Nimble Storage Arrays


Technical Specifications


  • (6) Maximum, Expansion Shelves supported

Maximum drives per enclosure

  • 21 HDDs (11 HDDs for HF20H) and Flash Cache per HF-Series base array
  • plus HF-Series Expansion Shelf.

Host interface

  • Fibre Channel and iSCSI network connectivity

Storage controller

  • Redundant storage controllers

Availability features

  • Triple+ Parity RAID for data protection (Triple drive parity plus intra-drive parity). 99.9999% guaranteed availability. Redundant HW/SW design - no single points of failure.

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows® Server
  • VMware ESXi®
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Ubuntu Server Edition LTS
  • Oracle Linux
  • Oracle Solaris®
  • Citrix® XenServer®
  • For the latest information on supported operating systems refer to Single Point of Connectivity Knowledge (SPOCK) for HPE Storage Products (SPOCK):

Minimum dimensions ( H x W x D)

17.58 x 43.9 x 89 cm


65 kg (ES3 Expansion Shelf: 52 kg)


HPE Nimble Storage arrays come with the following warranties: 1-year, parts-only warranty for hardware components and 90 day software updates for defects. Additionally, HPE will provide phone support for replacing a defective part. Additional support coverage is required for HPE Nimble Storage arrays. NOTE: For hardware warranty claims, defective part must be received before replacement parts are shipped.