Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Windows v4.5 expected release early December
October 27, 2012 Leave a comment
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.