The HP StorageWorks 2000i G2 Modular Smart Array selection of SAN devices features the very latest in efficient consolidation, functionality and technology at very affordable prices. The ideal customers needing to consolidate their storage include smaller companies with tight budgets and limited IT expertise, or larger companies that have perhaps hundreds of smaller departments and remote locations.
The MSA2000i G2 features a 1Gb Ethernet (1GbE) iSCSI connected array. It allows customers to grow their storage as demands increase up to 29.7TB SAS or 60TB SATA, supporting up to 32 hosts for iSCSI attach. All models support the optional HP StorageWorks 2000 Modular Smart Array Snapshot Software which offers controller-based snapshot and cloning functionality. Planning for future growth is easy by starting with the basic modular pieces and adding capacity as needs arise.
High performance Modular Smart Array controller with two 1GbE ports per controller Single and dual controller capability 1 GB transportable cache per controller - battery-free cache backup with super capacitors and compact flash 512 LUNs with LUN size up to 16TB 2U rack mount chassis combining both the controller and disk shelf Twelve 3.5-inch dual-ported SAS or SATA MSA2000-specific drives (supports mixing of drive types in a single shelf) Support expansion to 4 additional enclosures & total of 60 LFF disks Supports expansion to 3 additional SFF enclosures (MSA70) for a maximum total of 99 SFF disks Redundant power supplies and fans are standard RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 50 Non-disruptive on-line controller code upgrade (requires dual controllers w/ multi-pathing software) Heterogeneous support for 32- bit and 64-bit Windows and Red Hat Linux Windows Server 2008 x64 Hyper-V, VMware, RedHat Enterprise Linux Virtualization, and Citrix XenServer Qualified and certified for Windows and Linux clustering Optional controller-based snapshot and clone functionality
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