HPE Parallel File System

HPE Parallel File System Storage provides multiples of performance and namespace scalability, as compared to standard scale-out NAS storage, to increase the utilization of your compute nodes by removing I/O bottlenecks while enabling cost savings through storage island consolidation in a unified, high-performance namespace.

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5.4 to 188 TiB

Host interface

Uses standard ethernet
uses IB HDR/EN 100Gb
uses IB HDR/EN 200Gb

Protocol supported

POSIXs file access via native client, NFS/SMB/Object via separate protocol server, InfiniBand, Ethernet, RDMA, TCP/IP

Replication support

RAID 4+2P, 4+3P, 8+2P, 8+3P, 3-way mirror, 4-way mirror
file system 2- and 3-way mirroring
file system asynchronous multi-site replication with, read-only, writable, By file, file set, policy

disaster recovery replication with live-site takeover

Storage expansion options

HDD/SSD can be added to existing file system servers as space permits. Additional file system servers can be added up to the limit of 128 in a single HPE PFSS cluster.

Compatible operating systems

Server: Centos 8.3
Client: RHEL/Centos 7.7 or later, SLES 15 with latest service pack, Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS,
Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows 10 Enterprise Edition

Management features

Command line interface, web-based GUI and a REST API, SNMP management, ssh, ethernet, ILO, LEDs, HTML, and find-fix-inform.
HPE iLO Standard with Intelligent Provisioning (embedded), HPE OneView Standard (requires download), HPE iLO Advanced, HPE iLO Advanced Premium Security Edition, and HPE OneView Advanced (require licenses)

Drive description

3 to 8 HPE PFS 4TB SAS 12G Midline 7.2K LFF (3.5in) LP
3 to 8 HPE PFS 8TB SAS 12G Midline 7.2K LFF (3.5in) LP
3 to 8 HPE PFS 12TB SAS 12G Midline 7.2K LFF (3.5in) LP
3 to 8 HPE PFS 16TB SAS 12G Business Critical 7.2K LFF

Clustering support

Can be added to or interoperated with IBM Spectrum Scale clusters

HD type

Hot plug

Snapshot support

Global file system snapshot (read only)
snapshots on independent file sets (read only)
file clone ( writeable file snapshot)

Smart clone support

File clone (writable snapshot), can create a clone from a snapshot file

Form factor (fully configured)


Product Dimensions (metric)

  • 4.28 x 43.46 x 82.62 cm
  • 1.69 x 17.11 x 32.52 in


  • 22.4 kg
  • 49.38 lb


3/3/3 - Server Warranty includes three years of parts, three years of labor, three years of on-site support coverage.



Frequently asked questions

When will I receive my order?

We process the orders same day after getting the purchase order and is shipped within 2 days. Depending on the shipping address, your order will be delivered within 2 days after shipping.

Do you take international orders?

Yes, we deliver your order around the globe.

Do you keep ready stock?

Yes, most of our assets are always in stock, some items may be sourced. All the information will be provided by our sales team before confirming the order.

What is your returns and refunds policy?

Returns and refunds will happen on a case to case basis. Kindly contact rma@ctsipl.co.in to know more.

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