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Info on HP Smart Update Manager (SUM) 5.0 and Virtual Connect Support Utility (VCSU)

When you can or should use SUM 5.0 to update Virtual Connect modules and when to use VCSU.

Overcome storage challenges for VDI

Optimize both servers and storage for HP client VirtualSystem for VMware View

The HP client VirtualSystem utilizes HP P4000 LeftHand SAN storage which comes with all-inclusive enterprise software suite including: thin provisioning, Network RAID, snapshots and VMware VAAI and VASA integration.

HP Storage SPOCK for Virtual Connect

SPOCK is the authoritative source of interoperability information for HP storage products that are supported with Virtual Connect modules.

Changes to the BladeSystem site make a better experience

If you haven’t visited HP’s BladeSystem page you might have missed the changes we’ve incorporated to help make it easier for you to find the latest information on Blades. 

Maintaining system firmware and software: HP simplifies the process

As a member of the Blades SWAT team, I regularly meet with customers and get feedback on the challenges they face within their respective data centers.  Part of my job as an HP engineer is to find solutions to help meet their needs. Maintaining system firmware and software has become an industry wide problem, and customers say that the complex update process drains valuable resources.  HP has heard you loud and clear, and only we have developed an industry leading solution to help dramatically simplify this process. 

Lower cost & the fastest 2-socket database engine: HP & AMD

Collaboration brings to market world’s fastest platform for database workloads and substantially lower cost systems for deploying virtual machines.

HP Congratulates 2011 Mission-Critical Innovation Awards Finalists

We are pleased to announce that the pool of entries were evaluated by an independent judging panel and finalists have been selected for the  2011 HP Intel Mission-Critical Innovation Awards!

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