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HP OneView 1.10 Infrastructure Management extends feature set

HP OneView was developed following four years of HP research to understand how to best optimize a wide range of systems configuration and monitoring processes based on people-centric rather than device-centric terms. The resulting HP solution offers refreshingly simple consumer-style dashboards, powerful natural language alerts and search, and robust topological visualization. In addition, it includes extensive templates and programmable process automation capabilities enabling IT staff to quickly customize complex workflows and execute them rapidly and consistently at scale.

 

This people-centric approach to unifying and automating the full spectrum of HP systems administration capabilities delivers significant productivity benefits across IT administration teams while improving business agility. A brief overview of the capabilities includes:

 

Storage management

  • Automated storage provisioning for HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage
  • Server profile integration for automated SAN zoning and provisioning
  • Supports Brocade Fibre Channel fabrics and direct attach with HP Virtual Connect

Network management using Virtual Connect

  • Support for new HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric-20/40 F8 Module
  • Support for HP Virtual Connect Fibre Channel Modules

Server and enclosure management

  • SAN storage provisioning in server profiles
  • Server profile driven configuration management for HP ProLiant DL Gen8 rack servers
  • Support for HP ProLiant WS460c Gen8 Graphics Server Blades & HP DL380z Gen8 Virtual Workstations

General enhancements

  • HP OneView virtual appliance support on Microsoft Hyper-V platforms
  • Rapid searching, filtering, and invoking operations using descriptive labels
  • Support for Japanese and Simplified Chinese locales

New and changed REST APIs         

  • The HP OneView REST API version1.10 adds support for the new features and enhancements.

Partner integrations

  • HP OneView for Microsoft System Center integration for health monitoring and alerting with server profile provisioning to create or grow a Hyper-V cluster
  • HP OneView for VMware vCenter Server has enhanced integration with VMware vCenter
  • Operations Manager and Log Insight -- with HP unique entitlement to use HP vCenter Operations
  • Manager integration on the standard edition – and leverages 3PAR shared storage and boot from SAN for creating or growing clusters using an automated workflow
  • HP OneView for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization integration for HP ProLiant, BladeSystem, and network management and health monitoring

Get all the info on HP OneView and try it for 60 days on us. Managing infrastructure will never be the same. Begin the change to the New Style of IT and maximize your investment in equipment, people, and process to enhance customer services, satisfaction, and increase revenue and profits.

 

HP OneView V1.10 software & documentation

 

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