Letter to Sun Customers:
With the changes announced to the Oracle/Sun and HDS relationship, it's understandable that you have concerns about Oracle/Sun's ability to continue to support your storage environment. Mission critical storage requires the commitment of strategic partners and that commitment is now in doubt.
HP wants you to know that, unlike Oracle/Sun, we're fully committed to our Hitachi relationship to develop and provide Tier 1 Enterprise Storage with the HP StorageWorks XP Disk Array family.
We have had a strategic OEM relationship with Hitachi since 1999. Together we've delivered five generations of XP arrays that have dramatically reduced operational and capital expenses through storage virtualization, efficient storage tiering, data migration and remote data center clustering for disaster-proof system availability in over 5,000 customer environments around the world.
Our StorageWorks XP arrays are integrated into a comprehensive portfolio of industry leading converged infrastructure platforms, end-to-end data center and application management software capabilities, comprehensive technology services and mission critical support offerings. We employ a global network of enterprise services resources capable of planning, implementing and supporting our XP SAN array customers with the service levels that they expect. This makes our XP solutions the best in the industry.
HP will continue to deliver solutions with Hitachi technology integrated into StorageWorks solutions and supported by HP Services for your mission critical customer environments. Our StorageWorks XP SAN arrays are a strategic part of our portfolio.
If you are unsure about the stability of the Oracle/Sun and HDS relationship and are interested in working with HP, we would welcome the opportunity to prove to you our capabilities in mission critical storage environments.