By Wendy Sanacore
Oops, an executive from Hewlett-Packard spilled more beans today on the cloud computing plans that HP has in the works.
HP VP of cloud services Scott McClellan recently posted details to what exactly HP is building on his LinkedIn account.
As quoted in the San Fransisco Chronicle, here is what HP is stated to be building…
- “Object storage” service “built from scratch.” This sounds like simple data storage, which has been part of Amazon Web Services since its inception and was an early part of Windows Azure as well.
- HP “compute,” “networking” and “block storage” services. This sounds superficially similar to the services offered by AWS, but McClellan boasted that it will be different from what’s out there now. He called it “a declarative/model-based approach where users provide a specification and the system automates deployment and management.”
- Shared services for nuts-and-bolts functions like user authentication and authorization, billing and metering, and analytics.
- A developer experience that will include Java and Ruby, as well as “other open-source languages.”
Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud computing service, .NET development platform, and C# programming language were not mentioned. You can see the full article here as well.
Since its inception, TxMQ has specialized in Mainframe software and mainframe systems support offerings. As mainframe software and mainframe applications and subsystems like DB2, z/OS, CICS, MQ, and DB2 continued to grow in popularity, so too did TxMQ’s offerings.
These expanded to include technologies like virtualization solutions including Linux Virtualization, network Virtualization (Cloud Computing), and desktop Virtualization, as well as mainframe modernization.
As the web became more prevalent and a part of the enterprise, we followed IBM’s offerings and added skilled resources and SME’s in areas like WebSphere, BPM and SOA, including both Lombardi, and Metastorm (now a part of open text), as well as DataPower.
Contact us today at 716-636-0070 ext 29 or email [email protected] to find the solution that’s right for you.