HP announces HP VirtualSystem for VMware to simplify transition to cloud computing

by Vishwanath Patil    Sep 06, 2011

Hewlett-Packard announced the turnkey solution, HP VirtualSystem for VMware. VirtualSystem is an optimized solution that offers the organizations virtualized infrastructure and helps in implementing footing for cloud computing.

HP VirtualSystem includes virtualized HP networking solutions, HP converged storage, HP insight software and HP BladeSystem servers with on-site installation services for VMware. HP VirtualSystem includes architectural innovations and services to remove virtualization complexity and improve performance to enable and accelerate virtual machine mobility up to 40 per cent, reduce network recovery time by around 500 times using HP FlexFrabic virtualized network solution. It is built on HP Converged infrastructure.

The VirtualSystem is expected to cut capacity requirements by 50 per cent, double the virtual density of the machine and increase speed deployment with HP LeftHand and HP 3PAR storage systems. With HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter server, that allows alerts to IT administrators allowing them to troubleshoot and manage, VirtualSystem is expected to improve virtual server operations.

HP serviceOne and HP technology services provide services like support, deployment, pre-integration, planning and consulting to align virtualization strategy and investments for VirtualSystems.

“Virtualisation has become conventional for clients, but there are impediments to extensive deployment,” said Prakash Krishnamoorthy, country head, HP storage division India. “With HP VirtualSystem for VMware, customers can streamline and gauge their virtualization deployments to provide a clear path to the cloud,” he said.

“Companies require solutions which enable them to move from soiled stacks of infrastructure to pools of technology resources that are shared and delivered as applications in real time. HP VirtualSystem for VMware helps clients’ transition to cloud computing in the future,” said T Srinivasan, managing director for VMware India.

Partners can customize HP Virtualization smart bundles in addition to HP VirtualSystem for VMware solutions. Smart bundles are enhanced configurations to provide likely performance and decrease intricacy with modular components and add performance and capacity as required.