Get the benefits of IaaS for private and hybrid clouds


HP CloudSystem Matrix is the entry-level solution of the CloudSystem portfolio which is ideal for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for private and hybrid cloud environments. The solution includes a self-service portal for quick auto-provisioning, along with built-in lifecycle management to optimize infrastructure, manage the resource pools, and help ensure uptime. HP CloudSystem Matrix provides cloud-bursting capabilities to a variety of public cloud providers including HP Cloud Services.

  • Provision infrastructure in minutes for physical and virtual environments.
  • Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) up to 43%1 with built-in infrastructure life-cycle management.
  • Integrated by design; includes support of heterogeneous environments.

HP CloudSystem Matrix is built on HP Converged Infrastructure technologies, such as HP BladeSystem and Matrix Operating Environment and is optimized for HP ProLiant and HP Integrity servers as well as HP storage and HP networking. We also support 3rd party x86 servers, networking and storage. We support the following operating systems: Windows, Linux and HP-UX. Supported hypervisors include VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Red Hat KVM and Integrity VMs.

CloudSystem Matrix is available in small, medium or large configurations. The configurations can be expanded with additional hardware and software from HP or third parties.

To accelerate your path to Converged Cloud we offer HP CloudSystem Matrix software to build a cloud for virtual environments in a day, leveraging the HP Matrix Operating Environment.Try it today.

Business Case for the HP CloudSystem Matrix - white paper (PDF, 1.65 MB)

Understanding the CloudSystem Matrix Technology – white paper (PDF, 1.52 MB)

HP CloudSystem Reference Architecture – white paper (PDF, 3.8 MB)

Bursting with HP CloudSystem – white paper (PDF, 3.1 MB)

Deploy cloud-based applications faster – brochure (PDF, 738 KB)

CloudSystem Matrix compatibility and release notes

1HP white paper: The business case for HP CloudSystem Matrix, based on data from the Hewlett-Packard HP EnterpriseROI™.

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