HP StoreVirtual VSA – An introduction

Good Post by Patrick Terlisten (thank you)

In 2008 HP acquired LeftHand Networks for “only” $360 million. In relation to the acquiration of 3PAR in 2010 ($2.35 billion) this was a  really cheap buy. LeftHand Networks was a pioneer in regard of IP based storage build on commodity server hardware. Their secret was SAN/iQ, a linux-based operating system, that did the magic. HP StoreVirtual is the TAFKAP (or Prince…? What’s his current name?) in the HP StorageWorks product familiy. 😉 HP LeftHand, HP P4000 and now StoreVirtual.

Read on here and also have a look a this Post from Karim Vaes (thank you) about Network RAID

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