StoreOnce Systems

Looking for cost-effective storage for your backup data for your small or remote offices? HPE StoreOnce VSA extends the StoreOnce family to enable this. By deploying StoreOnce VSA software, you can cut storage costs (rack space and power) by up to 84% compared to deploying purpose hardware. HPE StoreOnce VSA is a virtual appliance that delivers fast, efficient, scalable, deduplicating backup data storage. There are licenses to enable 4, 10, 20, 32 or 50 TB usable capacity. There is one license that enables this capacity and includes all features such as StoreOnce Catalyst, Replication and the Security Pack. Capacity upgrade licenses are available to upgrade from a smaller to a larger capacity point are available. All licenses include HPE foundation support for 3-years. 1TB freeware StoreOnce VSA is available for extended evaluation from It can be extended by the purchase and addition of a 4, 10, 20, 32 or 50 TB license.

What's new

  • A 32 TB product, for users who want more than 20 TB but who do not require as much as 50 TB, or who want to use StoreOnce VSA as a centralized store for copies of backups.
  • A 32 TB license for users that want to deploy the largest practical capacity StoreOnce VSA in Microsoft Azure as a copy or replication target.
  • Licenses to scale up capacity; from 20 TB to 32 TB, and 32 TB to 50 TB.


Cost Efficient - Lower the cost of Data Protection Storage for Smaller and Remote Offices

Software-defined storage that eliminates the need for dedicated hardware. Reduce the cost of your secondary storage by up to 84%, rack-space by 75% and power by up to 77%.

Outstanding value, StoreOnce VSA licenses include HPE StoreOnce Catalyst, Security Pack and Replication capabilities.

Pay as you grow, the HPE StoreOnce VSA license allows up you to scale up capacity from 4TB to 50TB with now disruption as capacity is added and no price penalty for starting small and expanding.

HPE StoreOnce VSA is copy and replication compatible with the rest of the HP StoreOnce Backup product family enabling solutions to be built with a mix of physical and virtual StoreOnce products.

Federated Deduplication Across the Enterprise with a Single Deduplication Technology - StoreOnce

Deduplicate at the application source, at the backup server or at the target appliance. Using StoreOnce, deduplicate where it makes sense for your business, unlike with other technology vendors where their limitations mandate.

Save time and money by using your backup application to manage backup data copies between StoreOnce Catalyst Stores using a single console that enables different retention times for different copies.

Utilize cost-effective, low-bandwidth links with deduplication optimized copies. Copy data from the StoreOnce VSA in small and remote sites and/or backup over the WAN to one or more regional offices or data centers.

Benefit from a unified deduplication solution. Build an optimized solution using the StoreOnce Catalyst technology delivered in purpose built appliances, virtual appliances, HPE Data Protector and other software.

Seamless Integration of Virtual and Physical Environments – All Managed from a Single Console

StoreOnce VSA enables StoreOnce to be used in virtual server environments and to leverage the flexibility and availability of virtual environments.

Same proven graphical interface (GUI) used to manage the HPE StoreOnce Backup appliances in physical and virtual environments, providing a consistent experience for enterprise-wide deployments.

Flexible to use, HPE StoreOnce VSA can be configured in Ethernet environments with StoreOnce Catalyst, VTL, CIFS or NFS backup targets. For VTL or Catalyst backup over Fibre Channel you will need a StoreOnce Backup hardware appliance.

Support New Styles of IT Data Protection

StoreOnce VSA can deliver a flexible backup target for service providers and organizations with an ITaaS (IT as a service) infrastructure.

Service providers can rapidly stand-up the StoreOnce VSA and retire it again when the backup capacity is no longer needed to regain the resources.

In multi-tenant environments, one StoreOnce VSA per tenant provides security of backup data between tenants.

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    Based on May 2013 HPE internal comparative analysis of StoreOnce VSA vs dedicated backup appliance hardware from major competitors.