The National Science Foundation has awarded funding to four projects as part of the Future Internet Architecture program; and the 3PAR bidding war is won by HP. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
Storage vendor 3PAR has been at the heart of an intense bidding war between HP and Dell due to its unique refinements and developments in virtualized storage platform concepts. Thin provisioning and a focus on the needs of large-scale enterprises and cloud providers have catapulted the company into the public eye but as 3PAR’s Craig Nunes discusses with HPC in the Cloud, the cloud strategy has been consistent since 1999–even if the world is just taking notice now.
Researchers from TACC and MIT created lightweight supercomputing application for smart phone; and the tug of war over 3PAR continues, as Dell and HP both present counter-offers. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
At the heart of a highly publicized (which is only natural since the price point is in the billions) bidding war between HP and Dell is high-performance storage company, 3PAR. An announcement tonight revealed that HP’s offer is being considered if Dell doesn’t up the ante. After all, it’s only a few billion more…
Purdue group invents energy management device that prevents need for costly datacenter shutdowns; and Dell announces its intention to purchase 3PAR for 1.15 billion. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.