Are you looking for an efficient way to utilize VMware and HP server systems? Together, HP and VMware have designed a highly efficient IT infrastructure powered by VMware software running on HP ProLiant Gen8 Server series. VMware vSphere 5 helps to transform data centers into simplified cloud infrastructures and enables the next generation of flexible and reliable IT services. VMware vSphere 5 is ideal for organizations of all sizes. For more information on VMware vSphere 5, please visit www.vmware.com/go/vsphere. VMware ESXi is supported on a broad range of HP ProLiant DL, ML, and BladeSystem servers. HP delivers VMware ESXi with active HP ProLiant management and consolidated lifecycle management for a consistent, reliable ProLiant experience and management simplicity in virtual environments. For more information on HP customized images with active management for VMware ESXi, please visit www.hp.com/go/esxidownload.
HP Virtualization Solutions with VMware.
VMware vSphere Software jump-starts your virtualization project with simplified solutions that are pre-defined and validated, yet flexible enough for you to choose a solution that meets your application availability and capacity needs. With HP Virtualization SmartBundles includes tools you need to get started with virtualization. For more information, please visit the HP Virtualization SmartBundles with VMware homepage and the HP VirtualSystem for VMware homepage.
Integrated Management Tools.
To get more value from VMware vSphere Software, the HP Insight Control suite delivers broad system health, remote control, vulnerability scanning, patch management, flexible deployment and power management in one easy to install package for virtual and physical servers. HP Insight Control suite provides essential infrastructure management for HP ProLiant ML, DL and BL servers. With HP VirtualSystem for VMware, you get a portfolio of optimized solutions pre-configured and pre-tested for a range of needs, designed for easy and rapid deployment in any environment.
One Call for Service and Support.
You get comprehensive support of the entire physical and virtual infrastructure. HP provides a one stop shop for support - call HP for VMware software and HP hardware support. HP Support is also available and recommended for supported guest and host operating systems. HP includes 1/3/5 year unlimited 24x7 technical software support and updates with all VMware software licenses. All HP support products have a 2 hour response time, regardless of the severity of the reported problem.
Consolidated Lifecycle Management.
Installation of ESXi can be done through the HP embedded server configuration and installation process. Updates to ESXi can be made using the same tool used to update HP ProLiant system firmware. Consolidating ESXi and ProLiant firmware updates within the same tool simplifies time consuming lifecycle management.