HPE StoreOnce Review

We are able to reduce the amount of backup tapes we need.

What is most valuable?

  • Faster backup and restore process
  • Data de-duplication mechanism

How has it helped my organization?

With D2D2T appliance, and backup jobs reconfiguration we are reducing the backup tapes count. The appliance offers a fast backup and restore process, and a data replication mechanism to a remote site location. This ensure data center backups disaster recovery.

What needs improvement?

  • Data capacity graphical interface

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for three years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues during the deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


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

This is the first solution we have implemented.

How was the initial setup?

It was straightforward, because we had chosen the right template for our needs and all the connectivity was prepared before the device was on site.

What about the implementation team?

It was implemented through the local HP support team. They provided us with excellent support and knowledge of the product technology.

What other advice do I have?

Always follow the vendors best practice and guidance to avoid any problems.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarit_user107568 (User at HPE)

Thank you for the review - I always appreciate it. Which StoreOnce are you using? If you've been using it for 3 years, I'm guessing the portfolio updates have replaced what you have now. For those that don't know the portfolio well, here's a blog post with a good overview. Be sure to watch the videos too: http://hpstorage.me/1Ff6fB0