With HP 3PAR StoreServ File Controller you get an efficient, bulletproof, and effortless way to provide file storage from HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage. 3PAR StoreServ File Controller saves you time and money by supporting hundreds to thousands of concurrent users and diverse file workloads.

It also has non-intrusive data deduplication that provides an average 50-60% in space savings. 1 It provides security through features such as built-in encryption, sophisticated access controls, online snapshots, and the ability to run endpoint protection and backup software onboard so that data is protected at rest and in flight.

HP 3PAR StoreServ File Controllers are clustered file gateway configurations with transparent failover and online rolling maintenance updates that deliver continuous availability of data to users, servers, and applications. With a straightforward and consistent management experience, it also provides robust capabilities for demanding 24 x 7 file storage environments.

What's new

  • New HP 3PAR StoreServ File Controller v3 with one or two clustered nodes per 2U chassis
  • 3PAR StoreServ File Controller v3 Recovery DVD is now an orderable SKU or free software download


Efficient: Maximize your Primary Storage Efficiency

Support thousands of users concurrently accessing their files and consolidate multiple workloads with support for a broad range of file access protocols.

Sub-file deduplication with an average 50 to 60% space saving and autonomic space reclamation. 1

ODX assisted file copy over the SMB protocol is 6.5 faster than traditional copy.

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

Bulletproof: Deploy your File Shares with Confidence

Clusterable for user transparent failover, online file system self healing, rolling maintenance updates, and automatic disaster recovery across HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage arrays in different locations with CLX.

Protect data while at rest with file system encryption and data drive encryption, and in flight with SMB 3.0 encryption and signing.

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

Install and run endpoint protection such as antivirus on the File Controller itself – eliminating the cost and complexity of connecting an external endpoint protection server. Prevent against data loss with Volume Shadow Copy Service online snapshots and support for agent based backup software.

Increase uptime with standard features such as mirrored operating system disks, hot plug redundant fans and power, and advanced memory protection. Three year onsite parts and labor warranty with one year of software telephone support.

Effortless: Simplify your Storage Provisioning and Administration

Straightforward and consistent management experience that is optimized for IT generalists.

End-to-end provisioning for file from available 3PAR StoreServ Storage drive capacity to file share creation using a single GUI.

Easily and dynamically repurpose capacity between file and block on the 3PAR StoreServ Storage array.

Constant health monitoring with HP Active Health System.

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