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HPE GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud Platform Expands Partner Ecosystem, Provides Unified Experience, New Cloud Services

HPE GreenLake | March 28, 2022

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced substantial enhancements to HPE GreenLake, the company’s flagship service that allows businesses to update all of their apps and data from the edge to the cloud. With a unified operating experience, additional cloud services, and HPE GreenLake availability in the online marketplace of multiple leading distributors, HPE’s market-leading hybrid cloud platform has just become stronger.


HPE was among the first to deliver a cloud platform that enables customers to manage and extract insights from their data from edge to cloud, and our continued innovation is driving growth and furthering our market leadership. In the hybrid cloud market, HPE GreenLake is unique in its simplicity, unification, depth of cloud services, and partner network. Today, we are furthering our differentiation, boldly setting HPE GreenLake even further apart as the ideal platform for customers to drive data-first modernization.”

Antonio Neri, president and CEO, HPE.


HPE GreenLake offers multi-cloud experiences across the board – including on-premises, at the edge, in a colocation facility, and the public cloud – and continues to see high demand worldwide. HPE reported $798 in annual recurring revenue in Q1 2022, with as-a-service orders up 136 percent year over year.

HPE continues to collaborate with key distribution partners on product development. HPE GreenLake, which was first announced in March 2021, is now available directly through ALSO Group, Arrow Electronics, Ingram Mirco, and TD Synnex’s cloud marketplaces and eCommerce platforms. HPE GreenLake is now available to over 100,000 partners, who may use the platform to provide cloud services to their customers. A catalog of pre-defined cloud services for marketplaces has been added, as well as changes to simply buying and billing.

Customers can collocate any HPE GreenLake service across Digital Reality’s more than 285 data centers on six continents, including locations in 50 major cities, to provide a rich ecosystem of products and world-class business and cloud adjacency. In addition, customers benefit from a streamlined approach that includes a single agreement, invoice, and integrated service management to help them achieve their time-to-value sustainability and innovation goals.

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"Cloud computing—large-scale, shared IT infrastructure available over the internet—is transforming the way corporate IT services are delivered and managed. To assess the environmental impact of cloud computing, Microsoft engaged with Accenture—a leading technology, consulting and outsourcing company— and WSP Environment & Energy—a global consultancy dedicated to environmental and sustainability issues—to compare the energy use and carbon footprint of Microsoft cloud offerings for businesses with corresponding Microsoft on-premise deployments. "

Spotlight

"Cloud computing—large-scale, shared IT infrastructure available over the internet—is transforming the way corporate IT services are delivered and managed. To assess the environmental impact of cloud computing, Microsoft engaged with Accenture—a leading technology, consulting and outsourcing company— and WSP Environment & Energy—a global consultancy dedicated to environmental and sustainability issues—to compare the energy use and carbon footprint of Microsoft cloud offerings for businesses with corresponding Microsoft on-premise deployments. "

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Dell Technologies has Introduced New Data Protection Innovations For Hybrid Cloud Workloads

Dell Technologies | April 08, 2021

Dell Technologies has acquainted new information insurance developments with assistance organizations ensure and secure basic mixture cloud responsibilities. The move is because of responsibilities moving to the cloud and as associations progressively influence programming as an assistance (SaaS) applications. Dell's latest Global Data Protection Index Snapshot proposes that the measure of information being overseen across mists and server farms has developed practically 40% over the most recent couple of years. "That information should be secured, however IT directors are additionally expected to work on activities so organizations can zero in on the everyday. SaaS applications like Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Salesforce and other cloud-based current responsibilities can help, however there's a typical confusion that these applications give local information insurance administrations. They don't," the organization says. That opens business to cataclysmic information and monetary misfortune. Dell Technologies has revealed the Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service, another cloud-based information insurance arrangement fueled by Druva intended to convey SaaS application assurance without expanding IT intricacy. PowerProtect Backup Service conveys in minutes and gives limitless on-request scaling to guarantee developing information volumes are constantly ensured. With an instinctive online administration experience, clients have brought together perceivability and the executives of SaaS applications, endpoints and crossover jobs, giving them true serenity that their information is constantly secured. As well as guaranteeing that basic information is defended, secure and recoverable, Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service gives eDiscovery, information security and consistence abilities which diminishes hazard and guarantee that information holds fast to corporate information administration prerequisites. Associations can likewise utilize PowerProtect Backup Service to secure information dwelling on endpoint gadgets like work area and workstations, empowering associations to use the adaptability and economies-of-size of cloud-based reinforcement and long haul maintenance to ensure basic information at the edge – particularly significant in distant work situations. Furthermore, since PowerProtect Backup Service is a membership based assistance, IT partners have a lower cost of passage and unsurprising expense model for ensuring information across their edge, center and cloud conditions – a virtual trifecta of insurance, security and consistence. "Each business merits the chance to profit by the cloud's availability, powerful security engineering, and cost reserve funds," says Jaspreet Singh, originator and CEO, Druva. "Working with Dell, and its far reaching innovation and administrations portfolio, addresses a colossal chance to additionally speed up Druva's energy and we are unimaginably amped up for our work together." "Dell Technologies has one of the business' broadest information assurance portfolios and the present declaration addresses the organization's venture into cloud-based information insurance for basic jobs," adds Phil Goodwin, research chief at investigator firm IDC. "PowerProtect Backup Service supplements Dell's on-reason and mixture cloud information security portfolio. It is intended to be a basic and thorough answer for assist clients with overseeing and ensure SaaS applications across edge, center and cloud conditions." Conveying new multi-cloud information insurance upgrades Dell Technologies clients can likewise shield conventional and cloud-local applications in half breed cloud conditions by utilizing PowerProtect Data Manager. Clients have jobs and applications that fluctuate incredibly, some that live on premises and some that require a public cloud. With the new expansion of Google Cloud to the Data Manager cloud biological system, we keep on giving our clients more decisions to guarantee their basic information, regardless of whether on-premises or in the public cloud, is constantly ensured, secure and recoverable. For clients who as of now have jobs in AWS, Dell EMC PowerProtect Cloud Snapshot Manager with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD Virtual Edition currently conveys the capacity to duplicate depictions to protest stockpiling to diminish by and large long haul maintenance costs. Exploit industry-driving security The present declarations build up the complete idea of Dell Technologies' industry's driving arrangement of information insurance apparatuses and programming. With Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service and new multi-cloud upgrades for the PowerProtect portfolio, organizations currently can appreciate the adaptability and decision to burn-through jobs across multi-cloud conditions, without trading off their most important resource – information.

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CRN Names Weka in 2020 Cloud Partner Program Guide

WekaIO | September 15, 2020

WekaIO™ (Weka), the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Weka in its 2020 Cloud Partner Program Guide. This annual list identifies industry-leading cloud technology vendors with innovative partner programs that empower and accelerate the growth of solution providers’ cloud initiatives. The Cloud Partner Program Guide is a practical map for solution providers navigating the ever-changing cloud landscape, helping them to locate technology suppliers with groundbreaking cloud offerings and partner programs. To meet the requirements for inclusion, vendors must have unique partner program benefits that address critical challenges in cloud infrastructure or applications.

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Hitachi Vantara Tackles Cloud Cost Paradox with New Cloud FinOps Services

Hitachi Vantara | September 24, 2021

Hitachi Vantara, the digital infrastructure, data management and analytics, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., introduced Hitachi Cloud FinOps Services. This new offering provides a portfolio of services designed to help organizations optimize cloud economics. The end goal: help organizations save money as they deploy their hybrid, multicloud or distributed cloud services - while still maintaining the proper agility and scale to deliver their business and IT results. The Cloud Cost Paradox Cloud is essential to almost every enterprise in every industry because it accelerates innovation, agility, and growth. However, as companies operating at scale deploy more cloud services, they often find that ungoverned on-demand consumption, and unexpected management and operational costs, are eating up promised cost savings and quickly driving budgets to overrun. Indeed, IDC predicts increased investment in public cloud cost management through 2022 as enterprises seek to cut cloud waste by 50%.1 The challenges from inadequate automation, the lack of visibility across cloud accounts, and duplicate and idle resources from poor application architectural design can add up to thousands or even millions of dollars in wasted expenditures every year. New Cloud FinOps Services for Cloud Cost Optimization and Management Hitachi Cloud FinOps Services addresses the cloud cost paradox by optimizing cloud cost and investments by providing visibility and management across a client's cloud environments, enabling them to: Gain control over cloud spend with real-time visibility, right architectural choice and predictable usage. Get more value from the cloud by balancing cost, speed, and quality. Future-proof the organization with best-in-breed cloud services. Customers, on average receive a 30% saving through our cloud cost optimization services. "Managing cloud costs and investments across multiple cloud environments is complex, and it's easy to overspend on cloud services with limited visibility and predictability on utilization," said Roger Lvin, president, Digital Solutions Business Unit, Hitachi Vantara. "Hitachi Cloud FinOps Services addresses this complexity and lowers the total cost of ownership through mapping spend data, tagging, allocating shared costs equitably, and recommending data-driven cost take-out measures." Hitachi Vantara's service portfolio is built on decades of expertise in cloud, application, data, and infrastructure modernization. The services are delivered through a unique E3 methodology, which is a comprehensive application and data modernization approach that enables clients to envision, evaluate and execute a FinOps-led program to address the complexity of managing cloud environments. With Hitachi Cloud FinOps Services customers receive a turnkey solution that provides the following outcomes: Assess the customer's current cloud cost relative to benchmarks, industry standards and provide a recommendation on where costs can be optimized. Implement changes that will take out costs from cloud platforms and enable the effective use of real-time cloud cost decision support. Cloud experts map spending data to the business, define budgets and forecasts, set tagging strategy and compliance, build AI-enabled cost anomaly detection, budget alerts for cost visibility, cost recovery and predictability. For enterprises that need continuous as-a-Service support for managing cloud costs, Hitachi Vantara offers an always-on, managed service to optimize and govern cloud spend against business objectives. This includes automated enterprise-wide cloud consumption reporting, resource tracking, cost monitoring and continuous cost optimization through right-sizing and usage of correct cloud services. Hitachi Vantara delivers automation and integration for managing cloud cost metrics and supports cloud service lifecycle management through financial analysis and cost management. Deluxe, a Trusted Payments and Business Technology™ company, that supports millions of small businesses, thousands of financial institutions, and hundreds of the world's most valuable brands recently turned to Hitachi Vantara. The company operates at significant scale processing more than $2.8 trillion in annual payment volume. "Hitachi Vantara's services have helped to streamline our journey to becoming a nimble technology company," said Deluxe Chief Information Officer Michael Mathews. "In addition to providing ongoing, yearly cost reductions across cloud environments and other savings, they've helped us right-size our core infrastructure based on actual consumption, increase our budget capacity for new workloads in cloud, and improve the operational and financial transparency into our technology and cloud operating environments." If not managed properly, the cloud cost paradox will cost organizations significantly in wasted expenditures. Hitachi Cloud FinOps Services gives customers the data, insight and expertise to know better, allowing them to do their cloud, their way. About Hitachi Vantara Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., guides our customers from what's now to what's next by solving their digital challenges. Working alongside each customer, we apply our unmatched industrial and digital capabilities to their data and applications to benefit both business and society. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara to help them develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantages, lower costs, enhance customer experiences, and deliver social and environmental value.

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