FREMONT, CA: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launches a new line of converged, preconfigured servers, the HPE ProLiant Easy Connect Managed Hybrid solution. The new platform offers could services to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), educational institutions, and branch offices.
The new HPE ProLiant EC200a is powered by an Intel Xeon D-1518 server processor, the EC200a features tightly integrated server computing, storage, and networking, along with cloud management and virtualization software from Zynstra, a U.K.-based hybrid cloud IT services provider that specializes in serving small businesses.
The solution features tightly integrated compute, storage, and networking, together with virtualization and cloud management software from Zynstra. It can be installed in minutes and businesses can decide which workloads they want to run on premises and which to put into the cloud. It can be integrated with cloud services from Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure. Virtualization and cloud management software, automated maintenance, patches and upgrades eliminate the need for excess cost on-site IT staff.
The Proliant EC200a, along with future ProLiant Easy Connect offerings, is designed not only to help HPE's resellers and managed service providers (MSPs) bring the benefits of the cloud to small business, but also to alleviate the management, security, and data-control concerns that keep small business owners from adopting more modern, collaborative, and intelligent applications and IT services.
HPE also announces the HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 server featuring the Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 processor, designed as an affordable, quiet, compact server to fit the needs of small businesses. The ML10 completes HPE’s portfolio of Gen9 10, 100 and 300 series SMB servers for the small and midsize business. HPE is offering new ProLiant options that enhance performance, security and total cost of ownership for small and midsize customers.