Hewlett Packard Enterprise is extending HPE InfoSight, a cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) management tool, to HPE ProLiant servers, HPE Synergy compute modules, and HPE Apollo systems.
At the pace of modern business, where access to real-time data and insights has become an imperative, IT organizations cannot afford to waste time or resources on problems that could have been prevented, especially those that impact productivity and the bottom line. According to HPE, InfoSight draws on global learning and predictive analytics capabilities based on real-world operational data to help drive down operating costs, close disruptive performance gaps, and free IT staff to innovate. The system gathers operational intelligence from millions of sensors across a globally-connected installed base, and, using behavioral data, provides trend insights, forecasting, and recommendations to predict and prevent problems. The intended result is higher efficiency and reliability, creating a smarter, easier-to-manage infrastructure for customers.
Storage customers using InfoSight, HPE says, have seen operational costs decrease by as much as 79 percent and trouble ticket resolution times drop by 85 percent, and are predicting and resolving 86 percent of issues before they materialize. Extending InfoSight capabilities to servers provides a single AI-driven framework to monitor, collect, and analyze rich data telemetry from across the entire infrastructure, on- or off-premises.
Extending HPE InfoSight to ProLiant servers, Synergy compute modules, and Apollo systems, HPE says, establishes a foundational set of capabilities that it will augment over time:
- Global Visibility into the Server Infrastructure: In a wellness monitoring dashboard, customers gain a consolidated view of the health and status of their server infrastructure, including system information, server warranty, and support entitlement. HPE InfoSight combines its AI capabilities with the Active Health System (AHS) and HPE Integrated Lights Out (iLO) technology for proactive health monitoring and server management to optimize overall performance and preventing critical issues.
- Predictive Analytics: By bringing predictive analytics to monitoring servers, InfoSight can provide insight on select parts failures enabling IT managers to make necessary maintenance requests for replacement to reduce downtime. Additionally, the predictive analytics capabilities alert managers to server security concerns such as rogue login attempts, protecting servers against costly server threats.
- Recommendation Engine: Using insights from the predictive analytics, InfoSight provides recommendations based on patterns or signs of abnormality to eliminate performance bottlenecks on servers.
HPE Infosight is engineered to improve infrastructure management experience and, when combined with HPE OneView, to simplify the on-premises experience. HPE OneView provides compute lifecycle management and template-driven infrastructure deployment that software-defines the infrastructure, creating a way to deploy infrastructure faster, simplify lifecycle operations, and increase productivity.
“Our customers want to unlock the value of digital transformation faster than ever before. This requires evolving their data centers to deliver a hybrid cloud environment that is automated, self-healing and addresses issues in real-time – so IT staff can focus on driving transformation, rather than managing hardware downtime and policy exceptions,” said Justin Hotard, general manager of the hybrid IT volume global business unit at HPE. in prepared remarks. “We are helping customers improve the productivity and performance of their operations and free their staff to drive innovation from edge to cloud.”
HPE InfoSight will be available for HPE ProLiant servers, HPE Synergy compute modules, and HPE Apollo systems in January 2019.