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The MSA 2040 storage array is a 24 bay 2U dual controller small form factor (SFF) SAS storage solution which is covered by a 3 year next business day replacement part warranty.
What does it come with?
The MSA 2040 is supplied diskless as standard but there's a choice of high-performance Solid State Drives, Enterprise-class SAS/SAS Midline drives or Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) available based on application, performance and budget needs. The MSA 2040 supports a maximum 48 TB raw capacity. It ships with HP MSA 64 Controller-based Snapshots and Volume Copy (Clone) Software and twin 432W hot plug high efficiency AC redundant power supplies which are ENERGY STAR certified. The resulting energy efficiencies translate into savings or regulatory rebates.
Who's it for?
The MSA 2040 is a high performance storage array suited for entry level customers who need 12Gb SAS connectivity with 4 host ports per controller. It's well suited for initiatives such as virtualisation and consolidation and provides good value for money for customers required performance at a budget.
What else do I need with this product?
Drives for starters as the chassis is supplied empty by default. There's a choice of 7.2k, 10k or 15k SAS drives in capacities ranging from 300Gb up to 2Tb. There are also a range of solid state drives to choose from including endurance and mixed use models from 200Gb up to 3.2Tb. You'll need a SAS controller card for connectivity to external devices but you won't need any SFPs as these are not required for SAS controllers. The MSA 2040 is covered by a 3 year replacement part warranty which has a next business day response time. Upgraded or extended cover can be purchased in the form of Carepacks if you need it. We've listed a selection of add-ons for this MSA in the 'extras you may need' section below. You can also browse a full list of compatible parts in the accessories tab.
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