Interface (Product) : Smart Array 642 Ultra320 Controller with 64MB cache - 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X PC board - Has one Internal 68-pin connector and one External - Can add 128MB Battery Backed Write Cache (BBWC) module
Option Part# 291967-B21
Spare Part# 305415-001
The new Smart Array 641 Controller (SA-641) is a 64-bit 133-MHz
PCI -X dual SCSI channel PCI array controller for entry level hardware-based fault tolerance. Utilizing a SCSI channel (1 internal) of the SA-641 allows you to configure up to 6 internal hard drives to store up to 880.8GB of storage. The SA-641 provides high reliability and increased performance over the LC2 controller thus providing excellent value and lowering the total server ownership cost. In addition the SA-641 is data compatible with all Ultra320 Wide Ultra3 and Wide Ultra2 drives offering an unparalleled degree of investment protection. Designed and integrated with HP entry-level and workgroup ProLiant servers this product provides worry-free data protection.
HP's innovative design and integration work of the Smart Array family of products creates customer value that is unmatched in the industry. Use of Smart Array products across multiple applications results in a much lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) than any other server storage RAID products. The HP Smart Array family brings an unparalleled return on investment through:
Data Compatibility among all models of Smart Array controllers allows simple and easy upgrades any time needs for higher performance capacity and availability increase. Even successive generations of Smart Array controllers understand the data format of other Smart Array Controllers.
All Smart Array products utilize a standard set of management and utility software. These tools minimize Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by reducing training requirements and technical expertise necessary to install and maintain the HP server storage.
Form factor is for use across multiple HP ProLiant servers disk enclosure and storage systems. With compatibility across many enterprise platforms you are free to deploy and re-deploy these drives to quickly deliver increased storage capacity migrate data between systems and easily manage spare drives.
Pre-Failure Warranty means Insight Manager not only reports when a drive is going to fail but allows replacement of failing drives prior to actual failure. For complete details consult the HP Support Center or refer to your HP Server documentation.