HP buys storage specialist 3PAR Inc.

HP continued its bying spree and recently brought over a leading global provider of utility storage 3PAR Inc. to augment its storage portfolio.

Dave Donatelli

“HP and 3PAR is a winning combination that will accelerate HP’s Converged Infrastructure strategy and bolster our ability to provide customers with the industry’s highest levels of performance, efficiency and reliability,” said Dave Donatelli, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking, HP. “We intend to invest in 3PAR’s technology to create long-term value for our stakeholders.”

“As part of HP, 3PAR’s agile, efficient storage solutions will truly thrive, particularly given HP’s ability to accelerate investment in our products and reach new customers around the world,” said David Scott, president and chief executive officer, 3PAR. “3PAR has built a reputation for delivering enterprises and cloud computing service providers the ability to do more with less. HP’s global reach, strong routes to market and our shared culture of innovation will allow even more organizations to experience the transformative value of 3PAR’s technology.”

Now combining 3PAR’s leading-edge utility storage products with HP’s existing storage solutions will strengthen HP’s impressive storage, server and networking portfolio. 3PAR will accelerate HP’s highly successful Converged Infrastructure strategy by driving growth in the fast-growing virtual data center and cloud computing markets. HP’s global presence, commitment to innovation and proven track record of integrating acquisitions will provide growth opportunities for 3PAR going forward.