Do you need to manage your HPE Converged Infrastructure (CI) from VMware®? HPE OneView for VMware vCenter with Operations Manager and Log Insight seamlessly integrates the manageability features of HPE Synergy, HPE ProLiant Server, HPE BladeSystem, HPE Virtual Connect and HPE Storage with VMware solutions. You gain deep insight and control of virtualized HPE Converged Infrastructure environments while reducing the time it takes to make important changes, increase capacity or manage planned and unplanned downtime. When used with the automation power of HPE OneView, best practices for a CI can be defined once and reused many times to provision an entire cluster with compute and storage fully configured in five easy steps. Integrations with VMware vCenter® Operations Manager and Log Insight deliver powerful analytics and deeper troubleshooting tools to your VMware administrators.

What's new

  • Support for HPE ProLiant and HPE Synergy Gen10 Servers.
  • Support for HPE OneView 3.1.
  • Support for HPE Synergy Image Streamer for patching ESXi cluster images.

Features

Seamlessly Integrate Key Converged Management Capabilities in VMware Solutions

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter simplifies administration with easy access in the VMware vCenter Server client to health, inventory, and configuration monitoring, as well as physical and virtual views of your virtualized infrastructure, within the VMware vCenter client.

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 to review and change any Hewlett Packard Enterprise specific information.

View and monitor the configuration of your HPE Storage Array portfolio by diving into detailed tables that provide the relationship between volumes to LUN connections to your virtual machines and ESX server hosts.

HPE OneView for VMware vRealize Operations Manager uncovers critical trend changes. Includes dashboards that facilitate the identification of root cause problems and impacted resources across the Converged Infrastructure.

HPE OneView for VMware vRealize Log Insight integrates HPE iLO and Onboard Administrator logs for faster troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

Reduce Planned and Unplanned Downtime with Automated Responses

Take control by invoking Hewlett Packard Enterprise remote management tools, such as OneView, 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.

HPE OneView for VMware vRealize Operations Manager and HPE OneView for VMware vRealize Log Insight allow even faster troubleshooting of your environment when problems occur.

Increase Capacity on Demand for Provisioning and Deployment

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter enables you to deploy ESX/ESXi hosts on bare-metal HPE ProLiant and Synergy Servers directly from VMware vCenter with a simple click to grow an existing cluster, or easily deploy a new cluster on bare-metal servers.

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter assists in provisioning your Hewlett Packard Enterprise storage. Add new VMware datastores, delete or expand an existing datastore, create new VMs from templates, or clone existing VMs.

When used with HPE OneView and Synergy licensed hosts and HPE 3PAR Storage, the process for provisioning server and storage together is fully automated with a simple five step wizard.

Maintain Stability and Reliability of Your Environment

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter helps maintain stability by monitoring and deploying firmware on HPE ProLiant ESXi hosts that have the Hewlett Packard Enterprise software bundle installed. This can be done via a non-disruptive rotating workflow to update an entire cluster at once.

Delivers role-base security, so you can assign permissions to a single-sign on using the three role levels VMware vCenter security to segment the level of access and control.

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