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Securities Firm Boosts Data Center Performance with Solutions from HP

April 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Securities Firm Boosts Data Center Performance with Solutions from HP 

Webmaster ToolboxPALO ALTO, CA – HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that Samuel A. Ramirez & Co Inc., a New York-based full-service securities firm, has chosen HP 3PAR Utility Storage, a key element of the HP Converged Infrastructure strategy, to improve customer responsiveness and lower costs.

Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., which manages more than $2 billion in customer assets, needed to improve customer response time to support future growth objectives. Due to its aging storage infrastructure, the firm continuously encountered access issues when searching the database on its storage area network (SAN). This resulted in delays of several minutes, which can lead to lost revenue in the securities business. Additionally, storage administration tasks and manual data backup activities required up to four hours a day to complete. Read more

3PAR Announces Expansion of Cloud-Agile Program

January 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on 3PAR Announces Expansion of Cloud-Agile Program 

Web Hosting ToolboxFremont, CA – 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today a major expansion of the 3PAR Cloud-Agile Program to accommodate increased interest from hosting service providers experiencing substantial growth in the demand for cloud-based services. Originally launched in July of 2009, the 3PAR Cloud-Agile Program includes members that have built or are building agile and efficient cloud service delivery infrastructures using 3PAR InServ® Storage Servers.

Joining the program at the newly created “Business Partner” level are new US and UK partners as well as the first Cloud-Agile partners in Japan and South Africa. These new partners join existing 3PAR Cloud-Agile participants at the “Global Partner” level: Attenda, CSC, DataPipe, Terremark, and Verizon Business.
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Ultraspeed UK Hosting Provider Reduces Storage Needs by 50%

October 20, 2009 by · Comments Off on Ultraspeed UK Hosting Provider Reduces Storage Needs by 50% 

Hosting Tools Fremont, CA — 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that top-ten UK hosting provider Ultraspeed has consolidated onto the 3PAR InServ® F-Class Storage Server as part of a cloud computing datacenter transformation to support the underlying storage requirement for their next-generation Diskless Infrastructure®. With 3PAR Utility Storage, Ultraspeed has cut their storage capacity, administration, and power requirements in half and saved on support costs associated with the new infrastructure to support their Diskless Platform®. By consolidating onto a single 3PAR InServ Storage Server, Ultraspeed has not only increased the flexibility and scalability of their storage environment, but has gained the ability to purchase capacity only as they need it in order to reduce up-front costs, leverage falling disk prices, and minimize operating expenses associated with powering, cooling, housing, and administering disks.

Ultraspeed is renowned for their highly virtualized Diskless Infrastructure, which is built on their Diskless Platform. The Diskless Platform is a compilation of best-of-breed architectures which provides end users with the ability to deploy and manage their diskless storage in real time, without the limitations experienced with physical hard disk drives. Ultraspeed’s previous storage environment supported the first generation of the provider’s Diskless Platform, but was hitting major limitations in terms of storage capacity and this was affecting Ultraspeed’s ability to serve end users.

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3PAR Chosen for New Private Cloud Computing Platform Offered by Horizon Data Center

September 29, 2009 by · Comments Off on 3PAR Chosen for New Private Cloud Computing Platform Offered by Horizon Data Center 

Web Hosting Services Fremont, CA — 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that Horizon Data Center Solutions (HDCS) has chosen 3PAR Utility Storage to enable their newly announced FlexSafe CloudSM. Founded in 2008, the up-and-coming datacenter and managed services provider (MSP) chose 3PAR Utility Storage as the foundation for its cloud computing services based on the superior efficiency, agility, and scalability of 3PAR’s highly virtualized InServ® Storage Server platform.

As a growing datacenter and managed services provider, success for HDCS depends on the ability to distinguish itself from the competition by providing a level of agility and efficiency not achievable with legacy storage infrastructures. By allowing HDCS to build an effective and flexible managed storage platform at a low cost, 3PAR fit the cloud computing company’s storage needs perfectly. In fact, by deploying highly virtualized 3PAR InServ® T-Class Storage Servers, HDCS reduced their Total Cost of Storage by 60% as compared to purchasing legacy storage systems from a traditional storage vendor—a definite competitive advantage.

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