"The high performance is very valuable, as well as the enterprise reliability features."
"There's lots of flexibility in how we use the resources while also maintaining a small footprint."
"We have been able to consolidate storage into Pavilion. Pavilions are our only SANs because it is a bring your own disk solution. When new drives come out, we are able to take out half of the drives in the system, put in new drives, move our VMs over to the new drives, take the other drives out, and populate those with new drives. Then, we are suddenly twice as dense as we were before. NVMe flash is only going to get denser and cheaper so we can make use of that every couple of years by just throwing newer disks into it at a fraction of the cost of a new SAN."
"This is a very robust product and it offers everything that we are looking for."
"We never had a blackout and we have never been offline."
"The product stands on its own in heavy enterprise environments."
"The intelligence around the solution is good."
"HPE 3PAR has all the common storage features like cell provisioning and deduplication. Usually the solution is chosen by the customer as they have a preference, or the setup is already in their environment."
"The solution is stable."
"The solution is easy to install."
"HPE 3PAR StoreServ is easy to use, fully featured and has a great graphical user interface."
"It is a stable and scalable solution with quick and efficient storage capability."
"The initial setup is very straightforward. It's not overly complex."
"We sold Primera to a public university, and they're happy with it. They have been using it for about four months with no significant problems."
"HPE Primera has good integration. All the users are using HP servers and some systems, such as Synergy, which integrate well into the solution."
"One of the most valuable features is the ease of deployment."
"The performance is very good."
"The most valuable feature is an all-flash system, which means the data access speed is amazing while the latency is almost nothing, and it can deliver IOPS up to 16,000."
"The performance of the solution is good."
"The rail system that Pavilion uses to mount up into a standard Dell or APC cabinet extends further back than normal rails, and they cover up the zero PDU slot. So, I don't like the rail system that comes with the device. That is my biggest complaint."
"In our current configuration, we can only run the line controllers in high availability, active-standby mode, whereas we would like to see active-active implemented."
"I would like to see the management layer improved."
"The solution lacks reliability."
"HPE 3PAR StoreServ has limited flexibility in building replication solutions. There are limitations to the number of IOPS the system can do. It's not bad as it is doing its job. However, for the application, if you need a toolbox, you can build everything concerning periodic replication modes of synchronous or asynchronous three-site, four-site, with supported cascading which requires you to buy an IBM product. It also takes a few hours to one day to upgrade the system and sometimes; it takes more time because, in some HPE 3PAR StoreServ 20000 Storage, you have an eight-node system. If you do an upgrade, you do it node by node and every node might take more than an hour."
"While the stability is pretty good, it could always be improved upon."
"I would like to see more storage, a better interface, and to move from mechanical disks."
"This product has come to the end of its lifecycle."
"The solution could improve by being more secure."
"There are issues formulating the upgraded disk."
"The price is a little bit high."
"They could work to make scalability easier."
"There really isn't any aspect of the solution that needs improvement for the customer other than its price."
"The cost of HPE Primera could be lower."
"One of the drawbacks of the model we purchased is that it is not running NVMe drives. Even though they say that it is NVMe-ready, it is still on the SSD drives. The model that we purchased has only eight hard drives, and only the ones on the top could work on NVMe. The rest of them are still on the SSD. Its competitors, such as EMC and Pure Storage, are moving or have already moved to NVMe. HPE should improve this solution for NVMe. HPE should also improve IOs in this solution. IOs in HPE are weaker than Hitachi and Pure Storage."
"The reporting console can be improved with out of the box reports."
"This solution would be expensive for small business and it could be priced more competitively for that market."
"The solution has good performance but it could improve further."
"On the controller side, I would like to see NAS capabilities."
Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform
The Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform™ dramatically accelerates what organizations achieve by delivering universally unmatched storage performance, in an incredibly compact solution while reducing data center costs and complexity. Unrivaled flexibility for multiple data types and protocols, along with broad ecosystem integration, ensure that every customer has choice and control.
What is the Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform
The Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform is comprised of the Pavilion HyperParallel Flash Array™ and Pavilion HyperOS™. The Pavilion HyperParallel Flash Array leverages a unique, switch-based architecture to create a multi-controller solution that delivers an unmatched combination of high performance, ultra-low latency, and storage density. Pavilion HyperOS is a powerful, purpose-built storage operating system designed to unlock the power of the multi-controller Pavilion HyperParallel Flash Array, which delivers scalability and flexibility that no other solution can offer.
Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform Data Sheet
Download the Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform data sheet. Updated: December 2020
HP 3PAR all-flash storage accelerates business agility by boosting application performance with over 900,000 IOPS at less than 0.7 ms latency. And it does this while delivering all the enterprise-class, Tier-1 features and functionality you expect from the storage platform that powers three of the world’s four largest managed service providers.
HPE introduces HPE Primera, a new storage platform designed to deliver superior simplicity, availability, and performance for mission-critical applications
HPE Primera advances the HPE Intelligent Data Platform, a portfolio of products and solutions designed to help customers transition from delivering storage to unlocking business value with intelligent data
HPE 3PAR StoreServ is ranked 3rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 39 reviews while HPE Primera is ranked 9th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 16 reviews. HPE 3PAR StoreServ is rated 8.4, while HPE Primera is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of HPE 3PAR StoreServ writes "Robust and easy to use with a simple setup ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Primera writes "Artificial intelligence is good for technical work required to move from manual interactive to automatic". HPE 3PAR StoreServ is most compared with Dell EMC Unity XT, HPE Nimble Storage, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), IBM FlashSystem and Pure Storage FlashArray, whereas HPE Primera is most compared with HPE Nimble Storage, Dell EMC PowerStore, Dell EMC Unity XT, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS) and IBM FlashSystem. See our HPE 3PAR StoreServ vs. HPE Primera report.
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