Product Id: 31004975
Description: HPE Modular Smart Array 2040 LFF Chassis - Storage enclosure - 12 bays (SAS-2) - rack-mountable - 2U - Smart Buy
Mfr Part #: K2R82SB
The HP MSA 2040, a high-performance storage array designed for entry-level HP customers desiring 8 and/or 16 Gb Fiber Channel connectivity with 4 host ports per controller. This excellent MSA 2040 storage array provides an excellent value for customers needing performance balanced with price to support initiatives such as consolidation and virtualization.
The HP MSA 2040 storage system brings the performance benefits of SSD drives to MSA array family customers. This array has been designed to maximize performance by using high performance drives across all applications sharing the array.
The HP MSA 2040 storage arrays are positioned to provide an excellent value for customers needing increasing performance to support initiatives such as consolidation and virtualization.
- MSA 2040 controller architecture which maximizes performance
- Four host ports per controller to support both 8G and 16G SFPs
- 4 GB transportable read/write cache per controller
- Battery-free cache backup with super capacitors and compact flash
- MSA 2040 supports SSD drives which allow IT managers to boost IOPS performance by more than 2x that of a similar volume located on traditional spinning HDDs
- Ease of management featuring browser-based out-of-band access
- Ideal for local or remote installations
- MSA 2040 comes standard with 64 controller-based snapshots and clone capability
- Features a wide variety of drives: high-performance and high-speed SSD drives, enterprise-class SAS, and SAS midline drives
- Vdisks can be spanned across multiple enclosures
- Upgradable by design