Assessment Foundry Finder

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Tool Type Size Description Action MetaTags
SAF Analyse

(web)

The SAF Analyse component is the primary place for creating and viewing Assessments. From the workspace users are able to invite customer to run the SAF collector, deep dive into the collected workload data, and generate report. 3PAR Primera VNX VMAX PURE NETAPP vmware hyper-v hyperv linux windows simplivity
SAF Collector

(.zip / .exe)

.zip / .exe 33 MB The SAF Collector is the primary tool used for collecting workload (configuration and performance) data from a customer's site. This easy to use tool can collect data from Storage Arrays, Standalone Windows and Linux servers as well as VMware and HyperV virtual environments. The SAF Collector is also how you obtain the collection scripts for a Ninja Protected+ backup analysis. 3PAR Primera VNX VMAX PURE NETAPP vmware hyper-v hyperv linux windows simplivity
NinjaSTARS

(.zip / .exe)

.zip / .exe 65 MB NinjaSTARS is an interactive storage-sizing tool for HPE's Primera, Nimble, 3PAR and StoreOnce product lines. NinjaSTARS can size and configure a cost-effective and performance-optimized solution and create a ready-to-order bill of materials. NinjaSTARS is part of the HPE Assessment Foundry (SAF) suite.
Ninja Protected+ 3 MB NinjaProtected+ (NPP) is a data protection analysis tool for users of the most popular enterprise backup applications. It is run non-disruptively in customers’ environments and generates a report that provides insight into customers’ environments. The Assessment, where appropriate, quantifies the value of upgrading the backup storage to a StoreOnce System. The Open action opens an information page about the tool. NinjaProtected+ is part of the HPE Assessment Foundry (SAF) suite.
R3T / StoreVista

(HPE Only)

With more than 300 easy to create, interactive and exportable graphs, charts and tables, R3T allows rapid visualization of historical and current configuration, capacity and performance metrics for HPE 3PAR StoreServ arrays. 
Report Requestor

(web)

The Report Requestor allows a qualified person to receive a variety of emailed reports based on 3PAR StoreServ call home data. These reports are an extention of StoreVista (R3T).
DD Analyser 3 MB DDA is an on-line tool for analyzing an existing Data Domain appliance, to generate a detailed, customer-ready Assessment (Word doc) containing all the elements you need to design a swap out solution. The assessment also includes a draft StoreOnce configuration that you can use to replace the old Data Domain. The Open action opens an information page about the tool. Data Domain Analyzer is part of the HPE Assessment Foundry (SAF) suite.
Ninja Crawler

(.zip)

.zip 60 MB NinjaCrawler is a tool that reads raw data from customer volumes to determine the possible capacity savings that could be achieved with Primera or 3PAR data deduplication and compression. NinjaCrawler can scan Linux, Windows, and VMware ESX volumes. NinjaCrawler is part of the HPE Assessment Foundry (SAF) suite..
Scality RING Sizer

(.xlsx)

.xlsx 3 MB Configuration Guide - HPE sizing tool for HPE Scalable Object Storage with Scality RING. This link downloads from HPE's Seismic which may require an additional login. This tool is for HPE and Channel Partner use. Opens to Seismic
SAP, SAP HANA Sizers

(web)

web These sizer/configurator assist in deploying SAP products on HPE Servers and are a quick and easy way to size SAP based on user requirements.
ConvergedSystem Virtualization Sizer

(web)

web The CS750 Virtualization sizing tool is designed to assist users in identifying the HPE HW and SW needed to support a workload defined by the user. The tool will produce a general sizing BOM that can be used for budgetary quoting and as the foundation for creating live order quotes.
Sizing Tool for EPA

(web)

web The HPE Elastic Platform for Analytics (EPA) is a modular infrastructure foundation to accelerate business insights and enable organizations to rapidly deploy, efficiently scale and securely manage the explosive growth in volume, speed and variety of big data workloads.
Nimble Space Savings Estimator .zip (.exe) v1.1.24.13 (12MB) The Nimble Space Saving Estimator (NimbleSSE) is an executable command line utility that provides an estimate for how much space a user could save on a disk or volume. The data set can reside on any storage that is accessible to a host on which NimbleSSE is installed. The tool runs on a Windows host (either physical or a virtual machine), scans one or more disks or volumes, and calculates the amount of space a user might save by using deduplication, compression, and zero block pruning. The user can achieve these savings by moving the data to a Nimble Storage array.
Qumulo Sizer

(.xlsx)

.xlsx 205 KB HPE Qumulo Performance & Capacity Tool. This tool provides performance and capacity guidance on HPE Apollo 4200 with Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) for 90TB and 180TB configuration. Opens to Seismic
HPC Storage Sizing Tools

(HPE Only)

web Sizing worksheets for High-performance Computing environments including Lustre Filesystem, WekaIO, and XFS.
Primera SAP HANA TDI Sizer

(.xlsm)

.xlsx 50 KB This is the SAP HANA sizer for HPE Primera 600 series systems. The sizer will report how many SSDs are required to meet the minimum KPIs and how many SSDs are required to meet the capacity needs. Opens to Seismic
3PAR SAP HANA TDI Sizer

(.xlsm)

.xlsm 59 KB This is the SAP HANA sizer for HPE 3PAR 8000 and 9000 storage systems. The sizer will report how many SSDs are required to meet the minimum KPIs and how many SSDs are required to meet the capacity needs. Opens to Seismic
Cohesity Web Sizing Tool

(web)

web On first access, you will be prompted to create an account on the Cohesity Partner Portal. Anyone with an @hpe.com email address can create an account. Opens to cohesity.com
Assessment Foundry Overview

(video)

video A short 4 minute training video to help you understand SAF. Opens to youtube
Assessment Invitation Process

(video)

video A short 4 minute training video to help you understand the SAF Assessment Foundry invitation Process. Opens to youtube
Uploading Data video

(video)

A short 4 minute training video to help you understand how to upload data into an Assessment. Opens to youtube
GreenLake vs AWS video

(video)

A short 5 minute training video to help you understand how to position HPE's GreenLake vs Amazon AWS. Opens to youtube
Infrastructure refresh conversation

(video)

video A short 5 minute training video to help you understand how to generate an Infrastructure refresh conversation. Opens to youtube
Uploading Data video

(video)

A short 4 minute training video to help you understand how to upload data into an Assessment. Opens to youtube

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Many of these tools are developed and supported by different Teams within HPE. Please use the contact name on the tool for support where appropriate. For all other assistance, please send an email to: saf.support@hpe.com