HP Officially Launches HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 Cloud Platform

The new version of HP Helion, OpenStack 2.0 will help the enterprises to implement and operate the OpenStack technology with increased security, and management features.

HP HellionGreatResponder.com At “OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015” the official meet held in Tokyo,  HP announced the worldwide availability of HP Helion OpenStack 2.0. It is an open source based cloud platform, which is designed to meet the requirements of the organizations. Organizations from all around the world, turning to the Open Stack projects because of its flexibility and economics.

“Enterprises want to benefit from the powerful capabilities of OpenStack technology, but they must have the enterprise grade capabilities required to support their businesses,” said Bill Hilf, senior vice president and GM, HP Cloud.

To fulfill the requirements of the organizations who want a perfect mix of traditional IT and cloud technology to run their business smoothly HP has added new features in HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 such as enhanced security and lifecycle management. Another great beneficial feature is that there is no more need of any planned or unplanned downtime because the software updating can be rolled over without any downtime.   

 “The configuration, security and scalability advances in HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 enable organizations to deploy OpenStack technology into production with the confidence that they are backed by the experience and support of a trusted end-to-end technology partner.” Said Bill Hilf.

He further said “I’d call out advances in areas such as lifecycle management and configurability.  HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 enables customers to make changes to the structure of their cloud and keep it updated without downtime.”

Some other interesting features which will come in HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 are that it provides continuous patch management, including security patches without interrupting the running applications. Network configuration is also flexible, it will enable the organizations to easily connect it to the existing IT infrastructure.

Another great feature of HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 is that it comes with a very easy to use administer interface. The logging and monitoring system can be centralized al a large scale, even across the whole cloud environment. API adherence is very strict, it also enables the cross-cloud compatibility and it comes with the ability to control the upstream ecosystem of third party plug-ins.

The HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 enables the organizations to create and manage the software defines networks. It has removed the limits of traditional networking and provided the full automation and agility which is essential for hybrid cloud.