HP MSA50 Disk Storage Enclosure
Delivers industry-leading data performance, availability, storage density, and upgradeability.[364430-B21]
The all new SFF drive carrier is designed to support the new Universal form factor hard drive in either SAS or SATA. This new form factor provides optimized performance per U of space while delivering unparalleled power consumption. The MSA50 enclosure supports direct attach storage to HP ProLiant and Integrity Servers. The MSA50 supports the cascading of shelves in a 1+1 configuration to allow a maximum of 20 SFF drives in a 2U configuration attached to a single controller port. This single controller port incorporates four lanes for a total max throughput of 12Gb/s for SAS.
- 1U rack height.
- Supports up to 10 SFF SAS and/or SATA Universal hard disk drives.
- Provides storage capacity of up to 6 TB SAS per enclosure (using 600 GB 6G 10K 2.5-inch SAS dual Port disk drives) or 5 TB SAS Midline (using 500 GB SAS MDL) or 2.5 TB SATA (using 250 GB SATA disk drives)
- Cascadable 1+1 for up to 20 spindles in a 2U configuration or 12 TB SAS or 10 TB SAS MDL or 5 TB SATA.
- Modular design allows the MSA50 to be used in any storage configuration from JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) to Smart Array storage enclosures.
- A common storage platform allows the potential for future storage consolidation to the SAN.
- Universal SFF SAS drive carrier - provides better cooling and reliability for by providing increased air flow through the storage unit.
- Hot pluggable disk drives, fans and power supplies.
- Field replaceable fans, I/O Module and mid plane.
|Rack Units||1 U|
|Specification||Redundant power supplies, single I/O module, 9 drive blanks, warranty card, mounting hardware, Enclosure user guide, HP SmartStart CD Kit, documentation CD, one 2 Meter SAS external cable and two Nema 5-15 to C13 and two IEC320-C14 to -C13 power cords.|
|Drive Bays||(10) SFF SAS/SATA|
|Capacity||72, 146, 250, 300, 450, 500, 600 GB|
|HDD Suitability||HP 72GB 6G SAS 15K 2.5" SFF DP ENT HDD 512545-B21;
HP 146GB 6G SAS 10K 2.5" SFF DP ENT HDD 507125-B21;
HP 146GB 6G SAS 15K 2.5" SFF DP ENT HDD 512547-B21;
HP 300GB 6G SAS 10K 2.5" SFF DP ENT HDD 507127-B21;
HP 450GB 6G SAS 10K 2.5" SFF DP ENT HDD 581284-B21;
HP 600GB 6G SAS 10K 2.5" SFF DP ENT HDD 581286-B21;
HP 500 GB 6G SAS 7.2K 2.5 inch SFF DP MDL HDD 507610-B21;
HP 250GB 3G 5.4K 2.5 inch SATA SFF ETY HDD 460355-B21
|Storage Capacity||Up to 3 TB|
|Host Interface / Link Speeds||3 Gb/sec SAS or 1.5 Gb/s SATA or 3 Gb/sec SATA|
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003
|Remote Management||The MSA50 is managed by HP Systems Insight Manager.|
|RAID Options||RAID levels 0, 1, 1 + 0, 5, 6 (RAID ADG) when using a HP Smart Array RAID controller.|
|Standard||The MSA50 has a limited 3 year parts only warranty. The SAS drives have a 3 year warranty; SAS MDL and SATA drives have a 1 year warranty.|