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MSA 1040 - HP MSA1040 Modular Smart Array

HP MSA 1040 Array
A new storage solution, the MSA 1040 is HP's best priced networked disk storage array. Call Ware247 now for advice on getting the most from HP storage.

HP MSA 1040 Modular Smart Array

Entry consolidation and virtualization initiatives are now well in your budgetary reach. The HP MSA1040 Storage offers many of the HP MSA 2040 features but at a substantially lower entry price points.

HP ProLiant and BladeSystems administrators as well as IT generalists will find storage management tasks simple and intuitive with MSA. It leverages 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 HP MSA 1040 Array ships standard with intuitive management tools and powerful data services such as Snapshots and Volume Copy for increased data protection.

What's new on the HP MSA1040 Array

  • Important virtualization feature/function enhancements are available on the HP MSA 1040 Modular Smart Array via an Advanced Virtualization Upgrade Option (paid feature)
  • Virtualization features include: Thin Provisioning, Archive Tiering capability, Redirect on Write Snapshot capability and Wide Striping
  • HP MSA1040 support for the following drives:
  • HP MSA 300/450/600 GB 12G SAS 15K LFF (3.5in) Converter Enterprise 3-year Warranty Hard Drives
  • HP MSA 300/450/600 GB 12G SAS 15K SFF (2.5in) Enterprise 3-year Warranty Hard Drives
  • Features

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Fast: Delivers up to 50% More Performance Compared to P2000 G3

    Leverages the 4th generation MSA architecture, 2-port controllers with 4GB Cache each, faster processor and a performance optimized I/O engine.

    Increased performance translates into better application response times and facilitates entry consolidation and virtualization initiatives.

    Futureproof: Built-in Expandability

    Add Disk Enclosures as needed to boost capacity and spindle count. Most low-cost entry arrays don't allow expansion.

    Data-in-Place upgrades eliminate time-consuming and risky data migrations.

    Allows simple controller swap to flagship MSA2040. Other value-priced arrays force you to compromise.

    HP MSA 1040 Modular Smart Array

    Capacity576TB Maximum
    Maximum including expansion, depending on model
    Drive description(99) SFF SAS/MDL SAS or
    (48) LFF SAS/MDL SAS
    Maximum including expansion, depending on model
    Host interface8 Gb Fibre Channel (2) Ports per controller
    1 Gb iSCSI (2) Ports per controller
    10 Gb/sec iSCSI (2) Ports per controller
    Storage controller(2) MSA 1040 2-port FC Controller; (2) MSA 1040 2-port 1G iSCSI Controller; (2) MSA 1040 2-port 10G iSCSI Controller
    Storage expansion optionsHP MSA 2040 LFF Disk Enclosure or D2700 2.5-inch disk enclosure
    Clustering supportWindows, Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS
    SAN backup supportYes
    Storage mirroring supportYes
    Systems Insight Manager supportYes
    Compatible operating systemsMicrosoft Windows Server 2012
    Microsoft Windows 2008
    Microsoft Windows Hyper-V
    Red Hat Linux
    SUSE Linux
    VMware ESXi 5.x
    Form factor2U

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