Need to manage your HP Converged Infrastructure from VMware vCenter Server? HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server seamlessly integrates the manageability features of HP ProLiant, HP BladeSystem, HP Virtual Connect and HP Storage inside VMware vCenter Server. With this solution, your administrators gain insight and control of your HP infrastructure supporting VMware virtualized environment from a single screen — reducing the time to make important change decisions, increase capacity and manage planned and unplanned downtime. This single download includes the server module and the storage module.

The Server module manages HP ProLiant servers, HP BladeSystem and HP Virtual Connect. The storage module leverages deep capabilities of the HP portfolio of storage arrays.

Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server merges the HP deep converged infrastructure management ecosystem with VMware vCenter, enabling IT managers to manage both physical and virtual resources efficiently.        

What's New

  • HP OneView and HP Insight Control licensed hosts are managed under one single VMware plug-in: HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter.
  • Create or grow a cluster consistently and reliably with HP OneView profiles/HP OneView reference host.
  • Coordinated and schedulable firmware deployment.
  • Full 3PAR Recovery Manager for VMware integration and peer persistence management and view HP 3PAR StoreServ priority optimization values.
  • HP Storage Visualization for peer persistence configuration and relationships between VMs and volumes.
  • Enhanced provisioning wizard for volumes and best practices recommendations.

Features

Seamlessly Integrate the Manageability Features in VMware vCenter Server

HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server simplifies administration with single-console access to health, inventory, and configuration monitoring. You can combine physical and virtual views of your virtualized infrastructure, within the VMware vCenter.
Visually trace and monitor your infrastructure network end-to-end, from the host all the way to the individual network modules connected within your domain, delivering comprehensive management of the network making it easy for you to review and change any HP-specific information.
View and monitor the configuration of your HP Arrays portfolio by diving into detailed tables that provides the relationship between volumes to LUN connections to your virtual machines or ESX server hosts.

Reduce Planned and Unplanned Downtime with Automated Responses

With HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server you can automate actions on alerts. Receive pre-failure and failure alerts on HP server components and automate evacuation of VMs based on events that affect your physical systems. Templates are provided and ready to be configured.
You can take control by invoking HP remote management tools, such as iLO, Onboard Administrator, Virtual Connect Manager and Systems Insight Manager, in-context of the host you have selected, directly from the vCenter console.
Accelerate configuration of VMware host networking and Virtual Connect by viewing required host networking changes and synchronizing configuration with a single click.
HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server helps you proactively manage your power. Get the most out of your existing power envelope by comprehending and proactively managing power for hosts and pools of virtual machines across hosts.

Increase Capacity on Demand for Provisioning and Deployment

With HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server deploy ESX/ESXi hosts on bare-metal ProLiant servers directly from VMware vCenter with a simple right click on a cluster or deploy VMware hypervisor on a bare-metal server. When completed, your new hypervisor is added to the appropriate cluster.
Let HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server assist in provisioning your HP storage. Add new datastore, delete or expand an existing datastore, create new VMs, or clone existing VMs.

Maintain Stability and Reliability of Your Environment

Use HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server to maintain stability by monitoring and deploying firmware on HP ProLiant ESXi hosts that have the HP software bundle installed.
Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server offers role-base security. You can assign permission to Insight Control for VCenter Single-sign on using the three role levels part of VMware vCenter server to segment the level of access and control.
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