The HPE MSA 1040 Storage is designed for entry-level market needs, features 8Gb Fibre Channel, 12 Gb SAS, and 1GbE and 10GbE iSCSI at previously unattainable entry price points. The array allows users to take advantage of the latest storage technologies in simple and efficient ways by providing a good balance between performance and budget resulting in a highly favorable $/GB return on their investment.
Entry consolidation and virtualization initiatives are now well in your budgetary reach. The MSA 1040 offers many of MSA 2040 features but at more affordable entry price point. ProLiant and BladeSystems administrators as well as IT generalists will find storage management tasks simple and intuitive with MSA.
The MSA 1040 arrays leverage a new 4th-generation MSA architecture with a new processor, 2-host ports and 4GB data cache and 2GB of system memory per controller. Take advantage of the latest hard drive advances by choosing the form factor and technology which best meets your application and budget requirements. Unlike many competing arrays, the MSA 1040 ships standard with intuitive management tools and powerful data services such as Snapshots and Volume Copy for increased data protection. The MSA1040 now offers a simplified licensing strategy with one optional software suite. The Advanced Data Services Suite include the following software licenses:
- HPE MSA 2042 Performance Automated Tiering LTU
- HPE MSA 512-Snapshot Software LTU
- HPE MSA Remote Snap Software LTU