HPE 3PAR Flash Storage Review

We switched from our previous solution because the performance and cost of 3PAR was better.

Valuable Features

  • ASIC assisted RAID Calculations
  • Performance
  • Flash

Improvements to My Organization

  • Incredible performance
  • Automation
  • Ease of use

Room for Improvement

  • Host Integration
  • Support for new platforms

Use of Solution

I've used it for four years.

Deployment Issues

There were some minor issues.

Stability Issues

No issues if you plan properly.

Scalability Issues

No scalability issues at all.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

It's the best.

Technical Support:

It's the best.

Previous Solutions

We switched because of the performance and cost of 3PAR was better than our previous solution.

Initial Setup

It depends on what aspects you need to configure.

Implementation Team

We implemented it in-house.


It was two to three years.

Other Solutions Considered

  • EMC
  • NetApp

Other Advice

My advice would be to do the following:

  • Plan it properly
  • Implement it
  • Check it's working as it should be
  • Monitor it regularly
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: The company I work for is partners with HP and numerous other tech vendors.
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Calvin Zito, HPEStorageGuyVendor

Thanks for the review. For anyone that wants to read more about HP 3PAR, here's a link to the hp.com product page: http://hpstorage.me/1IW1V0t. And if you want a more technical view, here's a link to 3PAR articles on my blog: http://bit.ly/XJjczN

20 April 15
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