HP AJ950A SAS Enclosure Storage Works Smart Array
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AJ950A HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012 3.5-In Refurbished

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Short Description:
AJ950A HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012 3.5-In Drive Bay Dc-Power Chassis Storage Enclosure. Refurbished.

Interface Types of This Product: Storage Array SAS

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are providing specifications below to explain why you should consider purchasing the HP SAS Storage Array Enclosure, including a general overview, performance specifications, relevant images, media files, and technical information about the AJ950A compatibility.

Performance and Reliability

The HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array 2012 (AJ950A) is a storage enclosure that is designed to provide high-performance and reliable storage solutions for data centers. This storage enclosure has a 3.5-inch drive bay and supports DC power.

In terms of performance, the HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array 2012 has a high-speed data transfer rate, thanks to its advanced hardware and software design. This allows for fast access to stored data, reducing the latency and improving the overall performance of the storage system.

In terms of reliability, the HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array 2012 has a number of features that enhance its durability and availability. For example, it has redundant power supplies and fans, ensuring that the storage system remains operational even in the event of a failure. Additionally, it has advanced data protection features, such as data mirroring, which help to ensure the integrity of stored data in the event of a disk failure.

Easy Integration and Management

The AJ950A HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012 is a 3.5-inch drive bay storage enclosure that is designed for easy integration and management. It uses a DC power source and is compatible with the HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012.

The storage enclosure is equipped with a modular design that makes it simple to add or remove storage components as needed. This makes it easy to manage the storage capacity and performance of the storage system. The storage enclosure also supports multiple drive types, including SAS, SATA, and SSD, so you can choose the right drive for your specific storage needs.

The HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012 also features advanced management tools that make it easy to monitor and manage the storage system. With a web-based interface, administrators can view the status of the storage system, monitor performance, and make changes to the configuration from anywhere. The storage enclosure also includes software that helps you manage your data, including backup and recovery, disaster recovery, and data protection.

Enhanced Data Protection and Security

The AJ950A HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012 is a 3.5-inch drive bay, DC-power chassis storage enclosure that provides enhanced data protection and security. This is achieved through various features and technologies built into the enclosure.

  • RAID protection: The AJ950A supports various levels of RAID protection, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and 50, which ensure that data is protected against disk failures and other hardware failures.
  • Encryption: The AJ950A supports disk encryption, which helps to protect data from unauthorized access. The encryption keys are stored on the disk drives, which provides an added layer of security.
  • Authentication: The AJ950A supports authentication protocols such as LDAP, RADIUS, and Active Directory, which help to control access to the storage enclosure. This prevents unauthorized users from accessing the stored data.
  • Firewall protection: The AJ950A supports firewall protection, which helps to block unauthorized network traffic from accessing the storage enclosure. This helps to prevent network-based attacks and protects the stored data from external threats.
  • Remote replication: The AJ950A supports remote replication, which allows data to be backed up to a secondary location. This provides an additional layer of protection in the event of a disaster or other data loss scenario.
  • Monitoring and alerting: The AJ950A includes monitoring and alerting features, which help to monitor the storage enclosure and alert administrators to any issues or problems. This helps to prevent data loss and ensure that the storage enclosure is operating optimally.

In conclusion, the enhanced data protection and security features of the AJ950A HP CTO Storageworks Modular Smart Array 2012 provide a comprehensive solution for protecting data stored in the enclosure. These features help to prevent data loss, protect data from unauthorized access, and ensure the reliability and security of the storage environment.

General Information:

  • Device Type : Storage Enclosure
  • Cabinet (Chassis):
  • Installed Devices / Modules Qty : 0
  • Supported Devices / Modules Qty : 12
  • Supported Drives : Serial Ata-300 / SAS

Hard Drive:

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

Expansion / Connectivity:

  • Expansion Bays Total (Free) : 12 ( 12 ) X Hot-Swap - 3.5inch


  • Power Device : Power Supply - Plug-In Module
  • Power Provided : 500 WATT

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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