HPE Primera Review

Good support, straightforward to deploy, and good storage performance


What is our primary use case?

We use this product as our SAN solution. It hosts non-critical applications and related data.

How has it helped my organization?

This product has improved the speed of our on-premises storage. The IO is now very fast.

What is most valuable?

The performance is very good.

What needs improvement?

We cannot use this storage for critical applications and data.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using HPE Primera for several months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The warranty guarantees 100% stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have space for perhaps 15 administrators, who manage between 600 and 800 end-users.

How are customer service and technical support?

The HPE GreenLake support is great.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We only use HPE products.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward.

The deployment process was easy and it took between three and four months to complete.

What about the implementation team?

We implemented this product in-house.

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

Licensing fees are billed on a yearly basis and the cost of GreenLake service is included. I don't mind these fees because the service is good.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution a ten 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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