HP | MSA 60 - Modular Smart Array

The HP StorageWorks 60 Modular Smart Array enclosure is a 2U Serial Attach SCSI (SAS) disk drive storage enclosure supporting 3.5 inch SAS or Serial ATA (SATA) drives. This enclosure delivers industry-leading data performance, availability, storage density, and upgrade ability to meet customers' demanding and growing storage needs. This enclosure is designed to support 3.5 inch Universal SAS or SATA hard drive form factors. The MSA60 enclosure supports direct attach storage (DAS) to HP ProLiant Servers. The MSA60 supports the cascading of shelves in a 1+3 configuration to allow a maximum of 48 drives in an 8U configuration behind each port on the Smart Array P800 controller for a total of 96 drives in 8 enclosures (this single controller port incorporates four lanes for a total max throughput of 12Gb/s for SAS).

NEW MSA FEATURES: MSA60 Dual Domain + Hard drive BundlesHP StorageWorks Dual Domain MSA60 5.4TB DP SAS Hard Drive Bundle (MSA60 with 12 ea. 450 GB LFF DP SAS HDD + additional I/O Module)

HP StorageWorks Dual Domain MSA 60 12TB SAS DP MDL Hard Drive Bundle (MSA60 with 12 ea. 1TB LFF DP SAS MDL HDD + Additional I/O Module)


MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DRIVES: Up to twelve, 3.5 inch SAS or SATA drives

USER INTERFACE: Controller display with Status indicators (2) and push buttons (4) on front of controller


LOGICAL DRIVES (LUN): Up to 32 Logical drives when connected to P800 Smart Array controller


•RAID 6 with ADG (Advanced Data Guarding

•RAID 5 (Distributed Data Guarding)

•RAID 1 + 0 (Mirroring and Stripping)

•RAID 1 (Mirroring)

•RAID 0 (Stripping)


Connector Type

•IPass (mini-SAS)

Number of Ports

•Two (one IN, other is OUT)

MSA 60 ENCLOSURE: 2U Rack Form Factor


SAS host interface

Dual Domain support with HP Smart Array P800 Controller (requires dual port SAS drives)

Multi Initiator support with the SCG44e Host Bus Adapter (AH303A) (HP-UX and Open VMS on selected HP Integrity Servers) with dual port SAS drives only

Supports HP SAS single port and dual port 3G disk drives, (72 GB, 146 GB and 300 GB capacities)

Ability to support HP SAS dual port MDL (Midline) 3G disk drives (750 GB & 1 TB capacities)

Compatible with HP SATA 3G disk drives, (250 GB, 500 GB, 750 GB and 1TB capacities)

Maximum storage capacity of 5.4 TB (with twelve HP SAS 3G 450 GB hard drives) or 12 TB (with twelve HP SATA 3G 1 TB hard drives)

Redundant hot-plug power supplies and fans standardAddition of second I/O Module adds Dual Domain capability providing higher level of redundancy and reliability

Small Large
Drive Slots 12 ea. 6Gb/sec SAS or 3Gb/sec SATA 12 ea. 6Gb/sec SAS or 3Gb/sec SATA
Power Supply 2 ea. AC 2 ea. AC
Disk Controller P411/256 BBWC P800 Dual Domain Controller
Disk Drives, 3.5 5 x 1TB SATA 3G 7200 RPM 12 x 2TB SAS 6Gb/sec 7200 RPM
Solar Price CALL CALL

The above configurations can be customized to your specifications; to purchase any equipment on this site call 800-253-5764 or send an instant email.
Back to top