Storage Networking

Modernise your storage network and get a superior storage networking experience from a broad selection of trusted HPE StoreFabric products focused on performance, SAN automation and resiliency solutions.

Unlock the untapped capability of your investment

Remove limitations on your storage investment by modernising your storage network. HPE provides dynamic end-to-end solutions for all-flash storage and emerging NVMe storage, which require a modern storage network that can keep up with the pace of storage innovations. Ensure reliability, high performance and reduced human error with agile HPE StoreFabric host adapters, multi-protocol switches, highly scalable directors and Smart SAN automation software for Hybrid IT and cloud-optimised storage.

Modernise your SAN fabric affordably and get the full potential of flash

Modernise your storage network with lower cost NVMe-Ready performance. Meet SLAs, gain visibility and reduce human error by automating and orchestrating SAN zoning. Our 32 Gb/s Fibre Channel reduces latency and improves application efficiency.

Transform storage fabrics with Ethernet

Leverage high-bandwidth, low latency, NVMe-Ready and industry-leading Ethernet HPE StoreFabric M-series switches to connect primary, secondary, hyperconverged, NAS and object storage systems.

Cables, transceivers & SAN software

Flexible fiber optic cable for data centre designs

Meet your most challenging cabling needs using our comprehensive portfolio of fiber-optic cables, which include an OM3 portfolio for standard cabling requirements and a PremierFlex OM4 line for customers that demand the highest quality and are looking for enhanced performance or have extreme cabling environments.

Transceivers for networking and storage interfaces

HPE StoreFabric Transceivers offer maximum performance, reliability and compatibility for HPE storage and computing products across multiple protocols.

HPE StoreFabric converged transceivers offer innovative and wire-once transceiver simplicity for storage networking and storage interfaces. Eliminate the guesswork of which transceiver to use with a single converged transceiver for LAN and SAN traffic supporting 10GbE, FCoE, iSCSI and 16 Gb FC.

HPE StoreFabric SAN software options

Leverage our extensive SAN management software portfolio to ensure SAN availability, efficiency and reliability. HPE Smart SAN for 3PAR software enables innovation into the SAN for HPE 3PAR all-flash storage SAN deployments by automating and orchestrating end-to-end SAN zoning using HPE 3PAR SSMC or CLI interfaces thereby eliminating human error. HPE StoreFabric Power Pack+ Software provides deep storage network visibility with actionable insights for an efficient SAN with HPE StoreFabric B-series FC switches. Speak with your HPE Representative to make sure you are getting all you can out of your StoreFabric experience.

Want to shop for a cable, transceiver or upgrade SAN software?

Select your storage switch over in the HPE Catalog and then choose the Options tab.

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Analyst Report : ESG Lab Review: Accelerating time to value: Automated SAN and federated zoning with HPE 3PAR and Smart SAN for 3PAR

Analyst Report

This ESG Lab Review documents hands-on testing of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage and HPE Smart SAN for 3PAR Software solution to verify its ability to automate and simplify SAN and Federated SAN zoning configuration.

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Video : HPE StoreFabric SN3600B FC Switch

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Affordability without compromising functionality of the 32 Gb speed. Replace three generations at the price of 16 Gb.

White Paper : HPE StoreFabric Gen6 Fibre Channel Server and Storage Solution

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Evaluation by Demartek

White Paper : Get the most out of the all-flash data centre with HPE Gen6 Fibre Channel

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How enhanced monitoring and diagnostics capabilities provide visibility into network latency levels and IOPS to the Virtual Machine (VM) level.

White Paper : Data centre modernisation with HPE Gen6 Fibre Channel Networking

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How to reap the full benefit of data centre transformation initiatives such as the shift to all-flash storage.

Video : HPE Smart SAN for 3PAR

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HPE Smart SAN for 3PAR is an educational video that helps promote awareness of HPE Smart SAN.

Video : StoreFabric Gen6 32Gb FC SAN Portfolio

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HPE Next Wave Chalk Talk

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