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Announcing HP Insight Control 7.2

on ‎03-29-2013 09:22 AM

HP Insight Control is essential server management that enables customers to fully utilize the management capability built into ProLiant servers.  Insight Control delivers powerful capabilities that allow server administrators to proactively monitor ProLiant server health and performance (both physical and virtual), deploy ProLiant servers quickly, reduce energy costs, and control ProLiant servers from anywhere.  Additionally, Insight Control extends the ProLiant server management experience to customers who have standardized on HP Performance Suite, Microsoft System Center and VMware vCenter Server. 

 

Today we are pleased to announce HP Insight Control 7.2.  Insight Control 7.2 is specifically designed to support the latest release of ProLiant Gen8 servers and provides an important addition for server provisioning.

 

What’s new in Insight Control 7.2?

  • Latest Hardware Support
    • Latest ProLiant next-generation (Gen8) Servers
  • New Insight Control server provisioning
    • The next generation of multi-server provisioning for HP servers, replacing RDP as the deployment tool for Insight Control
    • Provides multi-server, physical OS provisioning, including PXE-free deployments on ProLiant Gen8
    • Supports ProLiant Gen8, G7, and G6
    • Installs as a virtual machine appliance
    • Simple migration path from RDP 
  • New SKUs
    • Due to the replacement of RDP with Insight Control server provisioning, most Insight Control SKUs have changed. Please check the Insight Control QuickSpecs at www.hp.com/go/insightcontrol for more details.
  • Latest software updates
    • Support for Windows 2012 Server (CMS /managed nodes)
    • Support for Windows 2012 Hyper-V
  • Other new features
    • Location Discovery Services support on  Blades
    • Security enhancements for SNMP v3, SSL support for 2048 bit certificates, and user defined ciphers

 

Downloads

HP Insight Control 7.2 will be available for download in early March.

 

 

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