Server Storage

HPE storage options enhance server performance, reliability and security for demanding application workloads.

ACCELERATE THE PERFORMANCE OF YOUR DATA INTENSIVE APPLICATIONS

HPE offers a broad portfolio of workload optimized server storage solutions including Hard Disk Drives, Solid-State Drives, and Smart Array Controllers that deliver high performance, outstanding reliability, and security.  Actively manage your growing data needs with HPE Servers and HPE Server Storage. Whether you need large capacity or fast access to your data, we have a solution to empower any workload.

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HPE NVMe High Performance Low Latency Write Intensive SSD – Intel Optane SSD P4800x Series

HPE and Intel® Optane™ SSD P4800x Series, available in 375GB and 750GB capacities, helps to eliminate data center storage bottlenecks and allow bigger data sets. When configured with HPE servers, Intel Optane SSDs accelerate applications, reduce transaction costs for latency-sensitive workloads, and improve TCO. HPE NVMe High Performance Low Latency Write Intensive SSDs are optimized for second-generation Intel® Xeon™ Scalable processors.

HPE SOLID STATE DRIVES (SSD) FOR YOUR MOST DEMANDING WORKLOADS

Broad range of enterprise solid-state drives to help you access data faster by providing exceptional performance, extended endurance, and consistently low latency—all while using less power. HPE SSD portfolio includes SATA, SAS and NVMe drives to support a variety of workloads and performance needs.

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SSD Type/Interface

NVMe High Performance Low Latency 

NVMe High Performance

NVMe Mainstream Performance

SAS SSD 12G Enterprise SAS

SAS SSD 12G Enterprise SAS

SATA SSD 6G

SATA SSD 6G SATA Very Read Optimized (VRO) 

Endurance Class

Write Intensive (WI)

Mixed-Use (MU) & Read Intensive (RI)

Mixed-Use (MU) & Read Intensive (RI)

Write Intensive (WI)

Mixed-Use (MU) & Read Intensive (RI)

Mixed-Use (MU) & Read Intensive (RI)

Very Read Optimized (VRO) 

Endurance: Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD)

WI Endurance: >=10 DWPD

MU Endurance: >=3 & <10 RI Endurance: <=2 

MU Endurance: >=3 & <10 RI Endurance: <=2 

WI Endurance: >=10 DWPD

MU Endurance: >=3 & <10 RI Endurance: <=2 

MU Endurance: >=3 & <10 RI Endurance: <=2 

VRO Endurance 0.05 up to 0.8

Features

  • Best latency
  • Best write workload 
  • Highest endurance
  • Better performance than NVMe Mainstream Performance
  • Best read performance
  • Larger capacity drives
  • Better performance than SAS/SATA but less than NVMe High Performance
  • Will displace SATA long-term
  • Dual port best behind expanders
  • High write workloads performance
  • High endurance good for caching tier

Enterprise 12G SAS

  • Dual port - best behind expanders
  • Good balance of workload performance
  • Large capacity drives

 

Value 12G SAS

  • Twice the interface speed of SATA
  • Lower cost than traditional enterprise 12G SAS
  • Enterprise alternative to NVMe Mainstream or SATA 
  • Low price for read intensive and mixed-use workloads
  • High performance upgrade from HDDs
  • Multi Vendor SKU offering - shortest lead times to available supply on preferably priced SATA SSDs 
  • Lowest price targeting HDD replacement
  • Targets specific read-centric workloads 
  • Variable endurance based on writes

Highest Capacity 

375 GB to 750 GB

800 GB to 15.36 TB

800 GB to 7.68 TB

400 GB to 3.2 TB

800 GB to 15.36 TB

240 GB to 7.68 TB

1.92 TB to 7.68 TB

Form Factor 

SFF, AIC

SFF, AIC

SFF, M.2

SFF

SFF, LFF (by Carrier)

SFF, M.2, LFF (by Carrier)

SFF, LFF (by Carrier)

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Performance

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HPE HARD DISK DRIVES (HDD)TO RIGHT SIZE PERFORMANCE AND COST

Leverage proven performance and reliable data integrity, at the lowest cost per gigabyte, in a wide range of capacities.  HPE servers configured with HPE hard disk drives (HDDs) deliver proven performance and reliable data integrity at a low cost per gigabyte. 

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Enterprise HDD

Midline HDD

Entry HDD

HDD Category

Mission Critical or high I/O workloads

High-Capacity or business critical

Non-mission critical, low I/O

Workloads 

Email, ERP, CRM, Boot

Backup, archive, reference

Boot, Backup

Interface Capacity 

SAS up to 2.4 TB

SAS / SATA up to 16 TB

SATA, up to 4 TB

HPE SMART ARRAY GEN10 CONTROLLER PORTFOLIO

HPE Smart technologies can boost storage performance up to 65% while using 45% less power. Accelerate data access by up to 4X by caching hot data on SSDs with HPE SmartCache. Protect sensitive data and meet compliance regulations with military-grade controller-based encryption. 

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Smart Array P-Class Controllers

Smart Array E-Class Controllers

Smart Array S-Class Software RAID

Use case

Maximum performance for enterprise class server storage

Simple RAID that is cost-effective with enterprise class reliability

Driver based solution 

Interface

PCIe Gen3 / 12G SAS

PCIe Gen3 / 12G SAS

Supports 6G SATA

Encryption 

Controller-based 

Controller-based 

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RAID

0/1/5/6/10/50/60/ADM

0/1/5/10

0/1/5

HPE SMART ARRAY GEN10 AND GEN10 PLUS OS BOOT DEVICES

PCI-e Add-in Card

Separate OS and data planes without using up drive slots

- Preconfigured RAID 1 from one PCIe slot

- Utilizes Windows/Linux/Vmware in-box NVMe driver

- SSD Flash based solution is faster and more resilient than HDD spinning storage

- Meets certification requirements of Vmware and Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

Flash-based USB

Simple low-cost RAID 1 mirrored boot solution for Vmware environments

- High Endurance Enterprise-Class 3D pSLC NAND

- Maximizes server storage capacity, by not consuming server storage bays or PCIe slots

- Lower cost boot solution for VMware environments vs. using dual HDD/SSD + Controller or dedicated PCIe boot card

- Supports Vmware Vsphere v6.5 and beyond, ESXi deployments up to 8TiB*

- Supports Gen9, Gen10 and Gen10+ HPE ProLiant Servers