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Primeur weekly 2014-05-12

The Cloud

HP launches HP Helion portfolio of Cloud products and services ...

New EMC Hybrid Cloud solution helps speed IT delivery ...

Pivotal and VMware accelerate enterprise application time to market with hybrid Cloud Platform-as-a-Service ...

SAP and VMware announce SAP HANA for production use on VMware vSphere 5.5 ...

Desktop Grids

Citizen science portal launches crowdfunding campaign ...

EuroFlash

Calibre brings real-world innovation to InfoComm 2014 ...

Top global weather service selects Altair for petascale workload management ...

Altair announces keynote presentations and detailed agenda for the 7th European Altair Technology Conference in Munich ...

Still time to save on ISC'14 registration - Register online by May 15 ...

Cosmic simulation using GADGET on a supercomputer ...

Toshiba Research Europe, BT, NPL and ADVA explore 'quantum leap' in encryption technology ...

3D modelling of the Sun: from the core to the surface ...

USFlash

UTSA Cloud and BigData Laboratory launches one of the largest open Clouds in academia ...

Astronomers create first realistic virtual universe ...

SDSC resources and expertise used in genomic analysis of 115 year-old woman ...

Teen mentored by UC San Diego professors wins $250,000 in science prizes ...

First-of-a-kind supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore available for collaborative research ...

Seven of the USA's leading technology institutions unveil cognitive computing courses leveraging IBM Watson ...

Computer scientists develop tool for uncovering bot-controlled Twitter accounts ...

Molecular, neural and bacterial networks provide insights for computer network security, Carnegie Mellon researchers find ...

HP extends industry-leading Z Workstation family into virtualization realm ...

Collaborative 'metasurfaces' grant to merge classical and quantum physics ...

EMC to acquire DSSD Inc. and extends Flash storage leadership ...

Superconducting qubit array points the way to quantum computers ...

Graphene for real-world devices ...

HP launches HP Helion portfolio of Cloud products and services

6 May 2014 Palo Alto - HP has introduced HP Helion, a portfolio of Cloud products and services that enable organisations to build, manage and consume workloads in hybrid IT environments. HP Helion incorporates existing HP Cloud offerings, new OpenStack technology-based products, and professional and support services under a unified portfolio to help meet customers' specific business requirements.

HP also is extending its commitment to OpenStack technology and hybrid IT delivery - spanning traditional IT, public, private and managed Clouds. HP plans to invest more than $1 billion over the next two years on Cloud-related product and engineering initiatives, professional services and expanding HP Helion's global reach.

As a result of more than three years of running OpenStack Cloud services at scale in enterprise environments, HP understands that organisations require solutions that are open, secure and agile. As a founding platinum member of the OpenStack Foundation and a leader in the OpenStack and Cloud Foundry communities, HP has taken a central role in developing technologies that are built to meet enterprise requirements and to deliver OpenStack technologies and Cloud Foundry-based solutions to the global marketplace.

"Customer challenges today extend beyond Cloud. They include how to manage, control and scale applications in a hybrid environment that spans multiple technology approaches", stated Martin Fink, executive vice president and chief technology officer, HP. "HP Helion provides the solutions and expertise customers need to select the right deployment model for their needs and obtain the greatest return for their investment."

As part of the HP Helion portfolio, HP is introducing several new cloud products and services, including:

  • HP Helion OpenStack Community edition: A commercial product line of OpenStack that is delivered, tested and supported by HP. Available today, the community edition is a free version ideal for proofs of concept, pilots and basic production workloads. An enhanced commercial edition that addresses the needs of global enterprises and service providers will be released in the coming months.
  • HP Helion Development Platform: A Platform as a Service (PaaS) based on Cloud Foundry, offering IT departments and developers an open platform to build, deploy and manage applications quickly and easily. HP plans to release a preview version later this year.
  • HP's OpenStack Technology Indemnification Programme: Protects qualified customers using HP Helion OpenStack code from third-party patent, copyright and trade-secret infringement claims directed to OpenStack code alone or in combination with Linux code.
  • HP Helion OpenStack Professional Services: A new practice made up of HP's experienced team of consultants, engineers and Cloud technologists to assist customers with Cloud planning, implementation and operational needs.

HP Helion OpenStack–based Cloud services will be made available globally via HP's partner network of more than 110 service providers worldwide and in HP data centres - HP operates more than 80 data centres in 27 countries. HP plans to provide OpenStack-based public Cloud services in 20 data centres worldwide over the next 18 months. HP will also enable HP PartnerOne for Cloud partners to deliver and resell OpenStack-based Cloud services.

The new HP Helion Cloud products and services join the company's existing portfolio of hybrid Cloud computing offerings, including the next-generation HP CloudSystem - recently ranked as the leader in the Forrester Wave report for Private Cloud Solutions - HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) software for managing hybrid IT environments, HP's managed virtual private Cloud offering and a range of Cloud professional services.

Source: HP

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2014-05-12

The Cloud

HP launches HP Helion portfolio of Cloud products and services ...

New EMC Hybrid Cloud solution helps speed IT delivery ...

Pivotal and VMware accelerate enterprise application time to market with hybrid Cloud Platform-as-a-Service ...

SAP and VMware announce SAP HANA for production use on VMware vSphere 5.5 ...

Desktop Grids

Citizen science portal launches crowdfunding campaign ...

EuroFlash

Calibre brings real-world innovation to InfoComm 2014 ...

Top global weather service selects Altair for petascale workload management ...

Altair announces keynote presentations and detailed agenda for the 7th European Altair Technology Conference in Munich ...

Still time to save on ISC'14 registration - Register online by May 15 ...

Cosmic simulation using GADGET on a supercomputer ...

Toshiba Research Europe, BT, NPL and ADVA explore 'quantum leap' in encryption technology ...

3D modelling of the Sun: from the core to the surface ...

USFlash

UTSA Cloud and BigData Laboratory launches one of the largest open Clouds in academia ...

Astronomers create first realistic virtual universe ...

SDSC resources and expertise used in genomic analysis of 115 year-old woman ...

Teen mentored by UC San Diego professors wins $250,000 in science prizes ...

First-of-a-kind supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore available for collaborative research ...

Seven of the USA's leading technology institutions unveil cognitive computing courses leveraging IBM Watson ...

Computer scientists develop tool for uncovering bot-controlled Twitter accounts ...

Molecular, neural and bacterial networks provide insights for computer network security, Carnegie Mellon researchers find ...

HP extends industry-leading Z Workstation family into virtualization realm ...

Collaborative 'metasurfaces' grant to merge classical and quantum physics ...

EMC to acquire DSSD Inc. and extends Flash storage leadership ...

Superconducting qubit array points the way to quantum computers ...

Graphene for real-world devices ...