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Say YES to simplified storage administration tasks

By Rashmi Malik, 3PAR StoreServ Product Manager

 

YES.jpegHP 3PAR StoreServ Storage support with Microsoft Windows PowerShell is NOW available—bringing you a powerful way to simplify management via the Microsoft Windows PowerShell environment.

Repetitive tasks are best managed by scripting. As a storage administrator, you are often challenged to manage various administrative tasks over a multitude of storage arrays and servers in your data center environment. Microsoft Windows PowerShell enables managing administrative tasks using commandlets that are .NET classes. To make management of these repetitive steps easier, we’ve recently added support for Microsoft PowerShell Support to 3PAR StoreServ via a toolkit that’s free to download.

 

 

How can HP 3PAR 7450c reduce your Oracle latencies by as much as 21%?

By Hasmig Samurkashian, HP Storage Solutions Marketing

 

Oracle database environments demand the highest levels of performance and availability. HP 3PAR StoreServ All-Flash Storage is an ideal fit for Oracle DB environments, not only for its high IOPS and low latency but also for its robust HA and DR capabilities.

 

DemartekJ.jpgNow a new report from Demartek shows 16Gb FC SAN reduces latency for Oracle 21% and 3PAR Express Writes reduces latency 10%. Read on for more performance details.

 

Architecture matters: Getting the most out of flash storage

By Phill Gilbert, UK&I 3PAR Flash Specialist

 

As a flash specialist in the UK, I spend much of my time with our customers talking about flash storage. During meetings, you often bring up independent reports as a way to validate what I’m saying. So you can imagine my interest as I read the recent Gartner Solid State Array Magic Quadrant report and how pleased I was with the results: HP 3PAR StoreServ is now a leader in all-flash storage.

 

With special mention to our common architecture across platforms, hardware-driven efficiencies and success getting this message out, I think we have earned a place in the leaders quadrant. After all, HP 3PAR StoreServ isn’t just another all-flash array. It has unique features that stand out from the crowd. This 3PAR Thursday, I want to talk with you about how to get the most out of flash storage.

Be a truly agile IT service provider: boost Hyper-V environments with HP 3PAR StoreServ All-Flash

By Parissa Mohamadi, Microsoft Solution Manager, HP Storage Marketing

 

It's benefits time when you deploy Microsoft Hyper-V on HP 3PAR StoreServ All-Flash

AllFlash.jpegWhat happens when you host your virtual server environment on an all-flash array? You can increase your VM density per server, so that you can quickly spin up new applications on mobile devices. After all, an all-flash array is a strategic investment when you want to be an agile IT services provider. But which all-flash array do you choose? HP 3PAR StoreServ all-flash arrays offer many benefits—including the resiliency and manageability required for critical enterprise application storage.

 

Join us at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC)

July 12-16, 2015

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando Florida

#WPC15

 

Why WPC?

  • The connections you need to generate future business
  • The insights you want to get the competitive edge
  • The partnerships that matter to deliver world-class customer results 

Learn more at the WPC event site 

Ready to bring less risk, more ROI to your all-flash data center?

By Walter Tessmann, Sr. Product Line Manager, HP Complete, HP Storage

 

3PAR.jpegIntroducing a complete solution data protection over long distances from HP and Alcatel-Lucent

Is your enterprise ready to take the all-flash data center to the ultimate in high availability with geographically dispersed active-active data centers? As you head in that direction, oftentimes managing and acquiring the optical transport through a full solution can be a challenge.

 

To help you on your way, HP and Alcatel-Lucent have validated an end-to-end solution using HP 3PAR StoreServ storage and HP 3PAR Remote Copy software, coupled with the PSS 1830 Optical Switch from Alcatel-Lucent. With this optical switch, your data centers can replicate and stay up to date virtually in real time within 130KM (500KM very, very soon!) of distance with an L1 in-flight encryption option to minimize business risk. Here are more details.

 

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