HPE AW556B 7.2K RPM Hard Drive
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AW556B HPE SATA 3GBPS Hard Drive With Tray 2TB 7.2K RPM for New

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AW556B Serial Advanced Technology Attachment(SATA) 2Terabytes (TB) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) 3Gigabits Per Second 3.5 Inch Midline Hard Disk Drive With Tray for Server | Made by HPE | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Product overview of the HPE AW556B 3GBPS Hard Drive

In the dynamic landscape of server technology, storage solutions play a pivotal role in ensuring optimal performance and data management. One such component that stands out is the AW556B HPE SATA 3GBPS Hard Drive with Tray. In this detailed exploration, we will delve into the key features, benefits, and applications of this hard drive to provide a comprehensive understanding for both IT professionals and enthusiasts.

Understanding of the HPE AW556B

The AW556B is a SATA (Serial ATA) hard drive designed specifically for servers. 2TB SATA technology has become a standard in the storage industry due to its high-speed data transfer capabilities and compatibility with a wide range of devices. Compatibility and Integration: One notable feature of the AW556B is its seamless integration with HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) servers. This compatibility ensures a hassle-free installation process for IT administrators and system integrators, reducing downtime and enhancing overall efficiency.

Technical Specifications

Storage Capacity

The AW556B HPE SATA Hard Drive is available in various capacities, catering to different storage needs. Ranging from smaller capacities suitable for basic server setups to larger capacities for enterprises with extensive data requirements, this hard drive offers flexibility in meeting diverse storage demands.

Data Transfer Speeds

The SATA 3GBPS interface of the AW556B provides high-speed data transfer, ensuring quick access to stored information. This is particularly crucial in server environments where rapid data retrieval is essential for seamless operations.

Form Factor

The hard drive is designed with a standard form factor compatible with HPE servers. Its compact size allows for efficient use of server space while maintaining ease of installation and maintenance.

Performance and Reliability

Performance Optimization: With a focus on performance, the AW556B is engineered to deliver consistent and reliable results. Whether it's handling large datasets, running applications, or supporting critical server functions, this hard drive is designed to meet the demands of modern server environments.

Enhanced Data Protection: Data integrity is a top priority in server storage. The AW556B incorporates features to enhance data protection, including error correction mechanisms and advanced algorithms that contribute to the overall reliability of the storage solution.

Key Benefits

Improved Server Responsiveness: The high-speed data transfer capabilities of the AW556B contribute to improved server responsiveness. This is especially important in scenarios where quick access to data can impact overall system performance and user experience.


The range of storage capacities offered by the AW556B allows for scalability, making it a suitable choice for businesses with evolving data storage requirements. This scalability ensures that the storage solution can grow in tandem with the organization's expanding data needs. Easy Maintenance and Upgrades: The inclusion of a tray in the design of the AW556B facilitates easy maintenance and upgrades. IT professionals can swiftly replace or upgrade hard drives without complex procedures, minimizing downtime and reducing the total cost of ownership.

Common Applications

Enterprise Servers: The AW556B is well-suited for enterprise-level servers where high-performance storage solutions are essential. Its compatibility with HPE servers makes it a preferred choice for businesses relying on HPE infrastructure for their critical operations. Data Centers: In the ever-expanding landscape of data centers, the AW556B finds its place as a reliable storage component. Its combination of performance, reliability, and scalability aligns with the stringent demands of data center environments. Cloud Computing: As cloud computing continues to shape the IT landscape, storage solutions like the AW556B play a crucial role in supporting the data storage needs of cloud-based services. Its compatibility with HPE servers makes it an attractive option for cloud service providers leveraging HPE infrastructure.

Future Developments and Upgrades

Technological Advancements

The field of server technology is dynamic, with continuous advancements. The AW556B, being a part of this evolving landscape, is designed to accommodate future technological developments. This ensures that businesses investing in this storage solution are well-positioned to leverage upcoming innovations.

Firmware and Software Updates

To stay ahead of potential security vulnerabilities and enhance performance, the AW556B receives firmware and software updates. These updates are crucial for ensuring the hard drive remains compatible with the latest server technologies and industry standards.

Product Information of the HPE AW556B 2TB Hard Drive

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# AW556B
  • Product Type: Hard Drive
  • HDD Type: 2TB, 7200 RPM

Technical Specifications

  • Storage Capacity: 2TB
  • Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 384 MBPS (3 GBPS)
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Drive Interface: SATA/300


  • Compatible with HP P2000 MSA Array System

In short, the AW556B HPE SATA 3GBPS Hard Drive with Tray stands out as a reliable and efficient storage solution for servers. Its compatibility with HPE servers, high-speed data transfer capabilities, and scalability make it a versatile choice for various applications, from enterprise servers to data centers and cloud computing environments. The inclusion of user-friendly features such as easy maintenance, step-by-step installation guides, and proactive troubleshooting measures further solidify its position as a valuable component in the ever-evolving landscape of server technology. As businesses continue to rely on robust storage solutions for their critical data, the AW556B proves to be a trustworthy ally in meeting the demands of modern server environments.

Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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