If you have been worried about data protection and system downtime, then your worries are now over. HP Cluster Extension Software (CLX) is an integrated solution that works with HP Storage Array to protect against system downtime. Delivering automatic failover of application services and read/write enabling of remotely mirrored mid-range/high-end storage over metropolitan distances. CLX delivers true hands-free failover/failback decision making. If a storage administrator is unaware of the outage, unable to respond, or not present, HP Cluster Extension Software can manage the failover because it requires no server reboots or LUN presentation/mapping changes during failover. CLX Software supports the entire HP 3PAR/3PAR StoreServ, XP/P9500 and EVA/P6000 arrays.

What's new

  • Support for 3PAR OS 3.2.2
  • Support for Windows 2012 R2
  • Support for VMware vSphere v5.5
  • Support for XP v06 firmware version
  • Support for EVA CV v10.3
  • Support for Async Streaming Mode of replication for 3PAR Remote Copy

Features

Protection Against System Downtime

HP Cluster Extension Software (CLX) provides hands-free failover/failback decision-making because it detects failures and automatically manages recovery without human intervention. Helps meet recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPO & RTO).

Cluster Extension Software supports no reboots and LUN presentation/mapping changes during failover; servers on both sides recognized from the initial boot.

Cluster Extension Software performs read/write enabling of remotely mirrored storage.

Cluster Extension Software reliably supports automatic failover of application services over global distances.

Scalable, Reliable and Available

HP Cluster Extension Software provides scalability to extending a single cluster over metropolitan or global distances.

Cluster Extension Software reliably supports automatic failover of application services over global distances.

Cluster Extension Software monitors and recovers disk pair synchronization on an application level.

Cluster Extension Software provides highest standards in data integrity by maximizing the advantages of HP Continuous Access Software.

Flexibility with other Storage Arrays and Operating Systems

HP Cluster Extension Software supports all the 3PAR, XP/P9500 and EVA/P6000 class arrays.

Cluster Extension Software integrates with Microsoft Cluster Service / Windows Server Failover Clustering on Windows Server.