Preparing for the Hyper Converged Future
HP (NYSE: HPQ) reported another line of open system switches for the server farm that will give Web scale associations and administration suppliers more adaptability and control of their server farm systems to power cloud, portable, online networking and huge information workloads.
HP’s new line of switches gives web scale clients expanded decision in open system situations and the capacity to tune their server farm systems to their necessities. The new system switches address client needs with devoted deals groups, decision of equipment and programming, and marked switches that are upheld by overall neighborhood bolster and administrations through HP Technology Services, empowering clients to streamline operations and decrease store network hazard. These new items are among the first in the business in the rising new class of marked white box switches, known as brite box switches.
The complexity of Web-scale workloads and increasing customer demands for network services are challenging the scalability and agility of cloud data centers, Today’s announcement underpins our commitment to accelerate the adoption of open networks and provide offeringsoptimized for web-scale deployments that enable faster time to service.
HP will deliver these new network switches to Web scale data center customers through partnerships with Accton Technology Corporation and Cumulus Networks.
The HP-Accton Technology joint wander further fortifies the business relationship between the two organizations and their endeavors to give disaggregated systems administration arrangements that meet the business needs, systems administration peculiarities and expense necessities of cutting edge Web scale server farms. Accton Technology’s capacity to create and production open systems administration switches with prevalent worth, together with HP’s organizing industry initiative and perceived counseling and worldwide bolster abilities, will convey new high-thickness, simple to send and oversee, cost-focused brite box switch answers for business sector.
“Web scale data centers are a growing market segment with distinct needs for high scalability and network flexibility,” said George Tchaparian, general manager of data center networks, Accton Technology. “This joint venture will build on the expertise of both organizations to provide global customers with a unique disaggregated networking solution built on new HP-branded open network switches and choice of networking operating system software.”
Bringing Linux OS to Cloud Data Centers
HP likewise declared another organization with Cumulus Networks for the system working framework (OS). With Cumulus Linux organizing OS as a component of the new HP-marked open system switches, clients will have the capacity to influence the rich and extending arrangement, administration and coordination apparatuses accessible through open source and business Linux groups to create cloud server farm situations that best fit their business.
“Modern data centers need great physical networking using layer 2, layer 3 and overlay architectures that are optimized for higher scalability, faster service delivery, and backed by a robust ecosystem,” said JR Rivers, co-founder and CEO, Cumulus Networks. “This open networking approach to web scale data center networks empowers customers and gives web-scale IT the opportunity to serve the business better.”
HP Open Network Switches to Deliver High Scalability, Lower Total Cost of Ownership in conveying this brite box arrangement, HP is separated from unique outline producers and other focused offerings through its capacity to de-hazard production network concerns, give worldwide vicinity in more than 160 nations and convey an extensive variety of high esteem bolster and counseling administrations. The new product offering is intended to empower a more spry IT base and enhance time-to-market for IT benefits. An alternate client advantage is lower aggregate expense of proprietorship because of utilizing norms based equipment and streamlined programming that decrease securing and working expenses by up to 68%
To begin, HP is presenting two open system switches that empower 10G/40G spine and 10G leaf server farm arrangements. Both switches will be accessible with Cumulus Linux OS and offer zero-touch OS establishment utilizing an open system introduce environment loader. In the second a large portion of 2015, HP will extend the line to incorporate 25G/50G/100G switches for higher execution Web scale server farms and 1G changes to address interesting client needs. HP will likewise extend the equipment and OS programming decisions to meet developing client necessities. The extended offerings will improve clients’ capacity to tailor their systems administration framework to meet the particular applications and workload prerequisites.
To help clients as they change their systems and construct web scale server farms, HP Technology Services offers HP Trusted Network Transformation, an end-to-end way to oversee hazard in mind boggling situations by proactively anticipating issues and unplanned downtime. By taking a building piece approach, HP supplements an association’s inward aptitude with HP assets where quality can be included.
Source (HP Networking)
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