SCC Becomes the First UK Solutions Provider to Integrate HP's 'Game-changing' 3PAR Technology

The announcement, which follows HP's September acquisition of the leading-edge utility storage product range, will see SCC extend the benefits of a technology billed as the world’s most agile and efficient storage array across its extensive customer base. Designed to enable users to do more with less, at a stroke 3PAR technology reduces clients' acquisition costs, cuts total cost of ownership in terms of heat and power and slashes the traditional administration costs associated with managing enterprise storage installations.

“Putting all the hype aside, this technology really is something of a game-changer in the storage market, allowing customers to deploy the levels of storage they really need, as opposed to the frequently bloated and over provisioned solutions of the past. The potential cost savings in both the short and long terms are extremely impressive, and we expect the agility and efficiency that 3PAR provides to prove extremely popular in 2011,” said Andy Wright, Director, Vendor Alliances at SCC.

Marketed as a virtualised storage solution that delivers 100% of the agility and efficiency demanded in today's virtual and cloud data centres by leveraging a range of key supporting technologies, 3PAR Utility Storage was designed to exceed the economic and operational requirements of today's most demanding IT environments. The only platform that delivers the performance, stability and availability required of Tier 1 storage, along with a range unique benefits not afforded by traditional methods.

Richard Masterson, UK & I Country Manager, HP StorageWorks, added: “Partners like SCC hold the key to delivering on the promise of agile, efficient technology. By integrating 3PAR technology with HP’s Converged Infrastructure solutions, together we can offer customers greater choice, innovation and cost-effectiveness.”

Organisations wishing to gain a better understanding of what SCC and HP 3PAR can deliver today are encouraged to contact 0121 766 2594, or visit


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About SCC

SCC is Europe’s largest independent technology solutions provider around the infrastructure, and is part of Specialist Computer Holdings (SCH) plc. The Group has regional operations in five different countries, employs over 7,000 professional staff and has delivered sustained, profitable growth for some 35 years, with annual turnover exceeding £2.25 billion.

Long term partnerships with the world’s leading solutions providers combine with SCC’s services capabilities to create a rapid return on an investment in IT. It has an enviable track record of successfully helping European-based companies and Government organisations better manage their technology infrastructure, remove cost and create business advantage.

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