PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Dec 02, 2014 -- HP Enterprise Services today announced an agreement with Microsoft to offer Office 365 and HP (NYSE: HPQ) service delivery as one comprehensive enterprise solution.
HP Enterprise Services for Office 365 is a new offering that addresses enterprise client needs by combining the capabilities and benefits of Microsoft's market-leading Office 365 with the global delivery expertise of HP Enterprise Services. This solution includes value added features enterprises demand from the cloud, such as comprehensive service accountability, managed service solutions, tightly integrated support processes and expanded data center location options.
"HP enterprise clients are seeking to create a collaborative and flexible workplace using comprehensive end-to-end solutions that address their complex IT environments," said Mike Nefkens, executive vice president, HP Enterprise Services. "Teaming up with Microsoft will allow HP to offer our industry leading enterprise services with Microsoft's widely adopted Office 365 suite, starting with Exchange Online running on HP servers in HP data centers."
HP Enterprise Services for Office 365 provides a complete enterprise solution, from the initial advisory engagement, through transformation, to ongoing management, analysis, reporting and user support. HP and Microsoft teams will work closely together to deliver this full solution for enterprise clients.
"Microsoft is committed to helping companies transform and grow their productivity with the cloud," said Qi Lu, executive vice president of Microsoft's Applications and Services Group. "This solution brings together the best of both companies to meet the requirements of the most demanding enterprises."
HP Enterprise Services for Office 365 is now available with per user pricing. Additional information about this offering and other HP mobility solutions are available at www.hp.com/go/hpesforoffice365.
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