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Difference between HP SIM 7.1 & HP Insight Management 7.1 & HP Insight Control

J_N_Rhodes
Valued Contributor

Difference between HP SIM 7.1 & HP Insight Management 7.1 & HP Insight Control

Hi All,

 

What is the difference between HP SIM 7.1 & HP Insight Management 7.1 & & HP Insight Control

I guess these are three different tools which perform three different functions?

 

Regards

2 REPLIES

Re: Difference between HP SIM 7.1 & HP Insight Management 7.1 & HP Insight Control

HP Insight Control helps you transform your data center into the best run server infrastructure. Insight Control is the management software that delivers deep insight, precise control, and ongoing optimization for your ProLiant infrastructure. With Insight Control you can expect to realize the following management benefits:

Enhanced infrastructure stability and reduced incidence of unplanned downtime
Reduced time and cost associated with infrastructure roll-out, change, and update
Optimized use of data center power and cooling facilities
Productivity for valuable IT talent

 

see link:

http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/management/ice/index.html#A1

Tushar Bajpai
Trusted Contributor

Re: Difference between HP SIM 7.1 & HP Insight Management 7.1 & HP Insight Control

HPSIM 7.1 - It is the base of the Management Software suite. Entire Suite (IC) is built on top of HPSIM.

                        HPSIM is free and can be used to monitor HP Devices (Server, Storage, Switch, Router etc) with some 3rd party support (IBM Server, Dell Server).

 

1) Node Discovery

2) Health Monitoring

3) Inventory

4) Software / firmware Updates / baselining

 

HP Insight Management 7.1: This is a set of Agents that are used by HPSIM to manage / monitor the Server / System.  Insight managed system setup wizard configures systems to enable them to be managed by Systems
Insight Manager (HP SIM) and its plug-in applications.

 

HP Insight Control: This a complete Management Suite used to manage different parameters / aspects of Datacenter.

 

IC consist of:

 

1) ICpower: For power management in datacenter (licensed)

2) PMP: Perf. Monitor (Licensed)

3) VMM: Virtulization Manager (Licensed)

4) RDP: Remote Deployement Pack.

5)SMP: Server Deployment Pack (Licensed)

 

and some more

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\T Bajpai
HP Employee