I am very pleased to announce the general availability of EMC® Storage Integrator (ESI) v3.6 for Windows Suite. ESI for Windows Suite enables Microsoft Windows administrators to provision, monitor, protect and automate storage management of EMC storage from Microsoft management consoles. This release adds support for SQL Server 2014, introduces XtremIO provisioning features and extends SCOM management pack to also support VNXe3200 along with other enhancements.
EMC Storage Integrator (ESI) for Windows Suite is a set of storage integration tools for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and SQL application administrators. The suite includes ESI for Windows (MMC Snap-in), ESI Management Packs for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), and ESI PowerShell Toolkits.
ESI v3.6 for Windows Suite includes the following product enhancements and new features:
Support for SQL Server 2014 – Expanding application provisioning support to the latest SQL Server 2014
Support for XtremIO – Automated disk provisioning (disk and pass-through) on XtremIO for Windows Server and Hyper-V Environment
More SCOM coverage – Adding VNXe3200 support in the SCOM MP for storage health monitoring and alerts/events aggregation
More PowerShell Cmdlets – Extending ESI PowerShell Toolkits to also support disk provisioning on XtremIO
These new enhancements enrich the broad set of capabilities packed in the ESI for Windows Suite.
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For more details please visit ESI for Windows Suite product page at EMC.com:
Below are links to videos and blogs introducing the new features (will be added with more links, please check again later):