HP expands Compute Portfolio for mission-critical x86 workloads

HP has expanded its Compute Portfolio with new platforms designed to run the most demanding mission-critical workloads on x86 architectures with higher levels of performance, scalability, availability and efficiency.

HP Integrity Superdome X and HP Integrity NonStop X are designed to address the most demanding mission-critical workloads.

HP Integrity Superdome X features HP Superdome innovation for critical Linux workloads, including business processing, decision support and enterprise databases. It provides an alternative to a costly, inefficient, proprietary system or an x86 infrastructure that lacks the performance, scalability and availability to power mission-critical workloads, HP said.

The HP Integrity Superdome X redefines x86 compute with breakthrough scalability up to 16 sockets and 12TB memory to support the largest enterprise applications and unpredictable workloads. The HP nPars hard partitioning technology offers 20 times greater reliability to maximize application uptime by insulating and isolating critical applications from other failures.

To accelerate business performance, the HP Integrity Superdome X dramatically improves compute efficiency by delivering up to nine times the performance of the HP DL980 G7, the current HP 8-socket x86 server. 

With HP Integrity NonStop X, HP is extending the fully integrated, 100 percent fault-tolerant NonStop hardware and software to the industry-standard x86 architecture. This provides customers with flexibility and choice of a portfolio of NonStop servers that achieve the highest availability, near-linear scalability and lowest total cost of ownership in its class.

The HP Integrity NonStop X offers up to 100 percent application availability, HP claims.  As a result, customers will be able to accelerate service delivery of workloads such as business processing, online transaction processing (OLTP) and large database environments. 

“In today’s always-on world, service outages and slow response times result in lost revenue,” said Vikram K, director, Servers, HP India. “HP is extending our vast expertise in building mission-critical environments to help customers achieve the best business performance for large-scale workloads on an efficient x86 infrastructure.”

For existing x86 users moving to these new platforms or migrating from a UNIX environment, HP provides the consulting expertise to help ensure the right compute for the right workload. HP also offers migration, implementation and education services to accelerate time to production with a smooth deployment. 

The HP Integrity Superdome X is available now through HP and worldwide channel partners, and the HP Integrity NonStop X is expected to be available in March 2015.  

Rajani Baburajan

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