HP: Expandable, Flexible RAID
Hewlett-Packard's new HP StorageWorks MSA2000fc G2 is the latest in the company's MSA series of small and midsize business arrays.
This 4-Gbps Fibre Chanel array can be configured with up to 27.9 TB of SAS or 60 TB of SATA storage, and supports the new HP 300-GB, 10,000-rpm SAS small-form-factor, 2.5-inch hard drive.
Its performance has been enhanced over that of previous units with a faster processor and higher capacity, as well as support for both the HP-UX and Open VMS operating systems and the high-end HP Integrity server line, in addition to its support of Windows and Linux operating systems.
The array's optional snapshot feature allows saving of up to 255 snapshots of the data.
The MSA2000fc G2 attaches to up to 64 Fibre Channel, iSCSI or SAS hosts.
List price for the array starts at $5,500.