Hewlett Packard (HP) and Microsoft have come together to take the complexity, risk, and cost out of virtualization and accelerate your journey to the private cloud by offering a wide range of solutions, from off-the-shelf bundles that are ideal for small and midsize businesses to complete cloud solutions for the largest enterprises.
HP Departmental Private Cloud Reference Architecture combines HP Converged Infrastructure with “shared nothing” live migration, Hyper-V replica, and other breakthrough capabilities of Windows Server 2012, optimally balancing price and simplicity with performance, manageability, and high availability.
HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft is a jointly architected solution that couples HP Converged Infrastructure integrated with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center. It is a factory-integrated solution that includes expert onsite integration services to reduce configuration effort, time, and expense – and it is built on the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track reference architecture to deliver proven performance, reliability, and manageability. HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft is the best choice for running Microsoft applications and workloads on a private cloud infrastructure. It integrates best-in-class HP ProLiant servers, HP storage, and HP networking into shared pools of interoperable resources—all managed through a common management platform. System Center 2012 and HP Insight Control enable complete infrastructure-to-application management via a single console that can save you precious time and resources.
HP CloudSystem optimized for Microsoft provides faster time to value by providing pre-integrated solutions that include HP Converged Infrastructure, cloud management from HP, Windows Server 2012, and Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1. With HP CloudSystem optimized for Microsoft, customers can streamline and expedite both the service design and provisioning processes using proven templates based on best practices, such as HP Cloud Maps, and virtually eliminate common risks associated with cloud deployments. This solution also includes increased efficiency in storage management with HP 3PAR autonomic thin provisioning, automated data tiering and non-disruptive data mobility features.
You can rely on the joint engineering, innovation, and services from HP and Microsoft, along with a broad community of partners, to help you implement virtualization and private cloud solutions from design, through implementation, and support.