HP AP838A 12 Bay Enclosure Storage Works Smart Array SAS-SATA
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AP838A HP 12 Bay Storageworks Modular Smart Array P2000 Refurbished

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Short Description:
AP838A HP 12 Bay Storageworks Modular Smart Array P2000 3.5-In Drive Bay Chassis Storage Enclosure. Refurbished.

Interface Types of This Product: Storage Array SAS-SATA

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are providing specifications below to explain why you should consider purchasing the HP SAS-SATA Storage Array Enclosure, including a general overview, performance specifications, relevant images, media files, and technical information about the AP838A compatibility.

High Availability and Reliability Features

The HPE AP838A StorageWorks Modular Smart Array P2000 is a high-availability and reliable storage solution designed for enterprise-level applications. Some of its key features that contribute to its high availability and reliability are:

  • Dual Controllers: The P2000 has dual controllers that provide active-active data access and automatic failover in the event of a controller failure, ensuring continuous data access.
  • Redundant Power Supplies: The enclosure includes redundant power supplies that provide continuous power to the storage array, even in the event of a single power supply failure.
  • Hot-Swappable Components: The controllers, power supplies, and fans in the P2000 are all hot-swappable, allowing for easy replacement in the event of a failure without any downtime.
  • Advanced Data Protection: The P2000 includes advanced data protection features, such as RAID levels 0, 1, 1+0, 5, 5+0, 6, 6+0, and 10, as well as snapshot and remote mirroring capabilities for disaster recovery.
  • Continuous Operation: The P2000 is designed for continuous operation, with features such as low-noise cooling fans and redundant power supplies, ensuring reliable operation even in demanding environments.
  • Scalability: The P2000 is highly scalable, allowing customers to easily expand their storage capacity as their needs grow over time.
  • Remote Management: The P2000 includes a web-based graphical user interface for remote management, enabling administrators to monitor and manage the storage array from anywhere on the network.

Energy Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability

The AP838A HP 12 Bay Storageworks Modular Smart Array P2000 3.5-In Drive Bay Chassis Storage Enclosure is designed with energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in mind. Here are some key features that contribute to this:

  • Power Supply Unit: The storage enclosure features a power supply unit that is highly efficient, which means it consumes less power and reduces the carbon footprint of the device.
  • Power Management: The device is equipped with power management features that automatically adjust power consumption based on the workload and usage patterns, which further helps in reducing energy consumption.
  • Cooling System: The device features a highly efficient cooling system that helps to regulate the internal temperature of the enclosure. This reduces the energy required for cooling, thus helping to reduce the overall energy consumption of the device.
  • RoHS Compliance: The AP838A HP 12 Bay Storageworks Modular Smart Array P2000 3.5-In Drive Bay Chassis Storage Enclosure is RoHS compliant, which means that it does not contain hazardous substances that are harmful to the environment.

Performance and Scalability

The AP838A HP 12 Bay Storageworks Modular Smart Array P2000 3.5-In Drive Bay Chassis Storage Enclosure is designed to provide high performance and scalability to meet the storage needs of businesses.


  • The P2000 MSA supports a variety of drive types including SAS, SATA and solid-state drives, providing fast data transfer speeds and low latency.
  • With the ability to support multiple host connections, the P2000 MSA can provide high I/O performance for multiple users and applications.
  • The P2000 MSA also supports advanced features such as data protection, snapshots, and data tiering, helping to optimize the performance of storage applications.


  • The P2000 MSA allows for the easy addition of additional drive bays, allowing businesses to easily expand their storage capacity as their needs grow.
  • The P2000 MSA also supports multiple storage controller options, allowing businesses to choose the best solution for their specific storage needs.
  • The P2000 MSA also supports advanced data management features, such as automatic tiering, to help optimize storage utilization and reduce the total cost of ownership.

In conclusion, the AP838A HP 12 Bay Storageworks Modular Smart Array P2000 3.5-In Drive Bay Chassis Storage Enclosure is a highly performant and scalable storage solution that can meet the evolving storage needs of businesses.

General Information:

  • Device Type : Storage Enclosure
  • Enclosure Type : Rack-Mountable - 2u

Cabinet (Chassis):

  • Installed Devices / Modules Qty : 0
  • Supported Devices / Modules Qty : 12
  • Supported Drives : Serial Ata-300 / Sas 2

Hard Drive:

  • Interface Type : Serial Ata-300 / Sas 2.0
  • Expansion / Connectivity:
  • Expansion Bays Total (Free) : 12 ( 12 ) - 3.5inch


  • Power Device : 2 X Power Supply - Hot-Plug / Redundant - Plug-In Module
  • Power Redundancy : Yes
  • Power Redundancy Scheme : 1+1
  • Voltage Required : Ac 120/230 V ( 50 - 60 Hz )

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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