New HP Program Provides Management Solution and Supporting Services to Sun Resellers.Business Editors/High Tech Writers
HP OpenView HP OpenView was a Hewlett Packard product range consisting of an extensive portfolio of network and systems management products. In 2007 the entire HP OpenView portfolio was rebranded under the strengthened HP Software name. Business Perspective Conference
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HP OpenView Worldwide Reseller An organization that sells hardware and software to the general public. Resellers purchase products from software publishers and hardware manufacturers. Program for the Sun Solaris
Operating Environment In computing, an operating environment is the environment in which users run programs, whether in a command line interface, such as in MS-DOS or the Unix shell, or in a graphical user interface, such as in the Macintosh operating system. Introduced at European HP OpenView Business
Hewlett-Packard Company today announced the HP OpenView Worldwide Reseller Program for the Sun Solaris platform, an e-services initiative aimed at widening the breath of HP OpenView's value-add to Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. , Inc. resellers, service providers and customers. HP OpenView VantagePoint for the Sun Solaris Operating Environment is the newest offering in HP's portfolio, an extensive end-to-end IT management service solution for the Sun platform.
HP OpenView VantagePoint for the Solaris Operating Environment provides customers with rapidly achieved, successful, business-oriented e-enterprise management from a single point of control. When used in conjunction with Sun Management Center, a management tool tailored expressly for Sun systems, HP OpenView VantagePoint provides customers a comprehensive end-to-end IT management solution that enables high availability Also called "RAS" (reliability, availability, serviceability) or "fault resilient," it refers to a multiprocessing system that can quickly recover from a failure. There may be a minute or two of downtime while one system switches over to another, but processing will continue. and maximum e-commerce performance.
HP OpenView VantagePoint for Solaris software modules can be deployed in heterogeneous environments Using hardware and system software from different vendors. Organizations often use computers, operating systems and databases from a variety of vendors. Contrast with homogeneous environment. to monitor, display, report and automatically respond to system transactions.
"We welcome HP OpenView's management product line on the Sun Solaris platform," said Reed Hornberger, director, Horizontal Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Inc. "The integration of Sun Management Center and HP OpenView provides customers with a robust solution that manages their Sun systems and their entire enterprise to the application and database level."
The HP OpenView Worldwide Reseller Program for the Sun Solaris environment provides an opportunity for resellers and system integrators See systems integrator. to benefit from HP OpenView VantagePoint for the Solaris Operating Environment by delivering added services for channel support. Combined with competitive management solutions, the program serves as a key to customer satisfaction and repetitive sales. Encompassed in the program are new facets of value and support to help resellers and systems integrators An individual or organization that builds systems from a variety of diverse components. With increasing complexity of technology, more customers want complete solutions to information problems, requiring hardware, software and networking expertise in a multivendor environment. to do the following:
-- Boost software sales -- Leading-edge solutions complement the existing range of Sun related products and services, helping to prime customers for the emerging world of e-services. -- Add value to customers' IT management solutions -- Ready-to-build value-added network- and systems-management solutions enable customers to achieve faster return on investment. -- Build a lucrative service business -- As additional HP OpenView modules are added to control multiple site environments, loyalty will strengthen as customers come to rely on their partners and service providers for upgrades and functionality enhancements.
"We look forward to working with Sun to deliver a full range of service and support offerings," said Patty Azzarello, general manager of HP's OpenView Software Business Unit. "Today's announcement strengthens our commitment to managing operating environments based on the Sun Solaris platform. Our new reseller program allows us to work hand-in-hand with Sun, aiding partners, ISPs and customers to experience the complete benefits of HP OpenView VantagePoint working on Solaris."
U.S. Pricing and Availability
HP OpenView VantagePoint for the Sun Solaris Operating Environment is available immediately, with pricing beginning at $45,000. The HP OpenView Worldwide Reseller Program for the Solaris platform is available now to interested partners, customers and service providers.
About HP OpenView
HP is one of the world's largest providers of integrated management solutions for service providers, the electronic enterprise and the medium-sized enterprise. HP OpenView solutions are at work in more than 120,000 multivendor distributed computing environments See DCE.
Distributed Computing Environment - (DCE) An architecture consisting of standard programming interfaces, conventions and server functionalities (e.g. naming, distributed file system, remote procedure call) for distributing applications transparently across networks worldwide. Together with offerings from more than 200 partners, HP OpenView offers a complete portfolio of services and management solutions on all major platforms.
Information about HP OpenView and its solutions can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.openview.hp.com.
Hewlett-Packard Company -- a leading global provider of computing computing - computer and imaging solutions and services -- is focused on making technology and its benefits accessible to individuals and businesses through simple appliances, useful e-services and an Internet infrastructure that's always on.
Excluding Agilent Technologies This article needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. , HP has 86,000 employees worldwide and had total revenue from continuing operations continuing operations
Parts of a business that are expected to be maintained as an ongoing segment of an overall business operation. Income and losses from continuing operations are reported separately if any segments have been discontinued during the of $42.4 billion in its 1999 fiscal year. Information about HP and its products can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.hp.com.