You may have heard the phrase “from the edge to the cloud” but what does it really mean, how can your organization take advantage of it, and how can HPE and OpsRamp, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, help? Edge to cloud refers to the fact that enterprise data is no longer confined to the traditional data center. It is being generated and processed at the edge in ever-increasing amounts, then stored in the cloud, and used by an increasingly distributed global workforce. 

HPE's Edge to Cloud strategy is a comprehensive approach to computing that encompasses the entire spectrum of data processing, storage, and analysis from the edge of the network to the cloud. This strategy is designed to enable organizations to derive insights from their data more effectively, securely, and efficiently. 

Here's a breakdown of the key components and principles of HPE's Edge to Cloud strategy: 

Edge Computing

Refers to the practice of processing data closer to the source of its generation, rather than relying solely on centralized data centers or cloud infrastructure. Common examples and use cases include autonomous vehicles, fleet management systems, predictive maintenance in industrial systems and IoT devices. HPE offers a range of edge computing solutions designed to process and analyze data at the network's edge. These solutions include edge servers, edge gateways, and edge computing software. In addition, HPE also provides robust networking solutions that enable seamless connectivity between edge devices and cloud infrastructure, ensuring low-latency and high-bandwidth data transmission. 

Hybrid IT

Denotes a computing environment that combines on-premises infrastructure with cloud-based resources. HPE offers a range of infrastructure solutions, including servers, storage, and networking equipment, that are designed to support hybrid IT environments. HPE also provides a comprehensive suite of cloud services, including public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud solutions, to help organizations leverage the scalability and flexibility of cloud computing. And with its recent acquisition of OpsRamp, HPE can now also proactively monitor and manage your entire hybrid IT environment whether on-premises, in a hybrid cloud implementation, or across multiple cloud providers’ environments. 

Data Management and Analytics

Effective data management and analytics are crucial for deriving actionable insights from vast amounts of data generated at the edge. HPE's data fabric solutions enable organizations to seamlessly manage and analyze data across edge, core, and cloud environments. HPE also offers AI and machine learning solutions that enable organizations to automate and optimize data analysis processes, driving greater business value from their data. 

IT Operations Management

ITOM software represents all the tools needed to manage the provisioning, capacity, performance and availability of computing, networking and application resources — as well as the overall quality, efficiency and experience of their delivery. OpsRamp, which was recently acquired by HPE, manages IT operations from the edge to the cloud by offering unified monitoring, automation, and management capabilities across hybrid environments in a single, centralized platform.


A critical aspect of HPE's Edge to Cloud strategy is security, as it is essential to protect data at every stage of its lifecycle. HPE's edge and cloud solutions incorporate advanced security features, such as encryption, access control, and threat detection, to safeguard data and applications. HPE promotes a Zero Trust security model, which assumes that threats can originate from both inside and outside the organization and implements stringent access controls and identity verification mechanisms to mitigate risks. 


This is an increasingly important consideration in HPE's Edge to Cloud strategy, as organizations seek to minimize their environmental impact. HPE designs its hardware solutions to be energy-efficient, reducing power consumption and carbon emissions. HPE promotes a circular economy by designing products that are easy to recycle and refurbish, extending their lifecycle and reducing electronic waste. 

HPE's Edge to Cloud strategy is a holistic approach to computing that integrates edge computing, hybrid IT, data management and analytics, IT operations management, security, and sustainability to enable organizations to derive greater value from their data and infrastructure. By providing a comprehensive suite of hardware, software, and services, HPE with OpsRamp empowers organizations to build and manage flexible, scalable, and secure computing environments that span from the edge of the network to the cloud. 

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