HP unveils cloud quick start kitBy Matikas Santos |INQUIRER.net
“New HP Converged Cloud offerings for [Asia-Pacific and Japan region] include HP CloudSystem Quick Start Kit and HP CloudSystem Solutions that enable chief information officers to quickly embrace these delivery models without adding complexity and risk to their environments,” HP said in a statement.
James Jackson, HP Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Solutions, said during the launch that the Quick Start Kit was easier to manage and less complex.
It allows companies to “create a tailored, pre-configured cloud infrastructure that meets [their] specific business needs,” HP said.
The Quick Start Kit integrates HP CloudSystem servers, HP 3PAR F-Class storage, and a wide range of services and options, making it a complete all-in-one package.
It will “help [businesses] use our technology to deliver applications faster” Jackson told reporters in a roundtable discussion during the launch.
“Clients can provision infrastructure and applications for physical and virtual environments in just minutes,” HP said. “With built-in infrastructure life-cycle management, clients realize increased business agility and reduced total cost of ownership by up to 56 percent.”
Ryan Guadalquiver, HP Philippines managing director, said that the Quick Start Kit was “low-cost” and “faster to deploy” compared to standard servers and storage infrastructure.
Its services and applications include HP’s CloudSystem Solutions which are applications that run on the cloud and are used by many different industries.
“HP Dealer Management System with Microsoft Dynamics enables auto dealers to improve efficiency of operations with real-time information on sales and services,” HP said.
Applications for financial services such as banks “enables [them] to automate critical functions to improve responsiveness to customer needs” and can also “validate, monitor, and store all transactions to improve financial control and compliance.”
In the field of energy production and exploration, it “allows remote upstream oil and gas teams to collaborate on resource exploration using rich graphical user interfaces.”
Governments can also benefit from applications that “provide real-time information to improve management of every aspect of operations and enable e-government services for citizens.”
“These solutions address workloads vital to a broad range of businesses, including email, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and business intelligence,” HP said.
The Quick Start Kit is available in the Asia-Pacific and Japan regions and there are 15 CloudSystem Solutions to choose from.
Recent Stories:Police file parricide complaint vs Enzo Pastor’s wife 1 min elapsed Ayala Corp. lands on Forbes’ ‘Fabulous 50’ of Asia Pacific for 2nd time 12 mins elapsed Gov’t officials on ice bucket challenge: Cold blooded vs cold shoulder 25 mins elapsed 2 public school teachers shot dead in separate instances in Lanao del Norte 32 mins elapsed New evidence in fertilizer scam to ‘shock world’—Ombudsman 33 mins elapsed Enzo Pastor’s parents thank PNP, Roxas for solving case 40 mins elapsed In Peta’s ‘FnL,’ Balagtas meets Bekimon, Jologs and everything else in between 47 mins elapsed Aquino backs anti-dynasty bill 1 hour elapsed