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Storage tips that save money and help the earth
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It’s easy being green—with HP StorageWorks

Now you can reduce power and cooling costs by as much as 50%—with new and enhanced disk storage systems and tape drives from HP. Your company will appreciate the savings—and so will your planet.

Energy-wise disk storage

Lower costs and boost power efficiency with these HP StorageWorks products:

  • HP Storage Works Enterprise Virtual Arrays (EVA)—with better capacity management and automated provisioning that delivers up to 24% performance improvement and improves capacity utilization by more than 50%
  • HP StorageWorks EVA Dynamic Capacity Manager Software—making it easy for you to buy only what you need today, doubling capacity utilization efficiency and saving up to 45 on power (Note: This product will be available in late 2007.)
  • EVA Snapshots—with space-efficient Vsnap that saves significant capacity when compared to traditional snapshots
  • HP StorageWorks XP24000/20000 Disk Arrays—featuring HP StorageWorks XP Thin Provisioning Software that reduces cost and saves power—so you can buy only what you need today

Why tape is cool

You trust your data to tape storage. You can also trust it to be both cost-effective and energy-efficient—now more than ever with these offerings from HP StorageWorks:

  • HP StorageWorks LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 Tape Drive—encryption-capable LTO-4 drive combines with automation to achieve up to 99% energy savings per TB over disk-based storage and backup solutions while using up to 50% less power per GB than previous generations
  • HP StorageWorks Ultrium 448c Tape Blade—providing integrated data protection for HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosures leveraging Dynamic Power Saving mode that can reduce power requirements up to 22% than traditional rack mounted servers
  • HP StorageWorks DAT 160 Tape Drive and Media—delivering twice the capacity and performance of any other DAT drive on the market and consuming up to 39% fewer watts per GB than previous generations

Get ready to green it up in the datacenter

Are you ready to make your datacenter more energy-efficient? HP is committed to helping you make a difference with:

  • HP Datacenter Thermal Assessment Service—helping you determine the unique thermal conditions within your datacenter
  • HP Dynamic Smart Cooling—reducing datacenter energy consumption related to cooling by 25-to-40% depending on the cooling plant

Back up Mt. Everest

Share the adventure as two brothers make their second attempt to summit the world’s highest peak. It’s a rugged, grueling journey that puts them—and the HP tape drive and storage media they relied on to record their dramatic story—to the extreme environmental test.
»  View the video

Take the next step

Ready to find out the benefits energy-efficient storage can bring to your business? Simply contact your local HP representative today.

Learn more

Disk Arrays
»  HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Arrays (EVA)
»  HP StorageWorks XP24000 Disk Array
»  HP StorageWorks DAT 160 Tape USB and Tape drives
»  HP StorageWorks DAT 160 Tape Media
»  HP StorageWorks Ultrium Tape Drives
»  HP StorageWorks Ultrium Media
»  HP StorageWorks Ultrium Libraries - Enterprise
»  HP StorageWorks Ultrium Libraries - Business
»  HP StorageWorks XP Thin Provisioning Software


»  Press kit

White papers

»  Be green with HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array (PDF)
»  Enterprise Strategy Group: Green storage (PDF)
»  IDC series: The Environmental Product Lifecycle
»  Enterprise Strategy Group: XP24000 - Bigger and Thinner (and Better!)

Featured articles

»  Money-saving storage tips that help the earth too
»  Tape is still cool!
»  Beyond storage: Green up
»  Save energy with business PCs
»  HP Global Citizenship Report

Go green

»  HP Datacenter Thermal Assessment Service
»  HP Dynamic Smart Cooling

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