HPE MSA Storage
The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage is a flash ready system designed for affordable application acceleration ideal for small and remote office deployments. Don’t let the low cost fool you, it gives you the combination of simplicity, flexibility to grow now, and advanced features you may not expect in an entry-priced array. Start small and scale as needed with any combination of solid state disks (SSD), high-performance enterprise, or lower-cost midline SAS-based drives. HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage has been the industry-leading entry storage Fibre Channel (FC) platform for the past eight years, with nearly 500,000 systems sold worldwide1. Delivers 2x higher performance than the previous generation at the same price, delivering in excess of 200,000 IOPS. It’s seriously simple and affordable flash-ready storage to help you get the most performance for the lowest cost.
The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage brings affordable flash storage down to the most price sensitive customers. Designed to meet entry-level storage requirements, the MSA 1050 is a good fit for budget constrained customers. The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage is the platform of choice for smaller IT workloads featuring iSCSI, FC and SAS host interface connectivity at previously unattainable entry price points.
The HPE MSA 2042 SAN Storage offers an entry level storage platform with built-in hybrid flash for application acceleration and high-performance. It is ideal for performance-hungry applications and includes 800 GB of Solid State Drive (SSD) capacity. The all-inclusive set and forget software suite includes built-in, real-time data tiering that dynamically moves frequently used data to flash and less used data to lower-cost media tiers and 512 snapshots out-of-the-box for instant recovery, and remote replication for affordable application availability. The software delivers management tools that are ideal for IT generalists and server administrators. The MSA 2042 allows for flexible growth now and into the future. Data-in-place upgrades reduce data migration and drive investments. Start small and scale as needed with any combination of SSD, SAS or mid-line SAS drives.
The HPE MSA 2042 Storage arrays raise the bar to meet and exceed HPE ProLiant customers’ shared storage and data protection needs. The HPE MSA 2042 reduces TCO while increasing performance with Solid State Drives, Snap and Volume copy, Replication and SEDs. The MSA 2040 Storage arrays are for customers looking to enhance performance for consolidation and virtualization initiatives. The MSA 2040 leverages new controller architecture with a new processor, four ports with 4GB cache per controller & using drive technologies such as SSDs. The MSA 2042 Storage ships standard with 64 Snapshots and Volume Copy enabled for increased data protection and allows replication with optional Remote Snap software between arrays (FC or iSCSI only).
The HPE MSA 1040 SAN Storage offers many of the standard features of the HPE MSA 2040 at a substantially lower entry price point. Due to its simple and intuitive task management, this system works well for HPE ProLiant and BladeSystems admins and IT generalists. The MSA 1040 arrays leverage a 4th-generation controller architecture with a new processor, 2-host ports and 4 GB cache per controller. Choose the form factor and technology to meet your needs allowing you to capitalize on the latest hard drive advances. The MSA 1040 ships standard with powerful tools such as Snapshots and Volume Copy for increased data protection.
HPE MSA Overview
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