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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 6, 2018

Add 3PAR to the list of natively supported storage

In order to use 3par with PowerVC it is required that we use the pluggable storage driver. This is cumbersome and makes upgrades difficult. In addition it makes it difficult to copy images to different storage towers and we are unable to import our existing environment into PowerVC. We have over 300 systems we would like to import into PowerVC and manage our environment with PowerVC. We are currently only using PowerVC for HANA on Power.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Mar 18, 2018

    Thank you for your suggestion and for being users of PowerVC! This requirement has been logged in the past:

    Please feel free to log a vote for it; we are always watching the storage requests. Although you're probably already aware, we wanted to mention that there are some alternatives to pluggable drivers as well - either Shared Storage Pool (SSP) or the new PowerVC Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) option - both of which would allow you to leverage your 3PAR storage as well in a fully supported model. Thanks again and we will consider your requirement.