HPE iLO4 Advisory – Urgent Customer Notification!

Posted by Vista IT Group on Oct 24, 2018 8:50:31 AM

This is a public service announcement for all potentially effected HPE customers, service providers and business partners.

HPE sent an Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) critical update notification in early September that we have been notified is causing degraded iLOs in certain customer environments.

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Topics: HPE, Technology, Data Center

HPE 3PAR 7000c Hardware Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 7, 2018 9:00:47 AM

The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the options and configurations available with the HPE 3PAR 7000c family of storage arrays. We’ll cover node upgrades, controller cards, expansion enclosures and more. We’ve also provided an expandability matrix below.

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Topics: Storage, HPE, 3PAR, Technology

HPE 3PAR 8000 Hardware Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 31, 2018 10:08:45 AM

The goal of this article is to provide an overview of the options and configurations available with the HPE 3PAR 8000 family of storage arrays. We’ll cover node upgrades, controller cards, expansion enclosures and more. We’ve also provided an expandability matrix below.

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Topics: 3PAR, HPE, Storage, Technology

The HPE 3PAR StoreServ Platform

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 24, 2018 8:52:07 AM

The HPE 3PAR StoreServ platform has features, functionality, and expansion capabilities that will fit practically any size business and any use case. The foundation of the 3PAR architecture is the ASIC. This purpose-built ASIC off-loads much of the IO to improve performance and scalability. In addition to handling a bulk of the IO operations the ASIC also supports thin technologies, deduplication, cache mirroring, data integrity, and Fast RAID parity calculations for write and rebuild operations.

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Topics: HPE, 3PAR, Storage, Technology

HPE 3PAR Software Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 15, 2018 10:16:05 AM

The Operating System (OS), along with its advanced features are at the foundation of HPE’s 3PAR StoreServ platform. The 3PAR OS combines advanced virtualization capabilities with simple storage management, high efficiency, and world class performance.

Standard 3PAR OS Features

3PAR’s Operating System was designed decrease administrative burden while increasing system utilization and performance. 

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Topics: 3PAR, HPE, Storage, Technology

Vista IT Group Nominated into Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Replacement Parts Business Partner Program

Posted by Vista IT Group on Nov 2, 2017 11:38:58 AM

Grand Rapids, MI - Vista IT Group, a thirty-year-old national technology provider and systems integrator announced today it was named a partner in Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) strategic Replacement Parts Business (RPB) program. 

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Topics: HPE, News & Press Releases, Strategic Relationships, Vista Growth, Technology

Memory Prices Continue to Rise

Posted by Vista IT Group on Oct 18, 2017 3:58:58 PM

Rising global economic activity, the exponential growth in data, coupled with increasing server density, has created an industry wide shortage in memory and SSDs.  For months, memory manufacturers have lagged behind on market demand, resulting in increasing lead times and price hikes across all OEMs. Throughout 2017, many leading manufacturers including Cisco, Dell, HPE, and Lenovo have announced price increases multiple times.  Across the board, manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for memory have nearly doubled. Moving into 2018, industry analysts expect further memory price increases as projections for demand doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

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Topics: Dell, Lenovo, Cisco, HPE, Data Center

Receive vSAN at No Additional Charge with Your Server Purchase

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 1, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Vista IT Group is now offering VMware vSAN at no charge on select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, Lenovo ThinkServer, and Lenovo System x systems. In addition to free vSAN licenses with SnS, customers will also receive 30% off MSRP on qualified PowerEdge R730, R630, ProLiant DL360, DL380, ThinkServer R450, R350, and System x 3550 M5, x3650 M5 server configurations.

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Topics: VMware, Dell, Lenovo, HPE, Data Center

Receive vSphere at No Additional Charge with Your Server Purchase

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 26, 2017 4:11:41 PM

Vista IT Group is now offering VMware vSphere at no charge on select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, Lenovo ThinkServer, and Lenovo System X systems. In addition to free vSphere licenses and SnS support, customers will also receive 30% off MSRP on qualified PowerEdge R730, R630, ProLiant DL380 G9, DL360 G9, BL460 G9, ThinkServer R450, R350, and System x 3550 M5, x3650 M5 server configurations.

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Topics: Dell, Lenovo, HPE, VMware, Data Center

Vista IT Group Offers No-Charge VMware vSphere, vSAN on Select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, and Lenovo System x and ThinkServer Systems

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 25, 2017 10:39:02 AM

Grand Rapids, MI (July 25, 2017) - Vista IT Group, a thirty-year-old national systems integrator, announced it will begin offering free vSphere and vSAN licenses when purchased with select Dell PowerEdge, HPE ProLiant, and Lenovo ThinkServer and System x models.

Piggy backing off the momentum from VMware's own 50% off promotion on upgrades from Enterprise to Enterprise Plus, Vista worked with its strategic partners to put this exclusive promotion together. In addition to no-charge vSphere or vSAN licenses and support, customers will also receive 30% off MSRP on qualified PowerEdge R730, R630, ProLiant DL380 G9, DL360 G9, BL460 G9, ThinkServer R450, R350, and System x3550 M5, x3650 M5 server configurations.

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Topics: VMware, Data Center, HPE, Lenovo, Dell