Make your critical applications more powerful, agile and efficient with HP 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 HP storage and HP’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 HP 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 HP 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

HP storage solutions can help:

  • Optimize performance and cost of unpredictable workloads with HP 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 HP 3PAR StoreServ

“With HP 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 HP 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 HP MSA Storage delivers the shared storage functionality and high availability that is required to address these challenges.

Deploying Microsoft Exchange with HP 3PAR StoreServ

For even larger Exchange deployments that require improved cost and performance optimization, HP 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, HP 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, HP 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 HP 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. HP 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, HP enables deployment of Exchange solutions with confidence. HP’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, HP 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
HP Disk Enclosures
Low-cost, high capacity direct attached storage ideal for building dedicated Exchange infrastructure at small and midsize businesses.
Data Protection
HP 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
HP 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
HP StoreEver Tape Autoloaders
Cost-effective, easy-to-install, automated tape storage.

HP 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
HP MSA Storage
With faster processers and 16Gb Fibre Channel to support more VMs per server.

HP 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
HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries
Unattended backup, DR and archive solution with Web-based remote management.

HP 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
HP 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
HP StoreEver MSL 6480 Tape Libraries
Specifically designed to help midsize customers meet both their short-term data protection and long-term archiving requirements.

HP 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
HP 3PAR StoreServ 10000
Mission-critical, Tier-1 storage for building Exchange infrastructure at enterprise businesses.
Data Protection
HP StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Library
Highly scalable, exceptionally manageable enterprise class library delivering security for compliance and longevity for archiving

HP 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 HP 3PAR Thin Conversion Software and HP 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 HP 3PAR StoreServ solution for Microsoft SQL Server

“With HP 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 HP 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 HP 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 HP 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 HP 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. HP 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
HP Disk Enclosures
Low-cost, high capacity direct attached storage ideal for building dedicated SQL Server infrastructure at small and midsize businesses.
Data Protection
HP 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
HP 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
HP StoreEver Tape Autoloaders
Cost-effective, easy-to-install, automated tape storage.

HP 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
HP 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
HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries
Unattended backup, DR and archive solution with Web-based remote management.

HP 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
HP 3PAR StoreServ 7000
Tier-1 enterprise resiliency and performance at a midrange price. With HP 3PAR StoreServ reduce your storage capacity requirements for SQL Server deployments by 50%1 or more—guaranteed.
Data Protection
HP StoreEver MSL 6480 Tape Libraries
Specifically designed to help midsize customers meet both their short-term data protection and long-term archiving requirements.

HP 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
HP 3PAR StoreServ 10000
Mission-critical, Tier-1 storage for building SQL Server infrastructure at enterprise businesses.
Data Protection
HP StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Library
Highly scalable, exceptionally manageable enterprise class library delivering security for compliance and longevity for archiving.

HP 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 HP 3PAR Thin Conversion Software and HP 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.

 

HP 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

HP 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
 

HP 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 HP Converged Storage

HP 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 HP StoreVirtual VSA and HP StoreOnce Storage

HP 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 HP 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

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

 

Support the rapid growth and data protection requirements of your SAP deployments with HP Converged Storage for SAP.

Are you facing these challenges?

  • Meeting increased storage growth, performance and functionality demands
  • Needing to reliably backup, restore, copy and clone database and application data
  • Addressing intense pressure to manage costs with every aspect of infrastructure
  • Keeping applications up and running for 24x7 business continuity

HP storage solutions for SAP provide:

  • One technology at any scale—a single architecture spanning mid-market to enterprise with HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage
  • Unparalleled efficiencies—with 3PAR thin technologies and HP StoreOnce deduplication
  • Resiliency and high availability—with robust snapshot, backup and restore capabilities that are highly available and secure for multi-tenant environments

World’s leading restaurant supplier realizes significant SAP performance boost with HP 3PAR StoreServ

“Installing HP 3PAR Storage alleviated all of our performance issues with SAP, email, and the e-commerce site.”
—Carl Miller, Operations Manager, Wasserstrom


Case studies
Read the Wasserstrom case study (PDF, 684 KB)
Read the Chico’s case study: Outfitting a growing business with HP Performance Optimized Datacenters (PDF, 392 KB)

HP ConvergedSystem 500 and ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA

All new solutions for SAP HANA—with HP 3PAR StoreServ

Accelerate access to business data with HP 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 HP ProLiant servers with Intel® Ivy Bridge E7 processors and HP 3PAR StoreServ 7400.With advanced monitoring and management capability, these solutions deliver scalability for mission-critical SAP HANA environments.

New: HP 3PAR StoreServ Certified for SAP HANA Tailored Data Center Integration (TDI)

webinars

HP 3PAR StoreServ is now certified for SAP HANA TDI. In addition to appliance delivery with HP ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA, you now have an alternative approach for integrating 3PAR StoreServ’s world-class storage capabilities into your SAP HANA environment.

HP Storage Plug-in for SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization Management (NW LVM) 2.0

HP storage and SAP bring greater agility and lower operation costs to businesses large and small. The HP Storage Plug-in for SAP NW LVM enables businesses with HP 3PAR StoreServ and HP XP Storage to gain unprecedented visibility and control over your SAP deployment. The HP Storage Plug-in is now enabled for all-new second-generation SAP NW LVM 2.0.

HP 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 low end of the midrange to the high end of the enterprise with a single architecture—the primary storage you need for your SAP deployment.

HP StoreOnce Backup

Get the data protection you need for your SAP deployment with the fastest disk backup and recovery in the industry. Offering deduplication and low-bandwidth replication, HP StoreOnce Backup is the only backup system that uses a single federated deduplication engine enabling easy movement of data across platforms without the need for rehydration.

HP StoreAll Storage

HP StoreAll Storage with Express Query enables SAP customers to tame and mine their content explosion – reducing cost and complexity, plus time to store, protect and extract business value from massive amounts of unstructured data. HP StoreAll is hyperscale, harnessed, instant and economic storage for today’s and tomorrow’s SAP environments.

Optimize your database environment with Oracle deployments built on HP storage—so you can rapidly respond to change, eliminate the need for over-provisioning and avoid downtime.

HP storage solutions for Oracle provide:

  • Protection for Oracle data—quick, simple database recovery and backup solutions
  • Increased Oracle database performance—addressing faster response time requirements
  • Savings on database storage costs—with storage consolidation and HP thin technologies
 

DreamWorks deploys HP Converged Infrastructure

“With HP 3PAR, the interface is intuitive. The database team can add or change storage without taking the time of storage engineers. That saves significant time throughout the year that we can use for more valuable tasks.”
—Derek Chan, Head of Technology Global Operations,
DreamWorks Animation SKG


Case studies
Read the DreamWorks case study (PDF, 340 KB)
Read the Pella case study (PDF, 713 KB)
Read the R&R Ice Cream case study (PDF, 741 KB)

Oracle with HP 3PAR StoreServ

Your Oracle database environment demands flexibility, efficiency, and high availabilty.  With simple, powerful multi-tenant storage, HP 3PAR StoreServ is the ideal choice for Oracle installations—supported by a powerful software suite that enables ease of management, efficient storage utilization, thin provisioning, and autonomic storage tiering, plus leading availability features such as 3PAR Peer Persistence.

HP 3PAR Recovery Manager Software for Oracle

Does your Oracle backup and recovery solution impact service levels and create unnecessary cost and complexity? HP 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. 

Protecting Oracle Deployments with HP StoreOnce

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