Overview


Do you find yourself spending too much time managing storage? Are you struggling to provision storage for large numbers of Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines? Could an integrated view of your datacenter infrastructure—including your storage—simplify your job?

With HP Converged Storage and Microsoft System Center, you can:

  • Streamline IT operations through proactive monitoring
  • Simply and rapidly provision storage for Microsoft Hyper-V clusters
  • Manage your Microsoft environment and your storage from a unified console

Why HP Converged Storage and Microsoft System Center 2012?

HP delivers tight integration with Microsoft System Center 2012, giving you full control and simplified management of your entire virtualized Microsoft environment.

This integration includes:

SMI-S Providers: HP support for SMI-S through our own SMI-S Providers delivers simplification of storage management by giving you greater control from within the Microsoft System Center Management console for tasks like VM provisioning and storage allocation for Hyper-V clusters.

HP Storage Management Packs: HP Storage Management Packs enhance your management capabilities, providing an integrated view of your datacenter infrastructure. Each pack simplifies management by seamlessly integrating predefined discovery and state monitoring policies, event processing rules and tasks with Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager and Microsoft System Center Essentials.


For More Information:
Microsoft System Center 2012—VMM and HP 3PAR SMI-S Provider Best Practices and Reference Architecture (PDF 2.59 MB)


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