What is Block Storage?
Block storage definition
Ideal for data that must be frequently accessed and edited, block storage refers to a form of data storage wherein files are stored in even blocks. The most common type of data storage, block storage is usually used in SAN environments.
Why block storage?
Although block storage isn’t as scalable as object storage, it is the solution for those looking to store data they need to access and change often. With block storage, individual pieces of data can be edited without compromising the entire block of data. Block storage is more expensive and complex, but block data can be accessed without compromising operating system performance.
HPE block storage products and services
HPE solutions will help you consolidate, simplify, and increase uptime, as well as address user file data headaches efficiently, effortlessly, and without compromises.