MMS: Storage and MS System Center

End to End Management of Storage


System Center is a single plane of view to monitor and manage devices in the data center. Amit Kumar, HP Program Manager for Microsoft Management Integration with HP Storage explains how HP and Microsoft monitor the health of 3PAR, EVA or other storage devices. Calvin Zito and Amit discuss the use of SMIS industry standard in monitoring and management of storage through a fixed defined set of API’s. Microsoft’s endorsement has breathed new life into the SMIS standard.

Amit is responsible for managing and delivering the HP Storage systems’ integration with Microsoft System Center suite of products, specifically Storage Management Pack for SC-Operations Manager and SC-Virtual Machine Manager. Prior to this role, Amit was leading the HP EVA and C-NAS storage team for the development of SMI-S and WBEM Providers respectively. Amit has also lead the qualification of HP EVA and HP 3PAR platforms with SC-VMM 2012 beta releases.