StorageWorks Modular Smart Array
HP recognizes storage is at the foundation of an adaptive IT infrastructure, a safeguard for business information. To achieve the full impact of storage on your business you must optimize its attributes. Enter the HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array (MSA) family, a product family leveraging our award-winning Smart Array technology.
Built on industry standards to ensure compatibility, easeof-use, and affordability this advanced family of products and services allows you to deploy reliable solutions today, while enabling future growth and change.
The MSA family is comprised of three products, the Modular Smart Array 1000 (MSA1000), the Modular Smart Array 500 (MSA500), and the Modular Smart Array 30 (MSA30).
Enhancing the MSA family are the HP ProLiant packaged clusters with Modular Smart Array. These products bring powerful, high-end storage capabilities and benefits to the mainstream, while maintaining the simplicity and affordability of traditional direct attach storage (DAS).
Here is a detailed read on the replacement drives and what you should know on their system specific requirements on these MSA arrays
Figure 1: A sample representation of an HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array (MSA 70 Storage unit (2u) ; replacement drives of which we stock at Tekmart Africa.