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Key Features

Always-on Telemetry and Deep Observability

Pensando Distributed Services Platform brings sophisticated wire-speed telemetry to HPE servers, providing real time observability and insights for network and storage, without affecting application performance.

Always-on telemetry at the server edge enables proactive end-to-end troubleshooting and problem reporting, minimizing down-time and significantly reducing mean time to repair (MTTR).

Micro Segmentation for KVM and Containerized Application Tiers

The Pensando Distributed Services Platform isolates KVM/Hyper-V and containerized application tiers from each other on Hewlett Packard Enterprise servers and achieves “zero-trust security” enforced within each machine by the Pensando Distributed Services Card (DSC).

Microsegmentation can be applied – per VM, container, or workload – on the DSP subsystem with full isolation from host-based vulnerabilities.

Distributed Stateful Firewall for Bare-Metal, KVM, and Containerized Environments

Pensando DSP enables policy enforcement and permitted list communications between servers within the data center (East-West security).

Pensando DSC implements an enterprise-class, centrally managed stateful firewall at each server edge.

Advanced firewall functionality includes Application Layer Gateway (ALG), and packet-based DDoS attack protection (Flood, TCP SYN, fragmentation, Ping-of-Death (PoD), and more).

Simplified Infrastructure Operations

Pensando DSP eliminates multiple discrete network and security appliances such as an East-West stateful firewall.

Eliminates complexity and latency associated with network tromboning-effect through multiple appliances.

A simplified architecture and always-on visibility results in fewer outages and faste mean time to repair (MTTR).

Replaces multiple appliances, reducing costs and complexity, all while improving security.

Pensando DSP lowers total cost of network and security services per server.

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