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HPE Discover 2016 Recap



HPE Discover 2016 Recap

If you missed HPE Discover last week, we’ve wrapped up the highlights and key takeaways of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s biggest yearly conference in Las Vegas.


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Day 1


“Digital transformation is no longer a choice; it’s a requirement” – Meg Whitman, CEO HPE

Day 1 in Las Vegas focused on digital transformation, touching on the impact of the right hybrid infrastructure, analytics management and the evolving role of IT.

Themes: Transforming the IT Experience and Transforming the Human Experience


Big Announcements:

  • Open source developers collaborating on The Machine, Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s memory-driven computing system looking to re engineer the future of computing architecture.
  • The “Accelerating Beyond” campaign, partnering with Paramount Pictures to produce the idea of a Star Trek-themed, futuristic world driven by The Machine.
  • A partnership with Docker Inc. and new additions to One View 3.0, including software-defined intelligence.
  • Launching the Helion Cloud Suite, allowing customers to to manage apps across their infrastructure environments.
  • A refreshed Flash portfolio and CSC-HPE spin-off company that will offer a “deep industry experience in a variety of sectors including financial services, transportation, consumer products, healthcare and insurance,” said Whitman.
  • Additions of HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 and HPE Stackato 4.0.


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Day 2


“No industry is safe from disruption. Vision and tech capability are required to quickly turn ideas into reality.” – Meg Whitman, CEO HPE

Day 2 kicked off with a second keynote by Meg, discussing the threat of disruption and how we can proactively respond to the more innovating and changing IT landscape.

Theme: You are Either a Disrupter or Being Disrupted 


Big Announcements:

  • IoT and Edge Computing: Unveiling Edgeline EL1000 and Edgeline EL4000, the first fully converged IoT systems. They deliver data analytics, visualization and real time response.
  • Improvements to Aruba ClearPass, including stronger security policies and an easier integration with existing network infrastructures.
  • IoT Transportation Workshop, an outlet for customers to get design and strategize their IoT vision.
  • Partnership with Intel to create IoT Innovation Labs to test and build applications.


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