In support of the questions from the partner student audience on what drives, or other compatibility questions around SW, etc., are supported in which HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array Family, below are several excellent documents that are frequently updated that provide that level of information.

EVA disk drive firmware support

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c02498302/c02498302.pdf

This document lists the supported Fibre Channel disk drive models and firmware versions for all currently active VCS and XCS controller software versions. Only active controller software versions are listed in this document. HP recommends always maintaining your array at active controller software versions.

EVA Compatibility Reference

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c02523047/c02523047.pdf

This document contains tables that describe the compatible hardware, operating systems, and software for the following HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) products:

? HP StorageWorks Business Copy EVA

? HP StorageWorks Command View EVA

? HP StorageWorks Continuous Access EVA

? HP StorageWorks Replication Solutions Manager

The release notes, upgrading product software guide, and Read Me First documents may be of particular interest to those downloading the HP StorageWorks EVA4400/6400/8400 Series Media Kit 9.5:

http://www.hp.com/support/manuals

Click Disk Storage Systems under storage, and then select HP StorageWorks 4400 Enterprise Virtual Array or HP StorageWorks 6400/8400 Enterprise Virtual Arrays under EVA Disk Arrays.