HP ENT MSA 1050 1GBE iSCSI Dual Controller SFF Storage - Q2R23A

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Need a modern shared storage array which is flash-ready when you are and affordable with what's left of a small budget? The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage brings affordable flash storage down to the most price sensitive customers. Designed to meet entry-level storage requirements; the HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage is a good fit for budget constrained customers. With one of the lowest entry price point in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Storage portfolio and field-proven HPE ProLiant compatibility; the HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage is the platform of choice for smaller IT workloads. The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage features iSCSI; FC and SAS host interface connectivity at previously unattainable entry price points. This storage allows users to take advantage of the latest storage technologies while also providing a balance between performance and budget. This portfolio has been the industry-leading entry storage FC platform for the past eight years; with nearly 500;000 storage systems sold worldwide.

Affordable; Flash-ready Storage

  • The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage base unit comes factory-configured with dual-controller arrays; four host ports delivering 8 Gb Fibre Channel; 1GbE iSCSI; 10GbE iSCSI or 12 Gb SAS.
  • Moving to a modern flash-ready array delivers performance enhancement and decreased latencies. Advanced data services and a small investment in flash can take your organization to the next level.

Simple; Proven HPE ProLiant Gen10 Compatible Shared Storage

  • The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage continues its heritage of providing affordable; easy to use shared storage without a big learning curve with its intuitive setup and management for HPE ProLiant administrators.
  • Matching industrial design to fit right in with your HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers.

Advanced Virtualization Services with a Simplified Licensing Approach

  • The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage leverages flash with easy to use; easy to maintain tiering and read cache technologies.
  • No storage expertise necessary; this system dynamically responds to workload changes so you don't have to.

Expandable and Upgradable to Meet New Demands

  • With the HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage; you can add additional hard disk drives (HDDs) or disk expansions to your HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage or upgrade to the HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage through data-in-place upgrades; a simple 15 minute upgrade.
  • No migrations required making it a lot easier to install and manage.

Product Features:

  • Introducing new and higher capacity small form factor (SFF) and large form factor (LFF) drives.
  • HPE MSA 2.4TB 12G SAS 10K SFF (2.5in) Enterprise 512e with a 3yr warranty hard drive; and HPE MSA 12TB 12G SAS 7.2K LFF (3.5in) Midline 512e with a 1yr warranty hard drive.


  • Capacity: 307 TB Maximum including expansion
  • Drive description: 96 SFF maximum including expansion
  • Host interface: 1GbE iSCSI 4-ports
  • Storage controller: 2 HPE MSA 1050 2-port 1 Gb iSCSI Controller
  • Storage expansion options: HPE MSA 2050 SFF Disk Enclosure or HPE MSA 2050 LFF Disk Enclosure
  • SAN backup support: Yes
  • Systems Insight Manager support: Yes
  • Compatible operating systems: Microsoft Window Server 2016 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Red Hat Linux SuSE SLEX Linux VMware HP-UX
  • Form factor: 2U rack height
  • Minimum dimensions ( H x W x D): 8.9 x 49.5 x 44.7 cm
  • Weight: 17.55 Kg
  • Warranty: Three-year limited warranty
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