$250 million Microsoft and HP partnership unveiled

HP and Microsoft entered into a three-year agreement to invest $250 million to significantly simplify technology environments for businesses of all sizes. There’e three main components to the agreement: · A shared engineering roadmap to ensure strong integration between hardware and software - both on premises and in the cloud · Joint solutions to optimize […]

HP and Microsoft entered into a three-year agreement to invest $250 million to significantly simplify technology environments for businesses of all sizes. There’e three main components to the agreement: · A shared engineering roadmap to ensure strong integration between hardware and software - both on premises and in the cloud · Joint solutions to optimize and simplify deployment, management and health of datacenter · Investment in joint sales, service and channel partner programs. Brad Anderson on Microsoft Blog comments: “Key to this deal is integrating virtualization and systems management across heterogeneous datacenter and cloud environments. Seamless management for both physical and virtualized systems will provide automatic provisioning, power management and self-tuning, which together will help customers streamline the deployment of new business capabilities across their companies.” Watch videos of Steve Ballmer, Bob Muglia and HP executives commenting on the agreement below:

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