1. 1 X HP Blade system
2. Polyserve Software
3. Lowend SAS JBOD
All supported by HP
Why would this be any different to EMC's ultimate offering...
1. Servers (OEM'd or ODM'd - similar to servers in Centera etc.)
2. Maui clustering software
3. Lowend JBOD
All supported by EMC
Not saying one is better than the other, cheaper or better supported, but accusing EMC of cobbling when HP is building products from their parts bins is a bit like pot calling kettle black.
STOP SIGN - because caveat emptor, regardless of who you buy your storage from.