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ITSupervdaa5
Real User
IT Supervisor at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 22 2017

What is most valuable?

Just the ability to provision the servers with storage and network everything within one interface, not having to go into multiple interfaces to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

So, for us, just the simplicity of being able to manage everything within that single pane of glass has been just huge for us. A lot of time... more»

What needs improvement?

Our company was actually part of a - I don't even know what they call it - but you sit down with HP, they talk to you about features that you... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

So, before that we just had C7000 enclosures and we were just logging into each OA and just doing profiles individually per enclosure. So, now... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would just say, "Make sure you do your diligence. Make sure you look at every aspect of what you're going to be bringing in. Make sure that... more»
LeadVirt5864
Real User
Lead Virtualization Engineer at a wholesaler/distributor with 10,001+ employees
Jun 14 2017

What is most valuable?

Profile templates: The ability to generate the profiles and lay them down so the servers are built consistently. I... more»

How has it helped my organization?

To be able to rapidly roll-out a lot of servers consistently and quickly, without having to go in and tweak each thing... more»

What needs improvement?

It's a nice product. It's a little slow sometimes. Overall, I think it does what it's supposed to do. I think that as... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

As the guy that does the work and not the guy that handles the money, I am interested in whatever makes my job easier.... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We bought Synergy because we were doing a Greenfield and we knew that the writing was on the wall as far as what the... more»

What other advice do I have?

I think it's good to know that if they already use HPE products, it may not be time to start analyzing whether or not... more»
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Solutiondbab
Real User
Solutions Architect
Dec 25 2017

What is most valuable?

We can actually see if a server in China goes missing a disk or something. We can respond right away. It calls back. Or, if you have set it up,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us a view of all our servers, which we did not have before in real-time. It is definitely an improvement for the guys that are sitting... more»

What needs improvement?

I had some minor difficulties with upgrading, but the solution still works fine. That is basically it. I can see what I want. I am still looking... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We had to stop using the previous solution, because it was the old HPE SIEM product. It continuously crashed for us. We used it to monitor our... more»

What other advice do I have?

Do not expect wonders, but use it as it is, as a tool to monitor and manage if you want to. Especially monitor, because it can give you a... more»
Billy Dhillon
Real User
Senior Infrastructure Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 14 2017

What is most valuable?

What we were looking at originally with OneView was the server profiles. We were looking for: * Something that could provision the server... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Central management: That's something we're brand new to at CIBC, i.e., the bank. We never really had a centralized view. We had a very... more»

What needs improvement?

We're still pretty junior into it, so right now our focus with regards to hardware is kind of being displaced now with the cloud. For future... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We knew we needed to invest just because of the fragmentation issue. We noticed that every time there was an incident or occurrence, it was... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely consider it for a colleague who had the same challenges as we did. Obviously, different companies have different challenges.... more»
Andrew Lagden
Real User
Server And Storage Manager at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 14 2016

What is most valuable?

We chose OneView when we decided to do a technology refresh on our data center. At that point we were buying over 40 HPE enclosures and 500... more»

How has it helped my organization?

OneView has allowed us to standardize a lot. Prior to that, everything was done on a individual basis. So we now have standard templates for our... more»

What needs improvement?

At a recent conference, I spoke to the guys in the CDA booth about what's coming and there's quite a few features in there already that I was... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I was using all the standard HPE tools that come as standard with the infrastructure itself, such as the built in Onboard Administrator, Virtual... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would advise others to be sure about what you want to get out of the tool and that you understand its limitations. Definitely go through a... more»
Carl Jones
Real User
Data Center Manager at Ferguson Enterprises
Jun 19 2017

What is most valuable?

OneView is a single pane of glass. It's getting everything managed and structured for us. We still use HPE SAN and IRS and all of those things.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The improvement has been speed. It takes away some of the time we spend working on redundant tasks that you have to do all across the... more»

What needs improvement?

One of the big things is getting rid of a lot of the legacy devices. As we move to OneView, we want to get away from IRS and SIM and have one... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We needed to invest in a new solution, so it came out and it was the next step for us. It was far better than what we had. It would improve a... more»

What other advice do I have?

The big thing is you need to understand is that with all the bells and whistles, find out what you really need to do. For us, that means more... more»
Espen Andersen
Real User
Server Hardware at Basefarm
Dec 28 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of the product are health control, keeping an eye on the status of the server and the repository management for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides a better control of what is installed on each server. Now, we have control over the hardware status and what is happening on the... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to choose what I want monitored from the server. I want to disable features like performance monitoring, utilization, and power... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We have used HPE before, i.e., the old system. We have had HPE from G4-G9 We have stated to use HPE Blade systems C7000.

What other advice do I have?

You should start small in size . Initially, start with 5-10 servers and have that running for a couple of months to see how it works. After... more»
David Buchert
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer at Delta Dental of California
Jun 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The automation capabilities are the most valuable. I don't have to use CD-ROMs or anything like that to provision the servers. Plug in a server... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It saves us a lot of time. Time is money. We mess around with servers all day. So, it's a huge time saver. It also helps us track our inventory... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see support for things that aren't in the current generation. We have a lot of 7th and 8th generation hardware. In the 9th... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I want to use the management platform for the entire infrastructure. I don't think you could really do anything without one unless you're into... more»

What other advice do I have?

If you're talking about a similar solution like a UCS, like Cisco, I would highly advise against Cisco UCS. Go HPE. Go OneView, for sure. The... more»
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HPE OneView is your infrastructure automation engine to simplify operations, increasing the speed of IT delivery for new applications and services. Through software defined intelligence, HPE OneView brings a new level of automation to infrastructure management by taking a template driven approach to provisioning, updating, and integrating compute, storage, and networking infrastructure. Designed with a modern, standard-based API and supported by a large and growing partner ecosystem, HPE OneView also makes it easy to integrate powerful infrastructure automation into existing IT tools and processes. Take command with HPE OneView to deploy infrastructure faster, simplify operations and increase productivity.

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