Entry consolidation and virtualisation initiatives are now well in your budgetary reach. The HP MSA 1040 Storage offers many of the HP MSA 2040 features but at a substantially lower entry price point. HP ProLiant and BladeSystems administrators as well as IT generalists will find storage management tasks simple and intuitive with MSA. The MSA 1040 arrays leverage a new 4th-generation controller architecture with a new processor, 2-host ports and 4GB cache per controller. Take advantage of the latest hard drives advances by choosing the form factor and technology which best meet your application and budget requirements. Unlike many competing arrays, the MSA 1040 ships standard with intuitive management tools and powerful data services such as Snapshots and Volume Copy for increased data protection.
Fast: The MSA 1040 delivers up to 50% More Performance Compared to P2000 G3
Increased performance translates into better application response times and facilitates entry consolidation and virtualisation initiatives. The new MSA 1040 leverages the 4th generation MSA architecture, 2-port controllers with 4GB Cache each, faster processor and a performance optimized I/O engine.
Futureproof: Built-in Expandability Along with an MSA 2040 Upgrade Option
Add Disk Enclosures as needed to boost capacity and spindle count. Most low-cost entry arrays don't allow expansion. MSA 1040 allow simple controller swap to flagship MSA 2040. Other value-priced arrays force you to compromise. Data-in-Place upgrades eliminate time-consuming and risky data migrations.
Simple: Flexible Architecture
Leverage the latest Large or Small Form Factor hard disk drives –choice of High-performance Enterprise-class SAS or high-capacity SAS Midline drives based on application, performance and budget requirements. The integrated setup and management Web-based Interface (WBI) makes MSA easy to manage for HP ProLiant/BladeSystems administrators and IT generalists. On-board management tools augment OS and hypervisor views navigate firmware upgrades, monitor array performance with ease locally or remotely.
Affordable: Popular iSCSI/Fibre Channel Configurations
Dual controller configurations are standard and available at single controller price points. More capacity/performance within your budget. Latest MSA technology for 25% lower cost.
Includes HP MSA 64 Controller-based Snapshots and Volume Copy (Clone) Software LTU