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Why HPE FlexNetwork Architecture

The rate of technology innovation has accelerated over recent years, with virtualisation, cloud, mobility and rich-media solutions driving  a step change in the way that people work.  Whilst delivering significant benefits, these advanced technologies have also pushed legacy networks to breaking point, with the cost and complexity of meeting changing business demands  putting increasing pressures on IT teams and budgets.  HP’s FlexNetwork Architecture is unique in converging datacentre, campus and branch networks, across physical and virtual worlds, and across wired and wireless platforms.

  • Open and standards-based solution
  • Scales from SMB to large organisations for functionality, connectivity and capacity
  • Provides a consistent approach to securing all segments of the network
  • Enables business agility, with simplified management and orchestration
  • Delivers a consistent operating experience with single-pane-of-glass management across all modular network building blocks.

Why HPE FlexNetwork solutions from Tech Data?

Work with Tech Data to identify, optimise and deliver HPE FlexNetwork solutions for your customers – building network solutions that are open, scalable, secure, agile and consistent.  Whether it’s addressing the needs of SMB organisations or large enterprises, we can help you to reach new markets and win more deals.  Our HPE Networking specialists will ensure that you maximise margins by presenting clear upsell and attach opportunities and focusing on unified HPE Networking and Converged Infrastructure solutions.

What should I be selling?

Lead with HPE Intelligent Management Centre (IMC) in all engagements:

  • Provides support for the full HPN portfolio with multi-vendor and unified wired / wireless management
  • Aim to attach to every HPN sale, providing a clear competitive advantage against other vendor solutions
  • Sell IMC modules to provide value add Network Service Management
  • Leverage HPE software solutions as necessary to complement IMC.

Promotions to consider?

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What’s the convergence opportunity?

HP’s FlexNetwork Architecture is the industry’s only converged architecture for the campus, branch, and data centre and  HPE Intelligent Management Centre (IMC) provides a centralised control point for HPE and multi-vendor wired / wireless solutions.  Using a standards based approach, HPE Networking solutions based on the FlexNetwork architecture deliver a simpler, more secure and scalable infrastructure, that drives business value from core to edge:

  • HPE FlexFabric: Converges and secures datacentre network, compute and storage in the physical and virtual worlds
  • HPE FlexCampus: Converges wired and wireless networks to deliver secure, identity-based access
  • HPE FlexBranch: Converges network functionality, security and services for simplicity
  • HPE FlexManagement: Converges network management and orchestration

Use HPE Insight Control management to unify HPE storage, servers and networking solutions across physical and virtual environments – selling the key benefits of HPE Converged Infrastructure solutions.

What’s the attach opportunity?

Work with Tech Data to extend your networking sales, selling HPE Servers, Storage solutions and Services. Focus on:

For more info contact your Tech Data Account Manager

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