Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Windows v4.5 expected release early December

The Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools (HIT) is a set of applications and drivers supporting EqualLogic storage arrays in Windows Server , Hyper-V, Linux  and VMware vSphere environments. It provides for instance MPIO drivers and the Dell Auto-snapshot Manager.

The current release 4.0 does not support Windows Server 2012.

Dell announced that version 4.5 will support Windows Server 2012 (and Hyper-V CSV 2.0).  The release is expected for early December 2012.

HIT/Microsoft 4.5 will include:

  • Auto-Snapshot Manager/Microsoft Edition  (ASM/ME) for Microsoft SharePoint Server (MOSS)
  • Single Sign-on for PowerShell
  • Support for Microsoft platforms and applications, including SQL Server 2012
  • Support for EqualLogic Array Software v6.0 features including: Volume Unmapping, Volume Undelete, and Snapshot Borrowing

See a video with more details here.

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About Marcel van den Berg
I am a technical consultant with a strong focus on server virtualization, desktop virtualization, cloud computing and business continuity/disaster recovery.

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