3PAR Powers New DataPipe
Like plenty of the cloud computing stories out of VMworld 3PAR’s statement focused more about the technology powering the solution than the specifics of the solution itself, pointing to a lately observable trend in which some of the battle lines in the cloud computing space are drawn along allegiances to certain pieces of technology, be it the hypervisor, storage software or other tools. DataPipe’s virtual personal array and catastrophe recovery services, announces 3PAR, draw power from the second company’s use storage technology ( together with VMware technology, it is worth discussing ).
DataPipe is the 1st member of 3PAR’s Cloud-Agile partner program to supply its purchasers the corporation’s Cloud-Agile : guaranteed and Cloud-Agile : SECURED services. According to the 3PAR website, DataPipe is one of 4 players in the Cloud-Agile program, which also includes managed services company Attenda, hosting and co location provider Terremark and carrier and managed services firm Verizon Business. The Cloud-Agile section of the 3PAR website describes the program as including “an select group of firms [that] retain specifically trained staff and maintain close coalitions with 3PAR. DataPipe’s Atmosphere is a virtualized environment built on VMware technology, a by-design offering with no published pricing on the organization’s website, but described as company class infrastructure.
A detailed description of the service, as well as a downloadable PDF will be available at the DataPipe website. “As the 1st 3PAR Cloud-Agile member to supply Cloud-Agile : guaranteed and Cloud-Agile : SECURED services, we currently have the chance to expand our cloud service offerings in the areas of security and compliance to extend the price we provide our customers. Earlier on, DataPipe made its reasonably regular appearance on Netcraft’s list of the most highly available web hosting company websites, a debatably-valuable indicator of the performance of a hosting provider’s network in total.