HP BladeSystem Matrix: Delivering the Converged Infrastructure
Private clouds delivered through converged systems will be commonplace in the datacenter of the future due to reductions in both capital and operation expenses, as well as the business agility achieved through the dynamic sharing of IT resources in an automated, service-centric method. A converged infrastructure will create a flexible IT environment that IT managers will be able to dynamically adapt to changing business demands and to run more cost-effectively.
HP BladeSystem Matrix is the next generation of HP's blade portfolio, designed to provide higher value through converged infrastructure, and represents another step toward delivering HP's Converged Infrastructure. BladeSystem Matrix leverages established HP enterprise technologies integrated with the tools and processes to speed and simplify the delivery of IT services. The new offering is best suited for customers that are currently focused on optimizing datacenter operations and undertaking consolidation initiatives. The centralized management tools enable IT organizations to achieve maximum efficiency through migrating and balancing workloads across their physical and virtual environments.
Customers are able to accelerate the provisioning of IT to the business units via built-in capacity planning. BladeSystem Matrix also serves a role as a high-availability solution. The automated failover provides a level of disaster recovery protection for applications critical to the business.