RESEARCH PAPER: HPE Enables Zero Trust Security Architecture With Project Aurora

By Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead - June 22, 2021

Enterprise IT organizations are more vulnerable than ever. The threat landscape continues to grow in terms of attack surfaces and vectors and willing conspirators. Data is the target. And infrastructure – the environment that houses, processes, and moves that data – is how to exploit an organization.

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Table Of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Setting The Stage - The Growing Threat Landscape
  • Deconstructing The Threat - It's A Multi-Planar Construct
  • Project Aurora - Enabling A Zero Trust Architecture From The Edge To Cloud
  • Project Aurora Represents More Than A Set Of Security Services
  • How Project Aurora Impacts Business
  • Call To Action
  • Figure 1: The Threat Landscape
  • Figure 2: The Modern Application
  • Figure 3: Project Aurora Building Blocks
  • Figure 4: Drovorub Attacks

Companies Cited:

  • HPE
  • Schneider Electric
  • Scytale
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Matt Kimball is a Moor Insights & Strategy senior datacenter analyst covering servers and storage. Matt’s 25 plus years of real-world experience in high tech spans from hardware to software as a product manager, product marketer, engineer and enterprise IT practitioner.  This experience has led to a firm conviction that the success of an offering lies, of course, in a profitable, unique and targeted offering, but most importantly in the ability to position and communicate it effectively to the target audience.

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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.