HPE upgrades its StoreOnce backup-to-disk platform
Dec03

HPE upgrades its StoreOnce backup-to-disk platform

The previous series of StoreOnce appliances 2700, 2900, 4500 and 4700 existed quite some time already and were based on HPE Proliant Gen8 hardware. It was obvious that they would ‘upgrade’ to the latest Gen9 technology. This was announced now just before HPE Discover in London. The line-up stays similar to the previous one although the available capacity scales better compared to the previous models: The 3100 replaces the 2700: 8TB...

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HPE OneView for VMware vCenter 7.8 released
Nov24

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter 7.8 released

HPE (got to get used to this new Hewlett Packard Enterprise stuff…) released the latest version of it connector software between HP OneView and VMware vCenter. I was waiting for this one because, since I upgraded to the latest version of OneView 2.0, some information was not appearing anymore inside my vCenter client. Seems to be solved now with this version 7.8 which clearly states in the Release Notes that it officially...

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Some great Demartek reports you should be aware about
Oct21

Some great Demartek reports you should be aware about

Last year I discovered the Demartek reports. Demartek is a computer industry analyst organization with its own ISO 17025 accredited computer test lab. The majority of the work they do involves running hardware or software solutions in their test lab for the purpose of validation testing, performance testing, power efficiency or other types of testing. Below I highlight 2 reports that I often use as well in my training and consultancy...

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New version of OneView for VMware vCenter released with vSphere 6.0 support
May01

New version of OneView for VMware vCenter released with vSphere 6.0 support

HP OneView for VMware vCenter is software for VMware’s vCenter management console which enables the vSphere administrator to quickly obtain context-aware information about HP servers and HP storage in their VMware vSphere environment directly from within vCenter. This enables the vSphere administrator to easily manage physical servers and storage, data stores and virtual machines. By providing the ability to clearly view and...

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HP SIM 7.4 is there including Proliant Gen9 support
Oct16

HP SIM 7.4 is there including Proliant Gen9 support

With all the announcements the last weeks at HP on Gen9 servers, Oneview and Hyper Converged solutions, we would forget that, together with the launch of Gen9 servers, there is also an update available of HP SIM (was 7.3) with support for those Gen9 servers. The newest version has the typical next version number 7.4 and is available for download on the HP Software Depot. Besides the Gen9 support there are some other new stuff in there...

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