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HP to Target Network Equipment Providers with a New Industry Standard Telecommunications Framework

  • 12 November, 2004 09:33

<p>HP to Target Network Equipment Providers with a New Industry Standard Telecommunications Framework
Adds new blade server to complete its range of hardware, software and services</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia, 8 November 2004 – Hewlett-Packard (HP) today announced the launch of a new blade server and a comprehensive platform designed to help carriers move to open and flexible telecommunications networks.</p>
<p>With the Advanced Open Telecommunications Platform (AOTP), HP will target Network Equipment Providers (NEP) with a complete array of industry standards based enabling technologies and services designed to meet the stringent telecommunication operating requirements for voice, data and media networks.</p>
<p>HP’s AOTP includes commercial and carrier-grade platforms (rack-mount, blade and custom servers), carrier-grade Linux and telecom network software such as HP OpenCall, OpenView and Security Access Facility (SAF) compliant management software. HP will offer NEPs platform testing and validation, consulting and integration services, global sales and customer support, and a large network of tightly linked solution partners.</p>
<p>To demonstrate its commitment to the telecommunications market, HP will be shipping a new blade server in late 2005 based on an emerging industry standard, Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA®), developed with Intel® processors. The new AdvancedTCA blade will be built with a Linux operating system and include an ATCA chassis, server blades based on Intel 32-bit and 64-bit Itanium processors, plus a collection of accessory blades for storage, I/O and networking. HP will continue to support servers based on the current PICMG® standard during development of the AdvancedTCA products.</p>
<p>With 25 years’ experience in voice and data networks, HP is in a unique position to bring to network and service providers the benefits of modular and standards-based technologies.</p>
<p>“HP is the only major IT company that is at the crossroads of telecommunication and commercial information technology, and that is why network equipment providers continue to rely on HP as a single point of accountability for their complex needs,” said Paul Dennis, Director, Network and Service Provider Industry, HP Australia.</p>
<p>“The HP Advanced Open Telecommunications Platform integrates our products and expertise, as well as our key partners, into a single, coherent program that creates tremendous business value for equipment providers and operators.”</p>
<p>With AOTP and ATCA servers, HP and NEPs can build modular solutions that give operators the agility to create, deploy and manage new services quickly with minimal risk and to manage it cost-effectively. Operators can now offer personalised mobile and fixed services to fit individual lifestyles at much lower cost and achieve a greater return on investment compared with closed, proprietary network infrastructure.</p>
<p>Additional information on HP AOTP is available at www.hp.com/go/nsp.</p>
<p>About HP
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company’s offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended 31 July 2004, HP revenue totalled $78.4 billion. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.au.</p>
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Editorial contacts:
Gabriel Wong
Burson-Marsteller
02 9928 1549
gabriel_wong@au.bm.com</p>
<p>Hewlett-Packard
3 Richardson Place
North Ryde, Australia www.hp.com.au</p>

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