HPE StoreVirtual Storage

Simplify client and server virtualisation with flexible and highly available scale-out storage.

Scale-out Storage for Virtualised Environments

Versatile, reliable HPE StoreVirtual gives you affordable storage for a virtualised infrastructure solution that’s easy to manage, supports continuous data growth and includes advanced high-availability features that keep you up and running. 



Flexible Deployment Options for Every Need

HPE StoreVirtual is a leader in software-defined storage. It’s hardware-agnostic and hypervisor-independent, with support for VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V and Linux KVM.  

Hewlett Packard Enterprise provides flexible deployment options to fit any requirement, including VSA software, physical storage arrays and hyper-converged systems. All-inclusive licensing lets you start small and support growth at all stages.

Advanced Data Services for Business Agility

Based on the LeftHand operating system, HPE StoreVirtual Storage is a scale-out, software-defined storage platform that provides data mobility across tiers and locations and between physical and virtual storage. It enables linear scaling of capacity and performance.

Common management and federated data services give you simplicity and flexibility in your virtual data centres. With the Centralised Management Console, you can manage hundreds of nodes in your environment with the same simplicity.

Snapshot and Remote Copy integration for virtualisation platforms and Windows applications make backup and recovery a snap. Plus, with proven 99.999 percent(1) availability and unique stretch cluster capabilities, you can sustain multiple concurrent failures and still keep data online and accessible to applications.

HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software

Optimised for virtualised VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Linux KVM environments, HPE StoreVirtual VSA transforms your server’s internal or direct-attached storage into a scalable, shared storage array, without dedicated storage.

Try HPE StoreVirtual VSA free and transform server capacity into storage with the first software-defined virtual storage appliance to support all major industry-standard servers and multiple hypervisors.

How Our Customers Achieve More with SDS

Sophia Conseil and HPE StoreVirtual Case Study
Sophia Conseil and HPE StoreVirtual Case Study

Sophia Conseil Opts for HPE Server Virtualisation to Meet Storage Needs

To cope with new storage requirements, Sophia Conseil – an engineering services company based in France – used HPE StoreVirtual VSA to transform dedicated server hard drives into a virtualised array. By modernising their storage capabilities with a scalable and upgradable solution, they now have quicker access to data and are able to handle load increases – without change in habits for administrators.

HPE StoreVirtual Technical Overview

HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software

  • Supported hardware: Runs on all HP ProLiant or third-party servers and c-Class server blades certified with VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Warranty: 3-year HPE Software support standard 9x5 business hours phone support

HPE StoreVirtual 4000 Storage

  • Capacity: 2.4TB  – 1536TB maximum per management group
  • Drive: (800) SFF SAS; (256) SFF MDL SAS; (384) LFF SAS; (384) LFF MDL SAS maximum
  • Host Interface: 1GbE iSCSI (128) Ports; 10GbE iSCSI (64) Ports; 8Gb Fibre Channel (64) Ports. Maximum, depending on model; Optional upgrade to 10GbE iSCSI (64) Ports
  • OS: All major operating systems and hypervisors
  • LeftHand Thin Provisioning

HPE ConvergedSystem 250-HC StoreVirtual System

  • Server Platform: HPE Apollo 2000
  • Virtualisation Platform: VMware, HPE Helion CloudSystem
  • Cores; RAM/Node: 8 or 12 cores; 128GB, 256GB or 512GB RAM
  • Disk Configuration/Node: 6X 1.2TB SAS or 4X 1.2TB SAS and 2X 400GB SSD
  • Max Scale: 32 nodes/8 appliances (~1200 VMs)

HPE Helion Platform Simplifies your Cloud Infrastructure

Streamline development, deployment and delivery of applications for the cloud with this IaaS and PaaS combination, powered by HPE StoreVirtual, a vital part of the HPE Helion platform based on industry-leading OpenStack®.

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Brochure : Software-defined Storage: Flexible Data Storage for Today and Tomorrow


Software-Defined Storage (SDS) separates hardware and data from management to optimise costs while building a flexible architecture.

White Paper : HPE StoreVirtual 4000 Storage: Versatile Storage for Your Virtualised Environments

White Paper

Today’s virtualised environments require a simple, flexible storage solution ideally suited to the demands of your virtual data centre.

White Paper : HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software: Virtual Arrays for Virtual Servers

White Paper

HPE StoreVirtual VSA transforms your server’s internal or direct attached storage into a full-featured shared storage array affordably and simply.

Solution Brief : Accelerate Workloads Exponentially with HPE StoreVirtual 4335 Hybrid Storage

Solution Brief

HPE StoreVirtual 4335 Hybrid Storage accelerates workloads exponentially for intelligent, sub-volume auto-tiering with adaptive optimisation.

Solution Brief : Scaling Up Performance and VDI management with HPE SDS

Solution Brief

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments can be difficult, especially given today’s mobile and BYOD (bring your own device) workforce.

Solution Brief : Consolidate Servers and Storage at Remote Locations with HPE SDS

Solution Brief

Branch offices and remote locations must handle increasing requirements for data protection and high availability, often with additional challenges.

Blog Post : Around the Storage Block Blog: All About Hyper-Convergence

Blog Post

Find out about all things hyper-converged from Around the Storage Block at HPE Communities.

White Paper : Blueprint: Create a Simple Virtual Storage Array with HPE StoreVirtual VSA

White Paper

Server virtualisation addresses the limitations of physical systems by allowing multiple operating systems and applications to run on a single host.

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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Storage quality review weekly data, August 2012