HP Discover Barcelona Wrap-up : Convergence everywhere!
Dec13

HP Discover Barcelona Wrap-up : Convergence everywhere!

I had the opportunity to attend the European HP Discover event of 2013, this time in Barcelona. This is an overview of the most important announcements made over there. In future blog posts I will dive deeper in each aspect. STORAGE After having announced the 3PAR 7×00 series in Frankfurt, the full-flash 7450 SSD array in June in Vegas, was the biggest announcement this week that this 7450 array was ‘enhanced’ from 550K to a...

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Countdown to HP Discover – 1 week to go. Want to join me?
Dec04

Countdown to HP Discover – 1 week to go. Want to join me?

Ola! OK, 1 week to go and the doors will open of the Fira center in Barcelona for the biggest HP event of the year in Europe. For me it will be my fifth attendance already of this event, featuring hundreds of sessions focused on the hottest topics in the industry today – Big Data, Converged Cloud, Mobility, Security, Risk Management and more. The place to be for every IT professional. I am quite sure that there will be great...

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Introduction to HP Moonshot
Jun19

Introduction to HP Moonshot

Ever since Meg Whitman announced at HP Discover in Las Vegas that the HP.com website was running on Moonshot, lots of people were surprised and curious of how this is possible… Those tiny little server cartridges? Besides the typical marketing stuff like “80% less space, 89% less energy and 77% less cost”, the following numbers make it even more impressive: the whole HP.com website runs on the energy equivalent to a dozen of 60W...

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New features in the HP 3PAR Operating System 3.1.2
Dec05

New features in the HP 3PAR Operating System 3.1.2

HP announced at HP Discover in Frankfurt the new version of the 3PAR (oops StoreServ) Operating System version 3.1.2 replacing 3.1.1. Find here the most important topics: Ease of use New 3PAR 7000 Software Suites – Simplified ordering, reduced bundle prices Out of Box installation and configuration – 3PAR SmartStart for midrange Enhanced Adaptive Optimization – Management via IMC instead of System Reporter –...

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Bye bye EVA, welcome little 3PAR!
Dec05

Bye bye EVA, welcome little 3PAR!

HP announced at HP Discover in Frankfurt the new model in the 3PAR portfolio. Besides the existing P10000 high-end series now there is also a P7000 midrange model. Also for the first time (after 2 years of thinking/hoping/expecting) HP announced the new P7000 3PAR as the next-gen EVA. Finally.Not that the EVA is bad (I love it!) but HP needed to go further to follow (and stay ahead) of the competition. HP talks about polymorphic...

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