As per the latest update, HP Enterprise Services has entered into an agreement with Microsoft to integrate Office 365 and HP service delivery into one comprehensive enterprise solution.
Under the agreement, HP Enterprise Services for Office 365 will combine the capabilities and benefits of the industry’s leading business productivity solution with the delivery expertise and hosting experience of HP Enterprise Services, including end-to-end service accountability and expanded data center locations to support the new style of IT. This solution creates enterpris- class support for Office 365, co-located HP and Microsoft support staff for tightly integrated support processes and lower total cost of ownership.
“HP enterprise clients are seeking to create a collaborative and flexible workplace using comprehensive solutions that address their complex IT environments,” said Marshal Correia, Vice-President & General Manager, Enterprise Services, HP India. “Teaming up with Microsoft allows HP to offer our industry-leading enterprise services on top of Microsoft’s widely adopted Office 365 suite running on HP servers in HP data centers around the world.”
HP Enterprise Services for Office 365 will benefit enterprise and public sector clients by providing more choice of the location of customer applications and data while boosting Office 365 performance with proactive applications management, service and disaster recovery reviews, enhanced data protection and access control, complete service auditing and integrated network and application infrastructure. In addition, HP and Microsoft will address incidents together, giving HP insight to prioritize issues for clients and to communicate via HP’s case exchange to client systems.
“Microsoft is committed to helping companies transform and grow their productivity within the cloud,” said Microsoft Executive, Applications and Services. “As one of the largest providers of business productivity solutions, HP Enterprise Services is integrating Office 365 in a way that will greatly benefit our mutual customers.”
HP Enterprise Services for Office 365 is now sold globally with as-a-service, as per licensed user pricing.