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AJ805A HP CTO Storageworks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Refurbished

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Short Description:
AJ805A HP CTO Storageworks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Smart Array. Refurbished.

Interface Types of This Product: Storage Array SAS-SATA

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring HP SAS-SATA Storage Array Enclosure features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the AJ805A model with compatibility.

Performance and Reliability

The HP StorageWorks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Smart Array, or AJ805A, is a high-performance and reliable storage array that is designed for enterprise-level storage requirements.

Performance: The MSA2312sa is equipped with dual controllers that work together to provide high availability and data protection. It has a fast data transfer rate and is capable of handling multiple I/O requests simultaneously, making it suitable for demanding applications such as databases and virtualized environments. Additionally, the array supports various performance optimization features such as solid-state drives (SSDs), read/write caching, and load balancing.

Reliability: The MSA2312sa is designed for high availability and data protection. It features dual controllers with active-active failover, meaning that in the event of a failure in one of the controllers, the other controller takes over the operations seamlessly, without any interruption in service. The array also supports data mirroring, snapshotting, and remote replication, which help in providing data protection and disaster recovery.

Scalability and Flexibility

The AJ805A HP Storageworks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Smart Array is designed to be scalable and flexible in order to meet the changing storage needs of businesses.

Scalability: The MSA2312sa can be easily scaled as storage requirements grow. It supports a maximum capacity of 72TB and can be expanded by adding additional disk drives. The MSA2312sa also supports multiple host connectivity options, including Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and SAS, which provides the ability to connect to a variety of servers and applications.

Flexibility: The MSA2312sa has a modular design, allowing users to add or replace components as needed. It supports a variety of disk drives, including SAS, SATA, and solid-state drives, so users can choose the type of disk that best meets their performance and cost needs. The MSA2312sa also supports multiple data protection features, such as RAID levels, snapshots, and data replication, allowing users to choose the level of data protection that best meets their needs.

In conclusion, the AJ805A HP Storageworks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Smart Array is designed to provide the scalability and flexibility that businesses need to meet their changing storage requirements. It allows users to expand their storage capacity as needed, choose the type of disk drives that best meet their needs, and protect their data with a variety of data protection options.

High-Availability and Redundancy

The AJ805A HP CTO Storageworks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Smart Array is designed with high-availability and redundancy in mind. The dual controller design provides an extra layer of protection against data loss, as each controller operates independently. If one controller fails, the other takes over, ensuring that the storage array remains operational.

The MSA2312sa also features redundant power supplies and fans, so that even if one component fails, there is a backup available to keep the system running. This helps to prevent downtime and reduces the risk of data loss.

The system also includes data protection features such as dual-parity RAID and automatic data recovery, which helps to ensure that data remains secure and recoverable in the event of a drive failure. The MSA2312sa also supports hot-swappable drives, so that in the event of a drive failure, the drive can be replaced without any interruption to the system.

In conclusion, the AJ805A HP CTO Storageworks MSA2312sa Dual Controller Modular Smart Array provides high-availability and redundancy through its dual controller design, redundant power supplies and fans, data protection features, and hot-swappable drives. These features help to minimize downtime and ensure that data remains secure and recoverable in the event of a failure.

General Information:

  • Device Type : Hard Drive Array
  • Enclosure Type : Rack-Mountable - 2U


  • Installed Devices / Modules Qty : 0
  • Supported Devices / Modules Qty : 12
  • Supported Drives : Serial Ata-300 / SAS


  • Hdd Array External Interface : Serial Attached Scsi

Storage Controllers:

  • Type : 2 X Raid ( Serial Attached Scsi )
  • Controller Interface Type : Serial Ata-300 / SAS
  • Data Transfer Rate : 300 MBPS
  • Cache / Buffer Size ( Max ) : 1 GB
  • Supported Devices : Disk Array (Raid)
  • Raid Level : Raid 0, Raid 1, Raid 3, Raid 5, Raid 6, Raid 10, Raid 50

Hard Drive:

  • Type : Hot-Swap - Plug-In Module
  • Capacity : 0
  • Interface Type : Serial Ata-300 / SAS

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Storageworks Modular Smart Array

In today's interconnected world, technology has to play a significant role. Thus, the powerful asset that brings the enhanced productivity, efficiency, and availability of data at fingertips are every other tech-savvy's needs—one such essential and adaptive infrastructure that safeguards and promotes a business in the storage solution. Hence, ALLHDD has brought you the Storageworks modular smart array, an award-winning solution to storage enclosure problems.

Modular Smart Arrays are Reliable!

Modular Smart Array (MSA) comes in multiple variants, including the MSA 1000, MSA 500, and MSA 30. Each one adapts and grows with your IT platform with the smart array technology. This modular smart array allows the MSA-equipped tech-savvies to "hot add" the drives, servers, and disk enclosures. This way, the industrialists and organizations will have improved storage efficiency and a streamlined approach towards management costs.

How to choose between MSA30, MSA500, and MSA1000?

Considering the StorageWorks modular smart array 30 (MSA30), high performance and additional storage problems will be sorted out in no time. MSA30 is an external storage enclosure that not only provides optimized performance, extraordinary scalability, and utmost performance.

MSA 500 (StorageWorks smart array 500) would choose everyone dealing with the industry-leading technology, configuration, and management tools. This standard smart array configuration serves as a 2TB storage solution with the 4-node shared storage and system.

MSA1000 is an entry-level SAN smart array with a fiber channel connection. It can deal with the LAN free backup, node clustering, and more but reduces the overall expenses for servers and storage.

Why Buy From Allhdd?

ALLHDD has brought a wide range of modular smart arrays in the following subcategories to let you choose what you want! Choose the desired MSA from the following list: 2U, Fibre Channel, Rack Mount, Rack Mountable, SAS, SATA, SCSI, SAS-SATA, and Chassis. Find the right option for your needs, order, and enjoy free US ground shipping.


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