Are you spending too much time and money on server updates? The Smart Update solution, consisting of both the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and Smart Update Manager (SUM) products, solves the problem of time-consuming, expensive, and error-prone updates. The SPP is a comprehensive package that includes firmware, drivers, and tools across ProLiant Servers and infrastructure, including a broad range of many generations of HPE ProLiant BL/DL/ML/SL/XL 10 to 900 series servers.

Updating less often reduces maintenance time and expense. The SPP is pre-tested for component dependencies, customizable for your environment, and is supported for 1-year.

The bottom line is you spend less time on maintenance and gain operational stability. With the Smart Update solution, you can update HPE ProLiant Servers and BladeSystem infrastructure up to 3X faster and achieve 93% less downtime for online updates.


Breakthrough System Updates To Reduce Downtime and Costs While Improving Uptime

The Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) provides a consolidated set of solution-tested ProLiant system software (firmware, drivers, agents, utilities) available as a single download. You spend less time on maintenance with resulting confidence in the update’s stability.

The SPP custom download allows for customization by server, criticality of the update or OS reducing the size of the file and delivering only those updates applicable to an environment. Files are generated on the web, can be saved locally and provides an easy way to combine the SPP and supplements.

Provides interdependency and solution-tested system software. Because Hewlett Packard Enterprise does the testing, not you, your IT staff productivity is improved and downtime is reduced.

Documentation is easy to understand and use, with consistent format and content, including Customer Advisories for each Hot Fix that provides information to aid you in customizing baselines.

1-year support period from the time of each release to reduce update churn. See the SPP Support Policy Statement to learn more.

Enables a 3x Faster Online Update

Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is a simplified and consolidated tool that enables a 3x faster online update increase as well as provides ease of server management, and is an integral part of the HPE ProLiant Server series experience.

Update HPE ProLiant Server series and BladeSystem enclosures at the scale of your data center by providing one-click simplicity because firmware and drivers are bundled into a single, HPE validated solution.

Customizable by selecting which components and OSes to install that are applicable to the user environment and include any applicable Hot Fixes and Supplements.

Improves IT staff productivity through shorter qualification cycles, fewer requirements for maintenance windows, and less systems downtime.

Essential Tool Designed To Simplify IT Management

Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is an essential component bundle designed to simplify IT management in demanding 7x24x365 environments.

Simplifies the delivery of HPE ProLiant systems software and firmware updates to reduce your maintenance time and expenditures resulting in better total cost of ownership (TCO).

Leverages the power of Smart Update Manager (SUM) to allow system software updates and standardization of specific system software and firmware versions on supported HPE ProLiant Servers options.

The bottom line is less time on maintenance and more confidence in the stability of the updates and resulting solutions.

Reliable HPE ProLiant Updates And Compatibility with Other HPE Management Tools

Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) includes components for HPE ProLiant server and enclosures systems, software and firmware, as well as reduces configuration and update issues.

Can be used in conjunction with other HPE products: HPE Insight Control, including plug-ins for Microsoft System Center and for VMware vCenter, Intelligent Provisioning, HPE System Insight Manager, and HPE OneView.

Supports Windows, Linux (Red Hat and SUSE), and VMware operating systems.

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