HPE 3PAR Software Overview

Posted by Vista IT Group on May 15, 2018 10:16:05 AM

The Operating System (OS), along with its advanced features are at the foundation of HPE’s 3PAR StoreServ platform. The 3PAR OS combines advanced virtualization capabilities with simple storage management, high efficiency, and world class performance.

Standard 3PAR OS Features

3PAR’s Operating System was designed decrease administrative burden while increasing system utilization and performance. 

 This is achieved through advanced virtualization features, including:

  • Access GuardHPE 3PAR Software
  • Adaptive Flash Cache
  • Autonomic Groups
  • Full Copy
  • LDAP Support
  • OS Administration Tools
  • Persistent Cache
  • Persistent Checksum*
  • Persistent Ports
  • RAID MP (Multi-Parity)
  • Rapid Provisioning
  • Scheduler
  • Thin Technologies
  • Web Services API

*Available on HPE 3PAR StoreServ 8000, 9000, and 20000 platforms only.

In addition to the standard OS features listed above, users can choose between different licensing models to build a 3PAR solution tailored to fit their needs.

3PAR OS Optional Features

Additional software features for both the 7000c and 8000 series storage arrays can be purchased as a single piece of software or as a suite, as outlined below. Additionally, for the 8000 series, software bundled with the array in an “All Inclusive” hardware/software package.

Data Optimization

  • Adaptive Optimization
  • Dynamic Optimization
  • Priority Optimization
  • Peer Motion


  • Virtual Copy
  • Remote Copy
  • Peer Persistence


  • Virtual Domains
  • Virtual Lock


  • System Reporter
  • 3PARInfo

 For more details about each feature, check out this resource guide.

Shop HPE 3PAR with Vista IT Group here: https://vistaitgroup.com/products/hpe/hpe-storage/3par-storeserv.html 

Topics: HPE, 3PAR, Storage, Technology