RESEARCH PAPER: Scaling The Needs Of Enterprise With HPE ProLiant

By Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead - December 11, 2019

When Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launched the HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen 10 and HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen 10 servers in 2017, based on the 1st Generation AMD EPYC processor, it marked the return of choice to the datacenter. IT organizations that sought to deliver performant platforms securely and lower total cost of ownership had a viable alternative that offered a unique set of capabilities. This choice also led to an increase in the pace of innovation in the server market stimulated by this new competition.

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Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Unique Needs Of The Digitally Transformed Business
  • It All Starts With The Server
  • Rome - The Building Blocks
  • Getting The Hybrid Cloud Right Through Intelligence
  • Workload Affinity - Where The ProLiant Gen 10 Shines
  • Cyber Resilence Achieved Through Security
  • Automation - The Key To Managing The Hybrid Cloud
  • Delivered As-A-Service - Getting Hybrid Costs Under Control
  • Speeding Up Time To Value With Pointnext
  • Call To Action
  • Figure 1: Rome System Diagram
  • Figure 2: Rome Specifications
  • Figure 3: HPE ProLiant DL385 And DL325 Gen 10 Specifications
  • Figure 4: HPE And AMD Security

Companies Cited:

  • AMD
  • Cloudera
  • HPE
  • VMware
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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.