TechValidate Research on HPE Hybrid IT Solutions

HPE Primera Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company


This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a September 2020 survey of HPE Primera customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We are 3PAR users since the very first models (F400) and are proven many times that 3PAR is one of the best Storage solutions on the market – rock-solid system, very fast, excellent management. HPE Primera is the next evolution step. It is the best of 3PAR and NIMBLE and so the best solution on the market, still got even better.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select HPE Primera:

  • HPE Primera was chosen over or replaced no other vendor, HPE was their first choice.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of HPE Primera that the surveyed company uses:

  • Consolidates the following workloads or applications on their HPE Primera:
    • Mission-critical workloads
    • Virtualization
    • Databases
  • Deploys the following type of solutions in conjunction with their HPE Primera:
    • VMware
  • Rates the value of HPE Primera with respect to the following capabilities:
    • Autonomous operations and predictive analytics: valuable
    • Always-fast and Always-On: very valuable
    • Built-in replication with application transparent failover: very valuable


The surveyed company achieved the following results with HPE Primera:

  • Identified the following as strengths of HPE Primera over other storage vendors:
    • Simple, on-demand experience for instant access to data
    • 100% availability guarantee as a standard benefit
  • Reduced time to perform the following administrative tasks after using HPE Primera:
  • Rates improvements in the following areas after using HPE Primera:
    • Delivered consistent, predictable performance with sub millisecond latency: 25%-1%
  • Rates how valuable the following benefits were after migrating from HPE 3PAR to HPE Primera:
    • Seamless Management with no learning curve: very valuable
    • Non-disruptive data migration: very valuable
    • Self-Service (i.e. self-install and self-upgrade): very valuable
    • The flexibility to leverage their HPE 3PAR systems as a Disaster Recovery target: very valuable

About This Data

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

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