HP MSA 2040 Modular Smart Array

Server Parts are specialist suppliers to the IT trade of servers, storage and networking. We offer big discounts on the MSA 2040 range and options, up to 45% below traditional distributors, we can configure servers to your exact requirements and ship worldwide. 

Changing storage needs for server customers now requires greater levels of performance and functionality at a lower cost of ownership. The next generation HP MSA 2040 Storage arrays raises the bar & uniquely addresses HP 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 HP 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).


Flexible architecture. Easy to setup. Easy to manage

  • Choice of 8 Gb/16 Gb FC to match the configuration needs of infrastructure
  • Deploy single or dual controllers depending on high-availability and budgetary requirements
  • Select disk enclosures with large or small form factor drives with choice of high-performance 
  • SSDs, Enterprise-class SAS or SAS Midline drives based on application, performance, and budget needs
  • Integrated setup and management tools for MSA are easy to manage for ProLiant/BladeSystem IT managers

The MSA 2040 sets new standards 

  • New high-performance converged SAN controller offers 4x the performance of today’s other entry-level SAN arrays
  • 4 port converged SAN controller with 4 GB cache supporting FC translates into better application response time and ability to support more virtualized environments
  • SSD support with integrated “wear gauge” helps improve application performance and allows customers to reduce their operating costs by reducing foot prints and power consumptions

2x the bandwidth and the first entry SAN with 16 Gb FC

  • Choice of 8/16 Gb FC to match the configuration needs of infrastructure
  • 4th generation of MSA’s unique Data-in-Place upgrades provide investment protection
  • Host ports upgradeable by SFPs (8 Gb or 16 Gb FC) allows customers to manage their total cost of ownership lower