HPE MSA Storage

Flash-enabled arrays that raise the entry storage bar, making application acceleration possible for a wide range of budgets.
HPE Industry Leading Entry SAN Array

Industry's leading entry FC SAN Array 8 years running1

With over half a million units deployed, you can invest with confidence in HPE MSA Storage.  From best-in-class performance – including hybrid flash for application acceleration – to intuitive setup and management, HPE MSA delivers affordable entry level storage solutions for small and midsize businesses as well as departmental or remote office workloads for enterprise customers.

Accelerate your applications in a flash

The HPE MSA family of data storage arrays brings a whole new level of performance to entry storage. With 1.6 TB of SSD capacity standard and dynamic tiering built-in, the HPE MSA 2052 hybrid flash array is ready to accelerate your applications from day one.    

With an all-inclusive software suite including snapshots for instant recovery and simple management tools, you can set it and forget it.  And when you are ready, the MSA 2052 grows with you – add additional flash capacity, protect investments with data-in-place upgrades  and increase flexibility with support for any combination of SSDs and HDDs.

Hybrid Flash Arrays Accelerate Your Applications
MSA Storage For Small And Midsize Businesses

It’s the right storage, just when you need it

Tackle your data storage challenges with HPE small and midsize business IT solutions for customers who need to compete big. HPE MSA Storage is integrated with today’s most widely used hypervisors and operating systems to help you consolidate and reduce costs. Solutions also include advanced software features to boost productivity and keep you up and running.

Real world storage case study

HPE MSA Entry Storage Platform Case Study

HPE helps Lucas Oil sustain growth, lower TCO and reduce downtime

To maximise productivity, growth, and uptime, Lucas Oil needed to consolidate systems, while keeping an eye on the bottom line. Lucas Oil chose a combination of HPE ProLiant DL360 Servers and HPE MSA 2040 performance-optimised SAN with flexible connectivity options and support for flash media – at a cost that was two-thirds less than the competition.

Not quite ready for flash storage? No worries!

Explore the new MSA 1050 and MSA 2050 shared storage platforms. These new 5th generation MSA arrays offer you flexibility to grow along with your company. Both are flash-ready. When needed, add SSDs to deliver flash acceleration.

HPE MSA 1050 and 2050 Shared Storage

Services to support your move to shared storage

HPE IT Operational Support Services

Operational services

HPE Pointnext offers comprehensive hardware and software services that help increase the availability of your IT infrastructure. Work with us to build a roadmap tuned to your unique challenges.

HPE IT Professional Service

Professional services

Get the most out of your software and hardware investments with flawless, on-time implementation, on-budget execution, and creative configurations.

HPE IT Financing and Investment Solutions

IT financing and investment solutions

One-size-fits-all funding models aren’t cut out for IT transformation. Our innovative funding models can help you maximise efficiency, accelerate innovation, and increase the agility needed to respond to business change.

Need advanced backup for your MSA storage array?

Learn About HPE Data Protection And Backup Solutions

HPE StoreOnce delivers flexible enterprise grade backup for all MSA storage solutions

From remote offices to your entire enterprise, matching an MSA Storage Solution with HPE StoreOnce will provide a single, agile, efficient and secure combined storage and data backup and recovery solution. You will realise reduced costs and be able to keep pace with your rapid data growth. All the while, confidently meet your SLAs, as well as keep business data safe and secure.

Ready to get started with an MSA storage solution?

To learn more about the next generation MSA storage solutions and which are right for your budget and environment, reach out to an HPE partner – they’re ready to assist and support your every storage need.


Documentation : HPE MSA 1040 Storage firmware update with support for flash media


HPE MSA 1040 Storage firmware update with support for flash media.

Data Sheet : HPE MSA 1040

Data Sheet

HPE MSA 1040 data sheet

Data Sheet : HPE MSA 2040

Data Sheet

HPE MSA 2040 data sheet

Article : Demartek – Improving database performance with flash and HPE MSA


Demartek – Improving database performance with flash and HPE MSA

Blog Post : Around the storage block

Blog Post

Around the storage block

Tools : HPE Data Storage product selector


HPE Storage Product Selector

Documentation : HPE Data Storage product portfolio


HPE Storage Product Portfolio

Brochure : Simplify how you invest in storage technology


Simplify how you invest in storage technology

Article : Demartek – Microsoft Exchange for the Small-to-Medium Business on HPE MSA 2040


Demartek Evaluation – SQL Performance with HPE MSA 2040 Flash Upgrades

1. Source: IDC WW Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, 4Q16, based on vendor revenues.