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Announcing the HP Cloud & Automation POC Appliance for Partners!

MagdalenaTula ‎07-31-2013 11:20 PM - edited ‎07-20-2015 09:01 PM


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Congratulations, the moment you have been waiting for has finally arrived!  As a trusted HP partner, you have been selected to be an early adopter of our HP Cloud & Automation POC Appliance.


Download Now!




Our next generation “HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA) POC Appliance v2.0” is now available to help you run fast, consistent and repeatable Demos & POCs, primarily targeting CSA use cases.  You'll be able to demonstrate immediate value to your prospects and complete your POCs in under 2 days!  We’ve received excellent feedback from the HP Presale's community so far and now is your chance to get your hands on it. 


By using pre-loaded HP OO & CSA content, this POC Appliance allows you to showcase a number of key use cases including:


-          Multiple provider provisioning (IaaS) to vCenter,

-          HP Cloud Services

-          Amazon EC2

-          Plus many more multi-tier app (PaaS) deployments, leveraging SA & DMA.


SPEED and time to value is what customers want from their cloud solutions.  This rapid Demo / POC Appliance delivers just that, helping you differentiate your company from the competition. 


 Download the POC Appliance 




The POC Appliance is an effort by the HP Cloud Solutions Lab to replace SLICK and provide a solution that reduces the time required to demo or POC Cloud & Automation solutions and can also be used in your own labs for training or development. The proof of concept (POC) appliance is a combination of two VM templates made available as OVF files that can be deployed in any environment and made to work together or in isolation. The appliance demonstrates the capabilities of HP Cloud Service Automation, HP Operations Orchestration, HP Server Automation, and HP Database and Middleware Automation.


The POC Appliance is developed and supported by the HP Software Cloud Solutions Lab, which is part of the Cloud & Automation product unit.  We will provide best-effort support through:



What's in the ‘CSA POC Appliance2.0’?


The POC appliance consists of two VM templates: VM01and VM02 along with documentation.

  • VM01 contains HP Cloud Service Automation 3.20 and HP Operations Orchestration 9.07 (with CP11 and SA 9.00.08 Content) on Windows 2008 R2.
  • VM02 contains HP Server Automation Enterprise 10.0 and HP Database and Middleware Automation 10.10 on CentOS.
  • Scripts/tools to help you re-IP VM02 and configure providers for VM01
  • Several utilities, including:
    • Notepad++ - a text editor
    • SQL Developer - an Oracle database browser
    • Putty.exe - a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows
    • WinSCP - a free SFTP, SCP and FTP client for Windows
    • ApacheDS - an LDAP server from Apache
    • Apache Directory Studio - an LDAP browser from Apache
    • ArgoSoft - an SMTP and IMAP server
    • Mozilla ThunderBird - an e-mail client
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader - a PDF reader
    • Microsoft BGinfo - writes system info to desktop as a background image

Find out more and download the POC Appliance


Questions or feedback can be sent to


Camilo Cuervo

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Over 3 years experience in marketing. Loves computer games and technology.

Orwin on ‎08-30-2015 07:30 PM

Hi Team,


Can you help to provide steps to change the IP Address for HP CSA POC Appliance (VM01) . It is missing in the documentation.




MagdalenaTula on ‎09-10-2015 01:38 AM

Hi Orwin,


Please contact for assistence.


Best Regards,



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