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HP inks $400 million data center outsourcing deal with BP

Hewlett Packard has inked a five-year outsourcing deal with BP valued at more than $400 million.

Hewlett Packard said Tuesday that it has inked a five-year outsourcing deal with BP valued at more than $400 million.

HP said it will consolidate and standardize BP's data centers across the globe. HP currently provides data center services to BP in Europe and the United Kingdom. The new deal puts the remainder of BP's European data centers and those in the Americas under one contract.

Services under the deal include:

  • Data center monitoring;
  • Back up and recovery;
  • Site management;
  • Support services onsite and from HP's India services hub;
  • Maintenance;
  • Use of HP's orchestration software;
  • And database and middleware management.

BP will have the option to use HP's private and public cloud services and use external providers.