The new HP MSA 2040, a high-performance storage array designed for entry-level HP customers desiring 8 and/or 16Gb Fibre Channel, 1 and/or 10GbE iSCSI, or 6Gb/12Gb SAS connectivity with 4 host ports per controller. This next generation MSA 2040 Storage array provides an excellent value for customers needing performance balanced with price to support initiatives such as consolidation and virtualization. The HP MSA 2040 Storage System brings the performance benefits of SSDs to MSA array family customers. This array has been designed to maximize performance by using high performance drives across all applications sharing the array.
The HP MSA 2040 Storage arrays are positioned to provide an excellent value for customers needing increasing performance to support initiatives such as consolidation and virtualization.
The HP MSA 2040 Storage ships standard with a license for 64 Snapshots and Volume Copy for increased data protection. There is also an optional license for 512 snapshots. The HP MSA 2040 can also replicate data between arrays (P2000 G3 and/or MSA 2040 SAN Model only using FC or iSCSI protocol) with the optional Remote Snap feature.