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  • Power Your Digital Initiatives With Flash-Based Intelligent Storage

    Most businesses require speedy performance and high availability for their data and applications — and traditional hard-disk drive enterprise storage cannot keep up. Increasingly, organizations are turning to all flash and flash-based arrays to improve both issues.

    For all its benefits, flash-based storage alone cannot close the “app-data gap” because many problems data center problems are caused by other issues that have little to do with storage. As a result, organizations need to find flash-based solutions like HPE Nimble Storage or HPE Primera, which both offer intelligence as well as speed and reliability.

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION MOMENTUM DRIVES STORAGE MODERNIZATION Savvy businesses are rapidly adjusting their strategies to use digital content to improve competitive advantage, business differentiation, and employee productivity, while inventing new ways to use digital content for revenue streams.

    New, emerging protocols like NVMe are needed to extract all performance possible with lower latency out of servers, storage, and networking infrastructure so business applications are not bottlenecked and operational service-level agreements (SLAs) are maintained. In fact, Gartner expects NVMe to be the number-one storage protocol of the future.1

    With all the advances and changes in technologies like public cloud, cybersecurity, virtualization, business intelligence/data analytics, hyperconverged infrastructure, and software- defined, to name a few, 68% of IT organizations are finding that their IT environments are more complex than ever.2

    PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND PERFORMANCE To meet the challenges of ensuring data availability and fast application performance, enterprises must take a proactive approach to solving bottlenecks and related problems. As a result, predictive analytics has become an essential tool in the data center.

    Predictive analytics relies on machine learning to mine large amounts of relevant data to rank and correlate past problem behaviors to predict and contain future ones. Machine learning ingests all that data and iteratively learn from previous situations. As the machine learning algorithm collects more information, it fine-tunes its analysis and leads to progressively faster response times.

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    For predictive analytics to work effectively in the case of performance and availability, it needs insight into multiple systems that contribute to accessing and serving data. Fortunately, HPE Nimble Storage offers comprehensive flash-based storage solutions with predictive analytics baked right in.

    HPE NIMBLE STORAGE: INTELLIGENT, FLASH- BASED STORAGE HPE Nimble Storage solutions are engineered to close the app-data gap — to the tune of 99.9999% availability.3 This “6-Nines” level of availability, which has been measured across the entire HPE Nimble Storage install base, translates to less than 25 seconds of downtime per year.

    HPE Nimble Storage flash arrays deepen Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s cutting-edge storage portfolio that includes the scalable, mission- critical HPE Primera. In addition to unparalleled availability, HPE Nimble Storage intelligent, flash-based arrays offer enterprises the following benefits:

    Storage consolidation without compromising services levels of either applications or workloads

    Performance and capacity efficiency

    Integrated data protection

    Proactive wellness

    Flexible Scalability With Ease of Management Many hyperconverged solutions come in appliance-type architectures in which compute and storage are scaled together. This provides value in many use cases. However, there are situations in which you only need to scale one or the other. HPE Nimble Storage dHCI (disaggregated hyperconverged infrastructure) provides the flexibility to create efficiency at any scale by enabling storage and compute to be scaled independently, making it ideal for mission- critical data bases and data warehouses.

    HPE Nimble Storage dHCI is a converged system that features integrated virtual machine management, which makes it simple to manage and can scale rack-to-apps in minutes. Powered by HPE InfoSight, it provides self-optimizing performance, predictive support automation, and problem prevention. HPE Nimble Storage dHCI is a fast, resilient platform that delivers sub- millisecond latency and 99.9999% measured availability with zero overprovisioning

    3 Ways to Leverage HPE Nimble Storage: 1. HPE Nimble Storage All Flash Arrays are built

    for speed and target high-performance or latency-sensitive workloads for which all-flash performance is critical. In addition to blazing speed, they can lower storage operational expenses by up to 79%.4

    2. HPE Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash Arrays combine high-performance flash with cost- optimized disk drives to achieve optimal price and performance for mixed workloads. The always-on data reduction delivers up to five times space savings without a performance penalty.5

    3. HPE Nimble Storage Secondary Flash Arrays let enterprises put their backup data to work. With inline deduplication and compression, they provide cost-effective storage for backup and disaster recovery, while combining flash performance that’s fast enough to run real workloads. Secondary Flash arrays have deep integration with Veeam backup software to simplify the data management lifecycle.

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    HPE PRIMERA: MISSION-CRITICAL STORAGE REDEFINED While HPE Nimble Storage supports many enterprise applications, if you truly need mission-critical storage, HPE Primera fits the bill. As the world’s most intelligent storage for mission-critical apps, HPE Primera unlocks the agility of the cloud, so you can innovate without compromise. Built upon proven resiliency and powered by the intelligence of HPE InfoSight, HPE Primera delivers instant access to data with storage that sets up in minutes, upgrades transparently, and is delivered as a service.

    One Platform for Every Mission-Critical Application HPE Primera delivers the agility of the cloud and elevates the bar on resiliency and performance, so you can enable innovation without compromise. Built upon proven resiliency and powered by HPE InfoSight, HPE Primera delivers instant access to data with storage that sets up in minutes, upgrades transparently, and is delivered as a service. HPE Primera delivers high performance and “always-on” storage for all mission-critical apps, backed by a 100% availability guarantee.6

    On-Demand Storage Delivers Instant Access to Data HPE Primera delivers an on-demand experience that gives you the agility of the cloud. Deploy, manage, and scale your storage in 93% less time7 with a platform that sets up in minutes, tunes itself, and upgrades transparently without any hassle. The HPE Primera OS brings advanced data services with radical simplicity to your mission-critical apps.

    Unlike traditional storage platforms that are weighed down by a monolithic OS and force forklift upgrades for new features, the services-centric OS is developed to help minimize risk and be transparent to applications. Installs and upgrades are so easy they may be done by you or your staff in minutes for faster access to new innovation.

    App-Aware Resiliency for 100% Availability Guaranteed HPE Primera delivers app-aware resiliency that looks ahead to prevent disruptions to help ensure zero downtime of mission-critical applications. The initial layer of protection starts with an all-active resilient design, developed to maintain availability while delivering predictable performance at all times. In addition, the intelligent and advanced software protects against silent data corruption providing end- to-end data integrity. HPE Primera enables business continuity with automatic site failover, as well as extends data protection to the cloud.

    Unlike traditional storage, HPE Primera also uses artificial intelligence and machine learning, powered by HPE InfoSight, to predict and prevent disruptions across storage, servers, and virtual machines.

    Predictive Acceleration Provides Safe Scalable Growth Built from the ground up for NVMe and storage class memory (SCM), HPE Primera features a unique, massively parallel, multi-node, and all- active platform. You achieve limitless parallelization for consolidating traditional and next-generation mission-critical applications with all volumes active on all media, controllers, and host ports at all times. With the built-in intelligence and balanced I/O across all physical components for predictable performance and ultra-low latency, you may never have to tune your storage again.

    Future-Proof Your Storage and Improve Over Time Timeless Storage for HPE Primera transforms the storage ownership experience by delivering storage you can depend upon, today and into the future. Unlike traditional storage solutions that have upgrade complexities or surprises tied to traditional storage such as forklift upgrades and hidden costs, HPE Primera offers all-inclusive licensing, free controller upgrade options, and guarantees data reduction and availability.

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  • The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for Hewlett Packard Enterprise products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an

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