Honeywell Experion virtualisation platform recognised for innovation and sales success
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced that its next-generation Premium Platform for Experion Virtualization Solutions has won two key awards from VMware for technology innovation and sales success. VMware is an industry leader in virtualisation and a Honeywell technology partner.
The Technical Alliance Award for Emerging Technologies and Trends recognises Honeywell’s role in pioneering the industry’s first hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution, incorporating VMware solutions. VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger presented the award to Honeywell at VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas. Honeywell also received the Partner Innovation Award, OEM Category, at VMware’s 2017 Partner Leadership Summit. This award acknowledges the year-over-year growth of Honeywell’s virtualisation offering and its cutting-edge approach to HCI.
“These awards are the latest milestones in our open systems and virtualisation strategy and recognise the commercial success of the platform,” said Paul Hodge, global marketing manager for Experion System Infrastructure, HPS. “Our solution is popular because it solves pervasive operational challenges while providing features that give customers the edge in achieving reliability and low cost of ownership.”
The next-generation Premium Platform for Experion Virtualization Solutions provides a turnkey hyperconverged infrastructure solution that is optimised for the process control industry. By delivering a high availability and density platform, it can greatly reduce a customer’s total cost of ownership. The platform also provides hardware protection for mission-critical applications through instantaneous, non-disruptive failover by using advanced technologies such as VMware’s Fault Tolerance.
Since its launch, the solution has been embraced by many of Honeywell’s largest customers in the refining, liquid natural gas, gas-to-liquids, pharmaceuticals and pulp and paper sectors.
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