HPE 749974-B21 Smart Array P440ar/2GB FBWC 12Gb 2-Port SAS Controller

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  • HPE 749974-B21 Smart Array P440ar/2GB FBWC (flash back write cache) 12Gbps Dual-Port Int SAS Controller for ProLiant Gen9 Servers (New Bulk with 90 Days Warranty)
  • HPE 749974-B21 Smart Array P440ar/2GB FBWC (flash back write cache) 12Gbps Dual-Port Int SAS Controller for ProLiant Gen9 Servers (New Bulk with 90 Days Warranty)

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HPE 749974-B21 Smart Array P440ar/2GB FBWC (flash back write cache) 12Gbps Dual-Port Int SAS Controller for ProLiant Generation9 Servers (New Bulk Pack with 90 Days Warranty)

Increased Performance for Applications
The HPE Smart Array P440ar Controller delivers 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity on HPE ProLiant Gen9 Servers when connected to 12 Gb/s internal storage devices for increased performance in messaging, database or general server applications. Offers integrated 2 GB DDR3-1866 Flash Backed Write Cache providing up to 14.9 GB/s cache bandwidth to reduce latency in write-intensive applications that require heavy logging such as databases. Optional HPE SmartCache provides read and write acceleration for workloads such as databases or web pages.

Data Protection with Encryption Capability
The HPE Smart Array P440ar Controller offers optional HPE Secure Encryption capability that protects data at rest on any bulk storage attached to the controller. Long-term data retention with integrated 2 GB Flash Backed Write Cache (FBWC) for improved data reliability. Delivers predictive spare activation for improved rebuild and increased uptime even in a recovery mode.

Configuration Is Efficient and Simple
The HPE Smart Array P440ar Controller and the attached storage devices are configured and managed by the easy–to-use HPE Smart Storage Administrator software which is included in the intelligent provisioning of the server. Data compatibility between the HPE Smart Array Controller family allows simple and easy migration at any time when needs for higher performance, capacity, or availability increase such as converting an existing storage volume to more advanced disk array configuration.

The HPE 749974-B21 Smart Array P440ar Controller is a Flexible Smart Array, 12 Gb/s SAS RAID controller that provides enterprise-class storage performance, increased internal scalability with SAS Expander Card, and data protection for HPE ProLiant Gen9 rack and tower servers. It features eight internal physical links and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration between any RAID levels with flash backed write cache (FBWC), global online spare, and pre-failure warning. The Gen9 controllers support the HPE Smart Storage Battery that allows multiple Smart Array controllers to be supported, resulting in simple upgrade process. This HPE Smart Array P440ar 12Gbps SAS controller comes with 2 GB flash back write cache and has 90 Days Warranty.


Brand: HPE
MPN: 749974-B21

Option Part Number: 749974-B21
Spare Part Number: 749796-001


Product Type: Storage Controller (RAID)
Host Bus: PCI Express 3.0 x8
Form Factor: Flexible Card
Connector Location: Internal

Technical Details

Interface Type: SATA 6Gbps / SAS 12Gbps
Buffer Size: 2 GB
Channel Qty: 26
Data Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBps
Supported Devices: Disk array (RAID)
Ports (Internal): 8 physical links across 2 x4 ports
Cache: 2GB Flash-backed write cache
RAID levels: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50, RAID 60, RAID 1 ADM, RAID 10 ADM

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces: 2 x SATA 6Gb/s / SAS 12Gb/s (internal)

Product Dimensions

Width: 1.20 inch
Depth: 4.10 inch
Height: 5.30 inch
Weight: 15.87 oz


Features: HPE SmartCache, HBA Mode, dynamic sector repair
Compliant Standards: WEEE

Software / System Requirements

OS Required: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, VMware ESXi 5, Ubuntu 12.04, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Oracle Solaris 11.1, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, VMware vSphere 5.5, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3, VMware ESXi 5.5, Ubuntu 14.04, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Compatibility Information

Designed For

HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL560 Gen9 Entry

HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML350 Gen9, ML350 Gen9 Base, ML350 Gen9 Entry, ML350 Gen9 Performance

Contact us if you have any question about this product to verify the compatibility of this model with your current server or storage array.

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Warranty Information

90 Days Warranty
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