New HPE MyLearning Storage exams released!
Mar01

New HPE MyLearning Storage exams released!

Call out to all my students in the past, and people who are interested in becoming HPE certified. HPE MyLearning released on 1 March 2016 the new V2 version of the 3 levels of storage certifications being ATP, ASE and Master ASE. All information on the new certification can be found here: http://www.hpe.com/info/certification All certified people should log in into the MyLearning portal to register for access to the WBT’s and...

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HPE OneView for VMware vCenter 7.8 released
Nov24

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter 7.8 released

HPE (got to get used to this new Hewlett Packard Enterprise stuff…) released the latest version of it connector software between HP OneView and VMware vCenter. I was waiting for this one because, since I upgraded to the latest version of OneView 2.0, some information was not appearing anymore inside my vCenter client. Seems to be solved now with this version 7.8 which clearly states in the Release Notes that it officially...

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3PAR Vision: Full view on your 3PAR array
Oct05

3PAR Vision: Full view on your 3PAR array

Lately we are getting spoiled when talking about 3PAR management interfaces… The legacy IMC got replaced by SSMC StoreServ Management Console. A simple OneView-like console to configure your 3PAR system. OneView itself allows you to create 3PAR volumes and assign them through a server profile quickly to 1 or more servers, including automatic zoning… Put the work of 3 people/teams just in 1 easy console. Recently StoreFront Remote was...

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StoreFront Remote: monitor your 3PAR systems in the cloud
Sep30

StoreFront Remote: monitor your 3PAR systems in the cloud

Are you constantly on-the-go and need simple and efficient tools for “anytime, anyplace” monitoring of your HP 3PAR systems? With HP StoreFront Remote, you can now securely monitor your HP Storage arrays 24×7 from any location. Go to www.storefrontremote.com, login in with your HP Passport ID, and you’ve got a secure, converged storage management platform to keep track of your HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage. Configuration is easy....

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3PAR SSMC 2.2 released
Sep08

3PAR SSMC 2.2 released

HP released an update to its 3PAR SSMC StoreServ Management Console. Current version 2.1 is replaced by version 2.2 with some new interesting functionality.       Dashboard: Drill-down with filtering on performance and device type capacity donuts   Systems: Support for HP 3PAR StoreServ 8000 and HP 3PAR StoreServ 20000 storage systems DAR encryption (FIPS 140-2) iSCSI VLAN tagging Capacity display improvements 32...

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HP 3PAR 8000 announced with the new Gen5 ASIC
Aug26

HP 3PAR 8000 announced with the new Gen5 ASIC

It was obvious that, after the release of the 3PAR 20000 systems based on the new Gen5 ASIC and delivering more than 3M IOPS, now it is the 7000 series that gets equipped with this new ASIC. I assumed HP would wait until HP Discover in Londen (December 1-3), but sooner as expected the announcement is already there. A new system means a new numbering as well, so bye bye 7000 welcome HP 3PAR 8000 series! So what is new? The 8200 is the...

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