HP 506928-B21 12 Bay Enclosure Storage Drive
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HP 506928-B21 2U G6 LFF Hard Drive Cage Refurbished

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Short Description:
HP 506928-B21 2U G6 12HDD Bay Large Form Factor (LFF) Hard Drive Cage | Made by HP | Refurbished.
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Product Overview of the HP 506928-B21 Hard Drive Cage

The HP 506928-B21 is a storage enclosure designed to hold hard drives within a server or storage system. Specifically, it's a 2U (2-unit) form factor enclosure with the capacity to house up to 12 Large Form Factor (LFF) hard drives, providing substantial storage capabilities within a compact space.

Form Factor and Compatibility

  • 2U Form Factor: The '2U' designation refers to the height of the enclosure in rack units. It's a compact size that can fit into standard server racks efficiently.
  • Large Form Factor (LFF): This indicates the size compatibility of the hard drives the enclosure can accommodate. Large Form Factor drives are physically larger and can typically hold more storage capacity compared to Small Form Factor (SFF) drives.

Storage Capacity and Scalability

  • 12HDD Bay: The enclosure offers space for up to 12 hard disk drives (HDDs). This capacity allows for substantial storage within a single enclosure, suitable for data-intensive applications and storage needs.
  • Scalability: The ability to house multiple hard drives within a single enclosure allows for easy expansion of storage capacity as needed.
Purpose and Use Cases

The HP 506928-B21 Hard Drive Cage serves several purposes and finds application in various scenarios:

  • Server Storage Expansion: It allows servers to accommodate additional storage drives, facilitating increased data storage capacity.
  • Data Centers: Suitable for use in data centers where efficient storage solutions are required for managing large volumes of data.
  • Enterprise Storage Systems: Ideal for enterprise-level storage solutions, supporting the storage needs of businesses and organizations.
Compatibility and Integration
  • HP G6 Compatibility: Designed to be compatible with HP Generation 6 (G6) server systems, ensuring seamless integration and functionality within the server environment.
  • Ease of Installation: The enclosure is built to be easily installed into compatible HP server systems, offering convenience in setup and deployment.

Understanding the Technical Specifications

2U G6
  • 2U: The "2U" designation refers to the height of the hard drive cage. In server rack units, 2U is a measurement indicating the vertical space the cage occupies. In this case, it's two units high.
  • G6: The "G6" indicates the generation or model of the server. In this context, it aligns with the sixth generation of HP ProLiant servers.
12HDD Bay
  • 12HDD Bay: This specifies the number of hard disk drive (HDD) bays available in the cage. In this case, there are 12 bays, providing the capability to install and use up to 12 hard drives simultaneously.
Large Form Factor (LFF)
  • Large Form Factor (LFF): The term "Large Form Factor" refers to the size of the hard drives that can be accommodated. LFF hard drives are typically larger in physical size compared to Small Form Factor (SFF) drives. This cage is designed to house LFF hard drives.

Application in Server Systems

The HP 506928-B21 Hard Drive Cage is designed for integration into server systems, especially those belonging to the sixth generation of HP ProLiant servers. Here are some key aspects of its application:

Data Storage Expansion

  • The 12HDD bays allow for significant data storage expansion. This is crucial for businesses or organizations that require additional storage capacity for their servers.

Versatility in Storage Configurations

  • The large form factor (LFF) design accommodates a variety of hard drive sizes, offering versatility in storage configurations. This is beneficial for users who may require different storage capacities or types of hard drives.

Improved Data Management

  • The structured arrangement of hard drives within the cage enhances data management. It allows for efficient organization, quick access, and simplified maintenance of the stored data.

Benefits of HP 506928-B21 Hard Drive Cage

  • Increased Storage Capacity: Offers the ability to expand storage capacity significantly within a server or storage system.
  • Space Efficiency: Occupies minimal space within the server rack while accommodating a substantial number of hard drives.
  • Scalability: Allows for easy expansion of storage as business or data needs grow, providing flexibility in storage management.
  • Compatibility: Designed to seamlessly integrate with HP G6 server systems, ensuring reliable performance and compatibility.

High-Performance Data Transfer Rates

The 506928-B21 HP 12 Bay LFF Hard Drive Cage is a storage device that supports high-performance data transfer rates. This refers to the speed at which data can be transferred from the hard drives in the cage to the computer or server. The exact data transfer rates will depend on various factors such as the type of hard drives used, the connectivity options, and the computer system.

In general, the 506928-B21 HP 12 Bay LFF Hard Drive Cage supports fast data transfer rates through its use of SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) connectivity. SAS is a high-speed data transfer technology that supports speeds of up to 12Gbps. This means that large amounts of data can be transferred quickly and efficiently, allowing for fast access to stored data. Additionally, the use of multiple hard drives in the cage provides increased storage capacity and further enhances the data transfer rates.

General Information about the HP 506928-B21

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • Model Number or SKU# 506928-B21
  • Product Type: Hard Drive Cage
  • Capacity: 12 Hard Drives
  • Height: (rack Units)2u

In summary, the HP 506928-B21 2U G6 12HDD Bay Large Form Factor (LFF) Hard Drive Cage is a purpose-built storage enclosure designed for HP G6 server systems. Its 2U form factor, capacity for 12 LFF hard drives, and compatibility features make it an efficient and scalable solution for expanding storage capacity within server environments.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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