MSA Storage

Looking for affordable, high-performance shared storage? The HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage is a flash ready system designed for affordable application acceleration ideal for small and remote office deployments. Don’t let the low cost fool you, it gives you the combination of simplicity, flexibility to grow now, and advanced features you may not expect 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. HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage has been the industry-leading entry storage Fibre Channel (FC) platform for the past eight years, with nearly 500,000 systems sold worldwide1. Delivers 2x higher performance[2] than the previous generation at the same price, delivering in excess of 200,000 IOPS. It’s seriously simple and affordable flash-ready storage to help you get the most performance for the lowest cost.

What's new

  • 12 Gb SAS Host support.

Features

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 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.

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 Solid State Drives (SSDs), enterprise or midline SAS disk drives.

  • 1.
    Source: IDC WW Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, 4Q16, based on vendor revenues.
  • 2.
    Performance based on comparison of HPE MSA 2040 SAN Storage to the HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage systems using 16 Gb Fibre Channel 'Virtual' storage, Mixed Use SSDs, RAID 1, 8K Random Reads and Writes. IOPS: MSA 2050 Random Reads 220,600 MSA 2040 Random Reads 96,000 Improvement: 2.3x MSA 2050 Random Writes 102,800 MSA 2040 Random Writes 40,500 Improvement: 2.5x