Manufacturer’s Description

The Modular Smart Array 500 G2 is a simple and reliable RAID storage system for enterprise remote offices, distributed computing environments and medium business. Built upon reliable and high performance Smart Array technology the Modular Smart Array 500 G2 offers customers flexibility to cluster servers or share storage for improved storage utilization. The 2nd generation MSA500 system incorporates end-to-end Ultra320 SCSI technology and delivers best-in-class performance and rapid drive rebuild technology. It supports up to 14 HP Universal disk drives and is expandable with an in-place upgrade to the MSA1000. The new Modular Smart Array 500 G2 system adds support for 4-node clusters and a combined cluster and storage sharing environment.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Brand Name HP
Cooling Fan Yes
Humidity 10
Frequency Band LED Indicators on Front (3):PowerFault detected in one or more sub-systemsFault in Enclosure ManagementLED Indicators for Drive Modules (3):Drive Access (center)Online (left)Drive Failure (right)LED Indicators on Rear Panel (4):Power Supply/Blower Assembly Fault (1)EMU (3): Power; A bus; B bus4.2U rack mount chassis combining both the controller and disk shelfEnd-to-end Ultra320 SCSI Host interface, back panel and drive interconnectConvertible to MSA 1000 for capacity expansion and increased host connections4.2TB capacities with support of 14 Ultra320, Ultra3 and Ultra2 HP Universal DrivesHigh performance Modular Smart Array controllers with LCD for system status messagesSelective Storage Presentation (SSP) for storage sharing with multiple servers (LUN Masking)Remote configuration and monitoring via Array Configuration Utility & System Insight Manager
Number of Total Expansion Bays 14
Power Consumption 549 W
Product Line StorageWorks
Parent Retsku B0002H0CDQ
LBA Support 48-bit
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