The HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC) Basic Software Platform is a network management, software tool with unified resource and device management providing a lower total cost of ownership. The platform is designed for small- to medium-sized businesses with small network environments that need a single display screen to show their network infrastructures. It also provides information for trend analysis and capacity planning.

The Intelligent Management Center (IMC) Basic Software Platform supports HP and third-party devices and has a fixed-device limit of 50 nodes.

What's New

  • Comprehensive device support for HP and third-party devices.
  • Support for fixed-device limit of 50 nodes.
  • Top-down view of traffic topology.
  • Detailed performance monitoring and flexible reporting.
  • Detailed and summarized performance monitoring data.

Features

Comprehensive Network Management for Small Networks

  • The HP Intelligent Management Center Basic Software Platform is aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses or customers with small network environments and integrates fault management, element configuration, and network monitoring from a central vantage point with third-party device support.
  • Contains license support for up to a maximum of 50 managed devices.
  • Simply and easily manage smaller networks from a central point.
  • Experience lower total cost of ownership (TCO) with less need for maintenance.

Leverage Data to Better Manage Your Networks

  • The HP IMC Intelligent Management Center Basic Software Platform includes flexible and centralized reporting to provide information needed for network trend analysis and capacity planning. Customization options allow you to define parameters.
  • Integrated sFlow traffic analysis collects flow information from capable devices to identify bottlenecks, recognize anomalous traffic, and measure varying levels of traffic bandwidth to different services and applications.
  • Monitors performance through TopN, trend analysis, summary data, and graph displays for wireless device statuses, alarm statistics, and AP traffic monitoring.

What's New

IMC Basic and IMC Basic w/WLAN Manager provide small and medium business the assurance of network performance and reliability achieved through single pane of glass management.

  • Combine IMC Basic and IMC Basic WLAN Manager; Comprehensive fault
  • Configuration and performance management
  • End-to-end network visibility
  • Cost efficiency for operations and maintenance
  • Unified wired and wireless management with IMC Basic WLAN

HP Intelligent Management Center Basic Software Platform

Management

  • IMC Basic Software — cohesively integrates fault management, element configuration, and network monitoring from a central vantage point; built-in support for third-party devices enables network administrators to centrally manage all network elements with a variety of automated tasks, including discovery, categorization, baseline configurations, and software images; the software also provides configuration comparison tools, version tracking, change alerts, and more
  • Centralized deployment model — delivers an extensive set of capabilities for managing small heterogeneous networks and is designed for simplicity and ease of use
  • Rich resource management — provides powerful network discovery and topology, including a detailed inventory of the network and highly accurate depictions of how it is configured; supported views include Layer 2 and 3, and the ability to create custom views like a dashboard homepage; customization enables administrators to organize and control the network infrastructure based on their preferred organizational model
  • Flexible, centralized reporting — simplifies an organization's report administration; flexible historical reports provide the information needed for network trend analysis and capacity planning, and offer predefined reports or customization options to define parameters; reports can be viewed in a number of formats, including .pdf and .xls, and can be sent automatically via email, or be scheduled to run at a set timeframe
  • Integrated sFlow traffic analysis — collects flow information from sFlow-capable devices; through traffic analysis, IMC Basic software can help identify network bottlenecks, recognize anomalous traffic, and pinpoint varying levels of bandwidth traffic for different services and applications
  • Telnet/SSH proxy — allows administrators to remotely access and manage devices through Telnet/SSH without installing a Telnet/SSH tool on the PC client used to access the device; this promotes secure and controlled access to devices while providing an audit of changes made on any device
  • Traffic topology — is based on the network's physical topology and enables users to view the traffic conditions of various links
  • Performance monitoring — provides new ways to view interface performance data; includes four interface performance views: TopN, trend analysis, summary data, and at a glance; the GUI is flexible and allows for instant viewing, switching between multiple views, and quick access to the various interface performance summary views
  • Network data collection — generates, packages, and sends archived information about your network, device, or IMC Basic software to the appropriate HP support or sales organizations in one simple step; this feature gathers the data you selected and then generates reports and data files containing the relevant information; finally, it delivers the reports to your selected destination, either by email, FTP, SFTP, or to a file location

Warranty and support

HP Intelligent Management Center Basic Software Platform

HP IMC Basic Edition Software Platform with 50-node E-LTU (JG546AAE)
Minimum system requirements Server:
Intel® Pentium® 4 3.0 GHz
4 GB RAM memory
50 GB storage
10/100 Mbps NIC
48X CD-ROM drive, video card supporting 1024 x 768 resolution, and sound card

Client:
Intel® Pentium® 4 2.0 GHz
2 GB RAM memory
50 GB storage
10/100 Mbps NIC
48X CD-ROM drive, video card supporting 1024 x 768 resolution, and sound card
System requirements, recommended Server:
3.0 GHz Intel® Xeon® or Intel® Core™2 Duo processor or equivalent
4 GB RAM memory
100 GB storage
10/100 Mbps NIC
48X CD-ROM drive, video card supporting 1024 x 768 resolution, and sound card
Software (required) Server:
Operating system: Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 X64 with Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 with Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2012 X64 with KB2836988
Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4 (Windows only)
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 (Windows only)
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (Windows only)
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 (Windows only)
MySQL Enterprise Server 5.1
MySQL Enterprise Server 5.5
MySQL Enterprise Server 5.6
Recommended software Server:
Windows® Server 2003 with Service Pack 2
Windows® Server 2003 X64 with Service Pack 2 and KB942288
Windows® Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2
Windows® Server 2003 R2 X64 with Service Pack 2 with KB942288
Windows® Server 2008 with Service Pack 2
Windows® Server 2008 X64 with Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2012 X64 with KB2836988


Client:
Windows XP SP3 or later
Browser supported IE 9.0 or 10.0 is recommended
Firefox 20 or later is recommended
Chrome 26 or later is recommended
Hypervisor VMware Workstation 6.5.x
VMware Workstation 9.0.x
VMware ESX Server 4.x
VMware ESX Server 5.x
Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
Physical characteristics
What's included
What's in the box License Entitlement, Electronic Delivery
Warranty Not applicable;Electronic and telephone support: limited electronic and telephone support is available from HP refer to www.hp.com/networking/support for details on the support provided and the period during which support is available;Software releases: refer to www.hp.com/networking/support for details on the software releases provided and the period during which software releases are available for your product(s)

HP PCM+ to IMC Basic Software Platform Upgrade with 50-node E-LTU (JG548AAE)

Electronic delivery of license for 50-node upgrade of HP PCM+ Software to HP IMC Basic Edition Software


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Compatible products

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Additional accessories

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