HPE Primera

HPE Primera is a new storage platform designed to deliver superior simplicity, availability, and performance for mission-critical applications.

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.
  • Powered by HPE InfoSight, HPE Primera delivers significant breakthroughs – including 93% less time spent on managing storage, and the ability to predict and prevent issues, and accelerate application performance.

    Backed by a 100% Availability Guarantee, HPE Primera also delivers instant access to data with storage that sets up in minutes, upgrades transparently, and is delivered as a service, providing an always-on, always-fast solution to your customers with mission-critical needs.


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    Redefining mission critical apps

    HPE redefines mission-critical storage with a series of unique innovations across intelligence, hardware and software.

    The industry’s most advanced AI for infrastructure, HPE InfoSight, is now embedded into HPE Primera to optimise performance and workload placement in real time – creating the industry’s only end-to-end AI pipeline for self-managing storage.

    Features a unique, massively parallel, multi-node, all-active platform. Achieve limitless parallelisation for consolidating traditional and next-gen mission-critical applications with all volumes active on all controllers, host ports and media at all times.

    A unique OS in its class, the HPE Primera OS allows for self-install and upgrades, drives up resiliency, installs in minutes with a single click, and enables faster access to new innovation.

    Building on global intelligence and all-active architecture, HPE Primera raises the bar on mission-critical reliability. HPE Primera comes standard with a 100% data availability guarantee3, without requiring special contracts or onerous terms.

    Consume HPE Primera with a fully managed, pay-as-you-go experience and scale data elastically with the needs of the business.

    HPE Primera has a unique ownership experience with all-inclusive licensing, non-disruptive controller upgrades, efficiency and uptime guarantees, and flexible consumption options to suit your needs. Keep your storage always modern without costly rip-and-replace upgrades.

    HPE Primera redefines high-end storage with global intelligence, simplicity and extreme resiliency and performance.

  • Simple, Consumer Experience

    Mission-critical storage without complexity.  Set up in minutes from rack-to-apps allowing you to provision storage in seconds.  Update software with a single click and automate with APIs for infrastructure-as-a-code.  Upgrade with data-in-place fpr timeless innovation.

    HPE Primera radically simplifies storage so your data is instantly available.  Get as-a-service experience with HPE GreenLake and say goodbye to forklift upgrades with HPE Timeless Storage.

  • Unmatched Performance

    Consolidate without the risk. With built-in AI and machine learning, HPE Primera optimises workload placement with what-if analysis and automatically takes action to ensure your applications are consistently fast.

    HPE Primera features a unique, multi-node, all-active architecture that delivers limitless parallelisation for all of your traditional and modern mission-critical applications on the same platform.

  • 100% Availability – Guaranteed!

    See ahead to prevent disruptions. HPE Primera’s app aware resiliency goes beyond traditional high-end design to ensure no disruptions, corruptions or delays. It combines a resilient architecture and app-aware data protection with predictive analytics that prevent disruptions from storage to VMs.

    Every HPE Primera, standard with Proactive Care, is backed by a 100% availability guarantee.3

    Key Benefits

    93% less time needed*

    Deploy, manage and scale storage more efficiently2

    100% availability guaranteed*

    Predict and prevent distruptions across the infrastructure stack3

    122% faster oracle performance*

    Consolidate traditional and modern applications at scale, without risk4

    Learn more about HPE Primera by downloading our brochure


    Legal footnotes

    1 HPE Storage Substantiation

    2 Based on HPE internal testing of a leading Tier-1 storage system versus HPE Primera

    3 HPE 100% Availability Guarantee

    4 Based on HPE internal testing, compared to HPE 3PAR 8450, April 2019