The flash-ready HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage system is designed for affordable application acceleration that is ideal for small and remote office deployments. But do not let the low cost fool you. The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage system gives you the combination of simplicity, flexibility to grow now and into the future, and advanced features you may not expect to find in an entry priced array. Start small and scale as needed with any combination of solid-state disks (SSD), high-performance enterprise, or lower-cost midline SAS-based drives.

Part Number: Q1J01B
Capacity: 614 TB SFF or 1344 TB LFF, maximum raw capacity including expansion
Storage Controller: 2x HPE MSA 2050 SAN controllers or 2x HPE MSA 2050 SAS controllers
Clustering support: Windows, Linux, HP-UX
Form Factor: 2U
Product Dimension: 8.9 x 49.5 x 44.7 cm
Warranty 3 year limited warranty, parts exchange Next Business day delivery

HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage

HPE MSA Storage has been the industry leading entry fibre channel SAN platform for the past eight years with over 500,000 storage systems sold worldwide. Hewlett Packard Enterprise now introduces the fifth generation HPE MSA platform with HPE MSA 2050 Storage system that provides 2X more performance than the previous generation at the same price. 2 HPE MSA 2050 performs in excess of 200,000 IOPS starting at under $10K for affordable application acceleration. However, do not let the simplicity and low-cost fool you. HPE MSA 2050 Storage system keeps your business running with expanded data protection features. New virtualized snapshot technology makes data protection and instant recovery a snap. Remote replication with Fibre Channel (FC) or iSCSI supports affordable disaster recovery. HPE MSA 2050 allows you to grow flexibly now and into the future. Customers can start small and scale as needed with any combination of SSD, Enterprise, or Midline SAS drives. The latest HPE MSA array features two high-performance controllers with support for entry storage’s most popular FC, iSCSI and SAS host interfaces. HPE MSA 2050 delivers midmarket features to entry SAN customers wanting to utilize the latest hybrid flash technologies. HPE MSA 2050 is simple to deploy and simple to manage.

Rear View

1. Host connection ports 2. CLI port (mini-USB)
3. Management Ethernet port 4. Expansion port
5. AC or DC power supplies
HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage 3

What’s New

• New TAA-compliant HPE MSA 2050 Dual Controller Storage Array models including support for SAN SFF and SAN LFF.

Accelerates Applications Affordably

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage performs at 200,000 IOPS delivering affordable application acceleration for small to medium-sized businesses both local and remote.
• Flexible base model delivers 2X more performance than the previous generation HPE MSA 2040 SAN Storage for the same price.

Advanced Data Services with no Experience Required

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage is easy to install, easy to use, easy to maintain, no previous storage expertise required.
• Automated tiering dynamically responds to workload changes, so you don’t have to.

Keep your Business Running with Expanded Data Protection Features

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage delivers updated virtualized snapshot technology making data protection and instant recovery a snap.
• Remote replication with Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI supports an affordable disaster recovery solution.
• Encrypted SSDs and HDDs for a data secure hybrid flash array.

Grow Flexibly Now and Into the Future

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage supports data-in-place upgrades protecting drive investments and reduces data migrations.
• Start small and scale as needed with any combination of SSDs, enterprise or midline SAS HDDs.

Array
Access Type: Block
Form Factor: 2U SFF or LFF
Number of controllers per array: 2
Minimum / maximum host ports: 1 / 8
FC host connectivity: 8 / 16 GB
iSCSI host connectivity: 1 / 10 GB
Cache, per array
Max Read cache per array: 8 TB
Data (read/write) cache + system memory per array: 16 GB
Pool Capacity (with Large Pool Support): 562 TB (512 TiB)
RAID Levels supported: Virtual mode: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10
Enclosures
Expansion Drive Enclosures: 0 – 7 enclosures
LFF/SFF array/enclosure mixing: Supported
Maximum number of drives per array enclosure: 24 SFF / 12 LFF
Maximum number of drives per drive enclosure: 24 SFF / 12 LFF
Drive enclosure interface type: 6 GB SAS
Drives
Maximum total HDDs per array: 192 SFF / 96 LFF
Maximum total SSDs per array: 192 SFF / 96 LFF
Max raw capacity per array enclosure: 76.8 TB SFF / 168TB LFF
Max raw capacity per drive enclosure: 76.8 TB SFF / 168TB LFF
Max raw capacity per array: 614.4TB SFF / 1344TB LFF
Drive Capacities
SFF SSDs: 800 GB, 960 GB, 1.6 TB, 1.92 TB, 3.2 TB
LFF SSDs: 800 GB, 960 GB, 1.92 TB
SFF HDDs: • 15K : 600 GB, 900 GB
• 10K : 600 GB, 1.2 TB, 1.8 TB, 2.4 TB
LFF HDDs: 7.2K : 4 TB, 6 TB, 8 TB, 10 TB, 12 TB, 14 TB
SEDs: • SSDs : 800 GB, 1.6 TB
• SFF 10K HDD : 1.2 TB
• LFF 7.2K HDD : 4 TB
Software Features
Thin Technologies: Thin Provisioning, Space Reclamation, Thin Rebuild
Tiering: Performance Tier, Standard Tier, Archive Tier
Replication: Snapshots (512), Volume Copy, Remote Snaps
Additional Features
Maximum number of volumes: 512
Maximum number of snapshot: 512
Maximum number of host: 512
Maximum number of initiators: 1024
Customer self-installable: Yes
Customer self-upgradeable: Yes
Customer self-repairable : Yes
Health Check analytics: Yes
Dimension and weight
Product Dimension: • 8.9 x 49.5 x 44.7 cm
• 3.5 x 22.5 x 17.6 in
Weight: 17.6 kg
38.7 lb
PartNumber Capacity Storage Controller Clustering Support Form Factor Dimension Warranty

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Overview

HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage

HPE MSA Storage has been the industry leading entry fibre channel SAN platform for the past eight years with over 500,000 storage systems sold worldwide. Hewlett Packard Enterprise now introduces the fifth generation HPE MSA platform with HPE MSA 2050 Storage system that provides 2X more performance than the previous generation at the same price. 2 HPE MSA 2050 performs in excess of 200,000 IOPS starting at under $10K for affordable application acceleration. However, do not let the simplicity and low-cost fool you. HPE MSA 2050 Storage system keeps your business running with expanded data protection features. New virtualized snapshot technology makes data protection and instant recovery a snap. Remote replication with Fibre Channel (FC) or iSCSI supports affordable disaster recovery. HPE MSA 2050 allows you to grow flexibly now and into the future. Customers can start small and scale as needed with any combination of SSD, Enterprise, or Midline SAS drives. The latest HPE MSA array features two high-performance controllers with support for entry storage’s most popular FC, iSCSI and SAS host interfaces. HPE MSA 2050 delivers midmarket features to entry SAN customers wanting to utilize the latest hybrid flash technologies. HPE MSA 2050 is simple to deploy and simple to manage.

Rear View

1. Host connection ports 2. CLI port (mini-USB)
3. Management Ethernet port 4. Expansion port
5. AC or DC power supplies
HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage 3
Features

What’s New

• New TAA-compliant HPE MSA 2050 Dual Controller Storage Array models including support for SAN SFF and SAN LFF.

Accelerates Applications Affordably

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage performs at 200,000 IOPS delivering affordable application acceleration for small to medium-sized businesses both local and remote.
• Flexible base model delivers 2X more performance than the previous generation HPE MSA 2040 SAN Storage for the same price.

Advanced Data Services with no Experience Required

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage is easy to install, easy to use, easy to maintain, no previous storage expertise required.
• Automated tiering dynamically responds to workload changes, so you don’t have to.

Keep your Business Running with Expanded Data Protection Features

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage delivers updated virtualized snapshot technology making data protection and instant recovery a snap.
• Remote replication with Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI supports an affordable disaster recovery solution.
• Encrypted SSDs and HDDs for a data secure hybrid flash array.

Grow Flexibly Now and Into the Future

• The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage supports data-in-place upgrades protecting drive investments and reduces data migrations.
• Start small and scale as needed with any combination of SSDs, enterprise or midline SAS HDDs.

Specifications
Array
Access Type: Block
Form Factor: 2U SFF or LFF
Number of controllers per array: 2
Minimum / maximum host ports: 1 / 8
FC host connectivity: 8 / 16 GB
iSCSI host connectivity: 1 / 10 GB
Cache, per array
Max Read cache per array: 8 TB
Data (read/write) cache + system memory per array: 16 GB
Pool Capacity (with Large Pool Support): 562 TB (512 TiB)
RAID Levels supported: Virtual mode: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10
Enclosures
Expansion Drive Enclosures: 0 – 7 enclosures
LFF/SFF array/enclosure mixing: Supported
Maximum number of drives per array enclosure: 24 SFF / 12 LFF
Maximum number of drives per drive enclosure: 24 SFF / 12 LFF
Drive enclosure interface type: 6 GB SAS
Drives
Maximum total HDDs per array: 192 SFF / 96 LFF
Maximum total SSDs per array: 192 SFF / 96 LFF
Max raw capacity per array enclosure: 76.8 TB SFF / 168TB LFF
Max raw capacity per drive enclosure: 76.8 TB SFF / 168TB LFF
Max raw capacity per array: 614.4TB SFF / 1344TB LFF
Drive Capacities
SFF SSDs: 800 GB, 960 GB, 1.6 TB, 1.92 TB, 3.2 TB
LFF SSDs: 800 GB, 960 GB, 1.92 TB
SFF HDDs: • 15K : 600 GB, 900 GB
• 10K : 600 GB, 1.2 TB, 1.8 TB, 2.4 TB
LFF HDDs: 7.2K : 4 TB, 6 TB, 8 TB, 10 TB, 12 TB, 14 TB
SEDs: • SSDs : 800 GB, 1.6 TB
• SFF 10K HDD : 1.2 TB
• LFF 7.2K HDD : 4 TB
Software Features
Thin Technologies: Thin Provisioning, Space Reclamation, Thin Rebuild
Tiering: Performance Tier, Standard Tier, Archive Tier
Replication: Snapshots (512), Volume Copy, Remote Snaps
Additional Features
Maximum number of volumes: 512
Maximum number of snapshot: 512
Maximum number of host: 512
Maximum number of initiators: 1024
Customer self-installable: Yes
Customer self-upgradeable: Yes
Customer self-repairable : Yes
Health Check analytics: Yes
Dimension and weight
Product Dimension: • 8.9 x 49.5 x 44.7 cm
• 3.5 x 22.5 x 17.6 in
Weight: 17.6 kg
38.7 lb
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PartNumber Capacity Storage Controller Clustering Support Form Factor Dimension Warranty
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