The HPE Smart Array P721m Controller is a PCI-Express (PCIe) 3.0 mezzanine card supporting direct attached SAS Storage. It provides reliability, connectivity, and storage performance for HP ProLiant Gen8 server blades through its support of the latest SAS technology and advanced RAID capabilities. HPE Smart Array Advanced Pack (SAAP) 2.0 features, such as dual domain, RAID 6, 60, Advanced Data Mirroring is included in the P721m.

What's new

  • Support for MDS600 and D2600/D2700

Features

High Performance and Expandable Array Controller for BladeSystem c-Class Enclosures

The HP Smart Array P711m Controller combines high-performance 6 Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) in a mezzanine form factor for HP BladeSystem c-Class Enclosures. Comes standard with 1 GB of Flash Backed Write Cache (FBWC) for additional performance and reliability.

The Smart Array P711m Controller has four connectors and supports up to 512 external disks.

The Smart Array P711m Controller utilizes a graphic user interface (GUI) to provide an easy-to-use set-up process to extend the BladeSystem c-Class Enclosure flexibility with external disk drives to provide RAID protection and data migration between servers.

Common data format between generations of HP array controllers lowers total cost of ownership (TCO) by reducing training and technical expertise for the Smart Array P711m Controller.

The Smart Array P711m Controller has flexible RAID configurations including: drive mirroring RAID 1, 1+0, 5, 6, 50, and 60.

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