Are you looking for an enterprise-level controller to maximize performance and storage capacity and to connect to externally attached drives? The HPE Smart Array P408e-m SR Gen10 Controller, supporting 12 Gb/s SAS and PCIe 3.0, provides enterprise-class storage performance, reliability, security and efficiency needed to address your evolving data storage needs. It has eight external SAS lanes, allowing connection to externally attached SAS or SATA drives. This controller supports Mixed Mode operations of RAID and HBA simultaneously, and offers encryption for data-at rest on any drive. The HPE Smart Array Gen10 controllers are supported by the HPE Smart Storage Battery, which supports multiple devices and is sold separately.

Features

Increased Performance for Faster Data Insights

The HPE Smart Array P408e-m SR Gen10 Controller increases performance with 2 GB Flash-Backed Write Cache and reduces latency in write-intensive applications that require heavy logging such as databases.

Enhances performance in storage environments where data is read repeatedly from a large number of SSDs by using HPE SSD Smart Path to create a faster I/O path between the controller and SSD.

Accelerate access to data by up to 4X in HDD environments by caching hot data onto SSDs with HPE Smart Array SR SmartCache (optional license).

Built-in Reliability and Security

The HPE Smart Array P408e-m SR Gen10 Controller protects data-at-rest on any drive attached to the controller with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption (optional license).

Complies with regulations for sensitive data, such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption—IUT with expected FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validation complete in 2018.

Preserve data integrity with HPE SmartSSD Wear Gauge, which alerts you to potential drive issues before a drive fails.

Long-term data retention with 2 GB Flash-Backed Write Cache for improved data reliability.

Improved Efficiency and Storage Management

The HPE Smart Array P408e-m SR Gen10 Controller has increased flexibility with Mixed Mode which operates in RAID and HBA simultaneously.

Rapidly configure simple RAID volumes on servers with the UEFI storage configuration tool, which also facilitates scripting support to configure an array via iLO through RESTful interface.

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