How HP solutions assist mobile workforce at SMBs

Technology major HP is stepping up its presence among the Indian small and medium-size businesses (SMBs).

To assist the growing mobile workforce at Indian SMBs, HP announced a slew of innovative solutions.

HP officials said the new products and solutions are significant for domestic SMBs as there are more than 1.1 billion mobile appliances in use worldwide.

Gartner says at least 50 percent of business email users will rely primarily on a tablet or mobile client instead of a traditional desktop by 2016.

HP Converged Infrastructure provides the ideal platform for secure continuous access to data and applications. In partnership with Citrix, Microsoft and VMware, HP also delivers improved employee accessibility and productivity as the requirements for mobility continue to grow.

HP’s technology solutions and services, as well as training programs will assist resource-challenged SMBs to simplify IT in the mobile world.

The trend to use devices to access email and other business data requires SMBs to prepare their infrastructures to support increased mobility. HP is tapping this huge potential.

According to Prakash Krishnamoorthy, director, HP  Networking, HP India, HP’s latest channel initiatives will drive growth, create new revenue streams and ensure collaboration for SMBs and channel partners.

HP is looking at improving security of SMBs with HP Client Virtualization SMB virtual desktop solution. The solution includes reference architectures — such as HP ProLiant Generation 8 (Gen8) servers and client virtualization software from Citrix, Microsoft or VMware — that protects company data by storing user profiles and data on a centralized server. This enables SMBs to provide secure access to applications from thin clients, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

HP’s Client Virtualization, Analysis and Modeling reduces risk and complexity of client virtualization projects.

HP’s new solutions are aimed at increasing uptime for a growing mobile workforce with HP Business Protection Solutions. These customized solutions guide SMBs in the design of a risk-mitigation program to ensure continued accessibility to company data from a mobile device .

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