Q1J01A HPE MSA Dual SFF Storage Controller
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Why Q1J01A HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller Refurbished is the best?

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Short Description:
Q1J01A HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage - 24 X HDD Supported. Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Storage System 2U

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring HPE 2U Storage System Enclosure features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the Q1J01A model with compatibility.

High-Performance Storage

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage (Q1J01A) is a high-performance storage solution designed for small and medium-sized businesses. It provides reliable and efficient storage for your data, making it ideal for use in a variety of applications and workloads.

The device supports up to 24 x 2.5-inch Small Form Factor (SFF) hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs), providing ample storage capacity to meet your needs. The dual controller architecture provides high availability and increased performance by allowing data to be served from either controller, ensuring that your data is always accessible and available.

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage is designed with reliability and scalability in mind. It supports both active-active and active-passive controller configurations, ensuring that the system can continue to operate even in the event of a controller failure. Additionally, the system supports multiple storage expansion options, allowing you to easily scale your storage capacity as your needs grow.

In terms of performance, the HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage offers fast data access, with read and write speeds of up to 2GB/s. It also provides advanced data protection features, including snapshots, remote replication, and thin provisioning, to help ensure that your data is safe and secure.

Easy Deployment and Management

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage is a highly efficient and flexible storage solution designed to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. It is easy to deploy and manage due to its intuitive web-based management interface, which makes it simple for administrators to set up, monitor, and maintain their storage environment.

With 24 supported hard disk drives (HDD), the HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage provides ample storage capacity for organizations with growing data needs. The dual controller design ensures high availability and reliability, as the second controller acts as a backup in case of a failure.

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage supports a variety of protocols, including Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and SAS, making it easy to integrate with existing storage environments. Additionally, the storage system offers built-in data protection features, such as data snapshots and volume clones, which help organizations to keep their data safe and secure.

Advanced Data Protection Features

The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage (Q1J01A) offers advanced data protection features to ensure the safety and security of your data. Some of these features include:

  • Dual Controller: The dual controller design provides automatic failover protection, ensuring that your data remains accessible even in the event of a controller failure.
  • Snapshots: Snapshots provide point-in-time copies of your data, which can be used for data recovery or data backup.
  • Remote Replication: The MSA 2050 supports remote replication, allowing you to mirror data between two arrays for disaster recovery purposes.
  • Online Volume Expansion: The MSA 2050 supports online volume expansion, allowing you to add more disk space to your array without interrupting access to your data.
  • Redundant Power Supplies: The MSA 2050 has redundant power supplies to ensure that your data remains accessible even in the event of a power supply failure.
  • Online Volume Migration: The MSA 2050 supports online volume migration, allowing you to move data from one array to another without any disruption to your data access.
  • Drive Lockout: The MSA 2050 supports drive lockout, which prevents unauthorized access to your data by locking a failed drive.
  • Self-Encrypting Drives (SEDs): The MSA 2050 supports self-encrypting drives, which protect your data with hardware-based encryption to ensure that your data remains secure even if your drives are stolen.

In conclusion, the HPE MSA 2050 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage provides a comprehensive set of advanced data protection features to keep your data secure, available, and accessible.

Product Information:

  • Manufacturer Name: HPE
  • MPN: Q1J01A
  • Type: Hard Drive Array
  • Enclosure Type: Rack-Mountable - 2U
  • SKU: Q1J01A
  • Spare Part Number: 876127-001

Technical Information

  • Cache / Buffer Size (Max): 8 GB
  • Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS
  • Interface Type: SAS 6 GB/S
  • RAID Level: RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
  • Type: 2 x RAID


  • Installed Devices / Modules Qty: 0
  • Supported Devices / Modules Qty: 24
  • Supported Drives: SAS-2


  • Max Supported Qty: 2
  • Power Consumption Operational: 390 Watt
  • Power Device: 2 x internal power supply - Hot-Plug
  • Power Redundancy: Yes
  • Power Redundancy Scheme: 1+1
  • Voltage Required: AC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz

Dimensions & Weight

  • Depth: 22.52 inch
  • Height: 3.5 inch
  • Width: 17.6 inch
  • Weight: 40.56 LBS

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Expansion Bays: 24 (total) / 24 (Free) - 2.5 Inch SFF
  • Interfaces: 2 x Mini-USB 2.0 (Management) ¦ 2 x Management - RJ-45 ¦ 2 x SAS - RJ-45

Environmental Parameters

  • Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
  • Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C
  • Min Operating Temperature: 5 °C
  • Sound Emission: 55 DBA

Environmental Standards

  • ENERGY STAR Certified: Yes


  • Compliant Standards: CISPR 22 Class A, CISPR 24, EN55022, GS, EN55024, CCC, FCC Part 15, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, WEEE, RoHS, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03, VCCI Class A, KN24, KN22 Class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, CNS 13438 Class A, ICES-003:2004 Class A
  • Features: Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

System Requirements

  • OS Required: HP-UX, SuSe Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2016

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.

Storage System

Are you running a large IT business center or handling the server room? You must be familiar with the hard drive malfunction or might have been a victim of data loss. Losing personal and essential data might be problematic for larger organizations and business companies as well.

But worry not! The Array Accessories will guard your system against damage and malfunctioning. One of the most essential and beneficial array accessories is the hard drive enclosure, which ensures a safe storage system and makes the duplication of drives easier.

So, if you are looking for efficient performance, easy replacement, duplication of drives, or safety? A hard drive array will serve as a beacon of hope for you.

A combination of an external array of hard drives and SSD storage brings a system of Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) enclosure which is not just a primary solution to the data storage system but to achieve higher performance out of your rig.

The RAID Enclosure is better at the performance:

The RAID Arrays are better at speeds, performance, and security! There are plenty of RAID arrays having diverse RAID levels. The first one corresponds to the RAID 0 enclosure serves best when it comes to partitioning files and organizing data files. The enclosure works best with multiple drives to save space.

When it comes to multiple disks instead of a single drive, the RAID array enclosure will combine all the read and write speeds. The data redundancy will be improved much utilizing the RAID 0 along with the suitable backup.

Improved Speed and Better Redundancy:

The RAID arrays or a hard drive array have multiple other raid levels, including the RAID 5 and 6. These levels have improved speed and performance to give the hand-in experience to the tech-savvies.

Apart from the performance, significant protection from data loss is the ultimate feature of RAID 5 and 6. Also, the multiple disk drives ensure higher redundancy and better read and write performance.

Why Buy From ALLHDD?

Unlike other platforms, ALLHDD brings a vast range of products in the networking and server category. Thus, fulfilling the needs of tech-savvies, ALLHDD has covered the range of storage systems and hard drive arrays, including the 2U, Blade Center, SAS, SATA, and 5U, so check out these categories, and you will find the best option for your needs.


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