Storage for Microsoft Applications and Infrastructure

Extreme performance and high availability for Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint and Windows cloud infrastructure.

Predictive analytics for Microsoft IT

HPE flash storage delivers the power of predictive analytics for performance and fast and reliable access to data.

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Enterprise performance and scale

Our storage solutions leverage machine learning to predict and prevent problems throughout your entire Microsoft infrastructure stack and enables you to seamlessly scale and deliver a consistent high-performance.

Multi-tenant and affordable storage

Cut costs for unpredictable workloads with storage tiering and a multi-tenant architecture. Our storage solutions are optimised for Exchange and SharePoint and deliver the industry’s highest measured up-time for SQL Server with all-flash performance.

High availability for dev, test, and backup

Run Microsoft SQL Server, dev/test, and backup on a combination of all-flash and hybrid flash arrays. Realise high availability (HA) for Microsoft environments and protect your SQL database.

Predictive insights and high-speed data cloning

Quickly create hundreds of space-efficient clones of your database for dev/test, QA, and staging. Leverage machine learning and predictive analytics to improve Exchange and SharePoint application response times and meet service level agreements (SLAs).

Remote snapshots and reduced content bloat

Combine remote snapshots with traditional backups to meet the demands of ever-increasing data volumes and improve storage efficiency for collaboration applications.

Let’s talk

Speak with an HPE storage expert to find out how HPE storage solutions can help you deliver superior performance for your entire Windows environment.



technical white paper | application/pdf | 3727 KB

Discover the Data Warehouse Fast Track solution which combines HPE Nimble storage AF40 all flash array and HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 server in this technical white paper.


solution brief | application/pdf | 537 KB

Explore HPE's worry-free, cloud-ready storage solutions for SQL server that cuts maintenance time and speeds up new application projects in this solution brief.


reference architecture | application/pdf | 975 KB

This Reference Architecture provides best practices for the compression technology that is a key component of HPE Adaptive Data Reduction, featuring HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Linux.

Technical White Paper : HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage for 1000 Mailbox Resiliency Exchange 2016

Technical White Paper

This section describes the components of the HPE StoreVirtual Storage solution for 1000 mailbox resiliency with Exchange Server 2016.


technical white paper | application/pdf | 1873 KB

This white paper outlines best practices and guidelines for SMBs that are planning to deploy and virtualize Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 on HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 servers with HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage.

Article : Evaluation report for database acceleration with HPE MSA


Accelerating Database Workloads using HPE MSA Storage with Built-In Flash.


reference architecture | application/pdf | 432 KB

A Microsoft SQL Server reference architecture featuring SQL Server 2016 and HPE Superdome X Gen9. The paper covers both OLTP and BI workload co-hosting on the HPE Superdome and HPE 3PAR StoreServ 8450 all-flash array.


reference architecture | application/pdf | 1661 KB

This RA discusses a mid-market solution comprising HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 servers and HPE StoreVirtual 3200 SAN. It also provides information on SharePoint Server 2016 FP1 shared MinRole best-practice deployment and performance test results.


reference architecture | application/pdf | 1871 KB

This Reference Architecture provides a best practice design for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 configuration with VMware vSphere 6.0, and describes the benefits of deploying on a Gen9 HPE BladeSystem and MSA 2040 Storage for a Mid-Market solution.


solution brief | application/pdf | 121 KB

This solution brief describes Adaptive Data Reduction technologies with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage for SQL Server database environments. The guide describes the elements of Adaptive Data Reduction and what the benefits are for SQL Server deployments.