HP integrity server solution sales cross $1B

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 17 February 2005, 08:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE:HP today announced that in its fiscal year 2004 the company surpassed $1 billion in sales of HP Integrity server-related solutions globally becoming the leading choice for business' most demanding IT workloads.In India, HP has sold more than 500 Integrity server solutions- providing proof of the increasing popularity of the Integrity line among Indian businesses, a press release from the company said.

The company also announced several HP Integrity server global and Indian Customers including The Bank of New York, PREMIER Bankcard, Inc. and CRI/Criterion as well as Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Karvi Consultants Limited, Sundaram-Clayton Limited, Bharat Forge Limited, Bajaj Tempo and Finolex Cables Limited in India. In addition, HP released new enhancements to the entire Integrity server family with faster Intel Itanium 2 processors; new integrated virtualization capabilities across multiple operating systems; expanded high-availability and disaster recovery features for HP-UX 11i and Microsoft Windows Server 2003; industry-first HP Pay per use for Windows; new production releases of the OpenVMS and Linux operating systems; and HP NonStop server evolution services.

"HP is investing more than three billion dollars into our Integrity server line. This will span research and development, server and system software design, partner-led applications solutions and sales and marketing," said Richard Marcello, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Business Critical Servers, HP. "With the technology innovations announced today, we continue to deliver on our commitment to vault Integrity servers to a leadership position in the $20 billion market served by RISC processors," concluded Marcello.

"Indian customers are increasingly adopting Integrity server solutions because of their robust architectures and versatility," said Hemant Tiwari, Director - Enterprise Servers & Storage, HP India. "Integrity solutions are ideal for helping businesses seeking to set up a data center and/or a high-performance computing platform. Moreover, the most recent refresh we
are introducing today will offer our customers increased business agility with new virtualization capabilities and utility pricing features-- including pay per use and disaster recovery for Windows, support from the Open VMS operating system and expanded HP StorageWorks support." "HP's leadership in innovation and adaptive technology played a compelling role in its being chosen as a business partner," said Yogesh Zope, VP, IT Services, Bharat Forge Limited. "Their comprehensive roadmap for Intanium-based Integrity services matched Bharat Forge's future scale of infrastructure requirements."

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