The HPE 3PAR StoreServ File Controller provides an efficient, bulletproof, and effortless way to provide file services from any model of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage. With one or two nodes per 2U chassis, 3PAR StoreServ File Controllers effectively serve thousands of concurrent users and multiple diverse workloads with autonomic space reclamation when files are deleted, non-intrusive sub file deduplication, and support for storage federation services such as Peer Motion.

A range of encryption options, sophisticated data access controls for Microsoft Active Directory-based IT environments, and the ability to run endpoint protection and backup software onboard protects your data and your organization. This bulletproof protection is further enhanced by clustering up to eight 3PAR StoreServ File Controllers for transparent failover, and to enable online rolling maintenance updates so that users can always access their data.

What's new

  • New HPE 3PAR StoreServ File Controller v3 with one or two clustered nodes per 2U chassis.

Features

Maximize your Primary Storage Efficiency

Support thousands of users concurrently accessing their files and consolidate multiple diverse workloads via a broad range of file protocols.

Save an average of 50 to 60% capacity with sub-file deduplication and compression 1, and with autonomic space reclamation.

Accelerate copying files by up to 6.5 times with Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) over the SMB protocol.

Reduce branch office WAN usage by automatically caching frequently accessed central data center files with BranchCache.

Deploy Your File Shares with Confidence

Deliver continuity of data access with online file system healing and, when clustered, with rolling maintenance updates, transparent failover, and automatic disaster recovery across local and remote HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage platforms.

Protect data while at rest with file system encryption and data drive encryption, and while in flight with SMB Encryption and SMB Signing.

Dynamically identify files based on content policies and implement sophisticated access controls using File Classification Infrastructure and Active Directory Rights Management Services.

Reduce cost and complexity by installing virus scanning software and data protection agents onboard.

Simplify your Storage Provisioning and Administration

Provision from raw capacity to file shares using the SMI-S Provider integrated File Controller Server Manager.

Repurpose capacity easily and dynamically between file shares and block volumes on the 3PAR StoreServ Storage.

Optionally manage with IT generalists via the Windows-familiar File Controller Server Manager.

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