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Media and Entertainment Storage Buying Guide

These four storage systems give media and entertainment companies the performance, features and capacity they need.
Tags : EMC, tape, Spectra Logic, NetApp, array, HP, Storage, SSD, disk drive

Two Virtual Storage Appliances – Worth a Look?

Both HP and VMware offer VSAs.
Tags : virtualization, virtual storage, appliance, VMware, HP

Storage Management and Standards

The SMI-S standard can make it easier to manage storage devices in a large data center with systems from multiple vendors.
Tags : Windows Server 2012, HP, 3PAR, standards, storage management

Rethinking Data Storage: HP's Sean Kinney (Video)

The HP executive talks about the changing data storage market, and provides tips on “future proofing” your storage infrastructure.
Tags : Converged Infrastructure, HP, data storage, Flash

Public Cloud Storage Buying Guide

See how five of the top public cloud storage services stack up.
Tags : OpenStack, Amazon S3, Rackspace, Microsoft Azure, HP, Cloud Storage, Google Cloud, public cloud

Big Data NAS Buying Guide

Several vendors offer network storage solutions designed to handle Big Data.
Tags : EMC, Panasas, big data, NAS, Storage, HP, HDS

HP Debuts New StoreEver LTO-6 Tape Storage Hardware

HP undergoes a big tape storage system revamp as the company shifts to the LTO-6 tape standard.
Tags : data storage, HP, tape storage

Tape Archiving Buyer's Guide

A spotlight on IBM, HP and Overland tape archiving products.
Tags : LTO, IBM, Overland, Tape Library, HP, tape drives, archiving, tape storage

Disk Archiving Buying Guide

Enterprise archive storage options include the Dell DX Object Storage Platform, NetApp Snaplock and HP StoreAll X9730.
Tags : Storage, Dell, archive, NetApp, disk, HP

HP Updates IBRIX NAS with the New X9730

HP’s ProLiant-powered enterprise file serving platform makes room for exploding data storage rates with new hardware and storage OS updates.
Tags : Storage, NAS, HP

HP DL380p Gen8 Server Marries Extensive Performance With Capacity

HP's latest ProLiant offering, the DL380p Gen8, piles on performance while serving up a host of system monitoring tools.
Tags : ProLiant, ProLiant Gen8 server, HP, server hardware, server review

Taneja Group Research: Deduplication and the Innovation Race -- It Isn't Over

Most enterprise have dedupe equipment, but not all backup data is  being deduplicated. HP's StoreOnce storage technology aims to change this.
Tags : dedupe, HP, Storage, data deduplication

New Seagate Internal Drive Has 3 TB Capacity

Seagate launches a streamlined family of internal hard-disk drives that hold up to 3 TB and spin at 7200 rpm.
Tags : SQL Server, Seagate, HP, Storage, Microsoft, HDD

HP to Ship SQL Server-Based Consolidation Appliance

On Day 2 of the PASS Summit, Microsoft announced the November availability of the HP Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance optimized for SQL Server.
Tags : SQL Server, HP, Storage, Micorosoft

8 Deduplication Products You Must Check Out

It wasn't long ago that data deduplication was niche player territory. Now, all of the major vendors have a stake. Here are 8 dedupe offerings that stand apart from the crowd.
Tags : deduplication, HP, EMC, data deduplication, dedupe, Quantum, Symantec, Atempo

HP Storage Buyer's Guide

HP is a leader in multiple technology avenues. Recently, its massive portfolio of products, built both organically and via acquisitions, has made HP a storage giant. See what it has to offer.
Tags : HP, Buying Guide, 3PAR, Storage, Lefthand

HP Integrates 3PAR into Cloud Platform

HP also introduced an iSCSI SAN blade and a data deduplication system.
Tags : HP, 3PAR, data deduplication

Top 10 Storage Acquisitions of 2010

After the blockbuster HP-3PAR buyout, the storage industry capped a crazy year of M&A activity with the EMC-Isilon and Dell-Compellent acquisitions.
Tags : 3PAR, HP, storage acquisitions, EMC, Isilon

NetApp Earnings Up on Hardware Revenues

The company reported financial results for its fiscal second quarter, highlighted by quarterly revenues of $1.207 billion, up 33 percent over the same quarter a year ago.
Tags : EMC, Isilon, NetApp, HP, 3PAR

IBM Ousts HP, Oracle With Customer Wins

Big Blue’s migration factory keeps churning out customer wins for IBM’s Power Systems.
Tags : HP, IBM, Power Systems, Oracle, Migration Factory

Data Robotics Scores SMB Storage Deal with HP

Data Robotics' Drobo storage systems are now available through HP’s Small Business Direct online store for SMBs.
Tags : Data Robotics, Drobo, HP, Drobo Sync, Drobo S

HP Offers Converged Infrastructure Certification Program

The new HP ExpertONE program offers certifications and training for converged infrastructures and a “fast track” incentive for Cisco Certified networking pros.
Tags : Cisco, HP, ExperONE, Converged Infrastructure

Former SAP Boss to Take the Helm at HP

Léo Apotheker is set to take Mark Hurd’s place as CEO of HP, but can he fill Hurd’s shoes?
Tags : HP, Mark Hurd, L�o Apotheker, Oracle, SAP

Top 10 Data Center Certifications

Experienced and educated data center designers, managers and facilities personnel have jobs waiting for them. Here are 10 options for beefing up your data center education.
Tags : HP, data center, Cisco, NetApp, EMC

HDS Unveils High-End Virtual Storage Platform

The successor to the high-end USP system, Hitachi’s Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) will also be sold by OEM partner HP.
Tags : Hitachi, VSP, HP, HDS, USP

Top 10 Storage Acquisition Targets

The recent battle for 3PAR and its high-end arrays has led to speculation about which storage companies might be next on the acquisition list.
Tags : HP, CommVault, Dell, Compellent, 3PAR

HP Would Have Gone Higher for 3PAR

HP’s interim CEO said the company was willing to go higher than its final $2.4 billion offer to win the highly publicized bidding war with Dell over storage vendor 3PAR.
Tags : Dell, HP, 3PAR

Is Mark Hurd a Bad Match for Oracle?

Rob Enderle details why he believes the marriage between Oracle and Mark Hurd is a bad match.
Tags : Mark Hurd, HP, Oracle

HP Overhauls SMB Storage Portfolio

HP refreshed its mid-range storage arrays and introduced a number of storage products geared toward SMBs as part of its "Just Right IT" initiative.
Tags : VMware, SMB, HP

Dell Ends 3PAR Talks After HP's $2.4 Billion Bid

The bidding war is over. Dell has ended acquisition discussions with 3PAR after HP's $2.4 billion blockbuster offer.
Tags : HP, Dell, 3PAR

HP Raises 3PAR Bid to $2.4 Billion

HP raises its acquisition offer while Dell tries to add more conditions to its termination agreement and 3PAR is sued for patent infringement.
Tags : Dell, HP, 3PAR

Top 10 Storage Vendors with Staying Power

Acquisitions have the storage landscape in constant flux, but some vendors fall under the category of untouchable.
Tags : IBM, Dell, HP, EMC, NetApp

Dell Matches HP with 3PAR Offer

Another day, another acquisition offer. The Dell-HP tug of war over 3PAR is now even at $27.00 per share.
Tags : HP, Dell, 3PAR

HP Fires Back, Offers $1.8 Billion for 3PAR

HP's latest salvo in the bidding war for 3PAR raises the stakes to $1.8 billion.
Tags : Dell, HP, 3PAR

Dell Ups the Ante in 3PAR Bidding War

Dell beats HP’s offer by $0.30 per share, but it’s not over yet.
Tags : Cloud Storage, Dell, HP, 3PAR

HP, Dell in Bidding War for 3PAR

Not so fast, Dell. HP has made a $1.6 billion bid to buy storage vendor 3PAR one week after Dell offered $1.15 billion.
Tags : 3PAR, Dell, HP

HP's Q3 Solid in the Wake of Hurd's Departure

HP’s third quarter earnings may have been solid with revenue and profits up, but the company must now turn its focus to finding a new CEO after Mark Hurd’s tumultuous resignation.
Tags : Hewlett-Packard Co., Enterprise Storage Server, Mark Hurd, HP

HP's Interim Chief to Stay the Course

HP interim CEO Cathie Lesjak says the company will go forward with key initiatives and strategy in aftermath of Mark Hurd's departure.
Tags : HP

HP's Hurd Steps Down Amid Harassment Claims

HP chairman, CEO and president Mark Hurd resigned Friday in the wake of sexual harassment charges by a former HP contractor.
Tags : HP

HP Cuts Costs With Data Center Assembly Line

HP has taken a page from Henry Ford’s book by applying an assembly line approach towards manufacturing and selling data centers.
Tags : data center, HP

Storage News from HP Tech Forum

Hewlett-Packard is expected to make a variety of announcements across the IT spectrum at its HP Tech Forum conference in Las Vegas this week.
Tags : HP Tech Forum, Storage, HP

Brocade, HP Debut 8Gbps SAN Starters

The partnership has resulted in a new set of Brocade-HP SAN and server connectivity products.
Tags : SAN, Brocade, HP

HP FlexFabric Gets Raves from Storage Networking Vendors

QLogic and Emulex help HP create a new multiprotocol blade server technology that can change connection protocols on the fly.
Tags : blade servers, storage networking, HP, FCoE, network convergence

HP Gives Storage Appliances a Capacity Boost

HP has recently updated a number of storage and networking products for small and mid-sized businesses.
Tags : networking, HP, Storage Appliances

Cisco Strategy Focuses on Infrastructure, Storage networking

Clouds and virtualization will help with the 1.2 zettabytes of data humans are expected to create in 2010.
Tags : IBM, infrastructure, HP, Cisco, storage networking

HP Builds Storage Networks for Small Businesses

HP sees the small business data storage market as a big growth area.
Tags : HP, storage networking, network attached storage, small business storage, Storage area network

HP Readies its Three-Layer Storage Product

HP is readying a three-layer storage product as part of its converged infrastructure strategy.
Tags : converged, data storage, storage system, storage networking, HP

Total Disk Storage Systems Turn a Corner, Posting First Year-Over-Year Gain in More Than Four Quarters

Finally, some good news from IDC that the dip in storage hardware sales is turning around
Tags : storage networking, EMC, IBM, NetApp, HP

Gartner Says Worldwide External Controller-Based Disk Storage Market Declined 8.6 Percent in 2009

EMC remains in top spot followed by IBM and HP.
Tags : Gartner, Hitachi, IBM, EMC, HP

HP Micro-magic: The Memristor and Data Storage

Nearly all discussion about memristors so far, has focused on data storage.
Tags : memristor, data storage, HP

HP Unveils LTO-5 Tape Storage Products

Tape storage remains a vibrant market, HP says.
Tags : backup and recovery, archiving, HP, tape storage, LTO-5

Convergence of Storage Networking and Servers Requires Super Admins

As storage, networking, servers become more tightly integrated, the data center had best cast a call for a super administrator position.
Tags : Cisco, stackable, HP, hardware, networking

HP Upgrades SAN Storage, OEMs QLogic Fibre Channel Switches

HP unveils new offerings for iSCSI and Fibre Channel storage networking environments.
Tags : data storage, storage switches, HP, SAN, storage networking

European Regulators Approve HP Bid for 3Com

The European Commission has given approval for HP's $2.7 billion bid for 3Com.
Tags : 3Com, HP, storage networking

3Par Rises on Takeover Speculation

Could 3Par be acquired by NetApp or HP? Some analysts have their doubts.
Tags : Dell, 3PAR, mergers and acquisitions, NetApp, HP

EMC, HP Back Up and Dedupe PCs

After conquering the enterprise storage market, the IT giants have their eye on PCs.
Tags : PC, EMC, deduplication, HP, backup

HP, IBM and 3PAR Unveil New Data Storage Wares

Protecting server virtualization environments is a common theme among data storage hardware vendors.
Tags : IBM, HP

HP Puts Ibrix to Work

PolyServe gets the boot from HP's Extreme Data Storage System.
Tags : Ibrix, PolyServe, HP, NAS, clustered file systems

HP Offers Data Storage for the Smallest Businesses

HP's new sub-$1,000 storage offerings compete with the likes of Buffalo and Iomega.
Tags : small business, HP, data storage, EMC, data protection

EMC, HP Protect VMware Environments

EMC and HP are just two of many storage vendors with announcements at this week's VMworld show. Will there be big news from the VMware-Cisco-EMC alliance?
Tags : Cisco, EMC, HP

HP and Oracle Make Your Data Work Harder

The HP Oracle Database Machine processes data in a hurry, thanks to InfiniBand, smart software and other features.
Tags : Oracle, business intelligence, database, HP, data warehouse

HP Sees Opportunity in Data Deduplication

The EMC-NetApp bidding war over Data Domain shows just how big the dedupe market is, and HP says it's ready to do battle.
Tags : HP, deduplication, HP Labs, backup, data storage

HP's Ibrix Buy Cools NetApp Speculation

The acquisition of the file serving specialist means that HP won't be making a play for NetApp anytime soon, according to analysts.
Tags : file systems, Ibrix, mergers and acquisitions, NetApp, HP

HP's Hybrid Approach to Disaster Recovery

HP and other data storage vendors are helping users replicate to different storage product families to save on disaster recovery costs.
Tags : HP, data storage, disaster recovery, replication, EMC

HP Unveils Storage, Virtualization Offerings for Small Businesses

HP says it has made storage management and virtual server adoption easier for small businesses.
Tags : data storage, Microsoft, virtualization, Windows Storage Server 2008, HP

EMC's Donatelli Can Work at HP ... But Not on Storage

EMC's top data storage official can go to work for rival HP — on one condition.
Tags : HP, servers, EMC, data storage

EMC Wins Round One in Donatelli Lawsuit

EMC has won the first round in its battle to keep its top data storage executive from defecting to HP.
Tags : data storage, virtualization, servers, HP, EMC

EMC Sues to Stop HP From Hiring Storage Exec

HP has lured away EMC's top data storage executive, but EMC is suing to halt the move.
Tags : Cisco, EMC, HP

HP Combines Storage, Virtual Servers

HP rolls out its first offerings from its acquisition of LeftHand Networks — and the company's global reach could mean a quick return on its investment.
Tags : virtualization, HP

Server Virtualization Breathes New Life Into DAS

Server virtualization is creating a new market for an old storage technology, as HP's latest products show.
Tags : server management, DAS, virtualization, HP, SAN