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          P4000 Series

          Your storage needs are changing. Looking for a SAN that accommodates data growth and aligns with your business applications and your virtual server requirements?

          The HP StorageWorks P4000 G2 SAN Solutions are optimized for database and email applications, as well as virtualized servers. With a pay-as-you-grow, all-inclusive pricing model (including 3 years of support) and intuitive storage management, this SAN is perfect for the budget-minded. Do high availability, disaster recovery and room for growth seem out of your reach? The P4000 G2 SAN eliminates single points of failure across the SAN with an innovative approach to application data availability, reducing risk without driving up costs. Built on a storage clustering architecture, the P4000 G2 SAN scales capacity and performance linearly without incurring downtime or performance bottlenecks, or forcing expensive upgrades. And reservation-less thin provisioning substantially increases your storage utilization.

          Solutions Designed for Your Infrastructure

          All featured product configurations are custom.  Please contact your account manager to discuss your specific needs.  Our technical experts will work with you to build a configuration specific to your requirements and infrastructure.  For more information, please contact your account manager at 1-800-800-0014 or complete this Information Request Form.

          At a Glance

          P4300 G2 16TB MDL SAS Starter SAN Solution (BK715A) P4300 G2 7.2TB SAS Starter SAN Solution (BK716A) P4500 G2 10.8TB SAS Virtualization
          SAN Solution (AX696A)
          P4500 G2 21.6TB SAS Multi-Site SAN Solution (AX697A) P4500 G2 60TB MDL SAS Scalable Capacity SAN (BK717A)
          Number of Drives 16 Included 16 Included 24 Included 48 Included 60 Included
          Capacity 16 TB Included 7.2 TB Included

          10.8 TB Included

          21.6 TB Included 60 TB Included
          Storage Expansion Options P4300 G2 8TB MDL SAS Storage System BK719A P4300 G2 3.6TB SAS Storage System BK718A P4500 G2 5.4TB SAS Storage System AX700A P4500 G2 10.8TB Multi-Site SAN AX696A P4500 G2 12TB MDL SAS Storage System AX703A

           

          Features

          All inclusive feature set enables enterprise functionality at an affordable price

          • Storage Clustering simplifies scalability
            Storage Clustering allows a customer to consolidate multiple storage nodes into pools of storage. All available capacity and performance is aggregated and available to every volume in the cluster. As storage needs increase the HP P4000 G2 can scale performance and capacity on-line.
          • Network RAID delivers new level of availability
            Network RAID stripes and protects multiple copies of data across a cluster of storage nodes, eliminating any single point of failure in the HP P4000 G2 SAN. Applications have continuous data availability in the event of a disk, controller, storage node, power, network, or site failure.
          • Thin Provisioning increases storage efficiency
            Thin Provisioning allocates space only as data is actually written without requiring pre-allocation of storage. This raises the overall utilization and efficiency of the HP P4000 G2 SAN, reduces costs and ultimately increases the ROI.
          • Protection via application integrated snapshots
            Snapshots create thinly provisioned, instant point-in-time copies of data on a per-volume basis. Administrators access snapshots to recover individual files from the volume, or rollback an entire volume. Built-in application integration provides automated quiescing for Microsoft VSS applications.
          • Remote Copy reduces costs for disaster recovery
            Remote Copy replicates snapshots between P4000 G2 SANs at primary/remote locations. Copies are thinly provisioned with no space reservation required. Remote Copy enables centralized backup and disaster recovery on a per-volume basis and leverages application integrated snapshots for faster recovery.

           

          Superior availability and disaster recovery

          • Data remains available during site failures
            HP P4000 G2 SANs stripe and protect multiple copies of data across a cluster of storage nodes, eliminating any single point of failure in the SAN. Applications have continuous data availability in the event of a disk, controller, storage node, power, network, or site failure.
          • Integrated replication for disaster recovery
            HP P4000 G2 SANs include integrated replication at no additional cost that simplifies management with simple failover and failback.
          • Change configurations without incurring downtime
            Administrators can add capacity, increase performance, grow and migrate volumes between HP P4000 G2 SAN clusters on the fly with no application downtime.

           

          Scalable performance

          • Purchase only what you need today
            Avoid up-front cost and the potential performance constraints. Purchase only what’s needed today, then grow the performance, capacity, and redundancy of your HP P4000 G2 SAN online as storage requirements evolve. Buying storage only when needed simplifies planning and relieves budget pressures.
          • Scale performance and capacity simultaneously
            Each time a storage node is added to the HP P4000 G2 SAN, the capacity, performance, and redundancy of the entire storage solution increases.
          • Avoid disruptive upgrades
            Add resources to the HP P4000 G2 SAN non-disruptively as capacity and performance requirements increase. Applications remain online during maintenance events (adding nodes, updating software or firmware) for best-in-class availability.

           

          Easy to manage SANs for virtualized environments

          • Centralized Management Console
            Multiple data centers and sites can be managed from an all inclusive “single pane-of-glass.” All of the HP P4000 G2 SAN features are managed from the Centralized Management Console (CMC) for simple, easy-to-manage storage.
          • Business continuance with integrated HA and DR
            Every HP P4000 G2 SAN includes integrated synchronous and asynchronous replication at no additional cost. This reduces costs and simplifies management of high availability/fault tolerant and disaster recovery storage solutions.
          • Best practice analyzer
            Ensuring best-in-class operation with built-in best-practice analyzer which automatically recommends SAN best practices and how to implement those.
          • HP StorageWorks P4000 Unified NAS Gateway
            Boosts the value of P4000 SAN Solutions by adding Windows-powered IP-based gateway services. Fully featured NAS gateway includes support for multiple file protocols (CIFS, NFS, etc.), deduplication, print services and high availability through Microsoft Clustering.

           

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