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"Efficiently managing Virtual Connect environments"

HP provides technologies and tools for efficiently managing Virtual Connect (VC) environments of all sizes.

How Can Enterprise IT Embrace Public Cloud?

Last week, I blogged about when IT embraces public cloud as a strategic asset, it can drive more business flexibility and tighter business and IT alignment.  Of course, if exploiting public cloud was easy for everyone, there would be no divide between business and IT cloud adoption proven out by multiple industry analysts reports showing business is bypassing IT and adopting cloud 5 times faster than IT (and no need for this blog).  So, what’s the problem?

 

Full blog can be found here.

Can you use the Virtual Connect stacking links as pure uplinks?

Comments from our Blades Specialists on what may happen if you use all the VC Uplinks for Network traffic and not as stacking links.

Three phase power requirement - phase shift limitation ?

This may help explain the relationship between two issues of phase shift and power factor, and why they really matter!

Are there new I/O connection limits for vSpere 5.0

Looks like VMware has expanded network capacity that vSphere 5.0 supports

The Two Sides of the Public Cloud

Public clouds are great solutions.  Need more capacity in a pinch? Need to bring that new service online yesterday?  Go to a public cloud,  sign up for an account, hand over the corporate card and you’re done.  Public cloud are great for business…. right?

 

Read my full blog on this subject on the Grounded in the Cloud blog site here.

Virtual Connect #HPVC v3.30 link to the bits

Download the latest VC v3.30 code for all the great enhancements

Frequently requested enhancements arrive in Virtual Connect Firmware 3.30

At VMworld HP announced the availability of Virtual Connect firmware version 3.30. VC 3.30 delivers many of the features that users have been asking for. In addition to adding features and functionality, 3.30 includes enhancements to improve performance and reliability as well.

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