New version published of the HP Virtual Connect cookbooks
Nov22

New version published of the HP Virtual Connect cookbooks

HP has released a new update of the Virtual Connect Fibre Channel Cookbook : Edition 3 – Rev2 This new update includes essentially some new information about the Flat SAN technology: – Added 3PAR StoreServ 7000 series support – Added a new section for the maximum number of c-Class enclosures connected to a HP 3PAR storage system – Added some connection best practices and physical views when multiple FlexFabric...

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HP Proliant servers clinch virtualization leadership spots (again)
Nov19

HP Proliant servers clinch virtualization leadership spots (again)

HP seems to maintain its role of virtualization performance champion with its record-breaking results for four configurations – 2P blade, 2P, 4P and 8P – on the VMmark 2.x benchmark. Using the VMmark 2.x benchmark, HP ProLiant servers showcased world-class proficiency in performing common platform-level workloads such as live migration of virtual machines, cloning and deploying virtual machines, and automatic virtual...

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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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Dual-Hop FCoE with HP Virtual Connect modules Cookbook is NOW Available Online
Jul03

Dual-Hop FCoE with HP Virtual Connect modules Cookbook is NOW Available Online

Dual-Hop FCoE support is one of the main features of VC 4.01. This new feature allows the FCoE traffic to be propagated out of the enclosure to an external bridge which will handle the conversion of FCoE to FC traffic. Dual-Hop FCoE solution has several advantages when compared to a traditional FC + Ethernet design. With FCoE, the number of cables is reduced, this results in a simplification of the in-rack cable installation and...

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Updated EMEA ISS ProLiant Poster Guide
Mar23

Updated EMEA ISS ProLiant Poster Guide

            When I was growing up it was always a Lamborghini Countach Or that tennis lady with the itchy butt For you techies I guess it’s the ISS servers poster. Download it here. Share this:TwitterLinkedInEmailFacebookPrintRedditGooglePinterestLike this:Like...

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