HP firmware updates 19th February deadline looming – are your servers protected?

 

HP recently announced that from Wednesday 19th February 2014, there will be restricted access to firmware updates for HP ProLiant servers.    Updates will only be available to customers with a valid warranty, HP Care Pack or support agreement.

We’re currently experiencing an increase in the number of enquiries from existing and new customers asking us for clarification about where they stand with regards to these updates.   So we’ve put together a simple explanation below about what is and what’s not included.

If you’re looking for an HP extended server warranty search for your HP ProLiant server here or call us on 020 7193 6468.   For existing customers please contact your Account Manager if you have any further questions.

 

Service HP Warranty World
OEM (HP) Trained Onsite Engineer Services Yes Yes
OEM (HP) Certified Parts and Logistic Support Yes Yes
Access to firmware software updates in warranty Yes Yes
Access to firmware software updates for security and health and safety fixes for life of machine Yes Yes
Access to firmware software updates for performance tuning or new products in warranty Yes Yes
Access to firmware software updates for performance tuning or new products out of warranty Yes No
Flexible contract terms No Yes
Customer can decide service response levels No Yes