Under the radar, HPE recently announced a new program where the company wants to use Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to assume management over specific technology services and functions in for businesses.
The offering includes:
- Management of virtual server, storage and network infrastructure so that clients can focus on their business’s core competencies
- Service provisioning and de-provisioning as well as infrastructure configurations management so that clients can govern their resources usage based on their application requirements
- Operations support, active directory management, operating system patching services – all to allow the IT and Business leaders to focus on achieving business outcomes
- Backup and recovery services, and Security services to ensure that best practices are implemented to protect company data and support security certifications
Read the full announcement: HPE Enterprise Services Introduces Managed Services for Microsoft Azure
Services marketing click (PDF format): HPE Managed Services for Microsoft Azure
Managed services is not new. There are many smaller organizations that opt to outsource IT operations to locally operated servicers. For small companies that can’t afford personal IT operations, its a cost savings and realized value. But, managed services on the scale HPE is offering is new, further turning technology and technology services into a utility.
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