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Ready for HPE Discover Las Vegas!

As you might know already, this year I am invited again to attend HPE Discover in Las Vegas. I am honored to get 30 people trained to become an HPE ASE Server Solutions Architect in this challenging 5-day class. We will cover everything on HPE Server solutions like Synergy, Proliant, Apollo, OneView and plenty of other cool technologies in the datacenter of today and tomorrow. Wanna say hi? Always welcome in room Sands 403!      Besides that, plenty of other things are planned at HPE Discover as well.   Get certified HPE Partner Ready Certification and Learning delivers free...

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Software defined everything: HPE updates management stack OneView and OneSphere for true Hybrid IT

HPE announced an update on its management software kit called OneView and OneSphere. OneView is for more than 4 years the on-premise management solution for initially Proliant BL blade servers but meanwhile extended to DL, ML and Apollo server series, and as well StoreVirtual and 3PAR storage systems. OneSphere was announced last year at HPE Discover in Madrid being the multi-cloud management platform with a direct connection to the on-premise solution being OneView acting as a private cloud resource provider. OneSphere allows you to manage your private cloud just like a public cloud from a single console and instance....

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HPE Simplivity goes Microsoft Hyper-V

Since the acquisition by HPE last year, Simplivity has become the main hyperconverged solution in the HPE portfolio. That solution became very popular since the release on HPE Proliant Gen10 hardware last year October timeframe.   Now comes a big next step in the Simplivity story with the announcement of Microsoft Hyper-V as hypervisor for the platform. So far it was VMware only. Now customers have a choice for their preferred hypervisor. All the stuff you can expect from a Simplivity solution are there: built-in always-on deduplication and compression thanks to the hardware accelerator card in the nodes, integrated backup...

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HPE updates Nimble storage portfolio

HPE announced today its 5th generation of the Nimble storage portfolio. Besides a new generation of hardware, some other new features were shown as well. Let’s take a look at what was announced:   New hardware The 3 current platforms ( AF All Flash – CS Adaptive Flash and SF Secondary Flash) gets streamlined in 2 new platforms called AF All Flash and HF Adaptive Flash families. The current 1000-9000 will be replaced by 20-80 models. A logical mapping is available between old and new systems. In general, IOPS will be higher in the same price category. Notice the...

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Sizing HPE Simplivity? Use Lanamark for data gathering!

HPE introduced recently a new data gathering tool, in cooperation with Lanamark, to help with sizing their hyperconverged Simplivity solutions. With this information you can go to the new online Simplivity Sizing Tool which will recommend you one or more preferred solutions. The process is simple: Create an engagement on the Lanamark portal. Download the data gathering tool and install it on a Windows host at the customer site, and connect it to the environment to be analysed. Check the Lanamark portal to review the assessment data. Feed the data from the Lanamark collection into the online Simplivity Sizer...

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