Hewlett-Packard has announced a single architecture across storage systems that can span different sizes of enterprises. This is the HP 3PAR StoreServ that now includes the 7000 model to complement the high-end enterprise models currently available.
That gives HP one architecture that covers from the small enterprise though the largest enterprise data center systems.
On the surface, the announcement of the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7000 appears to be a new system for the mid-tier and small enterprise. In reality, it represents a fundamental decision about leveraging investment in an architecture that can scale across multiple market segments and meet market demands such as performance, capacity, resiliency, and advanced operational features at different price points. Read the rest of the blog at Storage Soup