HPE MSA 2040 SAS Dual Controller SFF Storage

QuickFind: 604510 Mfr part code: C8S55A
  • SAN backup support: Yes
  • Form factor: 2U
  • Storage mirroring support: Yes
  • Host interface: 12Gb/sec SAS (4) Ports per controller

Product Description

HPE MSA 2040 SAS Dual Controller SFF Storage

Changing storage needs for server customers now requires greater levels of performance and functionality at a lower cost of ownership. The next generation HPE MSA 2040 Storage arrays raises the bar & uniquely addresses HPE ProLiant customers' shared storage and data protection needs, reduces TCO while dramatically increasing performance using technologies such as Solid State Drives, Snap & Volume copy and Replication. The new HPE MSA 2040 Storage arrays are positioned to provide an excellent value for customers needing increasing performance to support initiatives such as consolidation and virtualization. The MSA 2040 delivers this performance by leveraging new controller architecture with a new processor, four ports with 4GB cache per controller and using drive technologies such as SSDs. The new MSA 2040 Storage ships standard with 64 Snapshots and Volume Copy enabled for increased data protection & allow replication with optional Remote Snap software between arrays (FC or iSCSI only).

Technical Specification

HPE MSA 2040 SAS Dual Controller SFF Storage


Power Device Internal power supply - hot-plug
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz
Max Supported Qty 2
Power Redundancy Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme 1+1


Width 44.7 cm
Depth 49.5 cm
Height 8.9 cm
Weight 26.1 kg
Device Type Hard drive array
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable - 2U


Supported Drives SAS-2
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 0
Supported Devices / Modules Qty 24


HDD Array External Interface SAS 6Gb/s
Maximum LUNs 512

Storage Controller

Type RAID (SAS-2)
Interface Type SAS 6Gb/s
Cache / Buffer Size ( Max ) 4 GB
Installed Qty 2
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
Cache / Buffer Size (Max) 4 GB
RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 3, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50


Compliant Standards CISPR 22 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, GS, EN 61000-3-3, CCC, FCC Part 15, ICES-003 Class A, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, WEEE, RoHS, AS/NZS, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03, VCCI Class A, CNS 13438(95) Class A, KN22 Class A, China RoHS, EN 55024 Class A

Storage Controller (2nd)

Installed Qty 2

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays 24 (total) / 24 (free) - 2.5" SFF
Interfaces 2 x SAS 6Gb/s - 26 pin 4x Shielded Mini MultiLane SAS (SFF-8088) ¦ 2 x management ¦ 2 x management - RJ-45 ¦ 8 x SAS 6Gb/s

System Requirements

OS Required HP-UX, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Datacenter, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bits)

Dimensions & Weight

Width 44.7 cm
Depth 49.5 cm
Height 8.9 cm
Weight 26.1 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 5 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)

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