Mar 15 2017 Maximize Your IT Storage Spend in a Flash
Let’s face it: IT budgets are tight for every business, everywhere. As tight as finances are, today’s advanced infrastructure components are driving more value by eliminating legacy complexity that slows innovation and adds cost. All-flash storage arrays, like the HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7450, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, are helping to drive this efficiency overhaul. Once hailed as too expensive for the average IT budget, today’s all-flash storage arrays can cost about as much as spinning disk1 yet deliver up to 20PB of mission critical scale.
How can you leverage all-flash to make the most of your IT budget?
Speed Data for Application Reliability
Mission-critical applications like virtualization, cloud, and IT-as-a-service, demand rapid and reliable data access. All-flash storage solutions like the HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7450 can move data 10 times faster than HDD2, with speeds up to 900 IOPS and latency as low as 0.3 to 0.7 milliseconds. It also features a modular architecture that lets companies purchase storage in a pay-as-you-grow model, so upgrading to the latest flash technology makes sound financial sense. Today’s businesses, for example, can get flash storage for pennies per usable gigabyte per month, making it an excellent way to stretch your IT budget.
Consolidate for Savings
Data center energy costs can eat away at your IT budget. Flash products deliver dense arrays that store more data in a smaller area—and deliver up to 4.5 times3 more capacity than competitive storage solutions. The smaller footprint and higher density of these appliances help companies cut floor space by 95% and reduce overall storage requirements by as much as 75%. Not only does this reduce your energy consumption, it helps downsize your carbon footprint.
Guarantee Service Delivery
IT as a service provider is nothing new. But the speed at which IT is expected to deliver service is. Workloads are unpredictable and provisioning legacy assets takes too much time. The HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7450 added into the data center can provide 99.9999% data availability to support just about any workload demand. It’s architected with a quad controller design, replication, and snapshots to speed and protect data in a way that last-generation HDD storage solutions cannot.
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- As of June 2015, 3.84TB cMLC SSDs, when used in conjunction with HPE 3PAR compaction technologies, bring the cost of All-Flash HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage to less than $1.50 per gigabyte of usable storage capacity based on a 4:1 compaction ratio.
- Based on comparison of the relative performance and footprint of the all-flash HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7450 Storage array against an HPE 3PAR StoreServ Storage array of the same size and capacity configured with only HDDs.
- Based on HPE analysis of publicly available specifications for HPE 3PAR StoreServ 7450 vs. Pure Storage FA-4xx and EMC XtremeIO.