HP enhances MSAx040 models

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Published: Wednesday, 03 December 2014 20:52

The MSA storage series from HP is an already good storage system. It scales quite good and is very versatile. With it's relatively low costs it's a perfect entry system for smaller SANs and a perfect backend for storage virtualization software like DataCore. With the latest firmware GL200 HP adds new features to the entry level storage systems MSA2040 and MSA1040. These features are:

All features are included without additional license costs except part of Automated tiering on the MSA2040 and Wide Striping and Automated tiering on the MSA1040 model.

Let's get a closer look at the new features.

 

With these enhancements the MSA can compete with some mid-range storage systems but at a much smaller footprint regarding costs and maintenance afford.