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A few weeks ago I had the distinct privilege of being invited to attend HP’s Storage Tech Days 2012 in Fort Collins, Colorado by none other than the legendary Calvin Zito @HPStorageguy.  For those that don’t already know, Calvin is HP Storageworks’ Social Media Manager and full time cheerleader for Boise football.  He discovered my […]

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Big victories for HP Storage! Breaking world records and climbing the Gartner ladder!

September 2, 2010 will go down as one of the most defining days in HP Storage history. On that day 3Par officially accepted HP’s bid to acquire them at $33 a share which forced Dell, who started the acquisition talks with an offer of $18 share to tap out. A few months later Dell would […]

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3Par – Mixed Workload Technology – The “high occupancy lane” for I/O processing

WITH MWT                                  WITHOUT MWT Mixed workload technology is a small but very important piece of the converged infrastructure puzzle that allows the consolidation of your existing storage arrays.   In the real world scenario where calculated and controlled benchmarks don’t matter, you have today’s environments that are very dynamic, especially when it comes to virtualized infrastructures. […]

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3Par Documentation, Best Practices, and Case Studies Repository

3Par related documents are pretty difficult to locate.  I have yet to see a central location for them and I’m sure HP will change that in time but for now I am starting the *unofficial* 3Par Document Repository!  The Architecture and VMWare guide are my favorites reads.  If any of you have other documents that […]

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