The MSA 2042 further drives the MSA 2040 family into the world of flash acceleration with a new set of MSA models which includes 800GB of flash capacity in all SFF and LFF configurations.
In addition to including 2x400GB Mixed Use SSDs in the base configuration, the MSA 2042 also includes a rich set of software features as standard including 512 Snapshots, Remote Replication and Performance Tiering capabilities, all at a very attractive price compared to other hybrid configurations. The 800GB of SSD capacity can be used as Read Cache or as a start to building a fully tiered configuration.
|HPE MSA 2042 SAS Storage - Dual Controller - LFF SAS (Q0F07A)|
|HPE MSA 2042 SAS Storage - Dual Controller - SFF SAS (Q0F08A)|
|HPE MSA 2042 SAN Dual Controller - LFF SAN (Q0F05A)|
|HPE MSA 2042 SAN Dual Controller - SFF SAN (Q0F06A)|
Would you like to accelerate your performance-hungry applications with flash storage? 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. This suite also includes 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 midline SAS drives.
Storage expansion options
SAN backup support
Storage mirroring support
Systems Insight Manager support
Compatible operating systems
Warranty - year(s) (parts/labor/onsite)
|HPE MSA 2042 Storage|
|Form Factor||SFF or LFF|
|Number of controllers per array||2|
|Minimum/Maximum host ports||1/8|
|FC host connectivity||8/16Gb|
|iSCSI host connectivity||1Gb or 10GbI|
|SAS host connectivity||6/12Gb|
|Cache, per array|
|Max Read cache per array||8TB|
|Data (read/write) cache + system memory per array||12GB|
|Pool Capacity (with Large Pool Support)||562 TB (512 TiB)|
|RAID Levels supported: Virtual||RAID 1, 5, 6, 10|
|RAID Levels supported: Linear||RAID 0,1,3,5,6,10,50|
|Expansion Drive Enclosures||0-7 enclosures|
|LFF/SFF array/enclosure mixing||Supported|
|Maximum number of drives per array enclosure||24 SFF/12 LFF|
|Maximum number of drives per drive enclosure||25 SFF/12 LFF|
|Drive enclosure interface type||6Gb SAS|
|Maximum total HDDs per array||199 SFF / 96 LFF|
|Maximum total SSDs per array||199 SFF,/ 96 LFF|
|Number of SSDs embedded in base system||2 x 400GB SSDs|
|Max raw capacity per array enclosure||76.8 TB SFF / 96TB LFF|
|Max raw capacity per drive enclosure||80 TB SFF / 96TB LFF|
|Max raw capacity per array||637TB SFF / 768TB LFF|
|Supported Drive Capacities|
|SFF SSDs (Mixed Use)||400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.2TB|
|LFF SSDs||400GB, 800GB|
|SFF HDDs||15K SAS: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
7.2K SAS: 1.0TB, 2.0TB
|LFF HDDs (12G)||7.2K SAS: 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB|
|Thin Technologies||Thin Provisioning, Space Reclamation, Thin Rebuild|
|Tiering||Performance Tier, Standard Tier, Archive Tier|
|Replication||Snapshots (512), Volume Copy, Remote Snaps|
|Quality of Service||Virtual Tier Affinity|
|Maximum number of volumes||512|
|Maximum number of snapshots||512|
|Maximum number of hosts||512|
|Maximum number of initiators||1024|
The HPE MSA 2042 SAN Storage is one of the industry’s fastest entry-level storage arrays, and comes with 800 GB of SSD capacity standard.
The all-inclusive set and forget software suite includes built-in, real-time data tiering that dynamically moves constantly used data to flash and less used data to lower-cost media tiers.
New MSA 2042 models now optimised based on your typical target workload; Write Intensive or Mixed Use. The MSA 2042 offers customers the right SSD option for every application.
The HPE MSA 2042 SAN Storage provides built-in, real-time tiering dynamically moving constantly used data to flash for increased performance and moving less used data to lower-cost media.
All-inclusive software suite and simple management tools for IT generalists and server administrators.
The HPE MSA 2042 SAN Storage allows 512 snapshots standard for faster recovery.
Remote replication included for affordable application availability.
The HPE MSA 2042 SAN Storage has data-in-place upgrades reduce data migration and drive investments.
Start small and scale as needed with any combination of SSD, SAS or Midline SAS drives.
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