HP Proliant Gen9 – Storage updates
Sep23

HP Proliant Gen9 – Storage updates

With the release of the HP Proliant Gen9 hardware there are some major enhancements and changes specific on the storage subsystem. I think of 12Gb SAS connectivity, AROC controllers, SSD SMart Path, Secure Encryption, Smart Array controllers and HBA’s, new SAS expanders and a new Smart Battery for the FBWC on the controllers. Certainly read through the family data sheet, the FAQ and the (not so technical) Technical white paper,...

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New SPP Service Pack for Proliant 2014.09 available
Sep11

New SPP Service Pack for Proliant 2014.09 available

It is obvious that, with the release of the Gen9 Proliant servers, that there is also a new SPP Service Pack for Proliant available. Knowing that HP gives you support when you run at least one of the SPP’s of the last year does this mean that you need at least 2013.09, otherwise you have some patching work to do… What are the most important changes/additions: – Support for the Gen9 Proliant servers BL460, DL380,...

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HP releases the next generation Gen9 Proliant servers
Sep10

HP releases the next generation Gen9 Proliant servers

While everyone is looking at the new iPhone 6 with Apple Watch (don’t expect my comment, the internet is full of it already) you should know that there was at the same moment another important announcement – by HP. They released the new Gen9 Proliant server portfolio. At the same time they mentioned that HP Proliant exists already for 25 years… Happy birthday! When we look further than the typical marketing blablabla (3x compute...

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