Are you spending too much time and money on server updates? The HP Smart Update solution, consisting of both the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and HP Smart Update Manager (HP 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 HP ProLiant BL/DL/ML/SL 100, 300, 500, 700, and 900 series servers.
Updating less often reduces maintenance time and expense. HP SPP is pre-tested for component dependencies, customizable for your environment, and is supported for 1 year. The bottom line is that you spend less time on maintenance and gain operational stability. With the Smart Update solution, you can update HP ProLiant Servers and BladeSystem infrastructure up to 3X faster and achieve 93% less downtime for online updates.
- The SPP Custom Download allows you to reduce the size of the SPP by excluding firmware and drivers for server models that are not needed. Select the SPP Custom Download to begin.
- To reduce the frequency in which you need to apply server updates, the packaging and delivery of the SPP is changing. Select "Reducing the Frequency of Server Updates" for more information.
Breakthrough System Updates to Reduce Downtime and Costs While Improving Uptime
The Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) provides a consolidated set of solution-tested firmware, drivers, and system software (agents, utilities, etc.) for HPE ProLiant servers, HPE Synergy, and HPE BladeSystem infrastructures designed to reduce configuration and update issues.
Provides interdependency and solution-tested system software. Because HP does the testing, not you, your IT staff productivity is improved and downtime is reduced.
The SPP custom download also provides an easy mechanism to add hot fixes and new OS supplements to a released SPP. Select the SPP Custom Download to begin creating your custom service pack update.
1 year support period from the time of each release to reduce update churn. See SPP Support Policy Statement on www.hp.com/go/spp/supportpolicy
Documentation is easy to understand and use, with consistent format and content, including Customer Advisories for each Hot Fix update.
Enables a 3x Faster Online Update
The Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is a simplified and consolidated set of firmware, drivers, and system software that provides easy server management, enables a 3x faster online update, and is an integral part of the HPE server update experience.
Updates HP 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, HP validated solution. Offered from the web in a single, easy to find location for convenient access.
Improves IT staff productivity through shorter qualification cycles, fewer requirements for maintenance windows, and less systems downtime.
Leverages the power of the SUM to ensure the compatibility of firmware, driver, and system software updates and performs the updates in the most efficient order with a reduced number of reboots.
Essential Tool Designed to Simplify IT Management
The Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is an essential component bundle designed to simplify IT management in demanding 7x24x365 environments.
Simplifies the delivery of firmware, drivers, and systems software updates to reduce your maintenance time and expenditures resulting in improved total cost of ownership (TCO).
Can be used in conjunction with other Hewlett Packard Enterprise products: HPE OneView, iLO Amplifier Pack, Intelligent Provisioning, HPE Insight Control including plug-ins for Microsoft® System Center and VMware® vCenter Server™, and HPE System Insight Manager.
Supports Windows®, Linux® (Red Hat® and SUSE®), and VMware ESXi™ operating systems.
The bottom line is less time on maintenance with more confidence in the stability of the updates.
The SPP integrates ProLiant server and enclosures systems software and firmware as well as reduces configuration and update issues.
Can be used in conjunction with other HP products: HP Insight Control, including plugins for Microsoft System Center and for VMware vCenter, HP Intelligent Provisioning, HP System Insight Manager and HP OneView.
- 1. 66X faster to build and deploy infrastructure – Anonymous customer results. Customer was able to reduce the time to build and deploy infrastructure for 12 call centers from 66 days to 1. Total of 2000 servers were deployed. IDC whitepaper sponsored by HPE, Achieving Organizational Transformation with HPE Converged Infrastructure Solutions for SDDC, January 2014, IDC #246385.
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HPE Smart Update
- HP Service Pack for ProLiant product page:
- Smart Update Manager (SUM)
- SPP Custom Download
- Smart Update Tools (SUT)