HPE upgrades its StoreOnce backup-to-disk platform
Dec03

HPE upgrades its StoreOnce backup-to-disk platform

The previous series of StoreOnce appliances 2700, 2900, 4500 and 4700 existed quite some time already and were based on HPE Proliant Gen8 hardware. It was obvious that they would ‘upgrade’ to the latest Gen9 technology. This was announced now just before HPE Discover in London. The line-up stays similar to the previous one although the available capacity scales better compared to the previous models: The 3100 replaces the 2700: 8TB...

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HPE Hyper-Converged 250 goes Microsoft
Dec02

HPE Hyper-Converged 250 goes Microsoft

At HPE Discover in London HP announced besides the new Synergy platform also another important next step in that other new platform being HPE ConvergedSystem CS250 Hyper-Converged StoreVirtual aka CS250-HC… The platform was cool and revolutionary because of the fact that it is an all-in-one box that allows to deploy a complete infrastructure in 15 minutes… Read more about it here in one of my previous articles… A question that I often...

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HPE announces Synergy, the hardware platform behind the Composable Infrastructure
Dec01

HPE announces Synergy, the hardware platform behind the Composable Infrastructure

HPE Discover 2015 in London started instantly with a BIG accouncement, that big that the storage announcements were done 2 weeks ago… Says enough. Last summer at the previous Discover event in Las Vegas, HPE announced a new thing called the Composable Infrastructure… Three principles define the Composable Infrastructure: Fluid Resource Pools: compute, storage and fabric networking that can be composed and recomposed to the exact need...

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A funny story about what a Proliant server and the future Machine have in common
Jun09

A funny story about what a Proliant server and the future Machine have in common

While I was running around at HP Discover in Las Vegas capturing all the exciting new stuff in my interest zone, I saw also the booth of HP Labs… This team is currently busy (and will be for a while) developing The Machine… This is a huge project of exciting new technologies about photonics, memristors and other cool stuff that will be used in the computer of the future. One of the cool technologies you could see at the booth was...

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Meet the Monster 3PAR: HP launches their next generation 3PAR at HP Discover Las Vegas
Jun02

Meet the Monster 3PAR: HP launches their next generation 3PAR at HP Discover Las Vegas

This week HP announced the next generation of 3PAR storage arrays at HP Discover in Las Vegas. In the current line-up we have the 7000 series midrange and 10000 high-end series. The 7000 series got an update/upgrade last year with the release of the 7×00 systems, which was a hardware upgrade of the controllers (more memory and bigger SSD) for the enablement of the File Persona file services. This time it is the top model...

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