CloudSystem Matrix


          HP BladeSystem Matrix is the industry’s first Converged Infrastructure platform delivering the benefits of shared services today. With its application-centric design it provides the ideal foundation of a Private Cloud environment. It provisions complex infrastructure and applications in minutes instead of months, reduces total cost of ownership up to 56%(*) versus traditional infrastructure and reduces application provisioning time by 80% (**).

          HP BladeSystem Matrix is designed to simplify the deployment of applications and business services by delivering IT capacity through pools of readily deployed resources. The goal of Matrix operating environment is to accelerate provisioning, optimize IT capacity across physical and virtual environments and to ensure predictable delivery and service levels. It includes an integrated service designer, self-service portal, auto-provisioning capabilities, the tools to manage and optimize the resources pools as well as a recovery management solution. Through included Cloud APIs it can be easily customized to meet specific requirements enabling chargeback and billing, approval process integration, as well as other process automation capabilities.

          And now you also have an upgrade path for future HP BladeSystem purchases as your needs grow all while protecting the HP BladeSystem investment you've already made. To get started right away, just ask us for an initial assessment. These HP BladeSystem Matrix Conversion Services provide a cost-effective way to start realizing the benefits of shared services and a private cloud today.

          BladeSystem Matrix includes proven HP BladeSystem technologies such as Virtual Connect, Insight management software, and standard ProLiant and Integrity blade servers with HP Services for streamlined implementation and support and builds on shared storage SAN such as Fibre Channel SAN .

          Ideal for...

          • Dynamic provisioning from test and development to production
          • Faster time to business value by provisioning services within minutes instead of months Improve utilization by enabling users to check out and return resources from a central pool Streamline test and development processes by easily converting servers from virtual to physical and back

          Ongoing optimization and consolidation with energy awareness

          • Unified tools to freely move and balance workloads across physical and virtual servers
          • Built-in capacity planning for all servers, giving best-fit advice for utilization of capacity
          • Accelerate and standardize your process for migration from rack servers to blades

          Fast and efficient disaster recovery

          • Failover physical and virtual servers in minutes
          • Improve disaster recovery time by 80% or more
          • Integrated with HP Serviceguard for Matrix with HP-UX

          Implementing a private cloud with a shared services model

          • Use Cloud Maps and the service designer to build a service catalog
          • Use the self-service portal and scheduling resources when needed
          • Manage and optimize the resource pool usage

          Call 1.800.800.0014 to order or contact your account representative.

          (*) HP White Paper: The business case for HP BladeSystem Matrix, based on data from the HP BladeSystem and BladeSystem Matrix TCO Calculator
          (**) IDC White Paper: The Business Value of HP Business Service Automation (BSA) Solutions
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