Customers Adopt HP Converged Cloud Portfolio for Accelerated Business Transformation

Customers Adopt HP Converged Cloud Portfolio for Accelerated Business 
Transformation 
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/13 --  HP (NYSE: HPQ) today
announced that its Converged Cloud portfolio has achieved significant
customer adoption since it was launched a year ago, enabling
enterprises around the world to improve agility, speed innovation and
lower costs.  
HP announced its cloud strategy in March 2011, and last April, the
company consolidated its cloud offerings into the HP Converged Cloud
portfolio, offering the industry's first hybrid delivery model based
on a common architecture spanning traditional IT, private, managed
and public cloud. Since that time, HP has continued to invest in
developing technologies for organizations to confidently build,
operate and consume IT across all cloud delivery models. 
Leading with one of the industry's most comprehensive cloud solution
offerings, HP has secured approximately 1,000 HP CloudSystem and 200
managed cloud customers in more than 60 countries, as well as signed
on thousands of users for the company's public cloud solution, HP
Cloud Services.  
Customers experience success with HP Converged Cloud
 As
organizations rapidly embrace new technology to drive enterprise
value, IT environments are under extreme pressure to deliver. With HP
Converged Cloud, customers are able to create a flexible IT
environment, with choice in delivery model and platform, confidence
in management and security, and consistency in a common architecture
and workload portability.  
Some of HP Converged Cloud customers are saying:  
"We needed next-generation solutions that could improve the security
and efficiency of our core business -- cinema delivery. HP's business
process services, along with HP Enterprise Cloud Services transformed
our current methods of cinema delivery with quality, bandwidth and
expertise, enabling us to increase service levels to our clients, the
film distributors, ensuring they get on screen on time."
 --Peter
Wright, managing director at Deluxe Digital Cinema EMEA, a global
leader in digital cinema services 
"Sprinklr is the top-ranked Social Relationship Platform in the
market and works with the world's most social global brands. It is
absolutely essential that we are able to rapidly re
spond to threats
and exploit opportunities in a world of the empowered social
customer. HP Cloud Services provides the flexibility and speed to
stay on top of the ever-changing social landscape." 
 --Murali
Swaminathan, chief operating officer at Sprinklr, a leader in
campaign management solutions 
"To boost efficiency, we wanted to virtualize and automate our data
center infrastructure without compromising our high standards for IT
and data security. HP CloudSystem Enterprise running HP Cloud Service
Automation enabled our specialists to quickly design new multitier
application cloud services that our clients can access in minutes of
placing the order, streamlining the procurement and deployment
processes, and providing us with significant productivity gains." 
--Konrad Kandziora, chief executive officer, ITDZ Berlin, Berlin's
municipal IT service center 
"Latisys needed an Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution with
automated provisioning and orchestration to accelerate, simplify and
deliver on-demand scalability. HP CloudSystem enabled the company to
simplify management of different cloud resource pools via automated
provisioning, as well as accommodated diverse customer workloads with
a platform that scales linearly without unexpected downtime. Further,
as the first service provider to use the OpenStack(R)-based bursting
connector included in CloudSystem 7.2, we are now able to deliver
extra capacity and enable HP customers to easily manage uneven
service demands."
 --Jonathan Sharp, vice president of Marketing at
Latisys, a provider of managed hosting and cloud services to
enterprises and government agencies, and an HP CloudAgile partner 
"As a leading global telecommunication operator, Bharti Airtel today
offers a full suite of SaaS and IaaS products on HP Cloud services
Aggregation Platform. HP's Aggregation Platform for SaaS is
integrated with our existing BSS OSS systems, which allows our
customers the ease to locate, subscribe and consume the cloud
offerings as per their business needs." 
  -- Najib Khan, chief
executive officer of Homes & Office at Bharti Airtel, one of the
leading global telecommunication operators in India, with more than
130 million subscribers 
"As customers look to the cloud, they need a trusted partner with a
clear vision and strategy as well as proven experience in delivering
industry-leading cloud technology and services," said Saar Gillai,
senior vice president and general manager, Converged Cloud, HP. "HP
is delivering an end-to-end, Converged Cloud set of capabilities that
offers customers the choice, confidence and consistency they need to
manage hybrid cloud deployments."  
HP's premier America's client event, HP Discover, takes place June
11-13 in Las Vegas. 
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world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio
that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT
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