Comprehensive, dynamic solutions for your storage networking challenges

From small and midsized operations to data centers and cloud, HP StoreFabric has dynamic end-to-end solutions that solve even your most frustrating storage networking challenges. HP offers a comprehensive portfolio of storage networking products and accessories for your entry-level, midrange and high-end environments, including switches and directors as well as routers, adapters, transceivers and cables.

What’s New

Let the HP FlexFabric 5900CP simplify your network and SAN deployments with a true wire once and deploy once infrastructure.


HP FlexFabric 5900CP Switch Series—Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 699 KB)

What are you looking for?

Affordable, reliable storage networking
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Combine ease of use, extensive interoperability testing, flexibility and improved security with cost-effective pricing.


HP StoreFabric FC switches support demanding virtualized environments with 16bps (Gen5) Fibre Channel performance.

Our solution:

HP StoreFabric FC Switches

Fixed-Port storage switches

Embedded storage switches for BladeSystem

HP StoreFabric SAN Switches – Family Guide (PDF, 510 KB)

Resilient, scalable storage networking
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Build highly scalable networks that address data growth, application demands and transform current SAN fabrics into cloud-optimized SANs.


HP advanced director-class switches, coupled with network management software, provide breakthrough performance, high availability and energy efficiency with long-term investment protection.

Our solution:

HP StoreFabric FC Directors

Director switches

HP Enterprise Fibre Channel Directors – Family Guide (PDF, 2 MB)

HP StoreFabric SN8500C Directors Switch

High performance host connectivity
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Eliminate I/O bottlenecks where greater virtual machine density and bandwidth requirements are the norm.


HP Host bus adapters deliver next-generation performance that can help you gain a higher return on your IT investment.


They also are an integrated solution for HP Storage and servers with easy HBA firmware updates via HP Server Smart Update.

Our solution:

HP StoreFabric Host FC Adapters

Host bus adapters

Converged network adapters

HP SN1000E 16 Gb Fibre Channel HBA Evaluation (PDF, 328 KB)

Demartek Evaluation of HP StoreServ SN1000 16 GFC HBA (PDF, 658 KB)

Converged protocol support
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Enable multi-protocol SAN designs with increased scalability, ROI and simplified SAN solutions for virtualized server environments.


HP routers provide an all-in-one solution for multiprotocol environments.

Our solution:

HP StoreFabric Routers

Pay-as-you-go accessories
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Save time and money when you consider a variety of HP storage networking related pay-as-you-go accessories.


HP optical cables and hardware shrink space and costs. Port license upgrades enable you to scale your SAN easily.

Our solution:

Cables, Transceivers, Port Licenses


Why choose HP StoreFabric Storage Networking?

  • Integrated—Tested, certified, and serviced for the HP storage, server and networking ecosystem

  • Optimized—Lower costs, better performance and efficiency for virtual server and cloud environments

  • Comprehensive—Directors, switches, multi-protocol routers, data migration appliances, adapters, cables, SAN software

  • Converged—Protect legacy investments while combining unlike protocols (FC, 1GbE/10GbE, FCIP, iSCSI, FcoE)

Videos

Teradata Megah unifies storage landscape with HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage System

“After examining each vendor’s proposition, we were more impressed with the architecture, performance and redundancy offered by the HP 3PAR StoreServ solution.”
—Sandford Jonathan, Chief Executive Officer, Teradata Megah PT


Read the complete case study (PDF, 170 KB)