HP Releases Moonshot-Based Hosted Desktop Solution, New Moonshot Modules


"We're working on programs with the channel to offer training," Gromala said. "We think the starter kits with help increases the breadth of channel partners we can work with. And the Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops is ideal for channel partners with a hosted desktop practice."

Molina said Nth has several customers interested in the Moonshot technology who may sign on as beta customers.

"With these new cartridges out, we're getting closer to selling it," he said. "But Moonshot is really aimed at larger enterprises. The whole point of Moonshot is, these are application-defined servers. We still need the applications. And we still need to take them through testing."

However, Molina said, HP is on the right path with the new offerings and with its plans for the future.

"HP has plans to come out with new ARM, Intel and AMD cartridges, and to accelerate the pace of its releases," he said. "We'll see them do more to work with larger applications."

PUBLISHED DEC. 9, 2013