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HP 3PAR 7450 All Flash Array

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I mentioned in a previous post that I would delve a little deeper into what HP have done to optimise performance on the new 3PAR 7450.  I was lucky to be able to catch up at the 3Par booth with Priyadarshi Prasad, who works in marketing for HP 3PAR.  We took some time to talk about the new software features ... Read More »

HP Discover – Las Vegas 11-13 June 2013 and Software Defined Storage

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This coming week I will be in Las Vegas for HP Discover 2013.  I was last here 2 years ago and HP have had a turbulent time since then, especially with their mobile strategy and the Autonomy acquisition.  From my perspective, I’m interested to hear about new developments on the storage front – no doubt there will be announcements from ... Read More »

HP Storage Bets on 3PAR

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At the recent HP Discover event in Frankfurt, HP announced their latest storage products in what was billed as their “most important/exciting announcement in 10 years”.  As well as re-branding the storage platforms from IBM-esque naming to more user friendly (and presumably copyright and trademark-able) monikers  the company release details of their extended 3PAR range, now called StoreServ, which in part ... Read More »

HP Storage Webcast with David Scott

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A couple of weeks ago I did a webcast with Hewlett Packard’s David Scott, General Manager of their storage division.  The event was MC’d by Calvin Zito, the infamous @hpstorageguy.  In the video we talk about some of the general challenges in storage and of course as you’d expect, David positions them in terms of HP technology. HP are going ... Read More »

Intel Inside Storage Arrays?

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During one of the Intel presentations at the Developer Forum last week the presenter made the statement that Intel processors are deployed in 70%-80%  of storage arrays shipped today.  Initially this may seem like a surprise but on closer inspection, it’s pretty obvious to see that it’s probably an accurate statement.  EMC converted to Xeon technology with VMAX and already ... Read More »

Compellent – The Inevitable Acquisition

Well, the announcement has been made and it’s official, Dell and Compellent are in talks over a “merger” which basically means Dell acquiring Compellent for around $27.50 per share.  The press release can be found here.  Even as recently as a couple of weeks ago, Compellent were denying acquisition rumours. Compellent’s share price has risen dramatically in the last couple ... Read More »