3PAR SSMC 2.2 released
Sep08

3PAR SSMC 2.2 released

HP released an update to its 3PAR SSMC StoreServ Management Console. Current version 2.1 is replaced by version 2.2 with some new interesting functionality.       Dashboard: Drill-down with filtering on performance and device type capacity donuts   Systems: Support for HP 3PAR StoreServ 8000 and HP 3PAR StoreServ 20000 storage systems DAR encryption (FIPS 140-2) iSCSI VLAN tagging Capacity display improvements 32...

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HP OneView keeps extending
Dec04

HP OneView keeps extending

HP Discover 2014 in Barcelona had some great announcements as well for the converged management software being HP OneView as leading tool. 6 months after version 1.10 was released, the next version is there being 1.20. Find here an overview of the biggest changes: Standard versus Advanced version So far if you wanted to use OneVIew you need a license per server that you wanted to manage through OneView. You got all features like...

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MagicFlex: FullView on your HP Virtual Connect environment
Sep09

MagicFlex: FullView on your HP Virtual Connect environment

Last June at HP Discover in Las Vegas I made some time to walk around at the partner booths and see their solutions and integrations with HP hardware and software. One of them caught my attention and remind me of the time when I supported a large European based customer maintaining their HP based server and storage environment. That environment was mainly based on HP Bladesystem enclosures with Virtual Connect modules connected to...

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HowTo: update HP OneView
Jul31

HowTo: update HP OneView

Some weeks ago I wrote that HP had released the latest version of it’s next generation ‘converged’ management tool HP OneView 1.10. In this post I will show the procedure of the actual update. 1 thing that I will show here for sure is how easy it is, compared to the previous tool HP SIM with or without the Insight Control and Matrix Operating Environment. In the old days the update could be a ‘challenge’,...

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HowTo: HP OneView installation
Jan14

HowTo: HP OneView installation

In a series of upcoming blogs I will take a deep dive in the installation and functionality of the new HP infrastructure management platform for the Converged Infrastructure being HP Oneview. Unlike HP SIM, which needs a Windows or Linux server to be installed on, Oneview is a virtual machine that can be downloaded as a ready2use appliance. This virtual appliance can be installed on any ESXi host. Get the software The software can be...

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