Leading provider of virtual computing solutions
Building on a 10 year strategic partnership, HP and VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, have developed proven virtualization solutions built on industry open-standard based architecture for seamless and scalable application and service delivery. All solutions are fully supported by HP Technology Services organization.
August 2013, HP and VMware announced the industry's first federated Software-Defined Network (SDN) solution available in 2H 2014. The SDN solution will unify and automate management of both the physical and virtual data center networks, enabling business agility and improving business continuity.
- The HP and VMware Solution Will Enable Customers to Unify Data Center Networks
The new HP-VMware Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution will federate the HP Virtual Application Networks SDN Controller with the VMware NSX network virtualization platform to provide customers with an integrated approach to automating their physical and virtual network infrastructure. The networking solution will provide a centralized view, unified automation, visibility and control of the complete data center network, improving agility, monitoring and troubleshooting.
- HP MSR Open Architecture Platform (OAP) with VMware® vSphere™ Series
HP's MSR Open Architecture Platform (OAP) with VMware® vSphere™ Series provides an industry leading virtualization platform solution that integrates 3rd party applications on HP MSR series routers. vSphere clients and vCenter virtualization management tools simplify remote installations, setup and configuration to quickly deploy virtualized applications across branch office locations.
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- VMware vSphere Virtualized Applications and Services Platform on HP MSR Series Routers and 5400/8200 zl Switch Series
HP and VMware have combined resources to bring a converged networking, storage, and virtualization solution to enable seamless, scalable, and reliable application and service delivery in the branch or campus where and when it is needed. Organizations gain the benefits from vSphere solution's automated, unified service delivery management without increasing hardware footprint and branch office complexity. vSphere solution also provides automated data protection, built-in disaster recovery and high availability features. The joint solution is designed with Industry-standard, open-architecture and dynamic scaling and provisioning capacity. This enables organizations to cost-effectively integrate a wide choice of network, business and IT applications within their existing infrastructure and provides added flexibility with dynamic scaling and provisioning capability to adapt to evolving new business requirements.
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Automate & Unify Physical and Virtual Data Center Networks - Demonstration Video
View this video of the HP and VMware Federated Software Defined Network Solution (SDN) to see how it will enhance and simplify data center network operations.
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