No backup hardware required

Get efficient centralization of backup without the cost or complexity of dedicated backup appliances with HP StoreOnce VSA—a hardware-independent, hypervisor-agnostic, software-based backup and deduplication solution.

What's new

Free 1TB StoreOnce VSA—HP is now offering a zero cost 1TB version of the HP StoreOnce VSA. Ideal for protecting small amounts of data and for extended evaluation.

Why choose HP StoreOnce VSA?

  • Virtual—Eliminate the need for dedicated hardware or backup appliances

  • Consolidated—Manage your entire backup environment from a single console

  • Federated— Single solution from ROBO to data center managed centrally

  • Multitenant—Deliver managed data protection services

Reduce what you use


Who can benefit from HP StoreOnce VSA?

Regardless of your company size or focus, data loss is intolerable. HP StoreOnce VSA builds confidence in data protection by enabling federated deduplication for reducing risk, increasing agility and securely moving data without rehydration.

The HP StoreOnce VSA: A Deduplicating Backup Appliance for Today’s Virtualized ROBOs, Service Providers and SMBs (PDF, 109 KB)

Small and midsize businessesSmall and midsize Cloud service providersEnterprises
Deploy business applications and data protection on the same physical infrastructure

Offer simple, low-cost backup and recovery managed services

Deploy backup solutions at your remote offices without adding any deduplicated hardware

Textile manufacturer picks HP StoreOnce to cut backup and restore times

“We chose HP because of its deduplication technology, which is better than competitors’. Other important factors were its good restoration time, its replication capabilities, and its competitive price.”
—Ravi Prakash, Assistant General Manager IT, Himatsingka Seide

Himatsingka Seide case study (PDF, 1.2MB)

HP StoreOnce VSA free trial software

Register to get 1TB free for 3 years or download the trial software and try it free for 60 days.

Step 1

Ensure that sufficient resources are available on the host to run StoreOnce VSA

Step 2

Register online to download the StoreOnce VSA 60-day trial software

Step 3

Deploy StoreOnce VSA software using either vSphere for VMware environments or Microsoft Hyper-V Manager for Hyper-V environments. 

Step 4

Configure backup targets on the StoreOnce VSA using the graphical interface. Use the backup application of your choice to protect your data and applications by backing up data to the created backup targets. See compatibility matrices at

How to buy

* Based on HP internal comparative analysis of publicly available data from major competitors, May 2015 and on HP comparisons of public data on HP StoreOnce VSA and EMC Data Domain 2200 data sheets available as of May 2015.

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