Here at Tech Data we believe a key future initiative your customers should be looking at is the Next Generation Data Center, where everything is software-defined, infrastructure agnostic and open standards driven. Organisations are already taking the first steps to this new vision as they perfect virtualisation and make the move to hybrid cloud, managed services and subscription software. By simplifying operations and maximising efficiency, customers can free up time and budget to begin their move to a Next Generation Data Center.
HPE Data Center Automation software is a key component within HPEs unified data center automation platform, purpose built to help customers to automate, orchestrate and transform how they deliver IT services to the business.
Accessed via a single portal, HPE Data Center Automation simplifies:
Provisioning and configuration – users can orchestrate the full stack across physical and virtual multi-vendor environments and across networks, databases and middleware.
Patching – making it easier than ever to manage software installation, updates, patches, removal and reporting. Defined policies means compliant identification and remediation of vulnerable systems.
Compliance management – Speed up audits with automated enforcement, real-time reporting and integrated remediation. Control sprawl and compliance drift using end-to-end lifecycle management and policy management.
Operations orchestration – Make it simple for IT to design and deliver services securely for test and production and across private and public cloud.
Change management – Accelerate, manage and improve the accuracy of IT and business process changes, avoiding change-related issues and incidents.
For users HPE Data Center Automation is all about self-service, using the intuitive IT Operator portal to: provision, manage patches, deploy software and achieve service level compliance, using just a few clicks for any size of deployment from pilot to enterprise roll-out. Choose from three editions: Express, Premium and Ultimate to achieve an exact match with your specific project requirements.
Tech Data’s HPE Software and data center specialists can help you to scope, grow and deliver any data center automation opportunity and use this topic to start your discussions around Next Generation Data Centers, ask your local account manager for more information.
Watch: Data Center Automation Solution Overview from HPE
Read: The Solution Brief (PDF)