Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduced a new compute platform for small and mid-sized businesses , educational institutions and branch offices that is managed and updated through the cloud.
The subscription-based solution is named as HPE ProLiant Easy Connect Managed Hybrid solution.
“This new solution is part of a broad HPE initiative, inspired by the unique needs of small and mid-sized businesses, to deliver innovative solutions that are easy for our channel partners to sell and easy for our customers to use,” said McLeod Glass, vice president and general manager, SMB solutions and tower servers, HPE.
HPE claims this solution provides customers with an on-premise server that delivers security, performance and control with the flexibility of the cloud.
The HPE ProLiant Easy Connect Managed Hybrid solution is the first offering in HPE’s Easy Connect portfolio, solutions dedicated to making IT easy for small businesses to deploy and manage.
The new managed hybrid solution features compute, storage, and networking, together with virtualization and cloud management software from Zynstra.
The solution is preconfigured to install in minutes.
The solution will be available through HPE channel partners on April 28, 2016 in the U.S. and U.K. Subscription Pricing will vary based on solution configurations. Partners can purchase subscriptions from their distributors.
HPE also announced the HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 server featuring the Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 processor 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.
The HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 server is available now and is priced from $299.