Hewlett Packard Enterprise Tuesday added a breakthrough AI-based hybrid cloud assessment tool to its arsenal with the acquisition of CloudPhysics.
The deal provides HPE with a SaaS-based tool that analyzes on-premises IT environments and provides quick return on investment recommendations for cloud migrations, application modernization and infrastructure.
The acquisition of the 10-year-old venture-backed company provides HPE with “highly strategic” software that will “speed up” HPE’s partner-led “go to market” sales engine, said Tom Black (pictured), senior vice president and general manager of HPE’s storage business.
“CloudPhysics is a market-leading platform to do on-premises assessments of a customer’s environment,” said Black, the driving force behind the deal. “It’s all done in software literally in seconds or minutes back to the customer. Some of the largest brands in the industry have been working with CloudPhysics. I like to say that we snagged a crown jewel. It’s a very talented team. They are extremely gifted and skilled.”
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