HP 3PAR Thin Reclamation Software for Veritas Storage Foundation
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Get Thin Guarantee Program Objectives Drive market visibility with success of HP 3PAR Thin Conversion Reduce risk when undergoing a technology refresh Thin Conversion Benefits Provide increased confidence and reduced cost of ownership with HP 3PAR Thin Technologies Minimize Risk ↑ Increase Confidence ↓ Reduce TCO
Get Thin Guarantee Terms and Conditions (slide 1 of 3)
Reduce the capacity required to store your data by 50% or HP will makeup the capacity shortfall with a one-time, free additional disk capacity (additional software and support included).
The free disk capacity will be up to the maximum number of drive magazines that can be supported by the node pair(s) installed on the HP 3PAR Storage System.
Capacity on legacy storage is calculated based on total raw terabytes and includes all capacity for usable data, full copies, snapshots, RAID and spare capacity.
Get Thin Guarantee Terms and Conditions (slide 2 of 3)
Applies only to new HP 3PAR F-Class and T-Class Storage Systems running HP 3PAR InForm Operating System Software version 2.3.1 or higher.
Must purchase HP 3PAR Thin Provisioning, Thin Conversion, and Virtual Copy Software as part of the HP 3PAR Storage System purchase.
Conversion must occur within 30 days of HP 3PAR Storage System install.
Customer migrates data from legacy system to HP 3PAR Storage System using Fast RAID 5 or 6 and at a RAID protection level that requires no greater storage capacity overhead.
Get Thin Guarantee Terms and Conditions (slide 3 of 3)
100% of storage capacity must be dedicated to primary storage applications – databases, messaging applications and/or virtual server environments. This also includes all associated disk-based copies.
Customer must adhere to HP 3PAR Thin Provisioning Best Practices, Thin Conversion Best Practices and configuration rules
The customer is responsible for data migration products and services that may be required to migrate data.
Initial HP & customer assessment to determine suitability
written data at 50% utilization or less
discuss best practices for Thin Provisioning & Thin Conversion
review terms, conditions and requirements of guarantee
If suitable, Get Thin Guarantee will be provided together with purchase order
HP 3PAR Get Thin Guarantee Program Process (cont’d)
Array utilization report showing all volumes, spare capacity, sizes and RAID levels for:
Traditional storage device, time and date stamped immediately before start of migration
HP 3PAR Storage System, time and date stamped immediately after data migration
Host-based utilization report required for all hosts connected to:
Traditional storage device immediately before start of migration
HP 3PAR Storage System date stamped immediately after data migration
If a claim is made on the guarantee, the following information must be provided by the customer: All utilization reports are the responsibility of the customer Failure to notify HP on a guarantee claim within 30 days of migration shall relieve HP of any obligation under this guarantee .