Storage Networking

Get a superior SAN experience from a broad selection of trusted HPE StoreFabric products focussed on performance and resiliency solutions.

Storage Networking With HPE StoreFabric Products

Unlock the Untapped Capability of Your Investment

Eliminate the limitations on your storage investment by modernising your storage network. Hewlett Packard Enterprise provides dynamic end-to-end solutions, solving your storage networking challenges with nearly 15 million storage area network (SAN) fabric ports deployed worldwide. Agile HPE StoreFabric host adapters, multi-protocol switches and highly scalable directors for cloud-optimised SANs ensure reliability and high performance.

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Modernise Your SAN Fabric Affordably, Get the Most Out of the Full Potential of Flash

HPE StoreFabric products help you leverage the full capacity of your storage with lower cost, high performance and the increased reliability you expect. Cut latency in half by upgrading to 32 Gb/s Fibre Channel and gain enhanced visibility and manageability with HPE Network Advisor Software. Meet the requirements of your SLAs with guaranteed interoperability, integration and support unified by a single technology vendor.

Cables, Transceivers & SAN Software

Flexible Fibre Optic Cable for Data Centre Designs

Meet your most challenging cabling needs using our comprehensive portfolio of fiber-optic cables, which include an OM3 portfolio for standard cabling requirements and a PremierFlex OM4 line for customers that demand the highest quality and are looking for enhanced performance or have extreme cabling environments.

Transceivers for Networking and Storage Interfaces

HPE Fibre Channel Transceivers offer maximum performance, reliability and compatibility for HPE storage and computing products.

HPE converged transceivers offer wire once transceiver simplicity for networking and storage interfaces. Eliminate the guesswork of which transceiver to use. HPE offers a converged transceiver for LAN and SAN traffic from 100GnE, FCoE, iSCSI and 16 GB FC.

SAN Software Options

Leverage our extensive SAN Software unique to HPE SANs including for HPE 3PAR; orchestration configuration, settings, and policies in a SAN; automating peer zoning; HBAs; and SFPs, including Power Pack+ Software, SAN Network Advisor, Fabric Vision, Web tools, Cisco Data Centre Network Manager, Cisco NX-OS, and so much more. Speak with your HPE Representative to make sure you are getting all you can out of your StoreFabric experience.

Want to Shop for a Cable, Transceiver or Upgrade SAN Software?

Select your storage switch over in the HPE Catalog and then choose the Options tab.

Software, Tools and Services

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Storage Networking specialists are standing by to answer your questions and deliver made-to-measure solutions.


Catalog : See the depth and breadth of our portfolio, find products fast, or browse all storage


See the depth and breadth of our portfolio, find products fast, or browse all storage

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This tool helps you compare options and select the right storage products for your business.

Family Guide : HPE StoreFabric SAN Infrastructure

Family Guide

Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers an extensive portfolio of HPE StoreFabric Fibre Channel, and multipurpose/converged protocol switches, Directors, transceivers, host bus adapters, and cables. These products provide you with the scalability, flexibility, performance, security, and interoperability that your storage networking environment’s mission-critical data and applications demand.

White Paper : Demartek Evaluation: HPE StoreFabric Gen6 Fibre Channel Server and Storage Solution

HPE Demartek Evaluation
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Demartek: Improving Business Outcomes with HPE DL380 Gen9 Server, 3PAR StoreServ 8450 All-Flash Storage, StoreFabric SN6600B Switch and SN1600E HBA Gen 6 32GFC Technology

Brochure : Maximize the all-flash Data Centre with Gen6 Fibre Channel Networking


These advanced director-class switches, coupled with network management software, provide breakthrough performance, scalability and availability.

Brochure : Data centre modernisation with HPE Gen6 Fibre Channel Networking


Find the Fibre Channel (FC) and multiprotocol/converged protocol switches for your SAN and LAN that mission-critical data and applications demand.

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HPE Smart SAN for 3PAR

White Paper : HPE Smart SAN target driven peer zoning for 3PAR StoreServ and HPE StoreFabric end-to-end SAN implementation technical white paper

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HPE Smart SAN target driven peer zoning for 3PAR StoreServ and HPE StoreFabric end-to-end SAN implementation technical white paper

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HPE Next Wave Chalk Talk

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