Still Matthew thinks the true value of The Machine isn’t necessarily in its success generating public interest, or as a great monolithic contraption that will redefine computing. Rather it is out of the multitude of solutions devised to make The Machine that HPE might be able to see some value. He’s particularly bullish on the Intelligent Edge appliance. He sees this as HPE’s convereged solution that should have big appeal for enterprises with Big Data and IoT needs.
Last week, I read a piece about HPE Discover by Enrico Signoretti. It did not paint a pretty picture for HPE’s future, relegating them to replying on a shrinking legacy server revenue stream, with an upcoming products already out of step with industry trends. I wrote a reaction hot take to it, asking if they […]
This week in Server News, the Gestalt IT team takes a look at EMC Isilon’s new Nitro all-flash array, considers the future of HPE and scale-out computing, and looks at Tim Miller’s post on DriveScale. We’re also reading Justin Warren’s post on automation and autonomy and considering Kubernetes and Mesos with Eric Wright.
The physical server market is already getting eaten by software, which is in turn being eaten away by the cloud. The market is racing from the metal to increasing layers of abstraction. But from what he’s seeing from HPE, admittedly far more agile since the spin off, is still far too invested in the diminishing server market. To be fair, as the worldwide leader in server revenues, they’d be foolish to turn away completely. But where is the strategy going forward?