HPE MSA 2052 SAN Dual Controller SFF Storage

  • Supported Drives: SAS-2
  • Storage Controller: 2 x RAID (SAS 6GB/s)
  • Total Array Capacity: 1.6 TB
  • Form Factor: 2U Rackmount
SKU: MSA2052 Category:


Looking for seriously simple and affordable flash storage? The HPE MSA2052 SAN Storage is a hybrid flash system designed for affordable application acceleration for small and remote office deployments. Don’t let the low cost fool you it gives you the combination of simplicity, flexibility and advanced features you many not expect in an entry-priced array.

Start with 1.6 TB of flash capacity included and scale as needed with any combination of solid state disks (SSD), high-performance enterprise, or lower-cost midline SAS-based drives. The HPE MSA2052 SAN Storage has been the industry-leading entry storage Fibre Channel (FC) platform for the past eight years, with nearly 500,000 systems sold worldwide [1]. Delivering performance in excess of 200,000 IOPS, it can save you up to 40%[2] with an all-inclusive software suite and 1.6 TB of flash capacity included. It’s seriously simple and affordable flash storage to help you get high performance for a low cost.

[1] Source: IDC WW Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, 4Q16, based on vendor revenues.
[2] Performance based on comparison of HPE MSA2042 SAN Storage to the HPE MSA2052 SAN Storage systems using 16 Gb Fibre Channel ‘Virtual’ storage, Mixed Use SSDs, RAID 1, 8K Random Reads and Writes. IOPS: MSA 2052 Random Reads 220,600 MSA2042 Random Reads 96,000 Improvement: 2.3x MSA 2052 Random Writes 102,800 MSA 2042 Random Writes 40,500 Improvement: 2.5x

Additional information



Capacity 614 TB SFF or 1152 TB LFF, maximum raw capacity depending on mode
Drive Description 192 SFF SAS/MDL SAS/SSD or 96 LFF SAS/MDL SAS/SSD, maximum including expansion, supported, depending on model
Host Interface 16 Gb/8 Gb Fibre Channel (8) Ports per system,1 GbE/10GbE iSCSI (8) Ports per system or 12Gb SAS (8) Ports per system, supported
Storage Controller 2 HPE MSA 2050 SAN Controller or 2 HPE MSA 2050 SAS Controllers, supported, depending on model
Storage Expansion Options HPE MSA 2050 LFF Disk Enclosure or HPE MSA 2050 SFF Disk Enclosure
Clustering Support Windows, Linux, HP-UX, OpenVMS
SAN Backup Support Yes
System Insight Manager Support Yes
Compatible Operating System Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Windows Hyper-V HP-UX Red Hat Linux SUSE Linux VMware ESXi 6 Detailed information available at: http://www.hpe.com/storage/spock
Form Factor 2U
Minimum Dimensions (W x D x H) 8.9 x 49.5 x 44.7 cm
Weight 18.4 kg
Warranty – Year(s) (Parts/labout/onsite) 3/0/0
Warranty Three-year limited warranty, parts exchange Next Business day delivery. For more warranty information refer to http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/wc/public/home