Storage tools

Sizers, calculators and configurators for HP Storage products
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Storage solution design made fast and easy
Use our Data Storage Product Configurator and other storage tools to determine approximate configurations. It’s the sure way to choose the right HP Storage products needed to support your solution.
We developed the sizing information and algorithms based on testing and performance data to help speed implementation time. Tools support a variety of partner platforms – including Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.

Choose the right tools for better business outcomes

Here’s a sample of currently available storage tools. Check ActiveAnswers for a complete list of tools.
  • HP Storage Quick ROI Tool – Take five minutes to calculate the potential three year cost savings and ROI of migrating from your current storage to the newest HP storage and backup systems. Create migration scenarios from your existing infrastructure to one of the following: HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage (converged protocol storage), HP StoreOnce Backup (information protection), HP StoreVirtual Storage (scale-out storage) and HP StoreAll Storage (information retention).
  • HP Sizing and Configuration Tool for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 NEW!
  • HP Storage Sizer – downloadable tool that simplifies the storage solution design process
  • Library and Tape Tools – robust diagnostic tool ideal for customers who want to verify their installation, ensure product reliability and achieve faster resolution of device issues through expert diagnostics
  • SAN Designer – complementary utility that helps you configure and design a customised SAN based on performance, cost and future growth requirements
  • SAN Visibility – complementary software utility that helps with SAN Analysis, SAN Diagnostics and SAN Optimisation to provide a quick and accurate view of your SAN topology
  • Storage Product Selector – allows you to navigate through the vast portfolio of HP StorageWorks products, visually reducing the number of storage options, based on your selected criteria
  • Tape Media Compatibility Tool – fastest and easiest way to find compatibility information between HP storage media and HP Storage hardware devices
  • Most storage tools require membership to ActiveAnswers, the HP Web site that provides access to tools for planning, deployment and operation of Enterprise solutions. If you are not currently a member, please register for access to storage tools.
  • Online tools can be run either from the ActiveAnswers Web site or can be downloaded and used locally. Downloadable tools are standalone tools designed to be run only on your personal system.