HPE StoreVirtual Storage

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

Scale-out Storage for Virtualized Environments

Versatile, reliable HPE StoreVirtual gives you affordable storage for a virtualized 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 Any 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 centers. With the Centralized Management Console, you can manage hundreds of nodes in your environment with the same simplicity.

Snapshot and Remote Copy integration for virtualization 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

Optimized for virtualized 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


Peguform handles dynamic storage needs with HPE StoreVirtual 4500 and StoreVirtual VSA

“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

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 9 X 5 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: 1 GbE iSCSI (128) Ports; 10 GbE iSCSI (64) Ports; 8 Gb 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
  • Virtualization Platform: VMware, HPE Helion CloudSystem
  • Cores; RAM/Node: 8 or 12 cores; 128GB, 256GB or 512GB RAM
  • Disk Configuration/Node: 6X 1.2 TB SAS, or 4X 1.2 TB SAS and 2X 400 GB 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®.

Protect Your SDS Solution

Accelerate service delivery with advanced SDS technologies and expertise.

Protect Your Data in Virtualized Environments

Protect data and lower costs with HPE StoreOnce VSA, a hypervisor-agnostic, software-based backup and deduplication solution.

Manage and Orchestrate the Way You Want

Move from managing infrastructure silos within your data center to open, automated resource orchestration across physical and virtual domains.

Simplify ITaaS with HPE CloudSystem plus HPE StoreVirtual

HPE StoreVirtual-powered HPE CloudSystem 9.0 makes it easier for you to configure, deploy, and manage—all with no vendor lock-in.

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

White Paper

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

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 optimization.

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

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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

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Server virtualization 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