8 x SAS 12Gb/s - 36 pin 4x Shielded Mini MultiLane SAS (SFF-8644) ¦ 2 x management - mini-USB Type B ¦ 2 x management - RJ-45
The integrated setup and management tools for MSA are easy to manage for ProLiant/BladeSystems IT managers
High-performance Converged SAN controller and SAS controller offer 4x the performance of the other entry-level SAN arrays
4-port converged SAN controller supporting Fiber Channel and iSCSI and a SAS controller
SSD support with integrated "wear gauge" helps improves application performance and allows customers to reduce their operating costs by reducing foot prints and power consumptions
Self-Encrypting Drives (SEDs) designed to safeguard critical personal and business information and to comply with regulatory mandates
Changing storage needs for server customers now requires greater levels of performance and functionality at a lower cost of ownership. The next generation HP MSA 2040 storage arrays raises the bar & uniquely addresses HP ProLiant customers' shared storage and data protection needs, reduces TCO while dramatically increasing performance using technologies such as solid state drives, snap and volume copy, replication and SEDs. The MSA 2040 storage arrays are positioned to provide an excellent value for customers needing increasing performance to support initiatives such as consolidation and virtualization.