Commercial Success with Cloud-Ready Services
October 6th, 2011 By: Kevin Normandeau
Are you considering optimizing your data center to deliver cloud-ready services? This technology rich white paper explains how the IT expertise of HP combined with the network knowledge of Alcatel-Lucent can help you to create a competitive infrastructure advantage. Key among the needs for such a move is carrier-grade scalability and network agility – areas of expertise that have been researched and developed by these industry leading companies.
Chances are you have already virtualized your operation before considering cloud-ready services. This poses its own set of challenges which include, secure multi-tenancy, virtual machine mobility, infrastructure scalability, storage transport, bandwidth and latency, and unified service management. These issues are detailed in this whitepaper.
Expanding your commercial potential in the cloud-ready space requires finding a strategic partner, not just one that merely provides services. It’s about end-to-end offerings, a rich application programming interface set, committing to industry standards, deploying quickly and bringing the highest level of expertise to the table. Read this whitepaper to see how HP and Alcatel-Lucent fit that bill.