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C8S55A HP MSA 2040 SFF SAS Dual Controller Storage Array Refurbished

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Part Number#: C8S55A
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Short Description:
C8S55A Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) 2040 Small Form Factor (SFF) 24-Bays 2.5-inch Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) Dual Controller 2U Rack-Mountable Storage Array Hard Disk Drive | Made by HP | Refurbished
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Features and Benefits of HP MSA 2040

The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 is a storage array that provides a high-performance, reliable, and secure storage solution for small and medium-sized businesses. Some of its key features and benefits include:

  • Dual Controller: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 comes with dual controllers which provide redundancy and high availability to protect against single point of failure.
  • SAS Connectivity: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 supports SAS connectivity which provides faster data transfer rates and improved reliability compared to SATA.
  • Scalability: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 can be easily scaled to meet the growing storage needs of a business. It supports up to 480TB of storage capacity.
  • Data Protection: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 provides various data protection features such as snapshots, remote replication, and data encryption to protect against data loss or corruption.
  • Easy Management: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 comes with an easy-to-use web-based management interface that allows administrators to easily manage and monitor the storage array.
  • Energy Efficient: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 is designed to be energy efficient, helping to reduce power consumption and operating costs.
  • Compatibility: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 is compatible with a wide range of operating systems and servers, making it easy to integrate into existing IT environments.
  • Support: The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 comes with a comprehensive support package, including software updates, warranty, and technical support

Compatible Hardware and Software

The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 storage array is compatible with a wide range of hardware and software, allowing it to be easily integrated into existing IT environments.

Hardware compatibility:

  • Compatible with SAS and SATA disk drives and SSDs.
  • Can connect to servers and other devices using SAS, Fibre Channel, and iSCSI protocols.
  • Compatible with HPE ProLiant, HPE BladeSystem, and other industry-standard servers.

Software compatibility:

  • Compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and VMware.
  • Compatible with HPE Data Protector and other backup and recovery software.
  • Compatible with HPE StoreOnce and other data deduplication and archiving software.
  • Compatible with HPE OneView and other IT management software.
  • Compatible with HPE 3PAR and other storage management software.

It's worth noting that the C8S55A HP MSA 2040 is a storage array that can be used with the HPE ProLiant servers, and other servers that have SAS or Fibre Channel controllers and support the SCSI-3 protocol. It's also important to check the hardware and software compatibility with the vendor or the product's documentation before making any purchase or integration.

Management and Administration

The C8S55A HP MSA 2040 storage array can be managed and administered using a web-based interface called the HP MSA 2040 SAN Management Utility. This interface provides a centralized management console for monitoring and managing the storage array.

The management interface allows administrators to perform tasks such as:

  • Viewing and monitoring the status of the storage array, including capacity, performance, and health status.
  • Managing storage volumes, including creating, deleting, and modifying volumes.
  • Managing snapshots, including creating, deleting, and restoring snapshots.
  • Managing remote replication, including creating and managing replication pairs.
  • Managing users and access controls, including creating and managing user accounts and assigning permissions.
  • Managing firmware and software updates, including updating the storage array's firmware and software.
  • Viewing and managing event logs, including viewing and clearing system event logs.
  • Configuring and managing network settings, including configuring IP addresses, subnet masks, and gateway addresses.
  • Managing power and cooling, including monitoring power consumption and controlling cooling.

The management interface is accessible through a web browser and can be accessed remotely, making it easy for administrators to manage the storage array from any location. Some advanced features such as data-at-rest encryption, secure erase, and disk firmware update are also possible via the management interface.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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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.

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