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HP targets hybrid cloud users with CloudSystem, Helion updates

HP has updated its CloudSystem converged infrastructure offerings

HP has updated its CloudSystem platform to include its distribution of OpenStack in a converged private cloud offering. Paul Morgan, HP’s cloud head in EMEA told BCN the company is looking to broaden its support for hybrid cloud deployments.

Converged OpenStack cloud pioneer Nebula closes its doors

Nebula, an OpenStack pioneer, is closing its doors

Converged infrastructure vendor Nebula, one of the first companies to pioneer integrated OpenStack-based private cloud hardware, announced it will close its doors this week.

Microsoft, Dell deliver “Azure-consistent” cloud-in-a-box

Microsoft CPS

Microsoft said the Cloud Platform System (CPS) blends all of the architectural, design, operational and technological experience the company has generated over the years in building out Azure, with Dell hardware – Dell PowerEdge servers, storage, and networking switches.

Air France taps HP for private cloud deployment

Air France said adopting the cloud automation and management service is saving the airline 85 per cent on it infrastructure management costs

Air France has tapped HP’s private cloud automation and deployment technology in a bid to reduce deployment times and infrastructure management costs, the company said.

HP Q4 2013: “there’s still work to do”

HP president and chief executive officer Meg Whitman (right)

HP released its Q4 financial results for 2013 Tuesday and the company reported revenues of $29.1bn, the best quarter so far this year and the first without sequential decline since the same quarter a year ago. In a call with analysts Tuesday evening HP president and chief executive officer Meg Whitman summed the results up fairly well: “I’m pleased with the progress we have made but we still have a lot of work to do.”