Create a shared pool of storage capacity free from dedicated hardware limitations.
Simplify virtualisation and extend your data centre throughout your network – whether you opt to centralise more of your workloads into your own hyper-converged on-premises storage or you decide to adaptively tier data to cloud storage vendors via your preferred gateways.
Cost-optimise with Efficient and Open Solutions
Flexible Storage Gets You Back to Business
Hewlett Packard Enterprise software-defined storage (SDS) enables you to create a pool of shared storage from industry-standard server capacity without the need for dedicated storage area network (SAN) infrastructure. Hyper-convergence is the trend of co-locating applications, SDS and virtualisation software on the same physical device. SDS is critical for hyper-convergence, plus these top 10 things to consider when buying a hyper-converged infrastructure.
Our SDS, based on HPE StoreVirtual technology, runs within VMware vCenter, Microsoft Hyper-V or Linux KVM environments on the same server running your virtualised applications. SDS uses scale-out iSCSI SAN technology to provide capacity to any physical or virtual server on the network and includes advanced data services such as auto-tiering, storage federation and storage clustering. Enhance and simplify virtualised client or server projects as well, for ITaaS solutions.
Our unique portfolio of software and hardware products provide the flexibility and agility to start small and grow in any direction your business takes you. The HPE StoreVirtual software-defined storage family is available as a software-only virtual storage appliance (VSA), a physical storage array, embedded in HPE Helion OpenStack or as a turnkey hyper-converged appliance.
Enable a Fully Software-defined Infrastructure
Partnering with Hewlett Packard Enterprise means working with the only vendor capable of delivering all elements of the software-defined data centre – Compute, networking, storage and management. It’s part of our vision for composable infrastructure, built on fluid pools of flexible resources that you can quickly create, tear down or modify programmatically to fit any workload need.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise SDS solutions enable you to construct centrally managed, highly available data centres using scalable building blocks. As the number one provider of x86 servers and with over a million SDS licences distributed worldwide, HPE is a long-time innovator for SDS platforms and related technologies. Whether you build your own or use our integrated systems, you can count on HPE solutions, services and worldwide support.
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How Our Customers Achieve More with SDS
Peguform Handles Dynamic Storage Needs with HPE StoreVirtual
“The converged HPE infrastructure offers the necessary scalability and flexibility that we require in the dynamic automotive sector. This not only means that we can quickly increase our storage capacities when necessary, it also means that we can move this capacity between individual branches.”
– Jörg Birkle, Head of IT, Peguform
A Portfolio of Flexible SDS Building Blocks
Eliminate dedicated SAN infrastructure to reduce cost and complexity.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise comparison of traditional dual-controller disk array and two-node server cluster vs. two-node server cluster with VSA storage, August 2015.
Based on Hewlett Packard Enterprise internal comparative analysis of publicly available data from major competitors, August 2015.
IDG White Paper: “Measuring the Business Value of Converged Infrastructure in the Data Center”, October 2014.