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Compute systems that power modernization: What not to miss at HPE Discover 2022

At HPE Discover 2022, The Edge-to-Cloud-Conference, you’ll find the best of Edge, Cloud, and everything in-between – all in one place! Once again, you can attend the event LIVE in Las Vegas, June 28-30, 2022, or choose to participate virtually.

From the latest insights in secure connectivity, hybrid cloud, AI, and unified data analytics, HPE Discover 2022 is the best place to find the information you need to stay ahead of the trends and technologies that will rapidly move your business forward.

Join HPE experts, industry luminaries, and leading companies and organizations and learn how to accelerate your data-first modernization across Edge to Cloud.

Register here for HPE Discover 2022!

We invite you to explore the full line-up of sessions on our content catalog. You can create your personalized agenda here.  Please note that live sessions, demonstrations and hands-on labs in this article are listed in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).


Creating digital advantage doesn’t have to require making tradeoffs. Join us at HPE Discover 2022 to hear the latest on the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform, the cloud that comes to you. Engage with our experts and fast-forward what’s next for your enterprise with sessions to take your vision to execution in record time.

You will find numerous opportunities expand your expertise. Brush up on the basics, or geek-out with an extensive training and certification program that offers courses that can’t be found anywhere else. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover 2022 Tech Academies provide hands-on learning opportunities, with expanded technical opportunities and interactive tools to help you and your company achieve success and prepare for the future.



While you are at Discover, be sure to check out the Compute Servers and Systems that will enable you to modernize your edge-to-datacenter-to-cloud solutions and unlock the promise of digital transformation. Support emerging business models with compute that brings increased agility, operational efficiency, and innovation potential.

Compute is the foundation that modernizes an organization’s experience from edge to cloud by bringing compute closer to where the data is created, accelerating insights that lead to improved business velocity. HPE Compute modernizes the edge by uniquely delivering the right compute platform, for the right workloads, in the right locations, with the right services, all in a highly secure and reliable manner, which means compute as a service has never been easier!

For enterprises looking for speed and agility in today’s digital-first world where apps and data are everywhere, the HPE GreenLake platform brings the cloud to you, to your apps and data – where they are – so you can accelerate time to value, boost operational excellence, free up capital, and free up your IT talent for what comes next.


Session ID: BB4828| Business breakout | Tuesday, June 28, 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

Speakers: Dobias van Ingen, EMEA CTO & Sr. SE Director, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company; Xander Ekkel, Lead Enterprise Architect, AXEZ; Patrick Schmidt, Managing Director, EMEA, Pensando Systems

Service Providers: Secure Your Edge with Aruba And Pensando

Hacker attacks and growing data protection requirements drive network complexity and cost. Learn from AXEZ how they drastically simplified their zero trust architecture and TCO by using hyperscaler-like technology provided by Aruba and Pensando. The new category of data center switches in combination with SmartNICs, moving security closer to apps and workloads without changing existing HW or SW configurations. This allows service providers to significantly improve data center security, reduce acquisition cost, and simplify operations.

Session ID T4837| Theatre Tuesday, June 28, 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Speakers: Nabila Coovadia, Senior Director, Global Product Marketing, Core Compute & SMB, HPE; Maciek Szczesniak, Director Global SMB GTM and Pricing, HPE

Small Businesses and Remote Office Locations Are Powered Like Never Before with Secure, Easy-to-Use IT Solutions

Accelerate digital transformation without the required IT expertise with a complete office-in-a box technology foundation tailored for small businesses and remote offices. These secure, easy-to-use IT solutions drive growth, agility, and resiliency while using data insights to grow business and gain a competitive edge.

Session ID: TB4813| Technical Breakout | Tuesday, June 28, 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Speakers: Denis Khanykov, VDI Product Manager, HPE; Shadi Almassizadeh, Vice President, Motion Picture Architecture and Engineering, The Walt Disney Studios

Transformation Stories: Customers Experience the Workplace of the Future with Innovative VDI Solutions

The rapidly changing digital workplace needs modern, adaptable, and secure VDI solutions. Hear how customers created their workplace of the future with innovative virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions from HPE. The targeted VDI solutions from HPE deliver business continuity, increased productivity, and enhanced security across the hybrid workplace and are delivered as a service.

Session ID: T4826| Theatre | Tuesday, June 28, 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Speakers: Arun Koshy, Senior Engineer, HPE; Jean-Marie Verdun, Distinguished Technologist, HPE

Service Providers: Five Things You Need to Know About Open Source Firmware at Scale

Open source firmware is shifting the compute design paradigm by breaking the traditional link between hardware and software teams. Firmware becomes highly expandable and part of the Service Provider management framework. How can this be done at scale securely? We will address such concerns through a live demo and Q&A around OSF-CI, an HPE open source-driven initiative.

Session ID: LS5377| Innovation Theatre | Tuesday, June 28, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Speakers: Neil MacDonald, SVP & General Manager, HPE Compute; Krista Satterthwaite, SVP & General Manager, Mainstream Compute; Matt Haines, VP & General Manager of HPE Compute Cloud Services

Don’t Gamble the Future of Your Business: The Right Compute Will Be Your Game-Changing Move To Win in the Age of Insight

To compete and win, organizations are seeking to derive faster insights from data, create the capacity for innovation, drive operational simplicity, and unlock new revenue streams. Today’s compute needs to be closer to where the data is created, deliver new cloud experiences, and bring diverse workloads to life with always-on reliability and sustainability in mind. To change the game, choice of compute matters in the Age of Insight and HPE compute is the cornerstone that modernizes edge to cloud.

Session ID: TB3848| Technical Breakout | Tuesday, June 28, 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Speakers: John Gromala, Sr. Director, HPE GreenLake Lighthouse Product Management, CTO and Software Organization; Rahul Pathak, HPE Compute

Revolutionizing Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack HCI Built on HPE Compute and Delivered Through HPE GreenLake

HPE is leading the market with solutions designed for your on-premises private cloud evolution to the hybrid cloud with Microsoft and Azure Stack HCI. HPE is bringing the experience of Azure Stack HCI to your data center through HPE GreenLake using both integrated systems and validated nodes built on HPE’s industry-leading HPE ProLiant servers.

Session ID: TB4823| Technical Breakout | Wednesday, June 29, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Speakers: Jean-Marie Verdun, Distinguished Technologist, HPE; Siamak Tavallaei, Chief System Architect, Google

Service Providers: How HPE, Google, and Open Harware Communities Deliver Next Gen Platforms

Partitioning servers into sub-modules will lead to a more sustainable platform—easier to reconfigure, faster to deploy, and better workload match. This session explores the current collaborative effort between HPE, Google, and Open Compute Project (OCP) to deliver next-generation off-the-shelf, commercial server platforms.

Session ID: T4819| Theatre  | Wednesday, June 29, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Speakers: Denis Khanykov, VDI Product Manager, HPE; Bayo Omoyeni. Sr. Product Manager, Compute Workload Solutions, HPE; Paraq Chakraborty, VP Products, Cloud Infrastructure, VMware

An End User’s Journey to Boost Workload Performance with HPE ProLiant Servers Supporting VMware Project Monterey

Come join us to discuss HPE ProLiant servers supporting VMware Project Monterey, which is a co-development with VMware and Pensando, that leverages the power of offloading to boost application performance, adopt a zero trust security model, and futureproof your architecture. This session will showcase the technology’s application for workloads.

Session ID: BB4818| Business Breakout | Wednesday, June 29, 10:30 – 11:15 p.m.

Speakers: Mark Nickerson, Director, Solutions Product Management, HPE; Paul Turner, VP, vSphere Product Management, VMware; Bayo Omoyeni, Sr. Product Manager, Compute Workload Solutions

Free Your CPU Cycles for Revenue-Generating Workloads with HPE’s Solution for VMware’s Project Monterey

Digital transformation is accelerating and leading the modern organization to place ever-increasing demands on their applications, straining the capacity of their current IT infrastructure. What is needed is a re-architecture of enterprise IT to significantly improve performance while controlling costs and modernizing security. Come and learn how HPE is partnering with VMware and Pensando to solve these problems with the power of data processing units (DPUs) and enterprise-scale offloading.

Session ID: BB4841| Business Breakout | Wednesday, June 29, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

Speakers: Scarlet Gray, Product Manager, HPE; John Shields, Manager, Compute Workload Solutions, HPE

Compute for Your Data-First Modernization: Evolve Your Compute Foundation for the Future and Global Good

Power your modernization initiatives with a compute foundation that frees the lifeforce of your business data. Using business-propelling technology and services, HPE builds flexible compute solutions designed to accelerate your business, enabling you to rapidly adapt to business changes with a cloud operational experience, power business continuity through advanced security and management simplicity, and achieve faster business value in a more sustainable way.

Session ID: TB4823| Technical Breakout | Wednesday, June 29, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Speakers: Jean-Marie Verdun, Distinguished Technologist, HPE; Siamak Tavallaei, Chief System Architect, Google

Service Providers: How HPE, Google, and Open Hardware Communities Deliver Next Gen Platforms

Partitioning servers into sub-modules will lead to a more sustainable platform—easier to reconfigure, faster to deploy, and better workload match. This session explores the current collaborative effort between HPE, Google, and Open Compute Project (OCP) to deliver next-generation off-the-shelf, commercial server platforms.

Session ID: TB4824 | Technical Breakout | Wednesday, June 29, 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Speakers: Luis Luciani, Distinguished Technologist, HPE; Vincent Minet, Senior SRE Staff, Criteo

Service Providers: HPE and Criteo Partnering with the Latest HPE Compute Innovations

System security is a critical feature of any data center, and this should not compromise access to the latest innovations. HPE is leading the pack by integrating a Silicon Root of Trust in multiple HPE ProLiant generations of data center infrastructure. See how it was delivered as a joint effort between HPE and Criteo when they enabled a secure multi-firmware solution on HPE ProLiant systems.

Session ID: BB4852| Business Breakout | Wednesday, June 29, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

Speakers: Matt Haines, VP& General Manager, HPE Compute Cloud Services; Chris Lynch, Manager, Compute On-Prem Server Management, HPE

Transform Your ITOps and Take Back Your Weekend: Learn How HPE Server Management Tools Address Your Biggest Challenges

Today’s IT organizations are challenged by maintaining security policies, updates, and keeping up with tasks in an efficient manner. HPE compute management solutions provide a secure environment by reducing complexity, providing end-to-end security, and automating server lifecycle tasks from the data center to the edge. Learn about the HPE compute management portfolio—HPE iLO, HPE OneView, and HPE Compute Ops Management—and how new offerings and updates will simplify your life.

Session ID: T4816| Theatre | Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Speakers: Cole Humphreys, HPE Global Cyber Security Product Manager; Jason Shropshire, Chief Technology Officer, InfusionPoints

Addressing Modern Cyber Threats to Supply Chains and Server Infrastructure

In a world where the threat landscape has become more sinister, the ability for organizations to close the IT security gap is more critical than ever. In fact, 64% of enterprises believe that robust security is critical to the success of their digital transformation. Hear from black hat security penetration test firm InfusionPoints on critical considerations you need to make when securing your compute infrastructure and learn how HPE is defending against modern threats with innovative supply chain and core infrastructure security capabilities.

Session ID: T4853 | Theatre | Thursday, June 30, 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Speakers: Marissa Davis, HPE Product Manager; Blaine Southam, HPE Compute Cloud Chief Technologist

Harness Your Data at the Edge: Optimize Performance and Simplify Management Wherever Your Data is Located

Business insights can’t wait for legacy data center architectures. HPE is helping you drive value where your business lives, at the edge, through workload-specific compute performance and a unified compute management experience from edge to cloud.


While you are at Discover, explore HPE Compute Systems, and find out how you can modernize across edge-to-data center-to-cloud by bringing compute closer to where the data is created to unlock faster insights, improve business velocity, and accelerate your digital transformation.

Demo403 | The HPE GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud Platform | Discover Showcase

See the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform in action. This powerful yet intuitive platform delivers the HPE GreenLake experience—across storage, compute, networking, security, apps, data, and more. Customers can use the platform to buy, manage, and operate their HPE GreenLake services. As a true self-service cloud experience, it brings greater simplicity, speed, and security to your edges, data centers, colos, and clouds. Visit this area and explore how the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform can deliver a cloud experience to business.

Demo546 | HPE GreenLake for Compute Cloud Services | Discover Showcase

The move to a cloud platform with an innovative compute foundation can unify and modernize data everywhere. The fast, flexible compute infrastructure your business requires is delivered in an as-a-service model giving you full visibility and control over costs, security, and governance. A range of workload and cost-optimized configs are available to meet your business needs. Management is made easy with HPE GreenLake for Compute Ops Management, with a simplified compute management experience across edge to cloud.  

HPE GreenLake for Compute Ops Management | Discover Showcase

HPE GreenLake for Compute Ops Management is an as-a-service solution which will modernize and simplify compute operations with seamless experience edge-to-cloud with self-service, and real-time access to compute from anywhere. In this demo, you’ll experience cloud agility for compute lifecycle management with fast and simple onboarding of servers, and efficient firmware updates. As well as how server groupings provide bulk operations, health status and automated server management and updates through group-based policies.

Intelligent Data Pipeline: End-to-end data management infrastructure | Discover Showcase

Intelligent Data Pipeline; end to end data management is infrastructure integrated into the most commonly utilized APIs (Spark, Kafka, etc.) with HPE’s Data Fabric data lake technology for highly performant storage at scale. An A&PS services-led engagement with a high degree of enablement.

Graphing Solutions for Fraud Analytics | Discover Showcase

HPE ProLiant and TigerGraph SW with optional XILINX FPGA accelerator for maximum performance to deliver best in class fraud analytics capabilities to the financial services sector.

HPE Systems Pavilion

A good cloud experience relies on purpose-built, highly performant infrastructure. Explore the leading-edge technologies from HPE that help you achieve better business outcomes from edge to cloud. See the products up close and experience the latest in design features and innovations. Ask the experts all your questions and discover the best technology to accommodate your specific needs.

25212 | DEMO 1016 HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Plus server
25231 | DEMO 1017 HPE ProLiant DL365 Gen10 Plus v2 server
25232 | DEMO 1018 HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Plus server
25233 | DEMO 1019 HPE ProLiant DL345 Gen10 Plus server
25234 | DEMO 1014 HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen10 Plus server
25235 | DEMO 1015 HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Plus server
25236 | DEMO 1020 HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen10 Plus server
25237 | DEMO 1021 HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 Plus v2 server
25355 | DEMO 1009 HPE Synergy 480 Gen10 Plus Compute Module
Hands-on Lab: HOL4861

Please see content catalog for times and location. 

Cross-technology skills are increasingly required in IT. Join HPE for an opportunity to explore multiple technologies including HPE Compute Ops Management, HPE Data Services Cloud Console, Aruba Central, HPE OneView, HPE Alletra dHCI, Zerto, and HPE SimpliVity. Labs are self-paced and delivered in a supervised environment. Registration is strongly encouraged.
Living Lab: Demo704

Please see content catalog for times and location.


Participate in one or more interactive labs on HPE GreenLake in less than an hour each. Experience how HPE GreenLake provides unified access for managing and orchestrating cloud, compute, storage, and networking infrastructure. Innovate faster and deliver on your business needs with customer-ready solutions. Walk-ups are welcome. Living Labs are located in the HPE Discover Showcase and all sessions have open seating. Labs run during show floor hours.


Are you planning to attend virtually and want to build your own playlist/agenda? Here’s how!

  1. Once you have registered for HPE Discover, log in to the virtual platform to view each of the keynotes, sessions, demos, and hands-on labs you wish to attend.
  2. You can filter your selections based on content type, areas of interest, or keyword search. Then simply click on the “+” icon to add the item to your My Playlist.  You can also download your Playlist to your preferred personal calendar.

Register now

We look forward to seeing you in a few weeks – in person or virtually – at HPE Discover 2022!

About the Author


Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Heather is a 20+ year marketing veteran with deep institutional knowledge of HPE products, services and software. She’s held a wide range of marketing roles spanning digital, events, program management, software solutions, and alliances. Heather has led product marketing for HPE InfoSight, HPE BladeSystem, and the composable portfolio including HPE Synergy, HPE OneView, and ISV partner integrations. She is currently a senior marketing manager for HPE Compute Systems and Solutions.