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5 reasons to not settle for pseudo-unified storage

By Stephen Bacon, Senior Manager, File and Object Storage Product Management and Marketing



Meet the future of primary storage – truly converged block, file and object access

Unfortunately, the word “unified” has been misused or abused by so many storage vendors that it’s true meaning is being forgotten. While unified storage systems on the market today support a mixture of block and file capabilities, they have all made significant compromises. 


Established so-called unified storage systems have superficially bolted together block and file in some fashion. I personally believe the industry needs to do much better. HP’s vision is to provide the most efficient primary storage engineered for the true convergence of block, file and object access with HP 3PAR StoreServ and the new HP 3PAR File Persona.

Part 2: Updates to the X1000 and X3000 Network Storage families

Today I continue my discussion with Jim Hankins, the product manager for the X1000 and X3000; in the vlog, Jim gives a demo of the user interface and talks about what's new in Windows Storage Server 2008 R2.

Part 1: Updates to the X1000 and X3000 Network Storage families

In the first of two vblogs, today I talk to Jim Hankins the product manager for the X1000 and X3000.  I was recently in Ft. Collins and Jim gave me a tour of the lab and showed me all of the X1000/X3000 products. 

The Tolly Group finds HP NAS System Simple, Powerful and Highly Available

The Tolly Group has recently published an evaluation report on the HP StorageWorks X3820 Network Storage System.

Podcast - new X3000 HA Bundles

Podcast focusing on the new X3000 HA Bundles.

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