Grounded in the Cloud
HP Helion brings together all the speed, agility and cost benefits of cloud computing, and with all the possibilities and interoperability of open source. Providing the cloud practitioner in you, the flexibility, reliability and security that enterprises need to move forward with confidence.

In this blog, we will explore the unique challenges and solutions of enterprise cloud deployment and usage. And in so doing, help you on your way to design, build and manage enterprise-grade infrastructure, platform and application services for the Cloud. Come join us now on this journey….

Protect your DevOps investments with Continuous Delivery Automation today!

The ever-increasing pace of technological innovation is disrupting the IT industry today. But, it also brings many opportunities for advances in the IT department. Every day, we see new and innovative solutions emerge in the marketplace. And while these solutions enable customers to be more productive and efficient, there may also be hidden costs associated –unintended results and undesired consequences.


For example, when onboarding new applications and solutions, customers realize that they need to re-tool their environment.  Some times this means retiring an existing tool that the business is familiar with, and is still serving them well. These are added costs and a resistance to change that IT can do without.


Continue reading to learn how HP Continuous Delivery Automation protects your organization from such fail points when onboarding new applications. 

Transform DevOps with Application Release Automation

Enterprises are in the midst of transformation because of changes with people, process and technology. These changes result in gaps and mismatches between business and development. Bridge these gaps with Agile development, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Testing (CT).


Agile development has shifted the development process from one complete release to a series of releases. Agile allows development teams to create new applications and updates with an increasing release frequency.  Continue reading to reveal how this has helped organizations prepare for the DevOps journey.


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Innovate your organization through Flexible Application Modeling

According to a recent Gartner survey*, IT organizations are recognizing the acute need of application development teams and operations teams to work better together. In an effort to overcome this disconnect and develop closer collaboration, the “DevOps” trend has been born. 




In this article, we will explore the innovative use of HP’s Flexible Application Modeling, with HP’s Continuous Delivery Automation. HP plays an integral part toward resolving existing dissonance and fostering better collaboration across DevOps today.


* “Catalysts Signal the Growth of DevOps”, Gartner survey Feb 2012.

Our new way to speed your application delivery

HP Continuous Delivery Automation is part of a portfolio of HP solutions that help organizations adopt DevOps practices to increase agility across the application life cycle and collaborate effectively to deliver better applications, faster.


HP Continuous Delivery Automation is an integral component to HP CloudSystem. It helps automate application development and testing for the Cloud. Find out more on what was released  at HP Discover 2012 event in Frankfurt.


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Operate with clockwork CONSISTENCY ... by first being Agile in DevOps

Calling all cloud practitioners ! Start exercising your given business right for Choice today. Raise the bar on innovative services delivery with Confidence. Have peace of mind, by knowing that your systems are operating with clockwork Consistency.


This is a three-part blog series that examines the importance of these pivots: IT Choice, IT Confidence and IT Consistency, as seen across the Cloud and Traditional IT space.


We conclude with IT Consistency, and what that means to you in the Cloud and Traditional IT space.



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  • Archie delivers strategic solutions focused on today’s critical and evolving business needs, linked to the growing list of Strategic Enterprise Services including Hybrid Cloud, IM&A including Social Media, Security and Mobility from BYOD to mobile applications. Archie is the author of 4 books so far, and a founding director of the Australian Cloud Security Alliance chapter.
  • Lending 20 years of IT market expertise across 5 continents, for defining moments as an innovation adoption change agent.
  • Global Marketing Manager at HP in the Converged Application Systems organization, ESSN for Cloud Maps Solution which is a key part of HP’s Converged Cloud and CloudSystem strategy. Responsible for leading marketing for Cloud Maps with a focus on creating internal & external awareness, sales & partner enablement, and demand generation. You can follow me on Twitter @BelaniDeepak
  • Cloud and Automation solution architect in HP Software Research & Development.
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  • 15 years in IT industry … started as sys admin, then became a consultant, instructor, solution architect and now in product marketing @HP
  • I am on the WW Cloud and Big Data Solutions Team. I help our customers adopt HP advanced solutions that are made up of products and services from across HP. I have over 30 years experience in the technology business including 17 years of business ownership.
  • Lisa-Marie Namphy is one of HP Cloud’s thought leaders, evangelists, and community organizers around OpenStack, open source, and cloud computing. Lisa-Marie is currently responsible for HP Helion and OpenStack solutions marketing, as well as running the local SFBay OpenStack user group meetups. Prior to that at HP Lisa-Marie ran product marketing initiatives for HP Cloud OS and HP Cloud Service Automation. Throughout her 20+ year career in enterprise software, Lisa-Marie has led efforts to evangelize product lines, launch brand new technologies such as HP Helion OpenStack®, and generate partnerships and business in previously untapped areas. Prior to joining HP’s Cloud Marketing team, Lisa-Marie held senior product marketing roles at Business Intelligence, Business Performance Management, and Operational Intelligence companies including Oracle, Hyperion, Vitria, and Adaptive Planning.
  • Matt is a Master Engineer leading the development of CLIs and SDKs for HP Cloud. Prior to this Matt led the development of the HP public cloud marketplace and developed the HP public cloud websites. He is a regular open source contributor having contributed to wide variety of projects in numerous languages including PHP, JavaScript, and Go. Matt is a published author and conference speaker.
  • Mike has been with HP for 30 years. Half of that time was in R&D, mainly as an architect. The other 15 years has been spent in product management, product marketing, and now, solution marketing. .
  • Nimish Shelat is currently focused on Datacenter Automation and IT Process Automation solutions. Shelat strives to help customers, traditional IT and Cloud based IT, transform to Service Centric model. The scope of these solutions spans across server, database and middleware infrastructure. The solutions are optimized for tasks like provisioning, patching, compliance, remediation and processes like Self-healing Incidence Remediation and Rapid Service Fulfilment, Change Management and Disaster Recovery. Shelat has 21 years of experience in IT, 18 of these have been at HP spanning across networking, printing , storage and enterprise software businesses. Prior to his current role as a World-Wide Product Marketing Manager, Shelat has held positions as Software Sales Specialist, Product Manager, Business Strategist, Project Manager and Programmer Analyst. Shelat has a B.S in Computer Science. He has earned his MBA from University of California, Davis with a focus on Marketing and Finance.
  • René J. Aerdts is chief technologist and leader of the Strategic Pursuits and Cloud Enablement organization within the Chief Technology Office for HP Enterprise Services. René is responsible for creating and delivering direction and content for consultative driven thematic pursuits, where leading edge technologies and offerings are part of the solution.
  • Roger has been trying to get out of Information Technology since programming COBOL on mainframes in the late '80's. But no matter in which continent he awoke, or whom employed him, his passion to enable people with technology was constant. So now he enables businesses to determine their strategy using the latest technologies like cloud computing, mobility, and big data. HP calls these Strategic Enterprise Services, Roger calls them "another day in the office."
  • Stephen Spector is a HP Cloud Evangelist promoting the OpenStack based clouds at HP for hybrid, public, and private clouds . He was previously at Dell promoting their Cloud solutions and was the open source community manager for OpenStack and at Rackspace and Citrix Systems. While at Citrix Systems, he founded the Citrix Developer Network, developed global alliance and licensing programs, and even once added audio to the DOS ICA client with assembler. Follow Stephen at @SpectorID
  • As a provisioning addict for 20 years, I was involved in projects in EMEA and the US as engineer, solution architect and project manager. In the last 2 years I'm in the Operations Orchestrations Community Assistance Team in HP Software R&D.
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