HP MSA 2040 SAN Storage

HP MSA 2040 SAN Storage

 

HP MSA 2040 SAN StorageChanging storage needs for server customers now requires greater levels of performance and functionality at a lower cost of ownership. The next generation HP MSA 2040 Storage arrays raises the bar and uniquely addresses HP ProLiant customers’ shared storage and data protection needs, reduces TCO while dramatically increasing performance using technologies such as Solid State Drives, Snap and Volume copy and Replication. The new 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.The MSA 2040 delivers this performance by leveraging new controller architecture with a new processor, four 8Gb or 16Gb FC ports with 4GB cache per controller and using drive technologies such as SSDs. The new MSA 2040 Storage ships standard with 64 Snapshots and Volume Copy enabled for increased data protection and allow replication with optional Remote Snap software.

Features

Simple: Flexible Architecture. Easy to Setup. Easy to Manage

  • Choice of 8Gb/16Gb FC to match the configuration needs of infrastructure.
  • Deploy single or dual controllers depending on high-availability and budgetary requirements.
  • Select disk enclosures with Large or Small Form Factor drives –choice of High-performance Solid State Drives, Enterprise-class SAS or SAS Midline drives based on application, performance and budget needs.
  • The integrated setup and management tools for MSA are easy to manage for ProLiant/BladeSystems IT managers.

Fast: The MSA 2040 Sets New Standards for $/IOPS in Entry SAN, 3x to 4x Today’s Competition

  • New high-performance Converged SAN controller offers 4X the performance of today’s other entry-level SAN arrays.
  • 4 Port Converged SAN controller with 4GB Cache supporting Fiber Channel translates into better application response time and ability to support more virtualized environments.
  • SSD support with integrated “wear gauge” helps improves application performance and allows customers to reduce their operating costs by reducing foot prints and power consumptions.

Futureproof: 2x the Bandwidth and the First Entry SAN with 16Gb FC

  • Choice of 8Gb/16Gb Fibre Channel SFPs to match the configuration needs of infrastructure.
  • The 4th generation of MSA’s unique Data-in-Place upgrades provides investment protection.
  • Host ports upgradeable by SFPS (8Gb or 16Gb FC) allows customers to manage their total cost of ownership lower.