HP launches early access program for next generation EVA

Walid Gomaa, HP Middle East

HP announced a worldwide early access program for the new upcoming HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA). HP has an installed base of nearly 100,000 EVA units deployed worldwide and the early access program will represents a significant opportunity for clients to accelerate storage consolidation projects and reduce datacenter costs without retraining administrative staff.

Part of HP’s Converged Infrastructure portfolio, the HP P6000 EVA represents the company’s fifth generation EVA and features increased capacity and performance improvements. The HP P6000 EVA, one of the easiest to manage storage arrays available, is typically deployed for core enterprise applications from messaging to enterprise resource planning (ERP). With the HP P6000 EVA, clients have the opportunity to modernize legacy infrastructure and increase return on investment.

The HP P6000 EVA delivers greater flexibility and performance with a 6Gb/second Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) back-end, support for standard SAS hard disk drives, and eight gigabit Fibre Channel connectivity.

“Due to our clients’ need for ease-of-use and reliability, the EVA has become an essential storage building block of their most important applications. The HP P6000 EVA offers our clients a holistic approach to storage infrastructure, from general-purpose storage to messaging to data applications, which enables them to efficiently run their businesses.” said Walid Gomaa, StorageWorks Business Unit Manager and Sales Manager, HP Middle East.

HP Converged Infrastructure is a core component of an Instant-On Enterprise. In a world of continuous connectivity, the Instant-On Enterprise embeds technology in everything it does to serve clients, employees, partners and citizens with whatever they need, instantly.