Do you need a cost effective controller that provides fast access to the data on the direct attached or shared storage drives and you do not have the room in your server to add additional storage? The HP H241 Smart Host Bus Adapter comes in a low profile, PCIe3 x8 standup form factor that provides the Gen9 Servers a reliable, high performing SAS connectivity to the data in the direct attached or shared storage solutions. Featuring eight external physical links, it delivers 12 Gb/s SAS performance.
The H241 Smart Host Bus Adapter provides flexibility to run as an HBA mode or simple RAID mode. When operating in simple RAID mode, it provides RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 5 with optional HP Secure Encryption capabilities.
Unlike the HP Smart Array Controllers, the H241 does not offer any acceleration or support cache modules. The controller is also ideal for data backup to an external tape drives.
FeaturesCost-Effective External SAS Storage Connectivity
The HP H241 Smart Host Bus Adapter comes in a low-profile, PCIe3 x8 standup form factor that provides a basic building block for simple RAID storage solution for HP Gen9 Servers.
Delivering up to 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity to the direct attached & shared storage providing increased scalability, basic data protection, and flexibility for external storage connectivity.
You get optimized performance and uptime for your entry-level storage requirements.
This HBA supports SAS, SATA, Solid State Drives (SSDs) and external tape drives for increased flexibility.
Efficient and Simple Configuration, Deployment and Management
The HP H241 Host Bus Adapter and the shared storage devices are configured, deployed and managed by the easy to use HP Smart Storage Administrator software which is included in the intelligent provisioning capabilities of the server.
Delivers proactive service warnings and analysis based on Solid State Drive (SSD) endurance reports from the HP SmartSSD Wear Gauge utility.
Simplify the management of the shared storage pool with HP Smart Storage Administrator.