HPE P36996-002 1.92TB Solid State Drive
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HPE P36996-002 1.92TB Solid State Drive Mixed Use Value SAS New

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P36996-002 1.92 Terabyte Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Mixed Use Value 2.5 Inch Small Form Factor (SFF) Hot-Swap Smart Carrier (SC) Triple Level Cell (TLC) Digitally Signed Firmware Hot Swap State Drive With Tray For Proliant Gen10 Server | Made by HPE | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
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Overview of the HPE P36996-002 1.92TB Solid State Drive

In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage, businesses and enterprises are constantly seeking reliable and high-performance solutions to meet their growing storage needs. One such solution that has garnered attention is the P36996-002 1.92 Terabyte Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) Solid State Drive (SSD) designed for Proliant Gen10 servers. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the various features and specifications of this SSD, breaking down its components, functionality, and the benefits it brings to the Proliant Gen10 server environment.

Understanding the Basics

Before delving into the specifics of the P36996-002, it's crucial to understand the underlying technologies that define its capabilities.

Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS)

Serial-attached SCSI, or SAS, is a high-speed data transfer interface designed for connecting and transferring data between servers and storage devices. It offers advantages such as scalability, high performance, and reliability, making it a preferred choice for enterprise-grade storage solutions.

12 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS)

The P36996-002 operates at an impressive 12 gigabits per second data transfer rate, ensuring swift and efficient data access. This high-speed capability is particularly beneficial for applications and workloads that demand quick response times and optimal performance.

Mixed Use Value

The term Mixed Use in the context of storage solutions refers to the drive's ability to handle both read and write-intensive workloads effectively. This versatility makes the P36996-002 suitable for a wide range of applications, from database management to virtualization.

2.5 Inch Small Form Factor (SFF)

The 2.5-inch Small Form Factor of the P36996-002 ensures a compact design, making it ideal for environments with limited space. This form factor is a common standard in enterprise storage, allowing for easy integration into various server configurations.

Exploring Key Features

Now, let's explore the standout features that make the P36996-002 a noteworthy choice for Proliant Gen10 Servers.

Hot-Swap Capability

One of the defining features of the P36996-002 is its hot-swap capability. This means that the drive can be replaced or added without shutting down the server, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous operation. The hot-swap functionality is complemented by the Smart Carrier (SC) design, providing a user-friendly and efficient way to handle drive replacements.

Triple Level Cell (TLC) Technology

The P36996-002 utilizes Triple Level Cell (TLC) technology, a type of NAND flash memory that stores three bits of data per cell. This technology enhances storage density and efficiency, allowing for a higher capacity drive without compromising performance.

Digitally Signed Firmware

Security is a paramount concern in enterprise environments. The P36996-002 addresses this by incorporating digitally signed firmware. This ensures the authenticity and integrity of the drive's firmware, guarding against unauthorized modifications that could compromise data integrity.

Compatibility with Proliant Gen10 Servers

Designed specifically for Proliant Gen10 servers, the P36996-002 is tailored to integrate seamlessly with these server models. This compatibility ensures optimal performance and reliability when used in conjunction with Proliant Gen10 servers, providing users with a reliable and efficient storage solution that meets the specific requirements of their server infrastructure.

Benefits of Choosing P36996-002

Now that we've covered the technical aspects, let's delve into the practical benefits that the P36996-002 brings to the table.

Enhanced Performance

The combination of the SAS interface, 12 gigabits per second speed, and TLC technology results in a storage solution that can handle demanding workloads with ease. Whether it's data-intensive applications or virtualization environments, the P36996-002 contributes to overall system performance.

Flexibility in Workload

The mixed-use value of the P36996-002 makes it a versatile choice for various workloads. Organizations can confidently deploy this drive for applications with varying read and write demands, optimizing resource utilization and ensuring a cost-effective storage solution.

Minimized Downtime

The hot-swap capability, coupled with the Smart Carrier design, allows for quick and seamless drive replacements. This reduces downtime associated with maintenance or upgrades, contributing to higher overall system availability.

Data Security and Integrity

The inclusion of digitally signed firmware enhances the security of the P36996-002. By ensuring the authenticity of the firmware, organizations can mitigate the risk of unauthorized access or tampering, safeguarding critical data.

Proliant Gen10 Integration

Choosing the P36996-002 for Proliant Gen10 Servers ensures a harmonious integration with HP's server architecture. This not only simplifies deployment but also maximizes the efficiency and compatibility of the storage solution within the broader server infrastructure.

Improved System Reliability

Improved system reliability is a key advantage of the HPE P36996-002 1.92TB SFF SAS 12GBPS Value Hot-Swap SSD. This storage solution is designed to provide high levels of reliability and performance, making it an ideal choice for organizations that need to store and access large amounts of data. One of the key features that contribute to the reliability of the HPE P36996-002 is its hot-swap capability. This feature allows the SSD to be easily replaced in the event of a failure, reducing downtime and minimizing the risk of data loss. The hot-swap design also enables easy maintenance and upgrades, further increasing the overall reliability of the system. In addition, the HPE P36996-002 is built to meet rigorous quality standards and undergoes extensive testing to ensure its reliability. This ensures that the SSD will perform reliably over time, even in demanding data-intensive environments. Furthermore, the high-speed 12GBPS SAS interface used by the HPE P36996-002 provides fast data transfer speeds, improving system efficiency and reducing the risk of data corruption. This is particularly important for organizations that rely on real-time data access and need to store large amounts of data.

Use Cases and Applications

To better understand how the P36996-002 can address specific needs, let's explore some common use cases and applications.

Space-Efficient Design

The 2.5-inch Small Form Factor is a strategic choice for Proliant Gen10 servers, allowing for a higher density of storage devices within the server chassis. This space-efficient design is particularly valuable in data centers where maximizing server capacity is a priority.

Hot-Swap Integration

Proliant Gen10 servers are designed with hot-swap capabilities, and the P36996-002 complements this feature seamlessly. The ability to replace or add SSDs without interrupting server operation aligns with the modular and flexible nature of Proliant Gen10 servers.


Virtualized environments often demand storage solutions that can handle diverse workloads. The mixed-use value of the P36996-002 makes it suitable for virtualization, where the dynamic nature of virtual machines requires flexible and efficient storage.

Business-critical Applications

For organizations running business-critical applications that require consistent performance and reliability, the P36996-002 provides the necessary storage infrastructure. Its compatibility with Proliant Gen10 Servers further ensures seamless integration into enterprise-level environments.

Main Information About the HPE P36996-002 SSD

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# P36996-002
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive
  • Product Name: 1.92 TB

Technical Information for 1.92 TB Solid State Drive

  • Device: Solid State Drive - Hot-swap
  • Capacity: 1.92 TB
  • Data Transfer Rate: 12GBPS
  • Nand Flash Memory Type: Triple-Level Cell (TLC)
  • Form Factor: 2.5 SFF
  • Features: Digitally Signed Firmware
  • Bundled With: HPE Smart Carrier

Designed for about this 1.92 TB SSD

  • Nimble Storage Dhci Medium Solution with Hpe Proliant Dl325 Gen10
  • Medium Solution with HPE Proliant Dl360 Gen10
  • Small Solution with HPE Proliant Dl360 Gen10
  • Proliant Dl160 Gen10, Dl180 Gen10, Dl20 Gen10 Dl325 Gen10, Dl360 Gen10, Dl385 Gen10, Dl580 Gen10, Ml350 Gen10, Synergy 480 Gen10


  • Drive Writes per Day (DWPD): 3
  • SSD Endurance: 10500 TB
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS (External)
  • 4KB Random Read: 98000 IOPS
  • 4KB Random Write: 52000 IOPS
  • Internal Data Rate: 810 MBPS (Read) / 635 MBPS (Write)

Finally, the P36996-002 1.92 Terabyte SAS SSD emerges as a robust and versatile storage solution tailored for Proliant Gen10 servers. Its high capacity, efficient SAS interface, space-conscious design, hot-swap capability, Smart Carrier intelligence, and security features make it an ideal choice for enterprises seeking reliable and high-performance storage in mixed-use scenarios. As the demand for data storage solutions continues to grow, the P36996-002 stands out as a testament to innovation in the field of storage technology. Its seamless integration with Proliant Gen10 servers and an array of features position it as a frontrunner in the market, catering to the evolving needs of modern data-driven enterprises.

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