Next Generation Integrity Servers
Based on Intel® Itanium®Processor technology, HP Integrity servers are aligned with the HP vision of the Adaptive Enterprise. HP and Intel hascombined innovation, partnerships, and expertise to deliver the industry's first mission-critical converged infrastructure platform (1).
What is the Itanium® architecture?
Itanium is a family of 64-bit Intel microprocessors that implement the Intel Itanium architecture. These processors are marketed for use in enterprise servers and high-performance computing systems. The architecture was jointly developed by HP and Intel.
Because Itanium processors are available in commercial off-the-shelf hardware from a rich ecosystem of system and solution providers, they can quickly meet mission-critical needs. Itanium processor-based servers are incredibly scalable, Together with full support for both 32-bit and 64-bit applications, that capacity provides unmatched flexibility in tailoring systems to your enterprise needs.
Why consider an Itanium®2-based platform?
As your customers, users, and business partners demand more computing power and the pace of business accelerates, you may have considered migrating to an Itanium® 2-based platform. At the same time, you want to make the right choice of hardware to run this exciting new technology. And you are concerned about the availability of applications and world-class services.
HP responds to your concerns with the HP Integrity server product line and a well-thought-out program of support for the independent software vendors (ISVs), system integrators (SIs), developers and consultants who are essential to building, installing, and supporting enterprise solutions.
The HP Integrity server product family offers the manageability, flexibility, and breakthrough performance that your organization needs to thrive in a challenging business landscape. These powerful servers allow you to run leading operating environments - HP-UX, Microsoft® Windows®, Linux, and OpenVMS - on an industry-standard 64-bit, 1- to 64+ processor-scalable platform. Moreover, this robust environment future-proofs your investment with a clear product roadmap and planned redeployability.
(1) Reference: Q1/2011 IDC Quarterly Server Tracker, May 2011