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HP today announced new consulting services to help enterprise customers consider incorporating the cloud as part of their broader IT strategy.
The new offerings, including the HP Cloud Discovery Workshop and HP Cloud Roadmap Service, are part of a larger portfolio of HP consulting services for enterprise customers who are looking to efficiently drive business benefits from the cloud.
With these offerings, HP is helping customers source, secure and govern cloud services as an integral part of their IT strategy.
“While many organizations understand the core benefits of the cloud model, there remains a level of uncertainty to strategically leveraging the promise of cloud,” said Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief analyst, IDC. “HP’s consulting services are aimed at helping organizations evaluate cloud as part of their overall IT service delivery strategy to drive business results more efficiently.”
New cloud-related consulting services The HP Cloud Discovery Workshop is designed to help enterprise IT organizations learn about the cloud as a strategic service delivery option and how to leverage it as part of a broader IT service delivery strategy. Available in July, the workshop is designed to:
The HP Cloud Roadmap Service offers customers a service for planning and adopting cloud as part of their service delivery strategy. As a follow-on to the HP Cloud Discovery Workshop, the service will:
Enabling and executing cloud service adoption
HP offers a broad set of consulting services and expertise to support customers who want to improve business outcomes with cloud services, including:
“Despite the promise of cloud computing, organizations still need help in understanding how to leverage and enable the cloud as part of a service delivery strategy,” said Anand Eswaran, vice president, Software and Solutions Professional Services, HP. “HP cloud consulting services can address this knowledge gap by helping chief information officers optimize sourcing investments, develop strategies to deliver services faster while meeting service levels, and enable multichannel service delivery to align IT and the business.”
About HP HP, the world’s largest technology company, simplifies the technology experience for consumers and businesses with a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com//.
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