HP announced the availability of HP Helion Openstack and the HP Helion Development Platform, enabling organizations to build, consume and manage open, hybrid cloud environments. HP also introduced its first optimized solution for HP Helion – HP Helion Content Depot – a highly scalable storage solution designed specifically to address the rapid growth in unstructured data, such as images, videos and files.
HP Helion OpenStack is delivered, tested and supported by HP and is designed to deliver scalable, open-source based, hybrid cloud solutions.
“Organizations require open, secure and agile solutions to accelerate cloud adoption,” said Narayanan Chellappan, country director, Cloud Division, HP India. “The HP Helion solutions announced today provide customers with the simplicity, control and responsiveness they require in order to embrace the next wave of hybrid cloud computing.”
HP Helion OpenStack provides integration with enterprise applications and tools, cross-platform support for third-party hypervisors, database and software solutions, a predictable upgrade path, and robust management and security capabilities.
The HP Helion Development Platform’s tight integration with HP OpenStackprovides the ease of use, agility and overall management developers and application leaders need. In addition to the combined benefits of a community of over 2,500 developers, these offerings also provide:
Fast, reliable implementation of OpenStack cloud software and Cloud Foundry technology
Hardened and tested builds for increased enterprise reliability
New optimized solutions that offer integrated HP Helion software, HP server and storage hardware and managed services
For qualified customers, and subject to the terms of a separate indemnification agreement, indemnification for copyright, patent or trade secret infringement or misappropriation claims directed to OpenStack technology, alone or in combination with Linux code
Option for 24×7 business critical support
HP Helion Content Depot offers a highly available, secure storage solution ready to support enterprise-class storage needs.HP Helion Content Depot is built with HP Helion OpenStack® together with HP ProLiant servers and HP Networking solutions. Features of HP Helion Content Depot include:
Data can be replicated across three or more devices ensuring data is always available, even with a device failure
Integration with OpenStack Keystone provides identity management
Developers can easily access a private cloud using simple OpenStack Swift Object Storage RESTful APIs to store and retrieve content
Additional security features include optional in-flight data encryption and optional data-at-rest encryption using HP Atalla encryption products