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AW556A HPE 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA 3GBPS 3.5 Inch Form Factor Refurbished

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Part Number#: AW556A
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AW556A HPE 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA 3GBPS 3.5 Inch Form Factor Midline Hard Drive.With Tray | Refurbished
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
Heat Management and Cooling Requirements

Heat management and cooling requirements are essential factors to consider when using storage devices. Excessive heat can cause damage to storage devices, leading to data loss and reduced device lifespan. Here are some tips for managing heat and cooling requirements for storage devices:

  • Keep Storage Devices in a Cool Location: One of the simplest ways to manage heat is to keep storage devices in a cool location. Avoid placing storage devices in direct sunlight or in areas that experience high temperatures, such as near heating vents or radiators.
  • Use Proper Ventilation: Ensure that storage devices have adequate ventilation to prevent heat buildup. Avoid stacking devices on top of each other, which can restrict airflow. You can also use fans or cooling pads to improve airflow and reduce heat buildup.
  • Monitor Temperatures: Keep an eye on the temperature of storage devices, especially during periods of high usage. Use software to monitor temperature readings or check the device manually. If the temperature is consistently high, consider adding additional cooling solutions such as fans or cooling pads.
  • Clean Dust and Debris: Over time, dust and debris can accumulate on storage devices, hindering ventilation and increasing heat buildup. Clean storage devices regularly to prevent this buildup and improve airflow.
  • Use Power Management Features: Many storage devices come with power management features that reduce heat buildup when the device is not in use. Enable these features to reduce power consumption and heat buildup.

By managing heat and cooling requirements, you can extend the lifespan of your storage devices and prevent data loss. Ensure that storage devices have adequate ventilation, keep them in a cool location, monitor temperatures, clean dust and debris, and use power management features.

Backup and Recovery Strategies using

Backup and recovery strategies are crucial for data protection and disaster recovery. Storage devices such as external hard drives, cloud storage, and network-attached storage (NAS) can be used for backup and recovery. Here are some backup and recovery strategies using storage devices:

  • Regular Backups: Regular backups are essential for data protection. Create a backup schedule and stick to it. For example, backup your data weekly, monthly, or daily depending on the frequency of data changes.
  • Multiple Backup Locations: It's important to store backups in multiple locations. This way, if one location is compromised, you have another backup available. Store backups on external hard drives, cloud storage, and NAS.
  • Use Reliable Storage Devices: Use reliable storage devices for backups to ensure that your data is protected. Use reputable brands and high-quality storage devices to minimize the risk of data loss.
  • Automate Backups: Automating backups ensures that backups are performed regularly without any manual intervention. Use backup software or cloud backup services to automate backups.
  • Test Backups: Testing backups is essential to ensure that your data is recoverable. Test backups regularly to ensure that you can restore your data in the event of a disaster.
  • Recovery Plan: Have a recovery plan in place in case of data loss. This plan should include steps for recovering data from backups and restoring systems to their previous state.

By implementing these backup and recovery strategies using storage devices, you can protect your data from loss and ensure that you can recover it in the event of a disaster. Regular backups, multiple backup locations, reliable storage devices, automated backups, testing backups, and having a recovery plan in place are all critical components of a robust backup and recovery strategy.

Design and Physical Characteristics

Design and physical characteristics are important factors to consider when selecting storage devices. Here are some key design and physical characteristics to consider:

  • Form Factor: Form factor refers to the physical size and shape of the storage device. Common form factors include 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives, as well as smaller form factors such as M.2 and U.2 drives. Choose a form factor that is compatible with your system.
  • Capacity: Capacity is the amount of storage space available on the device, typically measured in gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB). Choose a capacity that meets your storage needs.
  • Interface: The interface determines how the storage device connects to your system. Common interfaces include SATA, SAS, and NVMe. Choose an interface that is compatible with your system and provides the required performance.
  • Speed: Speed refers to the read and write speeds of the storage device. Higher speeds generally result in better performance. Consider the speed requirements for your use case when selecting a storage device.
  • Durability: Durability refers to the ruggedness and resistance to damage of the storage device. Choose a storage device that is durable enough for your intended use, such as a ruggedized external hard drive for outdoor use.
  • Power Consumption: Power consumption is important for mobile devices such as laptops and tablets. Choose a storage device with low power consumption to prolong battery life.
  • Noise: Noise level is an important consideration for storage devices used in quiet environments such as offices or homes. Choose a storage device that operates quietly.

By considering these design and physical characteristics, you can select a storage device that meets your storage needs and is compatible with your system. The form factor, capacity, interface, speed, durability, power consumption, and noise level are all important factors to consider when selecting a storage device.

General Information about the HPE AW556A
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# AW556A
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Interface Type: SATA 3GBPS
Technical Information
  • Storage Capacity : 2TB
  • Rotational Speed : 7200 RPM
  • Drive Interface : SATA
  • Form Factor : 3.5 Inches
  • Drive Type : Internal
Dimension and Weight
  • Width: 4 Inch
  • Depth: 5.8 Inch
  • Height: 1 Inch
  • Weight: 1.52 Lbs

Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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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30-days to 3 years warranty:

Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.

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(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;

(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;

(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.

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