3Par Files for $100m IPO

3Par Inc., a Fremont, Calif.-based provider of utility storage solutions, has filed for a $100 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq or the NYSE, with Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse serving as co-lead underwriters. 3Par has raised around $185 million in total VC funding since its 1999 inception, from firms like Mayfield fund (19.53% pre-IPO stake), Menlo Ventures (17.83%), Worldview Technology Partners (15.03%), Integral Capital Partners and Van Wagoner Capital Management. www.3par.com