Harness Scalable Petabyte Storage with HPE Apollo 4510 and HPE StoreEver

By Bill Mannel, VP & GM, HPC Segment Solutions and Apollo Servers, Data Center Infrastructure Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

November 14, 2017

As a growing number of connected devices challenges IT departments to rapidly collect, manage, and store troves of data, organizations must adopt a new generation of IT to help them operate quickly and intelligently. Effective data management is key to meeting evolving industry and customer demands. Yet legacy infrastructures lack the compute capabilities to power a variety of data processes—from storing and analyzing data, to executing complex algorithms for artificial intelligence. IT departments should invest in a high performance and flexible platform that is capable of petabyte-scale operations.

High performance computing (HPC) technologies deliver the extreme performance and scalability required to handle massive datasets. Organizations who leverage HPC will have the opportunity to heighten data assurance, drive IT efficiency, and ensure economic control.  

Creating an efficient compute experience

The digital universe is expected to double in size every two years, creating a 50-fold increase from 2010 to 2020. This tremendous growth makes data storage a critical component of every IT strategy, enabling organizations to optimize workloads and drive better business results.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is empowering customers with density-optimized systems that are designed with object storage in mind. Object storage architectures are ideal for storing active data archives. These systems provide redundancy to boost data durability, streamline data replication, and continually review and repair damaged objects before they are utilized. HPE Apollo 4510 Gen10 systems offer revolutionary storage density, with one of the highest storage capacities in a 4U server. This cutting-edge solution delivers affordable and efficient warm to cold data storage, helping users mitigate business risk and safely house data until it is needed.

Apollo 4510 Gen10 systems include a new 2-drawer form factor for easier maintenance, shorter depth to fit standard data center racks, and support for Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) cards to dramatically enhance IT efficiency and performance. Backed by powerful Intel Xeon Scalable processors, Apollo 4510 systems leverage a greater number of cores—a 16% increase over the previous generation—to execute massive, data-intensive workloads.

Ramping up workplace productivity

In addition to the Apollo 4510 Gen10, HPE LTO-8 tape technology works to reduce data storage costs and ensure data integrity with long-term retention. HPE tape libraries allow users to offload primary storage and drive down expenses. This significantly reduces latency and frees up compute resources, enabling IT departments to quickly harness valuable data insights to fuel business growth.

HPE LTO-8 tape technology enhances data retention with these key features:

  • With 30TB cartridge capacity (12TB native capacity per cartridge), the LTO-8 provides dense, high-speed performance to execute the most demanding workloads. This solution offers 2X greater capacity and an increased speed of 360MB/second for full height LTO-8 drives, a 20% improvement over the previous LTO-7 generation.
  • HPE LTO-8 enables large organizations to optimize their cold data storage using higher-capacity cartridges for archiving on- and off-premises, all at an affordable price.

HPE is committed to delivering reliable, long-term storage for backup and archive. Both HPE Apollo 4510 Gen10 servers with object storage software and HPE LTO-8 tape technology are revolutionizing data storage, empowering organizations to operate with confidence while pursuing business growth and innovation.

For more information on HPC servers that are accelerating better business outcomes, I invite you to follow me on Twitter at @Bill_Mannel. And check out @HPE_HPC for up-to-the-minute news and updates on HPC and data management solutions.

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