Entry consolidation and virtualization initiatives are now well in your budgetary reach. The new HP MSA 1040 Storage offers many of the HP MSA 2040 features but at lower entry price points. 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.
Simple: Flexible Architecture. Easy to Setup. Easy to Manage
• The integrated setup and management Web-based Interface (WBI) makes MSA easy to manage for HP ProLiant/BladeSystems administrators and IT generalists.
Affordable: Popular iSCSI/Fibre Channel Configurations Starting at $6,500*
• Dual controller configurations are standard and available at single controller price points.
Fast: The MSA 1040 delivers up to 50% More Performance Compared to P2000 G3
• 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.