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HPE MSA Storage

Explosive data growth, virtualisation, management complexity, siloed data, hybrid cloud; the storage challenges facing SMB IT teams today are similar to those in the biggest enterprise environments. Many small to midsize customers are looking for the benefits of a SAN solution but don’t have the budget. With HPE entry-level MSA storage they do. More affordable than ever, HPE MSA brings enterprise-class shared storage to an SMB audience, key benefits include:

  • Simplicity – Setup in just 30 minutes, easy to manage for generalist IT staff, intuitive management tools, familiar to ProLiant and BladeSystem admins
  • Scalability – Start small and grown investment in line with real time business needs
  • Flexibility:
    • Choice of 8 Gb/16 Gb FC, 1 Gb/10GbE iSCSI and 12 Gb SAS
    • Single or dual controllers
    • Disk enclosures with Large or Small Form Factor drives
  • Security – Advanced data protection features, volume copy at no extra charge
  • Performance – FLASH storage options are enabling customers to support demanding workloads and virtual environments, up to 4x the performance of today's other entry-level SAN arrays.

Why HPE MSA Storage from Azlan?

Azlan can connect you to the fast-growing Flash storage market, growing at 17% through to 2018 (IDC).  With HPE MSA a key HPE component in transforming IT for the new style of business, we will help you focus on the storage needs of SMBs to win more deals.  Our HPE storage specialists will ensure you maximise margins by presenting clear upsell and attach opportunities and focusing on HPE Converged Infrastructure solutions.

What should I be selling?

HPE MSA 1040 Storage: Affordable, entry-level SAN, brings consolidation and virtualisation capabilities to SMBs

HPE MSA 2040 Storage: FLASH performance and extended functionality in entry-level SAN storage

HPE MSA 2042 Storage: Flash based powerful entry-level storage

HPE MSA Software

HPE MSA Services

Promotions to consider?

View the latest HPE Promotions available across all HPE Enterprise Group business units

What’s the convergence opportunity?

HPE MSA is a logical extension into ProLiant and BladeSystem environments. Use MSA to drive discussions around virtualisation in SMB storage environments, now features extended functionality including: Thin Provisioning, Automated Tiering and Virtualised Snapshots.

What’s the attach opportunity?

Work with TD Azlan to extend your storage sales, selling HPE Servers, Networking solutions and Services.  Focus on: 

Use Azlan’s iQuote tool  and FlexAttach options to ensure you identify the best solutions and maximise the upsell and attach opportunities on every sale.


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