And the costs are high. According to the 2017 Insight Intelligent Technology Index, 37% of IT budget is dedicated solely to maintaining IT infrastructure and operations. CIOReview describes the complexity of managing legacy systems and upgrades well: “In addition to aging servers and software, some organizations may have dozens of combinations of software infrastructure stacks, multiplying the complexity, and cost of maintaining the environment.”
To address these challenges, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has developed HPE OneView, an integrated platform designed to make IT infrastructure management easy. HPE OneView takes each of your infrastructure elements — servers, storage and networking — and transforms them into a software-defined infrastructure. It combines technical data points with ease of use, enabling you to accomplish a lot more in a far less amount of time.
Here’s how that plays out: An intuitive dashboard allows for centralized control and instant visibility into what’s happening across your network. That’s accompanied by automated workflows and streamlined deployments. Users report simplification of tasks with features such as automated error reporting and firmware updates, and straightforward setup and maintenance.
At the core of HPE OneView is the concept that doing away with separate management tools for servers, storage, networking and facilities can ease the burden of managing IT infrastructure and lead to a big leap forward in productivity. HPE OneView adopts a unified approach to management, allowing for automation, the use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and a friendly user interface. Benefits include:
HPE OpenView makes sense for organizations that want to connect the various elements of their existing HPE infrastructure. It delivers the solution many organizations have been seeking, by simplifying how you manage IT infrastructure, driving efficiency throughout their operations, and allowing them to allocate costs and resources to higher-priority initiatives.