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HPE Helion

HPE Helion
Public
IndustryComputer software
IT services
IT consulting
FoundedMay 2014 (2014-05)
Headquarters
Palo Alto, California
,
United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Kerry Bailey, Bobby Patrick, Mark Interrante, Bill Hilf
ParentHewlett Packard Enterprise
Websitewww.hpe.com/helion

HPE Helion(now defunct) was a portfolio of open-source software and integrated systems for enterprise cloud computing. It was announced by HPE Cloud in May 2014.[1] HPE Helion grew from under US$300 million to over US$3 billion by 2016.[citation needed]HP closed the Helion business on 31 January 2016. HP has hybrid cloud and other offerings but Helion which was a Public Cloud offering is no more available.[2]

HPE Helion is based on open-source technology, including OpenStack and Cloud Foundry.

Products

  • HPE Helion OpenStack, product based on OpenStack cloud computing project launched in October 2014.[3][4] The HPE-sponsored cloud services catalogue Cloud28+ exclusively featured software built with HPE Helion OpenStack when it launched in 2014.[5]
  • HPE Helion Stackato is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) based on Cloud Foundry, which HPE acquired in July 2015.[6] Helion Stackato is available for OpenStack, AWS, VMWare and Azure.
  • HPE Helion CloudSystem, an integrated Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offering combining HPE Helion OpenStack and HPE Helion Stackato with HPE Proliant server hardware based on a particular use-case, such as distributed compute or distributed object storage. CloudSystem 10 launched in September 2016.[7]
  • HPE Helion Eucalyptus is an Amazon Web Services-compatible platform for building cloud environments, based in the open-source Eucalyptus software, which HPE launched in March 2015.[8] It allows AWS applications to be moved on-premises with no modification to the workload, design patterns, or mindset.

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ Osborne, Charlie. "HP to invest $1bn in open-source cloud computing, launches Helion portfolio". ZDNet. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  2. ^ Davis, Jessica. "HP Kills Public Cloud, Cedes To AWS, Google, Microsoft". informationweek. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  3. ^ Talbot, Chris. "HP Helion OpenStack, Development Platform Go Live". Talkin' Cloud. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  4. ^ "HP launches first products to support its Helion cloud strategy". Cloudcomputingintelligence.com. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Cloud 28+ catalogue off to a strong start". TechNative. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  6. ^ Fulton III, Scott M. "The PaaS Game Just Changed — HP Has Acquired Stackato from ActiveState". TheNewStack. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Multi Cloud on Your Terms: HPE Helion CloudSystem 10 will be Generally Available this Week". Connect Worldwide. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  8. ^ McAllister, Neil. "HP adds Eucalyptus to Helion cloud, but OpenStack still reigns". The Register. Retrieved 2 December 2016.