Enhanced Innovative HP Moonshot Systems to Address Latest IT Challenges

CR Team | Friday, 13 June 2014, 07:01 IST

Bangalore : HP (NYSE: HPQ), an IT and services company, has announced the availability of enhanced HP Moonshot systems that accelerates the time to market, reduces cost and simplifies data centers for New Style of IT. The company is confident that HP Moonshot innovations will redefine data center performance as well as economics in the enterprises by offering speed, agility and lower economics to build next-generation data centers that will power tomorrow’s successful organizations.

HP, headquartered in California was established on 1939 with a $538 working capital, now has a market cap of $63.11 billion.  The company delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world, with the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure. With the knowledge of data centers’ future needs, HP drives innovation that addresses IT challenges created by social, cloud, mobile and big data.

According to Gartner, data centers are reaching an unsustainable point. In the next five years the average enterprise will see data capacities grow more than 800 percent. Hence, organizations must optimize and modernize to deliver a New Style of IT that accelerates revenue generation, drives innovation and reduces business risk, while at the same time reducing overall costs. HP has enhanced the HP Moonshot system accordingly.

HP Moonshot Proliant m300 is upgraded to offer a next generation server cartridge for front-end Web applications, dedicated hosting and light weight analytics workloads delivering significant performance gains, with 7 times greater performance and 6 times higher performance per watt Compared to previous generation Intel Atom S1200 processor. And the HP Moonshot Proliant m800 is crafted for applications that perform analysis or processing on streaming data, such as telecommunication and seismic processing.

This next-generation server cartridge not only offers cost-effective and efficient mobile processing that will accelerate the transmission of signals/data and easing the transition from 3G to 4G, but also offers accelerated seismic processing; thereby keeping processing costs and energy use down for highly compute-intensive oil and gas industry processes.

The hosted desktops powered by HP Moonshot ProLiant m700 and HP ConvergedSystem 100 enables customers to increase employee productivity with the industry’s first system engineered to deliver a consistent, high-quality PC experience for remote and mobile knowledge workers utilizing hosted desktops. HP ConvergedSystem facilitates clients to deliver the business graphics and multimedia performance of a traditional desktop PC with 6 time faster graphics frames per second, compared to other virtual desktop infrastructure solutions.

Compared to traditional PC desktops, organizations can lower IT costs with up to 44 percent lower total cost of ownership and increase time to value with up to 90 times faster deployments with a system that can deploy into production in as little as 2 hours. Furthermore, HP Moonshot technology enables clients to reduce power costs by up to 63 percent based on HP’s internal testing on October 2013.

While organizations across Asia Pacific are benefitting from compelling innovations and infrastructure economics offered by HP Moonshot servers, Oriental DreamWorks is leveraging a broad portfolio of HP Converged Infrastructure integrated solutions, including HP Moonshot servers to help push the limits of creativity and deliver a new level of richness in an animated film.

“Organizations across the region are under enormous pressure to build an efficient infrastructure to grow, compete and be ready for what’s next. Today’s announcements demonstrate HP’s continued commitment to transforming the server landscape with customer-inspired innovations to Moonshot servers that enable organizations to be faster, smarter and more efficient now and into the future,” says Vikram K, Director, Servers, HP India.

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