HPE 3PAR StoreServ Review

Good compression, excellent price, and superior deduplication


What is our primary use case?

 The primary use of this solution is exclusively for VDI.

What is most valuable?

 I find the most valuable feature to be compression and deduplication. 

What needs improvement?

The solution could be improved in regard to space reclamation by adding automation. This should be added to the next release.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have only had to adjust the solution four times in the time I have used it, it is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is moderately simple to scale. We have approximately 1000 computers using the solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support has been fantastic.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward, it took approximately 45 minutes.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We purchased the solution as CapEx and we only pay support now. I find the pricing fantastic. 

What other advice do I have?

My advice to others looking into the implementation of the solution is to pay attention to detail if you are on iSCSI. 

I rate HPE 3PAR StoreServ a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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