HPE Q2R18A MSA 1050 8Gb FC DC LFF SAN Storage Disk Enclosure

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HPE Q2R18A Modular Smart Array 1050 8Gb Fibre Channel Dual Controller Large Form Factor SAN Storage Disk Enclosure (3 Years Warranty)

The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage brings affordable flash storage down to the most price sensitive customers. Designed to meet entry-level storage requirements, the HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage is a good fit for budget constrained customers. With one of the lowest entry price point in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Storage portfolio and field-proven HPE ProLiant compatibility, the HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage is the platform of choice for smaller IT workloads. The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage features iSCSI, FC and SAS host interface connectivity at previously unattainable entry price points. This storage allows users to take advantage of the latest storage technologies while also providing a balance between performance and budget. This portfolio has been the industry-leading entry storage FC platform for the past eight years, with nearly 500,000 storage systems sold worldwide.

Affordable, Flash-ready Storage
The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage base unit comes factory-configured with dual-controller arrays, four host ports delivering 8 Gb Fibre Channel, 1GbE iSCSI, 10GbE iSCSI or 12 Gb SAS.
Moving to a modern flash-ready array delivers performance enhancement and decreased latencies. Advanced data services and a small investment in flash can take your organization to the next level.

Simple, Proven HPE ProLiant Gen10 Compatible Shared Storage
The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage continues its heritage of providing affordable, easy to use shared storage without a big learning curve with its intuitive setup and management for HPE ProLiant administrators.
Matching industrial design to fit right in with your HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers.

Advanced Virtualization Services with a Simplified Licensing Approach
The HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage leverages flash with easy to use, easy to maintain tiering and read cache technologies.
No storage expertise necessary; this system dynamically responds to workload changes so you don’t have to.

Expandable and Upgradable to Meet New Demands
With the HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage, you can add additional hard disk drives (HDDs) or disk expansions to your HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage or upgrade to the HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage through data-in-place upgrades; a simple 15 minute upgrade.
No migrations required making it a lot easier to install and manage.


Brand: HPE

Option Part Number: Q2R18A


Device Type: Hard Drive Array
Enclosure Type: Rack-Mountable - 2U
SAN Backup Support: Yes
Systems Insight Manager support: Yes
Form factor: 2U rack height


Installed Devices / Modules Qty: 0
Supported Devices / Modules Qty: 12
Supported Drives: SAS-2


Total Array Capacity: 0 TB
Max Supported Capacity: 120 TB
HDD Array External Interface: 8Gb Fibre Channel
Maximum LUNs: 512

Storage Controller

Type: 2 x RAID
Interface Type: SAS 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate: 1 GBps
Cache / Buffer Size (Max): 6 GB
Max Storage Devices Qty: 48
RAID Level: RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10

Hard Drive

Type: No HDD

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays: 12 (total) / 12 (free) - 2.5 inch SFF
Interfaces: 4 x 8Gb Fibre Channel - SFP+, 2 x management - mini-USB Type A, 2 x management - RJ-45, 2 x SAS 6Gb/s - 26 pin 4x Mini SAS (SFF-8088)

System Requirements

OS Required: Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, VMware ESX, Microsoft Windows Server 2016


Compliant Standards: VCCI, CISPR 22 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, GS, EN 61000-3-3, CCC, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, FCC Part 15.109, WEEE, RoHS, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03, KN24, KN22 Class A, China RoHS, AS/NZS CISPR 22, EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024 Class A, CNS 13438 Class A, UL 6950-1, ICES-003:2004 Class A


Power Device: 2 x internal power supply - hot-plug
Max Supported Qty: 2
Power Redundancy: Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme: 1+1
Voltage Required: AC 120/230 V - 50/60 Hz

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 17.6 in
Depth: 19.5 in
Height: 3.5 in
Weight: 38.69 lbs

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 41 °F
Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90% (non-condensing)

Contact us with any questions or to verify this model’s compatibility with your current server or storage array.

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Warranty Information

3 Years Warranty
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