Hewlett Packard's MSA P2000 Family of storage arrays features P2000 G3 arrays with the latest 8 Gb Fibre Channel, 6 Gb SAS, 10GbE iSCSI connected models, and an iSCSI model with four 1 Gb iSCSI ports per controller. The arrays are designed for entry-level customers and feature the latest in functionality and host-connect technology while offering excellent price/performance. They are ideal for companies with small budgets or limited IT expertise, and also larger companies with departmental or remote requirements. Each solution is designed to be easy to deploy, to be secure, along with low management costs, while driving rapid return on investment through efficient storage consolidation. The MSA P2000 G3 arrays are 2U storage area network (SAN) or direct connect solutions (OS and protocol dependent) offering a choice of five controllers - two FC, one SAS, one 10GbE iSCSI and the newest model features a four port 1 Gb iSCSI. The first Fibre Channel controller is a high-performance, 8 Gb dual port model. The second offering is a unique dual-purpose Combo controller with two 8 Gb Fibre Channel ports with the addition of two 1GbE iSCSI ports. The third controller choice is 6Gb SAS with four ports per controller. There is also the addition of a two port 10 Gb iSCSI, while the latest controller introduction features four 1 Gb iSCSI ports per controller. Whatever the situation calls for, the P2000 G3 line-up has the right solution. The dual-protocol MSA P2000 G3 MSA FC/iSCSI Combo Controller gives exceptional flexibility. The 8 Gb FC ports support a full FC SAN while the two 1GbE iSCSI ports can serve two purposes. With this combination you can economically share the array storage resource with a smaller department accessing it over iSCSI or enable the new optional Remote Snap functionality over iSCSI protocol (also available over FC).
- Storage enclosure
- Rack-mountable - 2U
- 12 x Serial ATA-300 / SAS 2
- 4 x Serial Attached SCSI 2 - 26 pin 4x Shielded Mini MultiLane SAS (SFF-8088)
- 2 x power supply - hot-plug / redundant - plug-in module
- New Factory Sealed