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LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / February 23, 2017 / Active Wall St. blog coverage looks at the headline from Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (NYSE: HPE) as the Company announced on February 22, 2017, the updates to its network functions virtualization (NFV) portfolio, where it would offer communications service providers (CSPs) access to new tools to boost NFV deployments along with virtualized solutions to develop innovative and personalized customer services. Register with us now for your free membership and blog access at:


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HPE NFV System 1.4 - The Company offered an update to HPE's pre-integrated NFV solutions bundle while adding support for and allowing choice midst the Red Hat OpenStack platform and HPE Helion OpenStack Carrier Grade 4.0 and bringing in the OpenDaylight-based HPE OpenSDN controller.

HPE Vnf Onboarding Factory Service - HPE announced a new program to facilitate virtual network functions (VNF) onboarding process by the CSPs.

HPE Virtual Headend Manager - A new program to manage Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) content deployments for elevated customer satisfaction and opening new revenue streams.

Subscriber Data Management on HPE Virtualized Nonstop - The Company additionally announced a new virtualized subscriber data management (SDM) solution optimized for high fault-tolerance, availability, and scalability to develop new, personalized services in a rapid and cost-effective manner.

Breaking down NFV

NFV assists communications service providers (CSPs) to face and monitor the rapidly growing network traffic, declining profit margins, over-the-top players launching new services while the customers expecting more of it at the other end. The HPE OpenNFV enables CSPs to develop monolithic, proprietary appliances to address more agile cloud networks facilitated by NFVs. The NFV solutions from HPE are based upon the CSP-defined ETSI standards and developed on the open-source architecture which helps firms minimize capital and operating expenditures. HPE addresses this design-to-deployment cycle through interoperability testing across its five worldwide labs.

Red Hat OpenStack-HPE NFV System Collaboration

HPE and Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) announced on February 22, 2017, that they are working collectively to accelerate wide-scale deployment of network functions virtualization based on fully open, standard-based and production-ready portfolios. HPE will reportedly offer ready-to-use, pre-integrated HPE NFV solutions and HPE Validated Configurations which will incorporate the Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage for communications service providers (CSPs). This expansion is viewed by HPE as collaboration to accelerate network transformations for CSPs. These new offerings are a succession to the existing alliance between the two Companies where the primary focus is on helping clients surpass the inflexibility and high costs by shifting reallocating resources to business innovation.

HPE Growth Strategies

HPE recently acquired SimpliVity, a privately held, leading provider of software-defined, hyperconverged infrastructure for $650 million in cash, on January 17, 2017. Through this acquisition HPE aimed to bank on the rapidly growing hyperconverged infrastructure market which was estimated to be about $24 billion for FY16, and it is expected to grow at a compound growth rate of 25% annually. HPE viewed this agreement as an opportunity to address enterprise businesses where, the Company plans to integrate a system which incorporates computation, storage and networking through a user-friendly software platform, minimizing the need for a dedicated IT staff.

Networking and Cloud-Driven Portfolio

HPE has probably refocused its growth strategy for the FY17, where it aims to leverage the growing hybrid cloud space as enterprises are observing a shift from on-premise data centres to the cloud. Be it the collaboration with Microsoft to deliver cloud solutions, or the more recent acquisition of SimpliVity to address the hyperconverged infrastructure market, HPE has aimed to bank on almost every major segment concerning its enterprise clients.

Stock Performance

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's share price finished yesterday's trading session at $24.78, marginally up 0.49%. A total volume of 7.64 million shares exchanged hands. The stock has surged 13.52% and 91.52% in the last six months and past twelve months, respectively. Furthermore, since the start of the year, shares of the Company have gained 7.09%. The stock is trading at a PE ratio of 13.51 and has a dividend yield of 0.97%. The net market capital for the firm was $41.14 billion as per Wednesday's closing price.

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