3cV: a proven blueprint for cloud computing and virtual server environments
Increased demands on IT, coupled with the traditional dedication of physical computing and storage resources, have led to spiraling server and storage costs, datacenter sprawl, and time-intensive provisioning and change management. Coined by global banking leader Deutsche Bank, “3cV” stands for the combination of HP 3PAR Utility Storage with HP BladeSystem c-Class server blades and VMware vSphere.
A proven blueprint for highly virtualized utility computing, 3cV delivers transformative levels of agility and efficiency to today’s challenged IT environments.
Elements of this combined utility computing solution include:
•HP 3PAR Storage Systems
Highly virtualized, autonomically managed, tiered-storage arrays built for utility computing. Organizations creating virtualized IT infrastructures for workload consolidation use HP 3PAR Utility Storage to reduce the costs of allocated storage capacity, storage administration, and SAN infrastructure.
•HP BladeSystem c-Class Server Blades
The leading blade server infrastructure on the market for datacenters of all sizes. HP BladeSystem c-Class server blades minimize energy and space requirements and increase administrative productivity through advantages in I/O virtualization, powering, cooling, and manageability.
The leading virtualization platform for industry-standard servers. VMware vSphere helps clients reduce capital and operating expenses, improve agility, ensure business continuity, strengthen security, and go green.