HPE bags IT deal from Sabre

Meg Whitman, chief executive officer and president of Hewlett-Packard, speaks during the grand opening of the company's Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced its IT deal with Sabre to supply virtualization, automation and security services, hardware and software.

The size of the IT contract was not shared.

The renewal of the existing IT agreement will assist Sabre, a technology provider to travel industry, to speed up product development.

HPE also will provide new services to support Sabre’s growth and product priorities in the areas of data analysis, operations, e-commerce, retailing and merchandising for businesses across the travel industry.

Tom Klein, president and CEO of Sabre, said: “This agreement delivers new capabilities to accelerate product development and increase speed-to-market, all driven by Sabre and supported by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.”

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has supported Sabre’s infrastructure and applications environments for more than 14 years, providing infrastructure services including a portfolio of hosting and storage solutions.

Meg Whitman, president and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said: “The deal demonstrates the next step forward for Sabre, who will leverage Hewlett Packard Enterprise technology and services to deliver transformational offerings in cloud, security, analytics and mobility.”

The scope of the IT outsourcing contract is to provide hybrid infrastructure environment to optimize processes and increase automation to extend Sabre’s analytics on technology operations and shorten development cycles.

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