HPE’s flash-ready MSA 2050 Storage system, delivering over 200,000 IOPS, is designed for affordable application acceleration and ideal for small and remote office deployments. HPE’s MSA line continues high scalability allowing mixed expansions to support high performance SFF SSDs or 15K SAS with economical LFF drives for archival purposes to achieve a customized balanced solution.

HPE MSA 2000 Technical Specifications

ModelController DetailsSupported ExpansionsMax Drive SupportDrive Type Supported
MSA 2050 SFF or LFF Form Factor2U, dual controller, 16GB cache, 8 host ports: 8GB FC, 16GB FC, 1GBe, 10GBe, 6GB/12GB SASMSA 2050 LFF OR MSA 2050 SFF ENCLOSURESUP TO 192 SFF; UP TO 96 LFFSFF: SSD: 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.2TB; 15K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB; 10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB, 2.4TB; MIDLINE: 1TB, 2TB; SEDS: 800GB SSD, 1.6TB SSD, 1.2TB 10K. LFF: SSD: 400GB, 800GB; MIDLINE SAS: 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB; SEDS: 4TB, 800GB SSD.
MSA 2040 SFF or LFF Sorm Factor2U, dual controller, 12GB cache, 8 host ports: 8GB FC, 16GB FC, 1GBe, 10GBe, 6GB/12GB SASMSA 2040 LFF; D2700 SFF; MSA 2050 LFF, MSA 2050 SFFUP TO 192 SFF; UP TO 96 LFFSFF: SSD: 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.2TB; 15K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB; 10K SAS: 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB, 2.4TB; MIDLINE: 1TB, 2TB; SED: 1.2TB 10K. LFF: SSD: 400GB, 800GB; MIDLINE SAS: 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB; SEDS: 4TB.