HPE Simplivity architecture add bigger models.

HPE Simplivity architecture add bigger models.

By Cobus Smit – 5 March 2020

The HPE SimpliVity architecture added three more models to expand their Hyper Converged portfolio. This directly give clients more options to customize their solution. See a previous review here to learn more about their product.

HPE Simplivity architecture

SimpliVity 380 H (SFF)

The new H series from HPE includes 4 SSD’s and 20 SFF 1.2TB HDD drives. It added some small form factor disks if you look at the previous versions.

SimpliVity 380 G

The SimpliVity 380 G, does not have a hardware accelerator card. In the older model you can do not have that option so this one can be used for more purposes.

What’s New – according to HPE

  • HPE Simplivity 380 supports both 12 SSD or 16 SSD kits offering higher capacity software optimized nodes.
  • HPE SimpliVity now supports 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors.
  • HPE SimpliVity now supports HPE StoreOnce, for customers who need a simple, cost effective, efficient, archiving solution to centralize data, lower costs, or adhere to long term backup policies.
  • To read more on HPE’s site please click here


HPE struggled a bit in the HCI market and although there are some advantages on the newer SimpliVity it is nothing that you cannot find somewhere else already.

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