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Primeur weekly 2012-05-07

The Cloud

Oracle engineered systems power CISDI to establish Cloud computing platform ...

State of the Cloud: Analysis of Cloud Services, Companies, and Applications published ...

New IBM business integration software helps enterprises accelerate adoption of social business, Cloud and mobile technologies ...

Oracle partners around the world drive customer success with Oracle's SPARC T4 servers and Oracle Solaris 11 ...

Teradata to acquire eCircle ...

HP launches HP 3PAR programme guaranteed to double performance in VMware environments ...

Desktop Grids

XtremWeb 8.0.2 has been released ...

EuroFlash

Now entering its 20th year, TOP500 List to be focus of three sessions at ISC'12 ...

eScience engineer team in place ...

PRACE Summer School on Code Optimisation for Multi-Core and Intel MIC Architecture ...

Escape response of small fish tested using a supercomputer ...

Rogue Wave releases TotalView 8.10 ...

AREVA invests in new supercomputer with the CEA and its partners ...

Biggest ever computer conference to honour Alan Turing ...

Bright Computing brings data aware scheduling to Cloud bursting into Amazon EC2 ...

USFlash

Researchers turn Big Data problems into advanced biology and drug discoveries ...

Univa announces Grid Engine 8.1 to further evolve the popular software ...

Scientists uncover strong support for once-marginalized theory on Parkinson's disease ...

eASIC enables 3x increase in energy efficiency for astrophysical simulation supercomputer ...

Cray completes sale of interconnect hardware assets to Intel ...

SGI announces new CFO, Robert J. Nikl ...

OSC's Tomko to champion high-performance computing ...

Queensland University of Technology selects SGI to advance broad research charter ...

Research breakthrough takes supercomputing out of the lab ...

A 100-gigbit highway for science ...

SDSC announces Summer Supercomputing Programme for undergraduates ...

HP launches HP 3PAR programme guaranteed to double performance in VMware environments

2 May 2012 Palo Alto - HP has launched the HP Get Virtual Guarantee Programme, enabling clients to improve server virtualization return on investment by doubling physical server virtual machine performance when deploying HP 3PAR Storage in VMware environments.

The HP Get Virtual Guarantee Programme promises qualified participants a minimum two times increase in virtual server density by doubling the total virtual machine workload on existing physical servers. This programme can reduce the costs of a customer’s rapidly growing VMware virtualization environment.

If a two times increase in virtual server density is not achieved, HP will provide participants with the disk capacity and related HP software and support necessary to achieve the guaranteed programme results.

A key component of HP Converged Infrastructure, HP 3PAR Storage delivers high storage-performance levels for the unpredictable workloads typically generated in virtual server environments, as well as in public, private and hybrid Cloud environments. HP 3PAR Storage is integrated with VMware vStorage technologies and combined with unique built-in features such as the HP 3PAR Gen4 ASIC, automatic load balancing, wide striping and a Mesh-Active clustered architecture, enabling clients to maintain peak infrastructure performance levels as new virtual servers are brought on-line.

"We needed to significantly boost capacity without adding to the physical or administrative footprint of our virtual server environment", stated Gary Collins, founder and director at Intercept, a hosting service provider. "HP 3PAR Storage was the only system that allowed us to support twice as many virtual machines on each of our physical servers while meeting all of our data center upgrade goals."

"To manage exponential data growth, organisations need a storage architecture that can meet their requirements without increasing data centre size and maintenance expenses", stated Gary Green, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware. "HP’s Get Virtual Guarantee Program, leveraging high-performance HP 3PAR Storage and VMware Cloud infrastructure, can help our customers maximize physical resource utilization and drive down costs."

The HP Get Virtual Guarantee Programme is available to clients globally through HP and HP-authorized channel partners. To participate in the programme, qualified participants must purchase an HP 3PAR Storage System with HP 3PAR Optimization Suite Software for autonomic load balancing and HP 3PAR System Reporter Software. Clients also must be running VMware vSphere version 4.1 or higher.

Source: HP

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2012-05-07

The Cloud

Oracle engineered systems power CISDI to establish Cloud computing platform ...

State of the Cloud: Analysis of Cloud Services, Companies, and Applications published ...

New IBM business integration software helps enterprises accelerate adoption of social business, Cloud and mobile technologies ...

Oracle partners around the world drive customer success with Oracle's SPARC T4 servers and Oracle Solaris 11 ...

Teradata to acquire eCircle ...

HP launches HP 3PAR programme guaranteed to double performance in VMware environments ...

Desktop Grids

XtremWeb 8.0.2 has been released ...

EuroFlash

Now entering its 20th year, TOP500 List to be focus of three sessions at ISC'12 ...

eScience engineer team in place ...

PRACE Summer School on Code Optimisation for Multi-Core and Intel MIC Architecture ...

Escape response of small fish tested using a supercomputer ...

Rogue Wave releases TotalView 8.10 ...

AREVA invests in new supercomputer with the CEA and its partners ...

Biggest ever computer conference to honour Alan Turing ...

Bright Computing brings data aware scheduling to Cloud bursting into Amazon EC2 ...

USFlash

Researchers turn Big Data problems into advanced biology and drug discoveries ...

Univa announces Grid Engine 8.1 to further evolve the popular software ...

Scientists uncover strong support for once-marginalized theory on Parkinson's disease ...

eASIC enables 3x increase in energy efficiency for astrophysical simulation supercomputer ...

Cray completes sale of interconnect hardware assets to Intel ...

SGI announces new CFO, Robert J. Nikl ...

OSC's Tomko to champion high-performance computing ...

Queensland University of Technology selects SGI to advance broad research charter ...

Research breakthrough takes supercomputing out of the lab ...

A 100-gigbit highway for science ...

SDSC announces Summer Supercomputing Programme for undergraduates ...