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HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Gets Scale-OutOpen in a New Window

Today we are announcing enhancements to the StoreVirtual 3200, including scale-out, that I want to tell you about. 

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The Future of Data Protection Is Already Here. It’s Just Not Very Evenly Distributed.Open in a New Window

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The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for General Purpose Arrays recognizes HPE as a Leader based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. Let’s journey into the future of data protection to see what’s happening with HPE 3PAR Integrated Data Protection.



A Crazy-Good Year for Software-Defined StorageOpen in a New Window

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It’s hard to believe 2017 is here! Call me crazy, but I think 2016 was the most fun and productive year ever in Software-Defined Storage Land. Let’s take a look at the 2016 highlight reel.


LTO Tape Versus Optical Disk. Which Archive Technology Lands the Knockout Blow?Open in a New Window

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Today, we’re taking a look at LTO tape technology in comparison with Sony’s Optical Disk Archive solution for long-term archiving. Let's see who lands the knockout blow.


Electric Street Car Racing: Q & A with DS Virgin RacingOpen in a New Window


At Discover, we hosted a breakfast for our independent bloggers with the DS Virgin Racing team.  This is a podcast of the Q&A we did.

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Like Cookies, It’s Hard to Make the Wrong SDS ChoiceOpen in a New Window


Whether we’re talking cookies or computers, you have come to expect choices when you make a purchase, and why wouldn’t you? HPE software-defined technology is all about choices - from flexible build-it-yourself solutions to  simple preconfigured systems.


LTO Tape. Even Mr. Robot Proof!Open in a New Window

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During Season 1 of the TV show, "Mr. Robot," the lead character, a hacker on a mission, describes his plan to destroy a malign conglomerate's backup tapes. Not just any old tapes, but LTO ones at that. How accurate was this discussion?


Client Virtualization Blueprint for HPE Hyper Converged SystemsOpen in a New Window

Today I want to point you to a new blueprint - Client Virtualization with HPE Hyper Converged Systems. This is a great resource and the post is filled with more resources if you're considering hyper-converged infrastructure.



The Machine and an Update on PhotonicsOpen in a New Window

This year at Discover, there was a lot to talk coming from Hewlett Packard Labs so that's what I want to focus on. I have a the Q&A we did with our guest bloggers and Labs as well as a demo of the X1 Photonics module. 



From Performance to TCO: the Driving Forces Behind the All-Flash Data CenterOpen in a New Window

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Review much of the marketing literature around the promises and benefits of all-flash primary storage these days and overwhelmingly the focus of the message is around performance.  However, the benefits of flashification go much further and beyond just the performance boost. 


3PAR Flash-Integrated Data Protection: Reducing Risk in the All-Flash Data CenterOpen in a New Window

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We’re on the cusp of a 3rd wave of disruption where flash is the “new normal” for business-critical applications. What does this mean for the rest of your data center infrastructure? Here’s how 3PAR flash-integrated data protection helps minimize risk in the all-flash data center.


HPE StoreOnce System Achieves Common Criteria Security CertificationOpen in a New Window

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Good news for data security: HPE StoreOnce systems have been awarded Common Criteria Certification for meeting the security requirements defined by the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation.


As Simple as Water: Allocating Storage with a Composable Data FabricOpen in a New Window

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Composable data fabric brings simplicity to your storage infrastructure, making storage like the water in your tap: there when you need it, for any application or workload you want to run.


HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage: What a Relief. No Conflicting Opinions Here.Open in a New Window

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 These days, wherever you look, it’s easy to find a narrative intended to create conflicting opinions to pull us in different directions. That’s why it’s absolutely intoxicating that we can talk about a subject pretty much everyone agrees with. HPE 3PAR is **bleep** good. (And here’s why.)


HPE StoreFabric Gen6 32Gb Fibre Channel: An Early Data Storage Christmas GiftOpen in a New Window


New HPE StoreFabric Gen6 32Gb Fibre Channel infrastructure brings three modern Gifts of the Magi: breakthrough performance, simplified management and investment protection for both current SAS and next-generation NVMe over Fabrics storage. Happy Holidays!


Two IT Industry Superheroes Come Together to Protect Your Data and ApplicationsOpen in a New Window

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We here at HPE – the superhero of data storage – are teaming up with Veeam® Software – the superhero of data availability – because your data needs our combined protection more than ever!


Veeam and HPE Partnership Delivers Data Protection InnovationOpen in a New Window

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The integration of Veeam Software with HPE 3PAR StoreServ, StoreVirtual and StoreOnce provides comprehensive data and application availability and monitoring. 


Flash Forward with the HPE StoreFabric Gen 6 32Gb SAN PortfolioOpen in a New Window

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The HPE StoreFabric Gen 6 32Gb FC portfolio provides a reliable storage networking foundation for enterprise data centers and private cloud storage to handle today’s performance requirements while delivering future-proof investment protection.


HPE 3PAR 3D Cache: Turbocharged Application Acceleration Is HereOpen in a New Window

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Here’s the challenge: delivering high performance from a small number of high capacity SSDs. Enter HPE 3PAR 3D Cache, the cutting-edge turbocharger for the 3PAR StoreServ all-flash engine.


Step Up to Big Data Archive Challenges with New HPE Enterprise Tape SolutionsOpen in a New Window

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Just announced at HPE Discover: Get the details on our partnership with Spectra Logic to deliver two new tape archive solutions – HPE T950 and HPE TFinity ExaScale Edition. 

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