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HP 3PAR Express Writes: this is what innovation looks like

By Ivan Iannaccone, Product Line Strategist, HP Storage  @IvanIannaccone

 

With the release of HP 3PAR OS 3.2.1, we introduced a new functionality called Express Writes that is aimed to lower the overall write latency for small block random writes. Six months later, we’ve gone back and looked at how this changed positively impacted customer workloads. In this 3PAR Thursday post, I’m sharing some of this data. And to be clear: this is all data from real customer production systems. :smileyhappy:

 

Give it a try and share your results on Twitter: #3PARExpressWrites

If you are an HP 3PAR StoreServ customer and have upgraded to 3.2.1, you can see for yourself using Command Line Interface (CLI) or HP 3PAR StoreServ Management Console (SSMC).

 

 

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HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 All-Flash: the workhorse that delivers

By Priyadarshi (Pd), Product Line Manager, HP 3PAR Storage   @Priyadarshi_Pd

 

HP 3PAR StoreServ All-Flash is growing the fastest in a market that’s already growing fast. The graph below shows just how fast 3PAR StoreServ all-flash has grown YoY (2014 vs. 2013) versus the overall market. If a product’s market growth is any indicator of having the right formula to solve real-world problems, then you need to take a serious look at this contender. This 3PAR Thursday, here’s a look at all the compelling reasons why.

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Note: Chart created by HP based on Gartner Research, Market Share Analysis: SSDs and Solid-State Arrays, Worldwide, 2014, May 2015

How expanded storage integration increases agility, reduces costs for SAP HANA shops

By Hasmig Samurkashian, HP Storage Solutions Marketing

 

SAP2J.jpgAt the SAP Sapphire show this week in Orlando, Florida, HP announced two areas of expanded integration for HP Storage solutions for SAP and SAP HANA. The first is an all-new HP StoreOnce plug-in for SAP HANA. The second is the expanded capability of the HP Storage Plug-in for SAP LVM to now support SAP LVM 2.1. Today I want to tell you more about how plug-ins streamline and accelerate backups and clones for increased data protection and productivity.

 

 

HP 3PAR StoreServ Management Console 2.1 delivers unprecedented reporting capabilities

By Ivan Iannaccone, HP 3PAR StoreServ Product Management @ivaniannaccone

 

A few months ago I introduced you to HP 3PAR StoreServ Management Console (SSMC) 2.0. This was the first release of our new management console based on the same toolkit introduced by HP OneView and now used across many other HP products. Between December and now, we have continued to enhance the product based on both our Beta programs and customer feedback while adding new features and functionalities. Get ready for a deep dive!

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How to get hold of SSMC 2.1?
HP 3PAR StoreServ Management Console 2.1 will be posted on HP 3PAR SW Depot on May 82015 allowing all HP 3PAR StoreServ customers to install free of charge. 

3 big reasons why HP 3PAR StoreServ is an ideal platform for VMware vSphere

By Eric Siebert, Solutions Manager, HP Storage   @ericsiebert

 

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HP 3PAR StoreServ provides an ideal platform for VMware vSphere for many reasons. This 3PAR Thursday, I want to give you some details on what those are—so you can better understand why vSphere and 3PAR StoreServ are a winning combination.

 

Let’s get started with plenty to say on reason #1: architecture.

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