Features and Benefits of the Expansion Module
The HPE P53016-B21 NVME Ns204i-p X2 Lanes PCI-E 3 X8 Expansion Module offers a range of features and benefits, including:
- High Performance: The expansion module provides high-speed connectivity with up to 2 lanes of PCIe Gen 3 x8 connectivity to support fast NVMe solid-state storage devices, delivering up to 32 Gb/s bandwidth per lane.
- Scalability: The module supports up to four NVMe drives per module, offering scalable capacity for demanding applications.
- Flexibility: The NVME Ns204i-p expansion module supports both half-height, half-length and full-height, half-length PCIe cards, allowing you to use the expansion module with a variety of form factors.
- Easy Management: The expansion module can be managed through the HPE Integrated Lights Out (iLO) management interface, allowing you to easily configure, monitor, and update the module.
- Cost-effective: The NVME Ns204i-p expansion module is a cost-effective way to increase the storage capacity of your HPE ProLiant server while maintaining high-performance data access.
- Easy installation: The module is easy to install and can be inserted into a compatible HPE ProLiant server quickly and easily.
Management and Monitoring Capabilities
The HPE P53016-B21 NVME Ns204i-p X2 Lanes PCI-E 3 X8 Expansion Module is a hardware expansion module that provides high-performance NVMe storage connectivity for HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. It includes a range of management and monitoring capabilities to help administrators optimize performance, ensure availability, and simplify deployment and maintenance.
Some of the key management and monitoring features of the HPE P53016-B21 NVME Ns204i-p X2 Lanes PCI-E 3 X8 Expansion Module include:
- HPE Smart Storage Administrator: This is a web-based tool that provides a common interface for managing HPE Smart Array Controllers and HPE Smart Host Bus Adapters. It includes a range of features for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting storage devices, including the NVMe drives connected to the expansion module.
- HPE Integrated Lights Out (iLO): This is a remote management interface that allows administrators to monitor and manage servers from anywhere with an internet connection. iLO includes features for monitoring server health, viewing system logs, and configuring BIOS settings, among others.
- HPE OneView: This is a software-defined management platform that allows administrators to manage and automate their IT infrastructure from a single interface. It includes features for deploying servers, configuring storage, and monitoring system health, among others.
- HPE Systems Insight Manager: This is a management tool that allows administrators to monitor and manage HPE servers and storage devices from a central console. It includes features for monitoring system health, configuring hardware and software settings, and generating reports, among others.
Compatibility with NVMe SSDs and other Components
The HPE P53016-B21 NVMe NS204i-p x2 lanes PCI-E 3 x8 expansion module is designed to provide high-speed connectivity for NVMe SSDs and other components. Here are some compatibility details for this expansion module:
- NVMe SSDs: The expansion module is compatible with NVMe SSDs that support the PCIe 3.0 x2 interface. The NVMe SSDs must also support U.2 or M.2 form factors, depending on the adapter being used.
- Other Components: The expansion module is also compatible with other PCIe-based components, such as NICs, HBAs, and GPUs, as long as they are compatible with PCIe 3.0 x8.
It's important to note that compatibility can also depend on the server or storage system being used, as well as any other hardware and software components that are in use. It's recommended to consult the manufacturer's documentation and compatibility lists to ensure that all components are compatible and will work together properly.
General Information about this Dell P53016-B21
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# P53016-B21
- Device Type: Expansion Module
Here are the technical specifications for the HPE P53016-B21 NVME Ns204i-p X2 Lanes PCI-E 3 X8 Expansion Module:
- Interface: NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express)
- Data Transfer Rate: Up to 32 Gbps per lane (PCIe 3.0 x8)
- Number of Lanes: 2
- Number of Ports: 4
- Connector Type: SFF-8643
- RAID Support: RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
- Compatible with HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers and HPE Apollo 2000 and 6000 systems
- Dimensions: 6.6 x 2.7 in (16.8 x 6.9 cm)
This expansion module is designed to provide high-performance storage connectivity for HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers and HPE Apollo 2000 and 6000 systems. Its NVMe interface provides fast data transfer rates of up to 32 Gbps per lane, and its two lanes and four ports allow for flexible connectivity options. The module supports a variety of RAID levels, providing data protection and redundancy for mission-critical applications. The SFF-8643 connector ensures compatibility with a range of NVMe drives.
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.
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