HP Cloud GM Speaks Publicly For First Time
Hewlett-Packard Cloud Business Unit General Manager Bill Hilf spoke with CRN Friday about the decision to shutter the HP Helion Public Cloud business effective Jan. 31, 2016, HP's Amazon Web Services play, the new EMC-VMware 50-50 cloud business and other issues.
Hilf told CRN the decision to shutter Helion Public cloud was based heavily on its strategy to grow the business hand-in-hand with solution provider and service provider partners and the demand from customers for HP to support hybrid cloud computing. He also said HP will be focusing its resources on its managed and virtual private cloud offerings.
Here's an edited transcript of the interview.