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HPE MSA 2050 Storage

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage is a flash ready system designed for affordable application acceleration ideal for small and remote office deployments.

Dont let the low cost fool you, it gives you the combination of simplicity, flexibility to grow now, and advanced features you may not expect in an entry-priced array.




Start small and scale as needed with any combination of solid state disks (SSD), high-performance enterprise, or lower-cost midline SAS-based drives.

HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage has been the industry-leading entry storage Fibre Channel (FC) platform for the past eight years, with nearly 500,000 systems sold worldwide. Delivers 2x higher performance than the previous generation at the same price, delivering in excess of 200,000 IOPS. Its seriously simple and affordable flash-ready storage to help you get the most performance for the lowest cost.

  • Introducing new and higher capacity small form factor (SFF) and large form factor (LFF) drives.
  • HPE MSA 2.4TB 12G SAS 10K SFF (2.5in) Enterprise 512e 3yr warranty hard drive; HPE MSA 12TB 12G SAS 7.2K LFF (3.5in) Midline 512e 1yr warranty hard drive.

Accelerates Applications Affordably

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage performs at 200,000 IOPS delivering affordable application acceleration for small to medium-sized businesses both local and remote.

Flexible base model delivers 2x more performance than previous generation HPE MSA 2040 SAN Storage for the same price.

Advanced Data Services With No Experience Required

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage is easy to install, easy to use, easy to maintain, no previous storage expertise required.

Automated tiering dynamically responds to workload changes, so you don't have to.

Keep Your Business Running with Expanded Data Protection Features

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage delivers updated virtualised snapshot technology making data protection and instant recovery a snap.

Remote replication with Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI supports an affordable disaster recovery solution.

Grow Flexibly Now and Into the Future

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage supports data-in-place upgrades protecting drive investments and reduces data migrations.

Start small and scale as needed with any combination of Solid State Drives (SSDs), enterprise or midline SAS disk drives.

Technical Specifications

Capacity

  • 614 TB SFF or 1152 TB LFF, maximum raw capacity, depending on model

Drive description

  • 192 SFF SAS/MDL SAS/SSD or 96 LFF SAS/MDL SAS/SSD, maximum including expansion, supported, depending on model

Host interface

  • 16 Gb/8 Gb Fibre Channel 8-ports per system or 1 GbE/10GbE iSCSI 8-ports per system or 12 Gb SAS 8-ports per system are supported

Storage controller

  • (2) HPE MSA 2050 SAN Controller or (2) HPE MSA 2050 SAS Controllers, supported, depending on model

Storage expansion options

  • HPE MSA 2050 LFF Disk Enclosure or HPE MSA 2050 SFF Disk Enclosure or the HPE MSA 2050 SAN DC-Power Carrier Grade SFF Disk Enclosure

Clustering support

  • Windows, Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS

SAN backup support

  • Yes

Systems Insight Manager support

  • Yes

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Windows Hyper-V HP-UX Red Hat Linux SUSE Linux VMware ESXi 6 Detailed information available at: http://www.hpe.com/storage/spock

Form factor

  • 2U

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 8.9 x 49.5 x 44.7 cm

Weight

  • 18.4 kg

Warranty

  • Three-year limited warranty, parts exchange Next Business day delivery. For more warranty information refer to http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/wc/public/home.


Extensive Testing

Before leaving our build and configuration facility, all of our server and storage solutions undergo an extensive 48 hour testing procedure. This, along with OEM HPE components we use ensure all of our server and storage solutions meet the strictest quality guidelines demanded from us.


Customization Service

Our main objective is to offer great value, high quality server and storage solutions, we understand that every company has different requirements and as such are able to offer a complete customization service to provide server and storage solutions that meet your individual needs.

Trusted by the World's Biggest Brands

We have established ourselves as one of the biggest storage providers in the US, and since 1989 been trusted as the preferred supplier of server and storage solutions to some of the world's biggest brands, including: