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HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage Case Study



This case study of Oath is based on an April 2018 survey of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“HPE 3PAR means lower cost of storage.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Addressed the following issue with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Scalability issues with uncontrollable rising costs (CAPEX)

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidating the following workloads or applications on their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage system:
    • Development and testing
    • Databases
    • ECommerce
    • Web hosting
    • Hosting/service providers
    • Big data/analytics
  • Deployed the following solutions in conjunction with their HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Private cloud
  • Chose HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage over other vendors, like Dell EMC or Netapp, because:
    • HPE 3PAR offers superior performance, improved reliability, and is easier to use than competitive solutions


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:

  • Rates the value of the following HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage capabilities:
    • High performance: valuable
    • High stability: very valuable
    • Ability to scale: valuable
    • Consolidated storage management: not valuable
    • Reduced footprint (higher capacity density than legacy systems with traditional disk drives): valuable
    • Capacity reclamation (deduplication & compression): valuable
    • Application-level data snapshotting: not valuable
    • Integrated data protection: valuable
    • Advanced optimization: valuable
    • Disaster avoidance with advanced replication and application transparent failover: not valuable
  • Improved the following since using HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage:
    • Improved their ability to consistently predict performance with sub-millisecond latency: 51-75%
    • Reduced their power / cooling / rack space: >75%

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of HPE Hybrid IT Solutions by TechValidate.

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