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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HP LeftHand OS Version 12.5 released including Quorum Witness and Split Network functionality
Aug26

HP LeftHand OS Version 12.5 released including Quorum Witness and Split Network functionality

HP released the latest version 12.5 for its HP StoreVirtual family. This means the physical StoreVirtual 4000 appliances and the popular Software Defined Storage VSA platform. Besides the typical fixes (complete list in the Release Notes – see below) we find also some important updates in this 12.5 release. Version 12.5 includes the following enhancements: Two-node quorum, which allows for a Quorum Witness in a two-node...

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HP’s hyper-converged portfolio grows: meet the CS250-HC
Aug05

HP’s hyper-converged portfolio grows: meet the CS250-HC

HP launches 2 new models in its hyper-converged set of products. Last year they released, together with an EVO RAIL model, they CS240-HC base and CS242-HC performance appliances. I tested these models already in my other article I wrote a few months ago. This new model CS250-HC will give the customer more flexibility in the configuration. There will be a 4-node model (like the CS240-HC) available from 17 august, at the end of...

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HP CS200-HC hands-on: Can HP deploy a complete VMware environment in less than 15 minutes?
May04

HP CS200-HC hands-on: Can HP deploy a complete VMware environment in less than 15 minutes?

Yes they can apparently… Find the proof below. A few months ago I wrote already about the release of the HP StoreVirtual CS200-HC (what’s in a name?) hyper-converged system that combines 4 servers and with shared storage (SAN) in a single 2U box. I received 3 of these systems from HP to organize some training sessions for my customer TechData in Belgium on this new style of IT (according to HP). First session was a success,...

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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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