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HP continues to advance mission-critical workloads in an always-on world

Posted on behalf of Randy Meyer, VP & GM, HP Integrity Servers

The need for greater availability and reliability for mission-critical business processes and customer-facing apps is driving the demand for specialized, proven technology that, in turn, lowers risk. Pressures to increase efficiency and productivity are escalating, and responding rapidly to changing business demands is critical to stay ahead of the competition. Underpinning this is the need for the most reliable and stable infrastructure for mission-critical enterprise workloads.


Today we extend our commitment to delivering highly available, efficient, and proven solutions to meet these demands by announcing enhancements to the HP-UX operating environment and HP CloudSystem Matrix with HP-UX, as well as new HP Integrity NonStop entry-class servers. HP continues to offer the full breadth of mission-critical capabilities and expertise to deliver highly-available, efficient, and proven solutions for the most-demanding workloads.


With today’s announcement we are:

  • Extending operational efficiencies with HP Integrity with HP-UX 11i v3
  • Accelerating private cloud deployment with HP CloudSystem Matrix with HP-UX
  • Delivering highest availability with the new HP Integrity NonStop NS2300 and NS2400 entry-class servers

HP Integrity i4 servers with HP-UX 11i v3

HP continues to innovate with the industry-proven HP-UX operating environment, enabling enterprise customers to operate their business-critical workloads more efficiently with minimal risk of downtime. With the latest release of HP-UX 11i v3 customers can achieve:

  • Zero downtime when migrating virtualized applications to Integrity i4 servers
  • 100% increase in Virtual Machine capacity
  • 100% application portability with a committed partner ecosystem

HP CloudSystem Matrix with HP-UX

The ideal UNIX® platform for your private cloud and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) mission-critical environment. Utilizing the latest HP Integrity server blades, together with HP-UX and HP Serviceguard solutions, HP CloudSystem Matrix with HP-UX provides the robustness, security, and resiliency to meet your mission-critical requirements. It delivers:

  • Infrastructure provisioning in minutes
  • 75% lower entry cost for deploying an HP Integrity mission-critical private cloud
  • Seamless integration into existing Integrity with HP-UX environments

HP Integrity NonStop NS2300 and NS2400 server family

Delivers a modern architecture for sustained performance, with the latest-generation Intel® Itanium® processor 9500 series and the lowest TCO of any server in its class. They are uniquely designed and fully integrated to achieve the very highest availability level. The NS2300 and NS2400 server family is 100% NonStop at the same entry-level prices as the previous generation and offers:

  • Fault tolerant out-of the box
  • Data integrity that ensures data accuracy, data security, and successful completion of transactions
  • 40 years of the highest availability and business value

With these innovations to the HP-UX operating system, HP CloudSystem Matrix for HP-UX, and the newly-released HP NonStop entry-class servers, HP is demonstrating support for the technology that customers rely on, and we will continue to deliver the innovation, the services, and the ecosystem partnerships they need to advance their mission-critical enterprise workloads.


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Just a reminder, if you haven’t already, be sure to register for HP Discover Las Vegas 2014 today and take advantage of great hands-on experience with products and solutions delivered by the mission critical team. In addition, converse face-to-face with the experts that built the systems and participate in sessions and demos that cover the entire mission critical portfolio, including: HP Integrity servers, HP-UX, OpenVMS, HP NonStop, HP Project Odyssey and Mission Critical x86. I look forward to seeing you there!

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