Important updates for System Center integration in HP Insight Control 7.3.1
Feb25

Important updates for System Center integration in HP Insight Control 7.3.1

HP released an update for the HP Insight Control components running on top of HP Systems Insight Manager. This update is released as version 7.3.1. Insight Control is essential server management that enables customers to fully utilize the management capability built into ProLiant servers.  Insight Control delivers powerful capabilities that allow server administrators to proactively monitor ProLiant server health and performance (both...

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New whitepaper on HP MSA 2040 storage with Exchange 2013 & Hyper-V resiliency
Feb25

New whitepaper on HP MSA 2040 storage with Exchange 2013 & Hyper-V resiliency

HP released a new whitepaper for small and midsize businesses that are planning to deploy and virtualize Exchange on HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Servers and HP MSA 2040 Storage. The solution allows the use of the Exchange mailbox resiliency database availability group (DAG) feature with the high-availability features of the HP MSA 2040 Storage; providing hardware efficiency and high availability for Exchange users. The solution design is...

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How to install an HP branded Windows OS as a virtual server
Dec30

How to install an HP branded Windows OS as a virtual server

I got this question from a customer that bought a HP Proliant server with a Windows ROK license (Reseller Option Kit). However this customer had some issues with the installation of the license since the Windows server was installed on top of a hypervisor. Since the Windows server does not recognize the ‘hardware’ as a Proliant server, licensing will not succeed. There is a simple solution. A parameter can be added so that...

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HP Insight Management 7.3 released
Dec08

HP Insight Management 7.3 released

HP released today the newest version of HP Insight Management software containing HP SIM, Insight Control, Virtual COnnect Enterprise Manager and Matrix Operating Environment. This means that HP SIM is not dead yet, allthough some people may think this with the release of Oneview. Find here the updates in the various components: Support for the latest ProLiant next-generation (Gen8) servers CMS and managed node support updates Browser...

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New whitepaper on Microsoft Exchange 2010 Data Protection with HP StoreOnce Backup, HP StoreEver and HP Data Protector
Nov07

New whitepaper on Microsoft Exchange 2010 Data Protection with HP StoreOnce Backup, HP StoreEver and HP Data Protector

HP released this new Reference Architectire white paper for an optimal Data Protection on a Microsoft Exchange environment. The Reference Architecture outlined in this technical white paper provides guidance for the budgeting, planning, and deployment of a Microsoft Exchange and HP data protection solution that supports up to 60,000 mailbox users. Each mailbox offers a 2 GB mailbox capacity and supports a workload profile up to 100...

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HP releases PowerShell for ProLiant
Nov05

HP releases PowerShell for ProLiant

HP is extending your PowerShell capabilities to enable core HP ProLiant server features. HP Scripting Tools for Windows PowerShell is a powerful set of utilities that can be used to perform various configuration tasks on HP hardware. Windows PowerShell is Microsoft’s task automation framework, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on .NET Framework, but can also be used in other environments...

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