Need to manage your HP ProLiant servers, BladeSystem enclosures, and HP Virtual Connect with a single, effective product? HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center provides seamless integration of the unique ProLiant and BladeSystem manageability features into Microsoft System Center. Part of HP Insight Control, these extensions deliver comprehensive system health and alerting, driver and firmware updates, OS deployment, detailed inventory, and HP fabric visualization.

By integrating the server management features of HP ProLiant and HP BladeSystem into Microsoft System Center consoles, administrators can gain greater control of their technology environments. This provides consistency for software deployment and updates and enables a faster response in the event of server failure, reducing the risk of downtime.        

What's New

  • Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and SCOM 2012 R2 for all HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center components
  • Support for drivers and firmware from SPP 2014.02.0
  • Redesigned SCCM 2012 OS deployment provides greater flexibility and control

Features

Support for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

HP Insight Control for Microsoft System prevents problems from occurring by proactively monitoring and managing hardware health and intelligently responding to hardware events on servers running Windows and Linux, as well as BladeSystem enclosures and HP Virtual Connect.
Use HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center to manage the health of HP ProLiant Gen8 servers without the need for loading OS-based SNMP agents or WBEM providers to quickly and reliably deploy bare metal servers.
HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center can also be used to monitor the health of servers that do not have an OS yet loaded, as well as ProLiant Gen8 servers running any operating system that has a supported Agentless Monitoring Service (such as VMware ESXi).
Fully integrated into System Center means one less tool to learn and manage.

Support for System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)

HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center provides end to end HP fabric visualization for virtualized environments using HP Virtual Connect to view from the VM to the edge of the network configuration information.
Insight Control for Microsoft System Center can assist with OS deployment by providing HP WinPE and production drivers for ProLiant servers used during the SCVMM deployment process.
Facilitate consistency and improve uptime with simplified driver and firmware updates via a rotating, automated workflow for Hyper-V clusters using the HP ProLiant Updates Catalog.

Support for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

HP Insight Control for Microsoft System Center provides quick and reliable Windows deployment to bare metal HP servers, including pre-deployment hardware and BIOS configuration, and post-OS HP driver and agent installation.
You can ensure consistency and maximize uptime with simplified Windows driver and firmware updates using the HP ProLiant Updates Catalog.
Insight Control for Microsoft System Center provides detailed component level inventory of every managed HP Windows server using the HP ProLiant Inventory Tool.


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