Posts Tagged ‘3PAR’

HP outbids Dell for data-storage group

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

It seems strange that HP and Dell would fight over a relatively unknown company that specializes in data storage … until you factor in the cloud computing angle; then it makes sense.

Wall Street sees Hewlett-Packard and Dell rival bids as indication that deal-making is back in vogue

The world’s two largest computer manufacturers, Hewlett-Packard and Dell, are going head-to-head in a bid to buy 3PAR, a hitherto obscure provider of back-office data storage.


How 12 technology companies came up with their names

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Ever wonder where some of those eclectic high-tech corporate names came from?

Product names with technology can be created in the craftiest of ways it seems. Sometimes you look at the story behind the name of the company or product, and it makes quite a bit of sense. In other cases, it is the age old technology humor that may or may not translate well to others who don’t have the passion it takes to launch a company or product. I’ve collected a series of companies and the stories behind the names. I also created this collection in a gallery format.