Microsoft, HP Partnership on Hybrid Cloud Deepens Further with New Announcements

Hewlett Packard Enterprise summarizes the details about their hybrid cloud partnership with Microsoft Corporation, this partnership will provide Azure integrated Hardware of HPE.

Hp &  At Discover 2015, HPE’s technology conference in London, HPE and Microsoft announces a broad range of Azure cloud platform integrated products and services which will enable the customers of both the companies to make a strong grip on the cloud technologies. HPE will enable Azure utilization and services on all of its servers, so that the company’s existing customers can easily set up a hybrid cloud deployment using the Azure cloud platform.

“Public cloud services, like those Azure provides, are an important aspect of a hybrid cloud strategy and Microsoft Azure blends perfectly with HPE solutions to deliver what our customers need most,” Meg Whitman, HPE president and CEO, said.

HPE will also bring more of its application life cycle management, big data and security software products to Azure as part of the partnership. The company already has its Quality Center and LoadRunner services available through Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace, and this deal will see more HPE services available in Microsoft’s cloud.

This partnership was started when earlier this year HPE announced that it will retire its Helion Public Cloud on 31 Jan. HPE also announces its plan to certify additional 5000 people  as an Azure Cloud Architect so that it will be able to provide services to its global customers.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella also chimed in, saying the company is extending its “longstanding partnership by blending the power of Azure with HPE’s leading infrastructure, support and services to and make the cloud more accessible to enterprises around the globe.”

Whether you are starting a small scale business or you have a growing business this software defined solution can be up and running for you in just a few hours. This cloud based hyper converged system is a vision of these both technology giants which brings the CS 250 in the market.

“The HPE Hyper-Converged 250 for Microsoft Cloud Platform System Standard (CS 250) is the industry’s first hyper-converged system with true hybrid capabilities,” said Garth Fort, GM of Microsoft’s Cloud.

HPE is in a great position to help customers integrate public cloud services from Microsoft into their hybrid environments. From pre-engineered solutions, to deployment services from Technical Services, to Virtual Private Cloud or Managed Cloud offerings from Enterprise Services HPE can manage all of them.