The company also announced new HP Integrity NonStop blade servers based on the Intel Itanium processor 9500 series.
The demand for continuous application availability is growing exponentially due to trends driven by cloud, mobility and big data that require a "New Style of IT." Customers increasingly need reliable solutions with standards-based technologies for their most business-critical workloads to reduce complexity while minimizing the crippling costs of downtime.
By extending HP NonStop capabilities to an x86 architecture, organizations can receive greater reliability and performance while simplifying management and increasing operational efficiencies.
Development work is already underway to extend the HP NonStop platform to x86. Customer adoption is anticipated to begin over the next several years and HP Technology Services will help customers protect their investment through the transition to an x86 platform.
"Demands for round-the-clock, web-enabled access to mission-critical business services are driving increased requirements for systems that are secure and highly available," said
Redefining the future of mission-critical computing
"Giving customers the power to leverage open standards for HP NonStop environments is a game-changing rebirth for the platform," said
Today, HP NonStop runs the world's most critical applications, ensuring data integrity, and enabling massive scalability and dependability of resources to eight of the top 10 world banks. The technology also powers 100 percent of the top 10 global manufacturing companies and processes more than
HP NonStop enables customers to leverage a proven solution for always-on business that delivers up to 100 percent fault tolerance, regardless of the underlying architecture. The technology also leverages HP Converged Infrastructure to maximize data center efficiencies.
Delivering choice for customers in an always-on, connected world
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