Industry-Leading Operating Systems and Virtualization for HP Servers

HP works closely with industry-leading operating systems and virtualization partners to optimize, certify, and support their products on HP ProLiant servers resulting in:

  • Choice: It is fast and easy to buy operating systems and virtualization software with your new server purchases.
  • Simplicity: With deep integration of HP Insight Control into key partner management consoles.
  • Confidence: HP delivered operating systems and virtualization software technical support ensure a superior experience.

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Server operating systems & virtualization partners

Proactively gain unprecedented visibility and control of your server management infrastructure with industry-leading capabilities across the entire server infrastructure lifecycle.

Microsoft Windows Server

As strategic partners and industry leaders for nearly 30 years, HP and Microsoft are combining the intelligence of HP ProLiant Gen8 — the world's most self-sufficient servers – with the ease of management, virtualization and scalability of Microsoft Windows Server product families.


HP simplifies your Linux experience by working with a wide range of partners.


HP and VMware are the market leaders in end-to-end virtualization solutions, and work closely together to deliver cloud solutions you can rely on.


HP and Citrix deliver fully tested and uniquely simple Client Virtualization solutions to empower today's mobile work styles.

Oracle Solaris
Oracle Solaris

HP and Oracle work together on platform interoperability to satisfy customer needs, resolving issues and enhancing the customer experience.

Operating System Support Matrices

Welcome to HP's interactive Support and Certification webpage for ProLiant and BladeSystem Servers (x86). Click on the matrices link below to obtain driver downloads, certification and support information for HP ProLiant servers. HP is committed to supporting all customers and recommends that our customers update to the latest service packs and security releases.