Primera Storage

Are you bringing new mission-critical applications to market while supporting existing ones in order to accelerate speed of business, agility and innovation?

Is your traditional high-end storage holding you back because you are tied down administering, tuning, and supporting infrastructure?

HPE Primera redefines what's possible in mission-critical storage by delivering the agility of the cloud while raising the bar on resiliency and performance. Built upon proven resiliency and powered by HPE InfoSight, HPE Primera delivers instant access to data with storage that sets up in minutes, upgrades transparently, and is delivered as a service. Ensure always fast and always on storage for all mission-critical apps, backed by a 100% Availability Guarantee1.

What's new

  • Integrated with HPE Synergy and HPE Composable Rack, HPE Primera delivers a dynamic, fluid set of resources that you can automate and dynamically allocate in real-time, using a common API.
  • Workloads like video surveillance drive the need for scalable, and dense data storage platforms. With the introduction of 8 TB LFF drive support, HPE Primera delivers both and 100% data availability.
  • With enhanced replication over Fibre Channel (FC) and replication over Internet Protocol (IP), you now have the flexibility of choosing the storage protocol that best fits your DR/BC needs.
  • Flat support for HPE Primera gives you:
    Peace of mind for budgeting and planning and more predictability to ensure you receive the same great support year after year at the same price as Day 1.


Achieve an On-demand Storage Experience

Deploy, manage, and scale your storage in 93% less time2 with a platform that sets up in minutes, tunes itself, and upgrades transparently without hassle.

Consume storage on your terms. With HPE Greenlake, HPE Primera grows with your business needs and gives IT instant gratification with elastic consumption and scale delivered as-a-service.

Get a Timeless ownership experience that keeps getting better overtime. Say goodbye to forklift upgrades and hidden costs with all-inclusive licensing, non-disruptive controller upgrades, efficiency and up-time guarantees, and flexible consumption options to suit your needs.

Prevent Disruptions with App-aware Resiliency

Raise the bar on mission-critical reliability. HPE Primera comes standard with a 100% data availability guarantee, without requiring special contracts or onerous terms.

See beyond the walls of storage. More than 90% of issues arise from above the storage layer3 – in the network, server and virtualization layer. HPE Primera sees beyond storage with HPE InfoSight to predict and prevent any disruptions in the networking, application and server layers.

Defend against storage and site failure with transparent business continuity and extend app-aware data protection to the cloud.

Consolidate Without the Risk

Ensure your traditional and modern mission critical apps are always fast, even at scale thru an all-active architecture built for Storage Class Memory and NVMe.

Get visibility for optimizing application workload placement while accounting for application performance characteristics and interactions with other shared applications on an HPE Primera system.

Eliminate the guesswork with real-time analytics to maintain predictable performance. AI models trained in the cloud are now embedded in the array for real-time analytics to ensure consistent performance for application workloads.

Enterprise Storage Ownership Transformed

Freedom from hidden costs such as nickel & dime licensing! Enterprise software features including replication, native data protection via snapshots and data reduction are included in the base Primera OS. Only Encryption enablement for $1* requires a license providing you a transparent and low TCO.

Designed for mission-critical applications, HPE Primera compaction technologies are inline for peak efficiency without performance penalties. If you’re not satisfied with the storage efficiency for your workloads on your new HPE Primera system, we will work harder to meet your storage expectations.

It’s time to say goodbye to disruption due to unexpected downtime. The 100% Availability Guarantee is a standard benefit of being an HPE Primera customer with the standard HPE Proactive Care or higher support contract. It is a cost-nothing guarantee for a qualified outage.1

Try HPE Primera for 30 days at no risk. We believe that once you experience HPE Primera, you'll become a satisfied customer for life. If you aren't completely satisfied with the benefits and capabilities of HPE Primera as outlined in our product specs, we will work with you to make things right.5

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    100% Availability Guarantee Solution Brief
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    Up to 93% less time - Based on HPE internal testing of a leading Tier-1 storage system versus HPE Primera
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    Based on recent survey of IT leaders by IDC
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    Note under specifications *select availability
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