Upgrading or replacing your existing servers with new ProLiant servers? HP Insight Control provides the capabilities to migrate and deploy your workloads to HP ProLiant servers efficiently.
Server Deployment and Migration
- HP Insight Control server provisioning allows you to provision operating systems and firmware to hundreds of ProLiant servers at a time using a new streamlined, consistent provisioning tool.
- HP Insight Control server migration provides you with an automated, accurate and affordable way to migrate existing servers and their content.
You can use HP Insight Control to deploy and/or migrate to the latest HP BladeSystem or ProLiant servers or the latest virtualization platforms from VMware and Microsoft.
HP Insight Control server provisioning
Looking for a multi - server provisioning solution? For an automated, simple-to-use solution for bare-metal O/S server provisioning and configuration of your ProLiant and BladeSystem servers you can use Insight Control server provisioning.
Product Head for Cloud Services
New Features with HP Insight Control server provisioning
- Physical operating system provisioning to bare-metal servers
- Server firmware, BIOS, and HP Smart Array updating
- Optimized for ProLiant Gen8 - with PXE-free installation
- Simple virtual machine appliance installation
- Support server provisioning for ProLiant Gen8, G7 and G6 servers
- Easy migration path from Rapid Deployment Plan (RDP)
Beginning with HP Insight Control version 7.2:
- A new HP service is available to help you migrate existing RDP jobs and scripting to HP Insight Control server provisioning.
- The rights to use Insight Control server provisioning are included with HP Insight Control.
- An RDP software license is no longer bundled with Insight Control, however RDP software licenses are still available for sale, and sold separately.
HP Insight Control server migration
You can migrate operating system, applications, settings and data from one server to another, instead of manually redeploying these elements on your new server with HP Insight Control.
Insight Control includes unlimited server migration to each of your Insight Control-licensed server and offers the following types of server migration:
- Physical-to-ProLiant (P2P) migration
- Physical-to-virtual (P2V) migration
- Virtual-to-ProLiant (V2P) migration
- Virtual-to-virtual (V2V) migration
Features and Benefits of Insight Control server migration
One server migration tool for all your ProLiant physical & virtual migration needs
- Supports migrations from any x86 server (regardless of vendor, physical or virtual) to HP ProLiant or BladeSystem with a supported OS or a supported VM-type
- Destination can be a supported ProLiant DL, ML, or BladeSystem server or a supported virtual machine
- Heterogeneous virtualization platform support: the ability to migrate between virtualization environments; VMWare ESX, or ESXi, and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Automated server migration process saves time and reduces errors
- All data, operating system, applications, & settings are transferred automatically, reducing chances for errors
- Support for concurrent migrations reduces the time required for multiple server migrations
- The only sever migration solution designed specifically for HP ProLiant and HP BladeSystem servers; includes all the needed drivers for ProLiant servers
- HP ProLiant servers & components are tested & verified for all server migration scenarios
Support for migrating in SAN environments
- Migrate old servers to new "boot-from-SAN" HP BladeSystem servers
- Migrate SAN connections from old servers to the new replacement servers
Read the blog posts and learn more about Insight Control server provisioning
features and benefits.