Articles about Eva

money_currencies_648

HP storage results borked by bleeding currency rates

With its latest results, HP's third-quarter storage revenues went down 2 per cent on the annual compare, not being pulled up by industry standard servers' revenue which rose 8 per cent. But at constant currency – ignoring foreign exchange rate changes over the year – they rose 7 per cent. The Enterprise Group's revenues were $ …
Chris Mellor, 21 Aug 2015

What exchange rate blues? Our storage revs have grown – HP

Comment Despite lousy dollar exchange rates, HP storage revenues are climbing – unlike those of NetApp, which fingered those same exchange rates as the cause of its woes. In its first fiscal 2015 quarter HP’s revenue was $26.84bn, down 5 per cent on an annual compare, with net income of $1.37bn, down 4 per cent from a year ago. So far …
Chris Mellor, 25 Feb 2015
Light at the end of the tunnel. Credit: Smabs Sputzer

HP Storage results: Gloomy, but there's light at the end of the tunnel

Comment HP storage emulated HP's latest overall quarterly results, with both good news and bad news, but the gloom overwhelmed the gleam. Within HP's $27.6bn third fiscal 2014 quarterly revenue report, storage contributed $796m (just 3.6 per cent) of HP's earnings for the quarter and 11.5 per cent of the Enterprise Group's revenue. EG …
Chris Mellor, 21 Aug 2014
Scrooge

HP: A firmware update is just for Christmas, not for EVA

Meg Whitman's HP has sent a Christmas missive to EVA customers who don't have maintenance deals with the firm explaining that their free firmware updates are now thing of the past. The EVA is HP's legacy dual-controller storage array, which is gradually being replaced by the StoreServ (3PAR) line of arrays. There are thousands …
Chris Mellor, 23 Dec 2013

HP tempts EVA customers with low-end 3PAR array honeypot

HP is building a low-end 3PAR array with data migration software to convert the EVA customer base to a 3PAR customer base. We hear HP will use SAS disk drives instead of the more expensive 3.5-inch Fibre Channel drives. This will make it easier to substitute 3PAR's V-, T- and F-Class arrays s for the ageing EVA mid-range, dual …
Chris Mellor, 10 Sep 2012

HP storage unit battered as buyers dodge EVA, tape

HP's storage results sank 5 per cent year-on-year in its latest quarter due to declining EVA array and tape product revenues. CFO Cathy Lesjak said in the earnings call: "In Storage, the continued strong performance of 3PAR with more than 60 per cent growth and StoreOnce with double-digit growth did not offset the decline in …
Chris Mellor, 24 Aug 2012

HP pumps cash into EVA range capacity boost

It's May and an time for HP to refresh its evergreen EVA storage line. HP said it would keep investing in the EVA when it bought 3PAR and has kept its promise, with two new models being announced, with larger drive support and better management SW. Being "announced" means HP storage product marketing manager Matthew Morrissey …
Chris Mellor, 18 May 2012

Nimbus boots EVA out of Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Power Systems' Americas (MPSA) says its SAP applications positively fly using flash arrays from an industry newbie – after being hamstrung on HP storage. The company, based in Orlando, Florida, had a SAP SQL Server database implementation that was dragging its feet, so much so that the end users were resisting the …
Chris Mellor, 10 May 2012
homeless man with sign

HP's new EVA: The big reveal

HP has told us all that the EVA is morphing into the P6000. El Reg can reveal a little more about this coming P6000 line. There will be, we understand, two new models. Both will support 2.5-inch SAS disk drives and Fibre Channel (FC) only, or a mix of FC and 1GbitE or 10GbitE iSCSI ports The P6300 EVA takes over from the …
Chris Mellor, 5 May 2011
channel

HP to show off next gen EVA on the Vegas Strip

EVA lives on: fulfilling promises made at 3PAR acquisition time, HP has confirmed a next-generation EVA array is coming, with an early access program available and more details due at its Las Vegas HP Discover event in June. The EVA is HP's mainstream enterprise block access storage array, with around 100,000 deployed in …
Chris Mellor, 3 May 2011
channel

Sales troubles ahead for HP EVA?

According to my contacts, as recently as last month (Dec 2010) HP planned to announce an EVA (Enterprise Virtual Array) refresh in mid-Feb. But at the very end of the year, HP surprisingly withdrew EVA clustering and allied thin provisioning. HP's 3PAR is supposed to fill the gaps. Add a refresh delay into the mix and …
Chris Mellor, 17 Jan 2011
channel

HP cans EVA clustering

HP killed EVA clustering sales at the end of 2010, meaning that scale-out virtualised storage capacity across EVA arrays and thin provisioning are no longer available. 3PAR products fill the gap. LSI Corporation is closing its Storage Virtualisation Manager (SVM) product line down. HP EVA clustering, launched a little over six …
Chris Mellor, 14 Jan 2011
fingers pointing at man

Where is the EVA going?

Comment What is HP going to do with the Enterprise Virtual Array? The El Reg strategy department reckons a speed and feed increase is coming but no more than that, because HP doesn't own the clustering EVA functionality, and the newly-acquired 3PAR product has the virtualised data centre/cloud storage on-ramps which EVA lacks. Why do …
Chris Mellor, 11 Jan 2011
channel

3PAR CEO to run HP StorageWorks

It's not quite out with the old and in with the new, but it is pretty close. David Scott, outgoing CEO of acquired 3PAR, is to run HP's entire StorageWorks business. Scott becomes an SVP and general manager, and reports to HP Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking head David Donatelli. Yesterday, in an HP announcement …
Chris Mellor, 6 Oct 2010

A 3PARised HP lineup

Suppose HP succeeds in buying 3PAR and its InServ arrays; what will that mean for the current EVA and XP storage arrays, block access devices that compete with 3PAR's T-Class (XP) and F-Class (EVA): The EVA is classic modular mid-range array technology which is evolving, it is generally understood, to becoming a set of storage …
Chris Mellor, 23 Aug 2010
channel

EVA to become P6000 in HP's Converged Infrastructure

HP's Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) will be rebranded as the P6000 and be a main player in HP's Converged Infrastructure (CI). Converged Infrastructure is a set of integrated stacks of server, storage and networking with a common management layer, orderable as single SKUs (Stock Keeping Units). An updated server element was …
Chris Mellor, 27 Apr 2010
channel

HP turns MDS into new small EVA array

A source has revealed that HP will build a new small EVA array by combining MDS shelves with an XCS-running controller. The MDS600 is "high-density, low-cost, external zoned direct attach storage for HP BladeSystem servers." The MSA is HP's low end Modular Storage Architecture drive array and the EVA (Enterprise Virtual Array …
Chris Mellor, 3 Feb 2010
channel

HP storage looking limp

Comment HP's fourth quarter storage results show that NetApp is catching it up on a revenue basis. HP made $918m from its storage business in its fourth fiscal 2009 quarter, while NetApp recorded $910m. A year ago HP earned $1.15bn though, whereas NetApp made $908.4m, with HP showing a 20 per cent year-on-year decline and NetApp …
Chris Mellor, 24 Nov 2009

Create a news alert about Eva, or find more stories about Eva.

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2017