HP from its barrio has announced new cloud-managed, software-defined networking (SDN)-enabled unified wired and wireless network solutions that the technology giant claims will assist organisations increase the agility of their network while streamlining management.
The fresh solutions comprise the HP Cloud Managed Network Solution, IEEE 802.11ac wireless access points and SDN applications and according to HP are designed to support mobility initiatives for businesses of all sizes by way of providing improved mobile end-user experiences delivered at triple the speed.
“Enterprises need adaptable, robust, easily deployed and secure wireless LAN solutions as more users are accessing the enterprise network via mobile devices while increasingly using these devices for mission-critical applications,” alleged Rohit Mehra, vice president, Network Infrastructure, IDC. Supplementing that – “SDN-based and cloud managed wireless solutions will provide tools that offer network managers greater flexibility and scalability and, more importantly, programmability of networking resources to support the needs of their businesses.”
“Our customers are telling us that their networks are primarily cost centres that are too complex to manage, while they are at the same time facing increasing end-user demand for a better mobile experience,” held Prakash Krishnamoorthy, country manager, HP Networking, HP India.
To be able to address increasing complexity of legacy network infrastructures, the HP Cloud Managed Network claims to deliver an easy-to-manage network solution aimed at small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as distributed offices with a lower total cost of ownership.