Make your critical applications more powerful, agile and efficient with HPE storage solutions. Regardless of your IT budget, you can get the performance, availability, agility and efficiency you need to run your critical applications:

  • Tier-1 availability at a midrange price
  • Unmatched affordability with solid performance for messaging and database deployments
  • Industry leading backup performance with federated deduplication across the enterprise
 

Microsoft Exchange

Confidently grow the number and size of your Microsoft Exchange mailboxes quickly and affordably with HPE storage and HPE’s proven reference configurations.

Microsoft SQL Server

Respond quickly to dynamic database changes, eliminate the need for over-provisioning and avoid downtime with SQL Server deployments based on HPE storage.

SharePoint

Experience a SharePoint environment that is efficient, cost-effective, available, secure—and virtualized for flexibility and agility.

SAP

Optimize your virtualized, cloud and traditional environments with HPE Converged Storage for SAP that supports the rapid growth and data protection requirements of SAP deployments.

Oracle

Enhance your Oracle deployments with industry-leading storage performance and management tools designed for fast, easy access to business data.

Confidently grow the number and size of your Exchange mailboxes quickly and affordably with proven reference configurations.


Are you facing these challenges?

  • Constantly struggling to maintain performance and availability on an ever-shrinking budget
  • Labor-intensive Exchange deployment and management with storage provisioning
  • Storage inefficiencies from trying to fully provision capacity to accommodate growth

HPE storage solutions can help:

  • Optimize performance and cost of unpredictable workloads with HPE storage tiering
  • Simplify deployment of new mailboxes by provisioning storage on the fly
  • Easily accommodate growth with a highly scalable and multi-tenant architecture
 

Outpacing Explosive Growth with HPE 3PAR StoreServ

“With HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, we increased our maximum mailbox size by fivefold with only 1.2TB of initial storage allocation, compared to the 12.9TB of dedicated storage our previous storage solution would have required.”
—Philip Howell, Client/Server Lead, Texas Christian University


Case studies
Read the Texas Christian University case study
Read the Smarsh case study (PDF, 400 KB)

Microsoft Exchange with HPE MSA

With larger mailboxes and more users to support, you need scalable and flexible storage to ensure business continuity for your messaging infrastructure. Features built into the HPE MSA Storage delivers the shared storage functionality and high availability that is required to address these challenges.

Deploying Microsoft Exchange with HPE 3PAR StoreServ

For even larger Exchange deployments that require improved cost and performance optimization, HPE 3PAR StoreServ offers the latest enterprise-class features and performance that extends to the midrange. With simple, affordable disaster recovery and rapid, granular recovery of Exchange mailboxes, HPE 3PAR StoreServ also ensures higher level of data protection and data availability.

Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange

Virtualizing Exchange delivers higher service levels, enables mailboxes to be scaled simply and dynamically, and reduces server sprawl through consolidation and resource sharing. Whether you leverage VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V for your Exchange virtualization, HPE storage solutions deliver the differentiated performance, integration, management and availability you need.

Protecting Microsoft Exchange Deployments

Protecting the information and communications stored in your Exchange environment is critical. The growing volume of emails makes it difficult to rapidly backup and restore data. Be confident that your Exchange data is protected with HPE solutions that combine tape and disk technologies with efficient backup software to provide a unified and automated backup and recovery.

Partnership with Microsoft

With today's business climate of increased competition, rapid technology evolution and expanding global markets, companies need to be on the forefront of innovation and growth. HPE and Microsoft’s partnership in Microsoft Exchange solutions deliver innovative technologies that enable robust messaging infrastructures.

As a Microsoft Global Technology Partner across storage, servers, networking, and technology services, HPE enables deployment of Exchange solutions with confidence. HPE’s expertise in Microsoft Exchange helps evaluate needs, rapidly plan and deploy solutions, and cost-effectively operate Exchange environments. Even as a business grows and its requirements evolve, HPE and Microsoft deliver the software, hardware, and services necessary for a successful Exchange deployment.

 

Suggested products

Challenges to solve Recommendation
Starting Out
Limited budget and IT expertise to implement first dedicated Exchange deployment
Primary Storage
HPE Disk Enclosures
Low-cost, high capacity direct attached storage ideal for building dedicated Exchange infrastructure at small and midsize businesses.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver LTO Tape Drives
Cost-effective, durable archiving for your Microsoft Exchange environment with proven reliability and advanced technology.
Building Momentum
Demand for more users, larger mailboxes and bigger databases
Primary Storage
HPE MSA Storage
Entry level shared storage ideal for building Exchange infrastructure at growing small and midsize businesses or smaller enterprises looking for scalable, low-cost SAN solutions.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver Tape Autoloaders
Cost-effective, easy-to-install, automated tape storage.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your Exchange environment with high performance deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.
Business Expansion
Implementing virtualization
Primary Storage
HPE MSA Storage
With faster processers and 16Gb Fibre Channel to support more VMs per server.

HPE StoreVirtual Storage
Highly available scale-out storage for multiple sites and larger Exchange deployments that lets you seamlessly and non-disruptively add capacity and/or performance as you grow. Virtual storage appliance software, blade and storage system form factors available.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries
Unattended backup, DR and archive solution with Web-based remote management.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your Exchange environment with high performance deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.


Managing Growth
Balancing storage cost and performance for multiple instances or databases running on the same platform
Primary Storage
HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7000
Tier-1 enterprise resiliency and performance at a midrange price. With 3PAR StoreServ reduce your storage capacity requirements for Exchange deployments by 50%1 or more and double VM density2—guaranteed.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver MSL 6480 Tape Libraries
Specifically designed to help midsize customers meet both their short-term data protection and long-term archiving requirements.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your Exchange environment with high performance deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.


Agile Enterprise
High performance and high availability for multiple Exchange instances; Exchange cloud deployments
Primary Storage
HPE 3PAR StoreServ 10000
Mission-critical, Tier-1 storage for building Exchange infrastructure at enterprise businesses.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Library
Highly scalable, exceptionally manageable enterprise class library delivering security for compliance and longevity for archiving

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your Exchange environment with high performance deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.
 


1Requires the use of HPE 3PAR Thin Conversion Software and HPE 3PAR Thin Provisioning Software. For details, refer to the Get Thin Guarantee Terms and Conditions. More information is available at: http://www.hp.com/storage/getthin.
2This Guarantee is subject to the assumptions and compliance with the conditions set out in the Get Virtual Guarantee Terms and Conditions.

 

Respond quickly to dynamic database changes, eliminate the need for over-provisioning, and avoid downtime with SQL Server deployments built on HP storage.


Are you facing these challenges?

  • Increasing SQL Server performance to address faster response times
  • Buying/managing more storage than you really need due to explosive data growth
  • Hardware sprawl resulting from growing database instances
  • A rising need for consolidation and comprehensive data protection of SQL Server instances

HP storage solutions can help:

  • Protect your SQL Server data with the built-in high availability (HA)
  • Save on database storage costs with HP’s thin technologies including autonomic reclamation
  • Simplify running mixed database workloads without resource contention
 

Food retailer manages holiday overload with HPE 3PAR StoreServ solution for Microsoft SQL Server

“With HPE 3PAR StoreServ we increased our SQL performance by 10x.”
—Kevin Madsen, Senior Infrastructure Director HoneyBaked Ham of Georgia


Case Studies
Read the HoneyBaked Ham case study (PDF, 690 KB)
Read the Capital and Coast District Health Board case study (PDF, 693 KB)

Microsoft SQL Server with HP MSA

As your SQL Server transactions, data queries, and applications increase in volume, it’s important to lay the right groundwork for ongoing growth in a way that’s affordable and easy to manage today. You need a storage infrastructure that will deliver the SQL Server database performance and high availability your applications require—all within your budget and available IT resources.

Microsoft SQL Server with HPE 3PAR StoreServ

Targeted for enterprises, this reference configuration assists IT decision makers, storage administrators, database and solution architects and system administrators in planning and deploying SQL Server 2012 OLTP workloads using HPE 3PAR StoreServ 10400.

Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server

This reference configuration assists IT decision makers, storage administrators, database architects and administrators in planning and deployment of virtualized SQL Server using HPE 3PAR StoreServ.

Protecting Microsoft SQL Server Deployments

In today’s business environment, you need the most efficient, high-performing, and reliable backup to protect your SQL Server data. Unlike some solutions that are expensive and complex, information protection solutions from HPE provide rapid, reliable and comprehensive backup and recovery that is both cost-effective and easy to administer.

Partnership with Microsoft

With today's business climate of increased competition, rapid technology evolution and expanding global markets, companies need to be on the forefront of innovation and growth. HPE and Microsoft’s partnership in Microsoft SQL Server solutions deliver innovative technologies ranging from servers to storage to networking to application to help deliver a robust database infrastructure.

 

Suggested Products

Challenges to solve Recommendation
Starting Out
Limited budget and IT expertise for first dedicated SQL deployment
Primary Storage
HPE Disk Enclosures
Low-cost, high capacity direct attached storage ideal for building dedicated SQL Server infrastructure at small and midsize businesses.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver LTO Tape Drives
Cost-effective, durable archiving for your SQL Server data with proven reliability and advanced technology.
Building Momentum
Greater availability and disaster recovery needs;
Increased performance requirements;
Protection of mission-critical data
Primary Storage
HPE MSA Storage
Entry level shared storage ideal for building SQL Server infrastructure at enterprise or small and midsize businesses with preference to leverage native SQL Server 2012 HA/DR capabilities.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver Tape Autoloaders
Cost-effective, easy-to-install, automated tape storage.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your SQL deployment with high performance and deduplication technology that lower costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.
Business Expansion
Implementing virtualization and consolidation of instances 
Primary Storage
HPE StoreVirtual Storage
Highly available scale-out storage for multiple sites and larger SQL Server deployments that lets you seamlessly and non-disruptively add capacity and/or performance as you grow. Virtual storage appliance software, blade and storage system form factors available.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries
Unattended backup, DR and archive solution with Web-based remote management.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your SQL deployment with high performance and deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.
Managing Growth
Balancing storage cost and performance for multiple instances or databases running on the same platform
Primary Storage
HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7000
Tier-1 enterprise resiliency and performance at a midrange price. With HPE 3PAR StoreServ reduce your storage capacity requirements for SQL Server deployments by 50%1 or more—guaranteed.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver MSL 6480 Tape Libraries
Specifically designed to help midsize customers meet both their short-term data protection and long-term archiving requirements.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your SQL deployment with high performance and deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.
Agile Enterprise
High performance and high availability for multiple database workloads and instances;
SQL Server cloud deployments
Primary Storage
HPE 3PAR StoreServ 10000
Mission-critical, Tier-1 storage for building SQL Server infrastructure at enterprise businesses.
Data Protection
HPE StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Library
Highly scalable, exceptionally manageable enterprise class library delivering security for compliance and longevity for archiving.

HPE StoreOnce Backup
Get disk-based data protection for your SQL deployment with high performance and deduplication technology that lowers costs and backup storage footprint by 95%. Virtual storage appliance software and backup system form factors available.
 


1Requires the use of HPE 3PAR Thin Conversion Software and HPE 3PAR Thin Provisioning Software. For details, refer to the Get Thin Guarantee Terms and Conditions. More information is available at: http://www.hp.com/storage/getthin.

 

HPE Storage products help you meet even the tightest backup and recovery windows in your SharePoint environment by enabling efficient data protection. In addition, you will realize lower total storage costs, improved capacity utilization and a virtualized SharePoint environment for flexibility and infrastructure agility.

Are you facing these challenges?

  • Skyrocketing costs for overprovisioning to keep pace with SharePoint requirements
  • Insufficient storage leading to ineffective backup and recovery
  • Exploding growth of SharePoint sites leading to hardware sprawl

HPE storage solutions can help:

  • Improve storage efficiency and reduce storage capacity requirements
  • Deliver maximum data availability and fast data protection
  • Virtualize your SharePoint environment for deployment flexibility and infrastructure agility
 

HPE and Microsoft deliver a winning solution

“They really are my two favorite vendors and I am delighted that they work together.”
—Meint Post, Chief Operations Officer, Savings Bank Division, Rabobank International

Rabobank International strengthens its collaborative working (PDF, 1.04 KB)

SharePoint and HPE Converged Storage

HPE Converged Storage solutions for SharePoint enhance collaboration and information sharing by lowering overall storage costs, providing comprehensive data protection and delivering hassle-free management.

SharePoint with HPE StoreVirtual VSA and HPE StoreOnce Storage

HPE StoreVirtual VSA and StoreOnce provide small and midsize businesses with affordable solutions that enable flexible shared storage and rapid data protection. Experience fast backup and instant recovery for unexpected events related to SharePoint Virtual Machines (VMs).

SharePoint with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage

3PAR StoreServ brings leading simplicity, efficiency, and agility to your SharePoint environments. Whether you are a midsize enterprise experiencing rapid growth in your virtualized collaboration platform, a large enterprise looking to support ITaaS or a global service provider building a hybrid or private cloud, 3PAR StoreServ has you covered.

Protecting SharePoint Deployments

HPE solutions combine tape and disk technologies with efficient backup software to provide a unified and automated backup and recovery. HPE StoreOnce Backup is the only solution that drives efficiency and simplicity by using the same deduplication engine across the enterprise. HPE StoreEver Tape solutions deliver a highly reliable, secure, and durable platform.

 

Optimize your SAP and SAP HANA deployments with HPE storage—so you can rapidly respond to change and avoid downtime.

HPE storage provides:

  • Solutions for traditional SAP environments—including the efficiency, performance and availability of HPE 3PAR StoreServ and HPE XP7 Storage
  • Certified solutions for SAP HANA Tailored Data Center Integration (TDI)—including the entire 3PAR StoreServ platform, delivering performance and efficiencies with the 3PAR 7450c, the first all-flash array certified for TDI
  • Protection for SAP and SAP HANA data—quick, simple and integrated database recovery and backup solutions

Kumho Petrochemical reduces costs and improves system stability

Business growth and the explosive increase in data volumes had reduced the performance of Kumho Petrochemical’s vital SAP ERP system. Rather than upgrading its old systems, the South Korean company decided to implement a new SAP platform. It chose an 3PAR StoreServ all-flash array with an HPE Superdome 2 server.


Read the Case Study

HPE 3PAR StoreServ for SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI)

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For maximum flexibility in deploying SAP HANA, HPE offers SAP HANA TDI certification for HPE 3PAR StoreServ storage. All HPE 3PAR StoreServ models are certified for TDI including the all-new 8000 and 20000 Converged Flash and All-flash arrays. 3PAR StoreServ are the first all-flash arrays certified for TDI and offer significant space, power and cooling savings.

HPE Backup solutions for SAP HANA

Get the data protection you need for your SAP HANA deployment with HPE StoreOnce, the fastest disk backup and recovery solution in the industry. For SAP HANA, HPE offers solutions to help customers customize backup and recovery. This includes file system backup, SAP HANA Backup integration and snapshot support. Additionally, the HPE StoreOnce plug-in for SAP HANA enables direct backups of SAP HANA for optimized data protection with reduced backup time, while providing HANA administrators more visibility and control over data protection.

HPE Storage Plug-in for SAP Landscape Virtualization Management (LVM) 2.1

HPE Storage and SAP bring greater agility and lower operation costs to SAP and now SAP HANA environments. The HPE Storage Plug-in for SAP LVM enables businesses with HPE 3PAR StoreServ and HPE XP Storage to gain unprecedented visibility and control over there SAP deployments. The HPE Storage Plug-in is now enabled for SAP LVM 2.1.

HPE ConvergedSystem 500 and ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA

Solutions for SAP HANA—with HPE 3PAR StoreServ

Accelerate access to business data with HPE ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA. In-memory computing technology processes massive data quantities in server main memory for immediate analysis and transaction results. The all-new ConvergedSystem 500 scale-out appliance and ConvergedSystem 900 scale-up appliance are based on the latest HPE ProLiant servers with Intel® Ivy Bridge E7 processors and HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7400.With advanced monitoring and management capability, these solutions deliver scalability for mission-critical SAP HANA environments.

HPE Archiving Solutions for SAP

SAP customers are continually challenged by the growth in database and application data. Regulatory and compliance requirements offer additional complexities. To tackle these challenges, HPE offers economical, durable and reliable archiving solutions for SAP.

HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage

A tightly coupled clustered architecture, secure multi-tenancy and mixed workload support make 3PAR StoreServ—the only storage platform that spans from the midrange to the high end of the enterprise including all-flash solutions with a single architecture—the primary storage you need for your SAP and SAP HANA deployments.

HPE StoreEver Tape

Store SAP data on tape for decades with HPE StoreEver solutions. With the broadest and most advanced portfolio in the industry, HPE StoreEver includes support for LTO, tape media, standalone tape drives and tape libraries. Technology advances include Tape Assure for monitoring media health with alerts about physical corruptions plus tape encryption for security.

Optimize your database environment with Oracle deployments built on HPE storage—so you can rapidly respond to change and avoid downtime.

HPE storage solutions for Oracle provide:

  • Increased Oracle database performance—delivering faster response times with HPE 3PAR StoreServ All-flash
  • Protection for Oracle data—quick, simple and integrated database recovery and backup solutions
  • Lower TCO—savings through consoloidation and HPE thin technologies plus database licensing and maintenance savings with fewer processors wainting idly for storage IO
 

HPE 3PAR StoreServ All-flash acceleration for Oracle VMAX environments

Keeping up with Oracle database environments is a challenge for legacy storage environments such as EMC VMAX. Database administrators are required to constantly tune storage to maintain SLAs. HPE 3PAR StoreServ All-flash can be used as a read acceleration device with Oracle ASM to significantly boost performance while allowing customers to retaining their legacy VMAX environment. This low risk solution offers a 75% boost in performance1 at half the cost2 of a VMAX upgrade. The solution is also backed by the HPE Storage Assured Interoperability Lab (SAIL) with thorough interoperability and performance testing.

 

ARLP sees 70% performance increase with new HPE storage

The hybrid 3PAR StoreServ 7400 combines a very affordable price with more than enough flash capability for us. It saved a half million dollars over the nearest competitor in our evaluation, and HPE outperformed it handily. Its ongoing performance has been remarkable.” – Tammy Adler, senior database administrator, ARLP


Case studies
Read the ARLP case study (PDF, 319 KB)

Flash-optimized Tier-1 storage for Oracle

HPE 3PAR StoreServ offers flash-optimized performance along with proven availability and Tier-1 capabilities, all within a single storage architecture. At nearly the cost of HDDs, it delivers a whole new paradigm of application performance, agility and cost savings, including lower database licensing and maintenance costs with fewer processors waiting idly for IO.

HPE 3PAR Recovery Manager Software for Oracle

Does your Oracle backup and recovery solution impact service levels and create unnecessary cost and complexity? HPE 3PAR Recovery Manager Software for Oracle is a highly efficient solution for automatically creating and managing hundreds of application-consistent, reservationless, point-in-time snapshots of Oracle and Oracle RAC databases. 

HPE XP7 Storage for Oracle Environments

For Oracle environments that cannot afford any downtime or tolerate any data loss, XP7 Storage provides six 9s reliability in an array designed for mission-critical converged infrastructure where constant access to data is required—even in the event of a disaster.

Guard Oracle deployments with HPE StoreOnce Backup

In today’s business environment, you rely on the most efficient, high performing, and reliable backup systems for your Oracle databases. HPE StoreOnce Backup systems provide a disk-based data protection platform while addressing data growth by applying deduplication software for efficient, longer-term data retention.


1 Based on HPE internal testing, August 2015
2 As reported by Wikibon, November 2015