Dell EMC delivers management solutions that help IT Administrators effectively deploy, update, monitor, and manage IT assets. OpenManage solutions and tools allow you to quickly respond to problems by helping them to manage Dell EMC servers effectively and efficiently; in physical, virtual, local, and remote environments, operating in-band and out-of-band (agent-free). The OpenManage portfolio includes innovative embedded management tools such as the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with Lifecycle Controller, Chassis Management Controller and Consoles like OpenManage Enterprise, OpenMange Power Center, and tools like Repository Manager.
Dell EMC has developed comprehensive systems management solutions based on open standards and has integrated with management consoles that can perform advanced management of Dell hardware. Dell EMC has connected or integrated the advanced management capabilities of Dell hardware into offerings from the industry’s top systems management vendors and frameworks such as Ansible, thus making Dell EMC platforms easy to deploy, update, monitor, and manage.
The key tools for managing Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are iDRAC and the one-to-many OpenManage Enterprise (OME) console. The OpenManage Enterprise has all the key features of OpenManage Essentials to help manage the PowerEdge servers. OpenManage Enterprise helps the system administrators in complete lifecycle management of multiple generations of PowerEdge servers. Other tools such as Repository Manager, which allows simple yet comprehensive change management, and OpenManage Power Center can be added quickly and work seamlessly with iDRAC and OME.
OpenManage tools integrate with systems management framework from other vendors such as VMWare, Microsoft, and BMC Software. This allows you to utilize the skills of the IT staff to efficiently manage Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.
This document provides an overview of the OpenManage Systems Management offerings to help IT administrators choose the appropriate tools to completely manage Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.