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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3PAR Vision: Full view on your 3PAR array
Oct05

3PAR Vision: Full view on your 3PAR array

Lately we are getting spoiled when talking about 3PAR management interfaces… The legacy IMC got replaced by SSMC StoreServ Management Console. A simple OneView-like console to configure your 3PAR system. OneView itself allows you to create 3PAR volumes and assign them through a server profile quickly to 1 or more servers, including automatic zoning… Put the work of 3 people/teams just in 1 easy console. Recently StoreFront Remote was...

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StoreFront Remote: monitor your 3PAR systems in the cloud
Sep30

StoreFront Remote: monitor your 3PAR systems in the cloud

Are you constantly on-the-go and need simple and efficient tools for “anytime, anyplace” monitoring of your HP 3PAR systems? With HP StoreFront Remote, you can now securely monitor your HP Storage arrays 24×7 from any location. Go to www.storefrontremote.com, login in with your HP Passport ID, and you’ve got a secure, converged storage management platform to keep track of your HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage. Configuration is easy....

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HP OneView for free? Yes indeed!
Sep09

HP OneView for free? Yes indeed!

I often get questions (and some complaints) about the price of HP OneView. Price? It is for free! And then you get those funny faces and even more despair. Well since version 1.20 (which is out since the end of 2014 already) you have the option, when adding a server or enclosure into OneView, to do this in Monitored or Managed mode. Monitored mode does not require a license (HP calls it a Standard license but it is for free, you...

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