Dell Matches HP's $27 Offer, Is Accepted by 3PAR

3PAR has accepted a raised offer from Dell of $27 per share, matching HP's earlier raised bid. 3PAR's board has updated its earlier merger agreement with Dell accordingly, it said Friday.

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