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Simplify your network management with rack solutions

As your business grows, it requires servers and storage devices to manage the applications, workload, and data generated. These devices require power, space, and their own management interface, which can become a burden on any sized IT organization.

HP rack solutions combine key technologies and proven expertise along with the flexibility that today's business systems demand. To learn more about rack solutions and management tools, review the Rack Advantage Online Solution Guide (435 KB, PDF).

Typical configuration

HP racks make it possible to adapt and expand your servers according to the pace of your business. A typical configuration consists of an HP rack system, power, servers, and storage. In addition, most rack systems add management and power monitoring software.


Image alt text: Rack server configuration


Rack server solutions:

Affordable, modular rack systems give your IT department the flexibility to expand with your business, including:

  • Consolidate and simplify IT infrastructure management:
  • At the heart of any rack solution is HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) software that provides single-console monitoring. And provides valuable plug-ins such as rapid deployment, seamless migration, vulnerability and patch management, and virtual machine management and control.

  • Integrate power and cooling management and control:
  • HP rack solutions integrate power and cooling management and control at each level of the solution. HP Insight Power Manager software lets you monitor actual power consumption and thermal output.

  • Improve server utilization and energy savings:
  • HP hardware and software management solutions help reduce server power and cooling overhead, while increasing facility compute capacity. It also provides scalable policy-based power management.

HP Rack Solutions and management tools simplify IT infrastructure management with cost-effective, reliable and efficient technologies that integrate seamlessly. The diverse range of these energy-saving servers meet most budgets and the increased efficiency and productivity saves time and money.

Service and support

HP Services provides a single point of contact with service plans for your rack solution through HP Care Pack Services.

The global network of HP Preferred Partners provides access to wide geographic service coverage wherever and whenever you need it.