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HP VirtualSyStem VS3 for Vmware

Simple, agile, efficient enterprise virtualization

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Recently, virtualization has gained increasing popularity as a standardized approach for improving IT scalability, enhancing business continuity, boosting flexibility and maximizing return on IT investments. But as first-generation virtualization solutions were primarily customized one-off designs, they often led to some significant business impacts: ·Skyrocketing deployment and maintenance costs ·Inability to scale IT at the pace of the business ·Exposure of critical financial data ·Failure to quickly respond to change ·Multiple non-integrated management tools A critical component of HP VS3 for VMware, VMware vSphere 5 provides: ·A proven approach to delivering the performance and availability for all business-critical applications ·Automated management of an increasingly broad pool of data center resources

Ready for growth ­ and the cloud

Your HP VS3 for VMware is available in three configurations--minimum, midsize and maximum--which you can scale over time as necessary. When the time is right to move your operations to the cloud, HP VS3 offers a direct upgrade path to HP CloudSystem--which you can use to manage all HP VirtualSystems in your ecosystem. HP CloudSystem is a complete, integrated system for building and managing services across public, private and hybrid clouds. The advantages of upgrading to HP CloudSystem include: ·Investment protection: incorporate HP VS3 as part of your HP CloudSystem, including applications from leading software vendors like VMware ·Physical and heterogeneous support: Offering no vendor lock-in, HP CloudSystem supports heterogeneous hypervisors, operating systems, applications and infrastructure. HP CloudSystem also supports provisioning physical HP ProLiant server blades. ·Lifecycle management for applications: HP CloudSystem is "production ready" with comprehensive automated provisioning, monitoring and lifecycle management, including patching and compliance for operating systems and applications. HP Cloud Maps enable rapid creation and deployment of cloud services.

Proven solution

Today, you can resolve all these business impacts at once by deploying HP VirtualSystem VS3 for VMware (HP VS3 for VMware). This proven, pre-configured, factory integrated solution will virtualize your enterprise environment quickly, easily and efficiently, and provide a virtual infrastructure optimized for your enterprise applications. HP VS3 for VMware means: ·Fastest time-to-value: optimized for maximum VMware performance and scale ·Comprehensive virtualization: single vendor support, single solution with best-of-breed HP and VMware technologies across the virtualization stack ·Seamless scalability and path to cloud computing: standards-based, right-sized and agile to leverage your existing investments; rapidly scale and extend to the cloud

Reference configuration

HP VirtualSystem VS3 for VMware is based on the following best-of-breed system components:

HP A5820X-24XG switches HP A5800-24G switches HP ProLiant DL360 G7 (management nodes)

HP B-series SAN switches

HP 3PAR F-Series

HP BladeSystem with ProLiant BL460c G7 and Virtual Connect FlexFabric (host nodes)

Comprehensive services Rather than deploy your new virtualization solution alone, you can trust HP Converged Services-- offering easy ordering, factory build, onsite set-up and installation, and professional support. To make things even easier, you have a single point of contact for purchasing, deploying and maintaining your HP VirtualSystem VS3 for VMware. Your next steps For more information, please visit the HP VirtualSystem for VMware page at www.hp.com/ go/vsforvmware.

VS3 Base: · 16 servers · 1 c7000 enclosure · 192 processor cores total at 3.06Ghz with Intel® Xeon® HyperThreading technology · 96 GB minimum memory per server · 2 146Gb internal drives per server · 2 Virtual Connect FlexFabric Modules per c7000 enclosure · 20 Gb per second shared network/storage I/O per server, connected to Virtual Connect FlexFabric for 120Gb per second aggregate I/O · 48 1 Gb per second network ports · 16 10 Gb per second network ports · 48 8 Gb per second SAN ports (32 Enabled) · 3PAR F-series SAN solution with total of 38.4 TB storage VS3 Midline: · 32 servers (expandable up to 28 total optional for light workloads) · 2 c7000 enclosures · 384 processor cores total at 3.06Ghz with Intel Xeon HyperThreading technology (up to 336 cores max) · 96 GB minimum memory per server · 2 146 GB internal drives per server · 2 Virtual Connect Flex-10 Modules per c7000 enclosure · 20 Gbit per second shared network/storage I/O per server, Connected to Flex-10 for 240 Gb per second aggregate I/O · 56 1 Gbit per second network ports · 64 10 Gbit per second network ports · 48 8 Gbit per second SAN ports · 3PAR F-series SAN solution with total of 92.8 TB storage VS3 Extended: · 64 servers · 4 c7000 enclosures · 768 processor cores total at 3.06Ghz with Intel Xeon HyperThreading technology · 96 GB minimum memory per server · 2 146Gb internal drives per server · 2 Virtual Connect FlexFabric Modules per c7000 enclosure · 20 Gbit per second shared network/storage I/O per server, connected to Virtual Connect FlexFabric for 480Gb per second aggregate I/O · 56 1 Gb per second network ports · 64 10 Gbit per second network ports · 80 8 Gbit per second SAN ports · 3PAR F-series SAN solution with total of 163.2 TB storage

automated provisioning, HP offers a complete cloud management environment, including service governance, monitoring and assurance, application lifecycle management, and threat/risk management. ·Broad hybrid cloud support: HP CloudSystem's open interfaces enable it to be "burst ready" to any hosted cloud service offering. Alternatively, HP VS3 for VMware is the ideal foundation for the VMware Cloud Infrastructure supported by VMware vCloud Director. Simply add vCloud Director to your VMware software stack, and you're ready to manage internal virtual data centers and access resources from VMware Service Provider clouds.

Working with HP Factory Express

To streamline deployment of your new virtualization solution, HP VS3 for VMware is delivered from HP Factory Express. Built in the ISO quality-certified HP factory, your HP VS3 for VMware will be designed to our precise specifications and shipped directly to your site.

More features, functions, capabilities

When you're ready to take your HP VS3 for VMware to the next level of functionality, you can extend the system by adding: ·HP IT Performance Suite software: monitors and measures every aspect of IT networks, infrastructure, applications and devices; allows you to consolidate management of multiple or mixed VirtualSystem configurations ·Configuration options: for memory, storage capacity and others ·HP Financial and Leasing services: right-fit services on your terms, for your budget ·HP Technical, Consulting and Hosting services: enabling you to expand to a fully automated cloud environment, which leverages your investment in VirtualSystem ·VMware vShield: for excellent data protection that integrates with HP TippingPoint security solutions ·HP StoreOnce Backup System: for flexible and efficient disk-based backup and recovery of virtual and physical server environments ·vCenter Site Recovery Manager: for simple, reliable, automated disaster recovery ·vCenter Operations: for the unique management needs of virtual infrastructure

·Complete, extensible solution: HP CloudSystem offers a customizable single-view service portal, as well as extensions for advanced automation. Beyond

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© Copyright 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Intel Xeon is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. 4AA3-6557ENW, Created August 2011

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