Though H-P (HPQ) was blasted for the steep price it paid for storage specialist 3PAR, the...

|About: HP Inc. (HPQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Though H-P (HPQ) was blasted for the steep price it paid for storage specialist 3PAR, the acquisition appears to be paying dividends. 3PAR's sales have doubled since H-P bought the company, and the federated storage capabilities found in today's product releases put it on better footing to compete with EMC and IBM on the high-end.