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Today's announcement podcast part 1: P2000 G3 MSA

 By Calvin Zito, aka @HPStorageGuy

 

Today we announced a couple of updates to our StorageWorks array family.  Here's a quick summary:



    • The HP StorageWorks P4000 G2 SAN Solution - as you'll hear in tomorrow's podcast, there are a ton of enhancements here.  A couple of the very timely ones are support for parity protected Network RAID, Unified (block and file-based) NAS Gateway, the new Best Practices Analyzer, and lower cost mid-line SAS drive support.  To get those details, check out tomorrow's podcast.

 

    • The HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 MSA - this product was formerly called the MSA2000.  You may have noticed some slight tweaking of our product names - this is an effort to have a simpler, more consistent product naming across our portfolio.  But that's not the big news here.  In today's podcast, you'll hear about the new iSCSI and 8Gb Fibre Channel combo controller, local replication (up to 64 snapshots) that is included with the P2000, and new remote replication functionality.



So with that high level overview, today's podcast will focus on the P2000.  I'm talking to Charles Vallhonrat.  Charles has been on the MSA team for as long as I can remember and is managing the marketing team.  Today, we talk about the what's new with the MSA, including it's new name, the P2000.

 

 

 

 

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Comments
Anonymous(anon) | ‎03-17-2010 03:36 AM

When is the p2000 g3 (SFF) with SAS connectivity (i.e. msa2324sa replacement) going to be available?

Anonymous(anon) | ‎03-21-2010 03:34 AM

Bump Koffler question - I am interestd in this too

| ‎03-23-2010 05:00 AM

@koffler and @Jax - we generally don't pre-announcement products at HP.  If you need to know for your own data center planning, ask your HP representative.  Stay tuned - it shouldn't be too much longer.  Thanks for the question.

Anonymous(anon) | ‎03-25-2010 01:33 AM

Not much longer is fairly hard, ive spoken to my HP rep and they cant give much info on the SA model. We are at the moment having to decide weather to hold up on the MSA2312sa until the P2000sa is out or just go ahead, the cost to upgrade at a later time will be high considering each controler for the G2 can cost over £2k each, i think the G3 are way way higher.

| ‎03-25-2010 12:30 PM

@TSM - sorry, I can't publish NDA info on a public website.  If you want to contact me by clicking on the "Contact" link on the right side of this page, let me know who you're HP rep is and your company and I'll see if I can get you the information you need.  Thanks.

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