HP Smart Update Manager SUM 6.0: Revolution instead of evolution – the new way of updating your HP server infrastructure
Sep20

HP Smart Update Manager SUM 6.0: Revolution instead of evolution – the new way of updating your HP server infrastructure

I was surprised that with the release of the latest SPP (Service Pack for Proliant) there was a new version of HP SUM (Smart Update Manager), but it was not the long awaited new version 6.0 but a minor update 5.3.5… The new version 6.0 is in fact a completely newly (re)build product from scratch… Announcements and beta demo’s told me that this was the product we were waiting for. And now it was not in the new SPP???...

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new Service Pack for Proliant 2013.09 released – important VMware message – update
Sep11

new Service Pack for Proliant 2013.09 released – important VMware message – update

Be aware that HP released last night the newest version of its Service Pack for Proliant being version 2013.09. Release Summary: Added new support for the following HP ProLiant servers: HP ProLiant SL210t Gen8 Server HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 Server HP ProLiant ML10 Server HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 Server Added support for new HP ProLiant options Added operating system...

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Are you ready for being a Master ASE Storage Solution Architect?
Aug23

Are you ready for being a Master ASE Storage Solution Architect?

HP released some time ago a second Master ASE certification on top of the existing Master ASE Storage Solution from 2011. This new Master ASE Storage Solution Architect V1 certificate will test your skills to verify if you are really a Master in the HP Storage portfolio, and are able to design valid solutions for the multiple-site, enterprise storage environments. If you are new in the HP certification world and want to become...

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Introduction to HP Moonshot
Jun19

Introduction to HP Moonshot

Ever since Meg Whitman announced at HP Discover in Las Vegas that the HP.com website was running on Moonshot, lots of people were surprised and curious of how this is possible… Those tiny little server cartridges? Besides the typical marketing stuff like “80% less space, 89% less energy and 77% less cost”, the following numbers make it even more impressive: the whole HP.com website runs on the energy equivalent to a dozen of 60W...

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HP POD 240a: World’s most efficient Data Center
Jan27

HP POD 240a: World’s most efficient Data Center

Word is spreading across industries about how quickly the HP PODs (20c, 40c and 240a) can expand data center resources while maximizing efficiency. The City and County of El Paso, Texas chose the HP POD 40c as its primary data center to service IT operations of several departments, saving taxpayers nearly $6 million by eliminating service duplication and consolidating IT departments. When Skoda Power in the Czech Republic became a...

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Drive technology & duty cycle/limits question
Aug17

Drive technology & duty cycle/limits question

Q.)  A partner student is inquiring if there is any information available which provides more information on the duty cycle/limits for MDL SAS drives? A.)  The documents, which URL addresses are provided below, provide some more information about the differences in drive types. Hope this helps. http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA1-9012ENW.pdf http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01071496/c01071496.pdf...

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