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HP Data Protector 8 at HP Discover

The other day I had a "snippet" from our HP Discover Blogger coffee talk with David Scott and Siamak Nazari.  I'll have a few more podcasts from the coffee talk and their will be more details they gave on HP 3PAR - some really interesting stuff that I'm excited to share.   I also had Stephen Spellicy, Director of Product Management for HP Autonomy Enterprise Backup Solutions with us.  At HP Discover, we announced HP Data Protector 8 and Stephen answered a few questions that the bloggers had. 


What's new with HP Data Protector 8?

It's a bit of a catch-22 that HP is such a big company. We included the new Data Protector 8 news in our press conference but there was so much other news that I was pretty sure most people didn't really get what we announced.  So before I share with you the audio from the coffee talk where Stephen answered questions from the bloggers, here's the highlights of what's new:


(See the blog post for the details)



Storage news at HP Discover

Today as we kickoff HP Discover, we have significant news coming from HP Storage.  I’ll dive deeper into the various parts of the announcement on the blog over the next few days – in this first post I’ll give you an introduction to our news.  There are three pieces of news to share:

  • Enhancements to the HP StoreOnce family that improve backup performance 3X and recovery 5X faster over comparable EMC Data Domain product
  • New HP Data Protector 7 with Autonomy IDOL - the first meaning-based protection software 
  • New HP Virtual Connect Direct-Attach FC for 3PAR with Flat SAN technology

You can read more about this announcement on the blog.


Data Protection, Tape and Disk according to SearchStorage

Data protection and recovery expert Jay Livens breaks down a data protection survey he saw on  Check out what he had to say. 

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