- HBAnyware is a unified management platform for Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel HBAs and FCoE CNAs. It provides a centralized console to manage Emulex HBAs and CNAs on local and remote hosts.
- Universal Boot capability allows the appropriate boot environment to be automatically selected for any given hardware.
- Boot from SAN capability reduces system management costs and increases uptime.
- Detailed real-time event logging and tracing enables quick diagnosis of SAN problems.
- Environmental monitoring feature helps to optimize SAN availability.
- HP’s automated installation facilities and Emulex’s extensive management capabilities speed HBA deployment and device management, while reducing administration costs and protecting IT investment.
- Emulex LightPulse HBA/CNA management capabilities enable secure, centralized discovery, monitoring, reporting, and administration of Emulex HBAs/CNAs on local and remote hosts. Powerful automation capabilities facilitate remote driver parameter, firmware and boot code upgrades. Advanced diagnostic features such as HBA beaconing and HBA statistics help to optimize management and network performance while the environmental monitoring feature helps to maintain optimum host to fabric connections. In addition to the GUI interface, management functions can also be performed via a scriptable Command Line Interface (CLI) as well as a web browser. With in-band and out-of-band management capabilities, Emulex provides data center administrators with the greatest level of management flexibility.
- Automated installation and configuration of driver and management tools simplifies deployment of multiple HBAs/CNAs for Windows environments. A single installation of drivers and management utilities eliminates multiple reboots and ensures that each component is installed correctly and the HBA is ready to use.
- Emulex’s management instrumentation complies with Open Management Standards, such as SMI-S and common HBA API support, which enables seamless upward integration into enterprise storage and server management solutions.