HP ENT Smart Array P440 12 Gbps SAS controller - 726821-B21

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Item Description:
HPE Smart Array P440/4GB with FBWC

Are you looking to protect your data; expand the storage inside the server or secure the data? The HPE Smart Array P440 Controller is a low-profile; PCIe3 x8; 12 Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise-class storage performance; increased internal scalability with SAS Expander card and data protection for HPE ProLiant Gen9 rack and tower servers. It features eight internal physical links and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality; including online RAID level migration between any RAID levels with flash back write cache (FBWC); global online spare and pre-failure warning. The Gen9 controllers support the HPE Smart Storage Battery that allows multiple Smart Array controllers to be supported; resulting in simple upgrade process.

Increased Performance for Smoother Operations

The HPE Smart Array P440/2GB Controller delivers 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity on HPE ProLiant 10/100 series Gen9 servers when connected to 12 Gb/s internal storage devices for increased performance in messaging; database or general server applications.

Offers 2 GB DDR3-1866 Flash Back Write Cache providing up to 14.9 GB/s maximum cache bandwidth to reduce latency in write intensive applications that require heavy logging such as databases.

Optional HPE Smart Cache provides read and write acceleration for workloads such as databases or web pages.

Data Protection with Encryption Capability

The HPE Smart Array P440/2GB Controller offers optional HPE Secure Encryption capability that protects data at rest on any bulk storage attached to the controller.

Long-term data retention with 2 GB Flash Back Write Cache (FBWC) for improved data reliability.

Predictive spare activation for improved rebuild and increased uptime even in a recovery mode.

Configuration Is efficient and Simple

The HPE Smart Array P440/2GB Controller and the attached storage devices are configured and managed by the easy-to-use HPE Smart Storage Administrator software which is included in the intelligent provisioning of the server.

Data Compatibility among the Smart Array controllers allows simple and easy migration at any time when needs for higher performance; capacity and availability increase such as migrating an existing storage volumes to an array.

Product Features:

  • P440/2GB for 10/100 series ProLiant rack and tower servers.


  • Transfer rate: 12Gb/s SAS per physical link 6Gb/s SATA per physical link PCI Express Gen3 x8 link width
  • Form factor: Standard PCIe plug-in card
  • Ports: Internal: 8 physical links across 1 x8 ports
  • Cache: 4GB Flash-backed write cache
  • RAID levels: 0; 1; 10; 5; 50; 6; 60; 10 ADM
  • Servers supported: HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen9 HPE ProLiant DL80 Gen9 HPE ProLiant DL120 Gen9 HPE ProLiant DL180 Gen9 HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen9 HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen9 HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9 HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen9 HPE ProLiant ML150 Gen9 HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen9 Apollo 4200 Apollo 4500 Apollo 6000
  • Additional features: PE Smart Cache (optional license) HPE Secure Encryption (optional license)
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 4.09 x 5.3 x 1.23 in.
  • Weight: 1 lb.
  • Warranty: 3-year.
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