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Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Includes all the common storage features
Pros and Cons
  • "HPE 3PAR has all the common storage features like cell provisioning and deduplication. Usually the solution is chosen by the customer as they have a preference, or the setup is already in their environment."
  • "If HPE 3PAR could handle NAS and all things related to NAS, you would not need to have a mixture of different storages, storage boxes, one solution could fit all."

What is our primary use case?

I am a solution architect, solution designer. Depending on the customer requirements and type of setup, some use the latest versions while others use previous versions.

The solution is used in production environments and cloning environments. We have cloned it multiple times to get better optimization of the storage usage in terms of deduplication.

What is most valuable?

HPE 3PAR has all the common storage features like cell provisioning and deduplication. Usually the solution is chosen by the customer as they have a preference, or the setup is already in their environment.

What needs improvement?

If HPE 3PAR could handle NAS and all things related to NAS, you would not need to have a mixture of different storages, storage boxes, one solution could fit all. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with HPE 3PAR StoreServ for 7 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is a stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is scalable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have compared HPE 3PAR with NetApp, they have a monopoly over the NAS and can handle NAS very well. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate HPE 3PAR StoreServ an 8 out of 10  as a solution.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Integrator
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Snr Systems Enginee at a marketing services firm with 1-10 employees
Real User
Stable, reliable, and good technical support

What is our primary use case?

We use HPE 3PAR StoreServ for many purposes, such as our database files.

What is most valuable?

The solution has been good since it was installed, we have not had many problems. We are trying to upgrade the solution to a more current improved solution because it is at its end of life.

What needs improvement?

The solution could improve by being able to handle larger data.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using HPE 3PAR StoreServ for a few months. The company has been using the solution for approximately five years. The version we are using is at its end of life, it is a traditional server setup in our environment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ has been stable.

How are customer

What is our primary use case?

We use HPE 3PAR StoreServ for many purposes, such as our database files.

What is most valuable?

The solution has been good since it was installed, we have not had many problems. We are trying to upgrade the solution to a more current improved solution because it is at its end of life.

What needs improvement?

The solution could improve by being able to handle larger data.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using HPE 3PAR StoreServ for a few months. The company has been using the solution for approximately five years. The version we are using is at its end of life, it is a traditional server setup in our environment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ has been stable.

How are customer service and support?

We're being supported locally, but when we have issues with and we have contacted the HPE support, their support is good, it is quick.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate HPE 3PAR StoreServ an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Technical Presales Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 10
Reliable, scalable, and good technical support

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for database backups.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using HPE 3PAR StoreServ for more than four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is scalable. We have approximately 15 customers using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is very good but it is expensive.

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

I have used IBM FlashSystems.

What about the implementation team?

We used three engineers from HPE to do the implementation and it took two days.

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

The…

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for database backups.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using HPE 3PAR StoreServ for more than four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is scalable.

We have approximately 15 customers using this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is very good but it is expensive.

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

I have used IBM FlashSystems.

What about the implementation team?

We used three engineers from HPE to do the implementation and it took two days.

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

The price of the solution could be reduced for the license and for support.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

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

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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General Manager at a media company with 11-50 employees
Real User
A stable enterprise storage solution

What is our primary use case?

We use it on a project basis and based on the customer's requirements. We use the HPE systems in data centers with servers and virtual environments. This is the most common use case.

What is most valuable?

I like that it's stable. This is the reason why we're using these products. We work in the broadcast market, and stability is very important. HPE has global services, and that's also important. Dell and HPE are some big companies, and their solutions are robust and stable.

What needs improvement?

From an overall perspective, all the latest technologies can improve support and performance. This is very important for us.

For how long have I used the solution?

As a company, we have been selling HPE 3PAR StoreServ for more than 24 years.…

What is our primary use case?

We use it on a project basis and based on the customer's requirements. We use the HPE systems in data centers with servers and virtual environments. This is the most common use case.

What is most valuable?

I like that it's stable. This is the reason why we're using these products. We work in the broadcast market, and stability is very important. HPE has global services, and that's also important. Dell and HPE are some big companies, and their solutions are robust and stable.

What needs improvement?

From an overall perspective, all the latest technologies can improve support and performance. This is very important for us.

For how long have I used the solution?

As a company, we have been selling HPE 3PAR StoreServ for more than 24 years. Personally, I've been dealing with it for more than 18 years.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would give HPE 3PAR StoreServ a nine.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Integrator
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Senior project specialist at a security firm with 201-500 employees
Real User
Performs well and simple to install

What is our primary use case?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is used as a flash storage system.

What is most valuable?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is easy to use and has good performance.

What needs improvement?

The solution could improve by being more secure.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using HPE 3PAR StoreServ for approximately six years.

How are customer service and support?

I have not contacted the support from HPE.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We have a technical team of approximately 20 engineers and administrators that supports HPE 3PAR StoreServ. 

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this solution to others. I rate HPE 3PAR StoreServ a nine out of ten.

Which

What is our primary use case?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is used as a flash storage system.

What is most valuable?

HPE 3PAR StoreServ is easy to use and has good performance.

What needs improvement?

The solution could improve by being more secure.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using HPE 3PAR StoreServ for approximately six years.

How are customer service and support?

I have not contacted the support from HPE.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We have a technical team of approximately 20 engineers and administrators that supports HPE 3PAR StoreServ. 

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this solution to others.

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

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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System Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Great for information management; stable

What is most valuable?

This is an amazing solution, it's been very good for all our projects. 

What needs improvement?

We use the old disk and we can't make a VMO in HPE 3PAR without getting an upgrade. We activated a new disk but it failed, it's hard to manipulate and format it. The disk might be okay but when we put it in the storage array, it failed.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for seven years. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a stable solution. 

What other advice do I have?

This is an older solution so if you're replacing, buy the new products like Primera and Nimble. I rate this solution an eight out of 10. 

What is most valuable?

This is an amazing solution, it's been very good for all our projects. 

What needs improvement?

We use the old disk and we can't make a VMO in HPE 3PAR without getting an upgrade. We activated a new disk but it failed, it's hard to manipulate and format it. The disk might be okay but when we put it in the storage array, it failed.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for seven years. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a stable solution. 

What other advice do I have?

This is an older solution so if you're replacing, buy the new products like Primera and Nimble.

I rate this solution an eight out of 10. 

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Mesut KARACA
Responsible for information processing at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
Good support and straightforward setup

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using 3PAR for three months. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's stable. Although we experienced malfunctions where a virus was running and it failed. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have around 1,000 users. 

How are customer service and technical support?

Their support is very good. They are available in the case of a malfunction.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate 3PAR a nine out of ten. The stability is the most important.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using 3PAR for three months. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's stable. Although we experienced malfunctions where a virus was running and it failed. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have around 1,000 users. 

How are customer service and technical support?

Their support is very good. They are available in the case of a malfunction.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate 3PAR a nine out of ten. The stability is the most important.

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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