Are you looking for a truly converged and flash-optimized primary storage platform? HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage with the HPE 3PAR File Persona is efficient, effortless, no compromise flash storage engineered for block, file, and object access. HPE 3PAR File Persona Software enables rich file protocols from SMB/CIFS to NFS and FTP/FTPS, file data services from quota management, virus scanning to file snapshots and retention/immutability, and programmatic data access via an Object Access (REST) API. It extends the spectrum of workloads natively addressed by HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage from virtualization, databases, and applications via the Block Persona to include home directory consolidation and user/group shares, content management and collaboration, and data preservation/governance via the File Persona – all from one converged controller architecture, one agile capacity group, and one truly unified management GUI, CLI and WSAPI.

What's new

  • Increased scalability with 256TiB usable capacity per node pair up to 1PiB per system
  • Increased security with File access auditing framework integrated with ISVs applications
  • Expanded Antivirus supported vendors to include Kaspersky

Features

Maximize Your Primary Storage Efficiency

Datacenter space saving and significant power savings via one converged controller architecture and one capacity group for agile provisioning of block volumes, file shares, and object access.

Seamless file data compaction leveraging Thin Built-In Zero Detect, Thin Provisioning, Thin Persistence, and Thin Deduplication.

Right place for the right file data at the right time via Adaptive Optimization and Dynamic Optimization.

Performance acceleration through Adaptive Flash Cache for read intensive workloads.

Simplify Your Storage Deployment and Administration

Streamlined administration for block volumes, file shares, and object access using the truly unified 3PAR SSMC, the scriptable 3PAR OS CLI and programmatic management via 3PAR WSAPI. Plus self-service cloud file share management via OpenStack Manila for flexible hybrid infrastructure.

Seamless support for a broad range of client operating systems via the included rich set of SMB/CIFS, NFS, and FTP/FTPS protocols.

Programmatic data access for cloud applications via the Object Access (REST) API.

Straightforward integration into a broad range of IT infrastructure with support for Microsoft Active Directory, OpenLDAP, and local user authentication.

Deploy Your File Shares with Confidence

Autonomic configuration of high availability for File Provisioning Groups and Virtual File Servers.

Continuously Available file shares allow non-disruptive 3PAR OS upgrades and transparent failover of clients in the event of a controller failure.

Comprehensive data protection with point-in-time file snapshots featuring user-driven file restore, Recovery Manager Central Express Protect for entire File Provisioning Groups, third party antivirus and backup/restore software support, and disaster recovery replication via Remote Copy.

Security of FIPS 140-2 validated Data At Rest Encryption as an optional additional measure to prevent unauthorized data access.