How to install an HP branded Windows OS as a virtual server
Dec30

How to install an HP branded Windows OS as a virtual server

I got this question from a customer that bought a HP Proliant server with a Windows ROK license (Reseller Option Kit). However this customer had some issues with the installation of the license since the Windows server was installed on top of a hypervisor. Since the Windows server does not recognize the ‘hardware’ as a Proliant server, licensing will not succeed. There is a simple solution. A parameter can be added so that...

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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 white paper “Implementing Windows Server 2012 SR-IOV on HP ProLiant Servers”
Nov09

New white paper “Implementing Windows Server 2012 SR-IOV on HP ProLiant Servers”

Found this great document explaining all the technical details about the support and the implementation of SR-IOV in Windows 2012 on HP Proliant servers… This nice reference document can be found here. Happy lecture! Share this:TwitterLinkedInEmailFacebookPrintRedditGooglePinterestLike this:Like...

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HP StoreVirtual VSA Allows SMBs to be Cloud Providers
Sep06

HP StoreVirtual VSA Allows SMBs to be Cloud Providers

VMware vSphere is the industry-leading virtualization platform for server consolidation and centralized management. Several SMBs have taken advantage of this technology to reduce operational expenditures over the last couple of years. However, many have not been able to take advantages of the “Availability/Business Continuity features-  HA, vMotion, vSphere Replication because of the high cost of  shared storage. At VMworld 2012 last...

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