At Microsoft, we have a long history of partnering closely with Hewlett Packard to provide solutions to help customers around the world achieve their goals.
Today’s news with Hewlett Packard Enterprise extends our partnership. Starting today, HPE will begin to offer our shared enterprise customers a wide range of Cloud and Productivity and Mobility (CPM) Solutions, designed to help customers realize even greater value from Windows 10.
HPE and Microsoft can now offer enterprises a portfolio of tightly integrated services and solutions, designed to modernize and streamline their workflows and accelerate the transformation of their enterprise for continued growth. The strength of Windows 10, as well as the combined assets and capabilities of HPE and Microsoft, will help enterprise customers deploy seamless solutions that are amongst the industries best on any screen.
Today’s news builds on the momentum from last week, when we announced thelatest major update to Windows 10. As the first platform to span all device types, enabling management of corporate owned and personal devices, and offering the most secure platform, Windows 10 is already off to an incredible start. Active on more than 110 million devices, Windows 10 is compatible with the past while embracing a new way of working that is both more collaborative and mobile.
Our partnership with HPE will make it easier than ever for businesses to adopt Windows 10.
This partnership specifically will provide:
- Consulting services for Windows 10 – The HPE consulting service team will help transform their clients’ business processes via digital process design, application development and prototyping. The consulting services will pair HPE’s services with Microsoft platforms including Enterprise Mobility Suite, Dynamics Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Office 365, Skype for Business and Windows 10 for the Enterprise.
- New cloud and mobility consulting services: This is an extension of HPE’s current advisory and delivery capabilities via our Windows 10 ecosystem. On top of current offerings, HPE will now offer other cloud productivity and mobile platform products to help organizations transform by streamlining processes, improving collaboration and helping companies become more responsive to customers in the digital economy.
- Industry-specific vertical applications: HPE and Microsoft are currently working on building rich application solutions for healthcare, automotive and financial industries. This agreement will accelerate the expansion of Windows 10 based enterprise solutions to include retail, energy and transportation industry applications. Using the advanced security capabilities of Windows 10 and the intuitive, familiar Windows user interface, HPE and Microsoft will empower enterprises to tackle critical business processes, transform the way work gets done and provide a new level of customer service and experiences on any Windows 10 device.
We’re excited to deliver these services to our joint customers and we look forward to sharing more about the business value our clients are able to achieve.