How a home lab can run out of control…
Mar10

How a home lab can run out of control…

Probably you know (if not check my LinkedIn profile) that I am a do-it-all dude when it comes to HP servers and storage. I must admit I could make a job out of my hobby so I am not complaining… However my wife doesn’t see it like this… Why? Well read on… When I am doing some presales, installation, updates, consultancy or other training stuff I like to test and/or demo it… Off course I cannot use my customer’s environment for that. So...

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HP-Cisco Interoperability Configuration Cookbook released
Aug29

HP-Cisco Interoperability Configuration Cookbook released

The team from networktest.com released this great new configuration guide to help networking professionals interconnect HP Networking and Cisco Catalyst switches using a variety of protocols commonly found in enterprise campus networks. By following the step-by-step procedures described in this document, it should be possible to verify interoperability and to pass traffic between the two vendors’ switches. Further, the procedures...

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Why go for a HP CloudSystem? Check it out with the Matrix TCO calculator
Aug23

Why go for a HP CloudSystem? Check it out with the Matrix TCO calculator

Since a few years now, HP has this platform CloudSystem on the market. It offers Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) for private and hybrid cloud environments, based on proven technology like HP Proliant and Integrity servers, HP StoreServ (3PAR), HP Networking and the powerfull Matrix Operating Environment software as a foundation. A long list of optional hard- and software exist to make the system complete to the needs of the...

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HP goes virtual with its FlexFabric portfolio
Jun21

HP goes virtual with its FlexFabric portfolio

HP announced some nice new HP Networking products which makes the FlexFabric portfolio even more impressive… In my opinion the one that could become a big hit is the HP FlexFabric Virtual Switch 5900v. This switch is the virtual version of the more and more used Comware based 5900AF physical switch. This virtual switch has nearly all the features of its physical brother and enables these features now inside the virtual world between...

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New whitepaper available on ProLiant Gen8 FlexibleLOMs
Sep14

New whitepaper available on ProLiant Gen8 FlexibleLOMs

FlexibleLOM technology for HP rack mount and blade servers is a variation of LOM architecture that allows the customer to choose the type of NIC to be resident in the server. Instead of an embedded NIC, FlexibleLOM for ProLiant Gen8 servers uses a system board edge connector that accepts a FlexibleLOM adapter, that integrates seamlessly with the server’s architecture and form factor. Download the new whitepaper on this technology:...

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