looking for an Operations Officer ...

VMware announces general availability of VMware vSphere 6, VMware Integrated OpenStack and VMware Virtual SAN 6 ...

VMware Announces General Availability of vCloud Air in Germany ...

HP helps TNT future-proof business through IT transformation ...

EuroFlash

ISC 2015 keynotes focus on latest innovation and future challenges ...

Allinea releases CUDA 7 debugging support and extends performance tools to CUDA ...

Allinea delivers OpenPOWER debugging ...

PRACE completes first phase of Pre-Commercial Procurement ...

Superfast computers a step closer as a silicon chip's quantum capabilities are improved ...

USFlash

SDSC researchers win NVIDIA's 2015 Global Impact Award ...

Researchers rethink how our feathered friends evolved ...

SDSC/UCSD study uncovers mechanisms of cancer-causing mutations ...

Supermicro debuts new NVIDIA Tesla GPU SuperServers optimized for extreme parallel computing ...

HP brings scalable, high-performance storage solutions within reach of more midsized businesses ...

New optical materials break digital connectivity barriers ...

Scientists invent new way to control light, critical for next gen of super fast computing ...

Supercomputers help solve puzzle-like bond for biofuels ...

NVIDIA unveils Digits DevBox supercomputer aimed at researchers ...

Brookhaven presents Big Data pilot projects at Supercomputing Conference ...

Tohoku University and Fujitsu succeed in real-time flood analysis using supercomputer-based high-resolution tsunami modelling ...

Use of reclaimed water fuels decrease at Los Alamos ...

HP helps small businesses gain a competitive edge with new compute platforms ...

Data structures influence speed of quantum search in unexpected ways ...