HPE MSA 1040 SAN Storage

HPE MSA 1040 SAN Storage
Entry consolidation and virtualization initiatives are now well in your budgetary reach. The HPE MSA 1040 Storage offers many of the HPE MSA 2040 features but at a substantially lower entry price points.

HPE ProLiant and BladeSystems administrators as well as IT generalists will find storage management tasks simple and intuitive with MSA. The MSA 1040 arrays leverage a new 4th-generation controller architecture with a new processor, 2-host ports and 4GB cache per controller.

Take advantage of the latest hard drives advances by choosing the form factor and technology which best meet your application and budget requirements. Unlike many competing arrays, the MSA 1040 ships standard with intuitive management tools and powerful data services such as Snapshots and Volume Copy for increased data protection.

What's new

  • Virtualization features such as remote snap replication and volume copy are now extended to virtual storage with GL220 firmware or newer
  • Now prioritize your workloads with Virtual Tier Affinity and also efficiently manage and control snapshots
  • Now you can turn on the advanced virtualization features on the MSA 1040 at a very low price point
  • MSA 1040 now supports both SSDs and Performance Auto Tiering with GL220 firmware or newer
  • SSD support is available at multiple capacity points ranging from 200GB to 3.2TB


Simple: Flexible Architecture. Easy to Setup. Easy to Manage

The integrated setup and management Web-based Interface (WBI) makes MSA easy to manage for HPE ProLiant/BladeSystems administrators and IT generalists.

Leverage the latest Large or Small Form Factor hard disk drives –choice of High-performance Enterprise-class SAS or high-capacity SAS Midline drives based on application, performance and budget requirements.

On-board management tools augment OS and hypervisor views navigate firmware upgrades, monitor array performance with ease locally or remotely.

Affordable: Popular iSCSI/SAS/Fibre Channel Configurations Starting at $6,500*

Dual controller configurations are standard and available at single controller price points.

More capacity/performance within your budget.

Latest MSA technology for 25% lower cost.

Fast: The MSA 1040 Delivers up to 50% More Performance Compared to P2000 G3

The MSA 1040 leverages the 4th generation MSA architecture, 2-port controllers with 4 GB Cache each, faster processor and a performance optimized I/O engine.

Increased performance translates into better application response times and facilitates entry consolidation and virtualization initiatives.

Futureproof: Built-in Expandability Along with an MSA 2040 Upgrade Option

Add Disk Enclosures as needed to boost capacity and spindle count. Most low-cost entry arrays don’t allow expansion.

Data-in-Place upgrades eliminate time-consuming and risky data migrations.

MSA 1040 allow simple controller swap to flagship MSA 2040. Other value-priced arrays force you to compromise.

Capacity384TB Maximum Maximum including expansion, depending on model
Clustering supportWindows, Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS
Compatible operating systemsMicrosoft Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Windows 2008 Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Red Hat Linux SUSE Linux VMware ESXi 5.x VMware ESXi 6.x Detailed information available at: http://www.hp.com/storage/spock
Drive description(99) SFF SAS/MDL SAS or (48) LFF SAS/MDL SAS Maximum including expansion, depending on model
Form Factor2U
Host interface8 Gb Fibre Channel (2) Ports per controller 1 Gb iSCSI (2) Ports per controller 10 Gb/sec iSCSI (2) Ports per controller 12Gb/sec SAS (2) Ports per controller Supported
SAN backup supportYes
Storage Controller2) MSA 1040 2-port FC Controller (2) MSA 1040 2-port 1G iSCSI Controller (2) MSA 1040 2-port 10G iSCSI Controller (2) MSA 1040 2-port 12G SAS Controller Supported
Storage expansion optionsHPE MSA 2040 LFF Disk Enclosure or D2700 2.5-inch disk enclosure
Systems Insight Manager supportYes

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