For customers who are looking for a configurable, scalable, agile and highly available hyper converged virtualization system, the new HPE Hyper Converged 380 (HC 380) delivers a simple solution stack with extended flexibility and manageability. It builds on the powerful, industry standard HPE ProLiant DL 380 Gen9 server platform and is combined with VMware vSphere. Using the new HPE HC 380 Management UI to add full lifecycle management, VM provisioning and updates in a single pane of glass provides a unified, global experience. The HPE Hyper Converged 380 delivers a turn-key virtualization solution for medium-sized businesses, enterprises, and IaaS providers.
Designed from the ground up for the software-defined data center, the HC 380 enables a standardized approach to virtual server deployment, available in three workload configurations: General Virtualization, CloudSystem and a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). VDI is offered as a reference architecture. Unlike many hyper converged systems, the HC 380 can be customized at the time of order and will be ready for virtualized workloads in a few simple clicks.
All hardware and software components are pre-installed and pre-integrated by at the factory. A quick customization using the HPE HC 380 Management UI software enables faster time to value unique to the HC 380. After the initial installation, IT administrators manage their virtualized environment within HPE HC 380 Management UI and VMware vCenter Server.