our company decided to use Dell instead of HP. I have no problems with dell but we used HP for years and we knew about the possibillities to configure the HP-PSP (ProLiant-Support-Pack) to send mails in case of broken harddrives etc.
Now we've setup OME. We're able to:
I think the embedded video and the forum entrie should help you.
On this page you can find more guidance for open manage essentials.
thanks! Thats it!