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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Smart Buy MSA 2040 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage (C8R15SB)

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Up to 24 SAS / MDL SAS SFF drives, 16 Gb/8 Gb Fibre Channel Host Interface, 2x MSA 2040 SAN Controller, 28.8TB Raw Storage Capacity, SAN backup support, Systems Insight Manager support, Storage mirroring support, 2U Form Factor
  • MacMall Part #: 9780070 
  • Manufacturer Part #: C8R15SB 
  • Platform: Universal 

Changing 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.


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 Todays 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 MSAs 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.
  • Clustering support: Windows, Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS
  • Host interface: 16 Gb/8 Gb Fibre Channel (4) Ports per controller; Included
  • SAN backup support: Yes
  • Drive description: (24) SFF SAS/MDL SAS/SSD; Supported
  • Storage expansion options: HP MSA 2040 LFF Disk Enclosure or D2700 2.5-inch disk enclosure
  • Storage controller: (2) MSA 2040 SAN Controller; Included
  • Capacity: 28.8TB Raw; Maximum
  • Systems Insight Manager support: Yes
  • Storage mirroring support: Yes
  • Form factor: 2U
  • Drive type: 146 GB 6G 15K SFF Dual-port SAS; 300 GB 6G 15K SFF Dual-port SAS; 300 GB 6G 10K SFF Dual-port SAS; 600 GB 6G 10K SFF Dual-port SAS; 900 GB 6G 10K SFF Dual-port SAS; 1 TB 6G 7.2K SFF Dual-port MDL SAS; 200 GB Solid State Drive; 400 GB Solid State Drive; 800 GB Solid State Drive; 1.2 TB 6G 10K SFF Dual-port SAS; Supported
  • Compatible operating systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2012; Microsoft Windows 2008; Microsoft Windows Hyper-V; HP-UX; Red Hat Linux; SUSE Linux; VMware ESXi 5.x

Technical Specs

Device Type Hard drive array
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable - 2U
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 0
Supported Devices / Modules Qty 24
Supported Drives SAS-2
HDD Array External Interface 8Gb Fibre Channel, 16Gb Fibre Channel
Storage Controller
Type 2 x RAID
Interface Type SAS 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
Cache / Buffer Size ( Max ) 8 GB
RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 3, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Bays 24 (total) / 24 (free) - 2.5" SFF
Interfaces 2 x SAS 6Gb/s - 26 pin 4x Shielded Mini MultiLane SAS (SFF-8088) ¦ 2 x management ¦ 2 x management - RJ-45 ¦ 8 x 8Gb Fibre Channel / 16Gb Fibre Channel - SFP+
System Requirements
OS Required HP-UX, Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware ESX, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (32/64-bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bits)
Compliant Standards CISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, GS, EN 61000-3-3, EN55022 Class A, CCC, ICES-003 Class A, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, WEEE, RoHS, FCC Part 15 A, EN55024 Class A, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03, VCCI Class A
Manufacturer Selling Program HP Smart Buy
Power Device 2 x internal power supply - hot-plug
Max Supported Qty 2
Power Redundancy Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme 1+1
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz
Dimensions & Weight
Width 17.6 in
Depth 19.5 in
Height 3.5 in
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 41 °F
Max Operating Temperature 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
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