What is HP StoreVirtual VSA Software?
HP StoreVirtual VSA, based on the LeftHand OS, helps customers gain the benefits of a fully-featured array without dedicated external storage.Most virtualized server environments require shared storage for high availability, as well as application data, and storage solutions should be as highly available as the VMs. With a comprehensive feature set, StoreVirtual VSA is optimized for virtual environments and is a flexible shared storage solution that scales as needed. The ability to use existing server, DAS and SAN hardware within your environment greatly increases storage utilization, and reduces costs associated with dedicated external storage. Built-in high availability and disaster recovery features enhance server virtualization capabilities to deliver better business continuity. Straightforward and simple administration is provided by a management console that allows the administrator to manage all LeftHand OS nodes, physical and virtual, regardless of their physical location.HP Storage virtualization solutions provide customers with powerful alternatives specifically targeted to their particular needs that help them streamline operations, improve efficiency and lower Total Cost of Ownership. HP Storage Virtualization Solutions help large and small forms, transform their environment, and drive better business outcomes.
Benefits and Insights
Why use HP StoreVirtual VSA Software?
Key differentiators & advantages of HP StoreVirtual VSA Software
- Transform the internal storage of your vSphere and Hyper-V servers into fully featured shared storage for applications and virtual environments. HP StoreVirtual VSA delivers the scalability and high-availability of the LeftHand arrays to the S of the SMB.
- Extend the life of your existing servers by virtualizing your environment and using StoreVirtual VSA to convert your server resources into a new tier of storage, or even storage for your testing sandbox.
- Scale-out storage clustering allows the consolidation of multiple virtual storage nodes into pools of shared storage.
- Simplified management: All StoreVirtual VSA nodes in your environment, onsite or across multiple sites, are managed from the Centralized Management Console (CMC) for simple, easy-to-manage storage. The CMC features a simple, built-in best practice analyzer and easy-to-use update process.