May 13, 2008 09:30 ET

3PAR Customer Hilton Grand Vacations Webcast: Blueprint for the Virtual Datacenter

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today a case study Webcast, "Blueprint for the Virtual Datacenter," in which Rich Jackson, Vice President of Technology Operations at Hilton Grand Vacations talks about his implementation of 3cV, an innovative blueprint for the virtual datacenter that has helped his organization reduce overall TCO by up to 50%.

In the Webcast, Jackson describes how Hilton Grand Vacations increased storage administrative efficiency by 4x while decreasing costs with a utility computing approach to virtualization called 3cV. During the Webcast, 3PAR and VMware® describe 3cV, the combination of 3PAR InServ® Storage Server, HP BladeSystem c-Class, and VMware Infrastructure that together forms a complete utility computing offering that enables customers to gain instant agility while halving server, storage, and operational costs.

The Webcast is accessible at

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3PAR® (NYSE: PAR) is the leading global provider of utility storage, a category of highly virtualized, tightly-clustered, and dynamically-tiered storage arrays built for utility computing. Organizations use utility computing to build cost-effective virtualized IT infrastructures for flexible workload consolidation. 3PAR Utility Storage gives customers an alternative to traditional arrays by delivering resilient infrastructure with increased agility at a lower total cost to meet their rapidly changing business needs. As a pioneer of thin provisioning -- a green technology developed to address storage underutilization and inefficiencies -- 3PAR offers products designed to minimize power consumption and promote environmental responsibility. With 3PAR, customers have reduced the costs of allocated storage capacity, administration, and SAN infrastructure while increasing adaptability and resiliency. 3PAR Utility Storage is built to meet the demands of open systems consolidation, integrated data lifecycle management, and performance-intensive applications. For more information, visit the 3PAR Website at:

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