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September 18, 2013  11:42 AM

HP schedules EVA’s funeral

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, Hewlett-Packard, hp eva, HP storage, Storage

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has officially killed its Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) SAN platform, telling customers it will stop selling the two remaining models next January. HP is steering customers instead to its Converged Storage portfolio, which basically means its 3PAR StoreServ platform. An HP...

July 31, 2012  5:59 AM

HP delivers all-flash 3PAR storage array

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, Hewlett-Packard, Storage

Rather than build an all-flash array from the ground up or buy a startup that already has done that, Hewlett-Packard (HP) is offering its existing storage arrays with all solid-state drives (SSDs) as a high-performance option. HP this week started shipping an all-SSD version of its 3PAR P10000...

October 6, 2010  7:11 PM

3PAR’s Scott to head HP storage

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, Hewlett-Packard, storage arrays

Hewlett-Packard picked up a new storage leader as well as a new lead storage platform from its $2.35 billion 3PAR acquisition. HP today named former 3PAR CEO Dave Scott senior vice president and general manager of its StorageWorks division, reporting to EVP of enterprise servers, storage and...

September 27, 2010  3:09 PM

HP sticks with Hitachi for high-end storage array

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, P9500, storage arrays

Hewlett-Packard is launching is version of Hitachi Data System’s new VSP system today, which should end speculation that HP will sever its OEM deal with Hitachi’s parent company for its enterprise...

September 2, 2010  4:32 PM

Dell backs out, leaving 3PAR to HP

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, dell, Hewlett-Packard

So, Dell’s latest offer for 3PAR turned out to be a last-chance hope to land a haymaker rather than an indication of Dell being in the chase for the long haul. About an hour after 3PAR revealed it received new offers from Dell and Hewlett-Packard, Dell threw in the towel. The vendor issued a...

September 2, 2010  2:49 PM

Dell, HP still going toe-to-toe for 3PAR

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, dell, Hewlett-Packard

Now it looks like the battle for 3PAR will turn into an old-fashioned 15-round bout between Hewlett-Packard and Dell. Neither 3PAR suitor backed down today, as they each made their fourth bid for 3PAR. At the end of the latest bidding round, HP’s had the highest offer of $33 per share or $2.35...

August 27, 2010  1:09 PM

HP goes to $2B for 3PAR after Dell raises its bid *(Updated)*

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, dell, Hewlett-Packard, storage vendors

The bids are coming in rapidly for 3 PAR. 3PAR barely had time to digest Dell's $1.8 billion offer this morning before Hewlett-Packard raised its offer to $2 billion. Storage Systems vendor 3PAR has now received four bids in two days and six in two weeks with Dell and HP making three offers...

August 26, 2010  1:22 PM

Dell raises its bid for 3PAR

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, dell, Hewlett-Packard, storage vendors

Dell raised its offer for 3PAR today with a revised bid that is a mere $20 million more than Hewlett-Packard’s Monday offer of $1.6 billion. Dell’s latest offer of $24.30 per share beats HP’s $24 per share. Dell’s first offer disclosed Aug. 16 was for $18 per share or $1.15...


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