8 May 2014

HP launches free HP Helion OpenStack Community Edition

HP is introducing cloud products and services as part of its new HP Helion portfolio, including:

· HP Helion OpenStack Community edition—A commercial product line of OpenStack that is delivered, tested and supported by HP. Available today, the community edition is a free version ideal for proofs of concept, pilots and basic production workloads. 

· HP’s OpenStack Technology Indemnification Program—Protects qualified customers using HP Helion OpenStack code from third-party patent, copyright and trade-secret infringement claims directed to OpenStack code alone or in combination with Linux code.

HP Helion OpenStack–based cloud services will be made available globally via HP’s partner network. HP also plans to provide OpenStack-based public cloud services in 20 data centres worldwide over the next 18 months. 

Additional information is available at hp.com/helion. The HP Helion OpenStack Community edition is available for download at www.hp.com/helion/openstack.