HP Wins 3Par At $33, Beats Dell Until this morning, Dell and Hewlett-Packard were mired in a bidding war over 3Par, a leading provider of utility storage solutions for enterprises. With a final bid of $2.4 billion for the company, HP has emerged the winner. Below we highlight the significance of 3Par and how it may impact HP’s storage in the future. Utility storage primer Utility storage is a category of data storage systems designed for utility computing, a form of information technology in which storage and computation are delivered as a metered service, rather like a power utility. 3Par’s
Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to deliver keynote Global industry leaders from BMC and CA to present at 8th September event SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Salesforce.com (CRM 116.40, +6.52, +5.93%) , the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced Cloudforce 2010: London, the largest cloud computing event in the UK. This industry, customer and developer event is being held on Wednesday, 8th September, 2010 at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre in London. With the arrival of Salesforce Chatter, this landmark event will showcase Cloud 2 technologies, the next generation of enterprise cloud computing that is
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VMWorld 2010 Update By Malick If you are not connected with the cloud, your individual mind would be a dumb terminal. Welcome to the VMWorld 2010! VIRTUAL ROADS. ACTUAL CLOUDS: The statement ends as: Together we’ll travel from Virtual Roads to Actual Roads. Come engage. Leave enlightened. A true global event! 85 Countries represented in the audience. 17000 Attendees! And VMware announcing their Hybrid Cloud Computing Data Center! And claiming that already 4000 VMs (Virtual Machines) are created every hour! It is no secret that virtualization is the underlying driver of cloud computing. There is no cloud computing without virtualization!
SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire) – Gale Technologies, a leading provider of innovative software solutions that simplify and automate IT resource provisioning and workflow orchestration for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, today announced its participation at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco, August 30 – September 2, 2010, where it will showcase its award-winning cloud orchestration and data center automation solution, GaleForce. Gale Technologies offers GaleForce, an advanced IT automation and workflow orchestration platform that quickly and efficiently automates the management and provisioning of virtual and physical resources in the lab, data center, or cloud. GaleForce is the first true, end-to-end cloud orchestration and data center
Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 2: A Cloud Giant Part 1 can be visited here. We saw the various innovative cloud products and services offered by Amazon Web Services in Part 1. At this stage, it is quite natural that we have the business economics going on in our mind as how big is the cloud business industry and what part is being played by Amazon. Let us have a look at how Amazon Web Services has fared in analysts views. After all, before Amazon Web Services came along, Amazon was the least known for putting up
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2010 HP today announced HP CloudStart, the industry’s first all-in-one solution for deploying an open and flexible private cloud environment within 30 days. Built on an HP Converged Infrastructure, HP CloudStart simplifies and speeds private cloud deployments. Consisting of hardware, software and services, HP CloudStart empowers businesses to deliver pay-per-use services reliably and securely from a common portal, and it offers the ability to scale and deploy new services automatically. Real-time access to consumption and chargeback reports allows clients to operate their private clouds in the same fashion as a public cloud. With HP’s open architecture
By Associated Press SEATTLE — Hewlett-Packard Co. has again raised its bid for 3Par Inc. above an offer from rival Dell Inc., suggesting that the little-known data-storage maker could be worth more with one of the PC companies’ marketing muscle behind it. The latest offer from HP for $27 per share in cash, or about $1.69 billion, is nearly three times what 3Par had been trading at before Dell made the first bid last week. Earlier on Thursday, Dell said 3Par had accepted its second offer of $24.30 per share in cash, or $1.52 billion. Dell made its first offer,