HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC) Smart Connect Virtual Appliance Software offers a comprehensive bring your own device (BYOD) solution with easy onboarding, provisioning, and monitoring of users and clients. With this software, HP moves beyond the basic BYOD requirements of identity-based access by offering a comprehensive solution that includes single policy enforcement and converged network management across wired and wireless environments.

Unified BYOD monitoring further enables administrators to plan for capacity and comply with regulatory requirements.        

Features

Management

Virtualization appliance: allows easy installation and configuration; includes an embedded SQL database and Red Hat Linux operating system; comes with a license for 100 device nodes and 200 users; is delivered in an OVA file; shares server hardware with other applications, which reduces the complexity of installations and simplifies deployment as well as operational and infrastructure management
HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC): integrates fault management, element configuration, and network monitoring from a central vantage point; built-in support for third-party devices enables network administrators to centrally manage all network elements with a variety of automated tasks, including discovery, categorization, baseline configurations, and software images; the software also provides configuration comparison tools, version tracking, change alerts, and more
Modular architecture: allows the addition of new modules to enrich network management capabilities; modules for user access management, VPN management, and traffic analysis can be quickly added and provide instant benefits; the architecture allows modules to share information and provide collaborative policy creation and reports
Virtualization management: IMC software is one of the first management tools to integrate the management and monitoring of both virtual and physical networks; it provides insight into and management of virtual networks, and reduces migration complexity by aligning and automating network policies with virtual images; it also supports VMware, Microsoft® Hyper-V, and KVM; IMC Virtual Network Management Software also supports automatic tracking of the network access ports of virtual machines
Highly flexible and scalable deployment models: HP IMC Standard Software delivers an extensive set of capabilities for managing large heterogeneous networks and provides scalability and high availability through a flexible distributed deployment model; with its modular design, IMC software can be deployed across multiple servers to provide increased scalability and resilience

Warranty and support

Electronic and telephone support: limited electronic and business-hours telephone support is available from HP for the entire warranty period; to reach our support centers, refer to www.hp.com/networking/contact-support; for details on the duration of support provided with your product purchase, refer to www.hp.com/networking/warrantysummary
Software releases: to find software for your product, refer to www.hp.com/networking/support; for details on the software releases available with your product purchase, refer to www.hp.com/networking/warrantysummary
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