The HPE Smart Array E208i-a SR Gen10 Controller has increased flexibility with Mixed Mode which operates in RAID and HBA simultaneously and eliminates the expense of having to purchase another controller.
The HPE Smart Array E208i-a SR Gen10 Controller, supporting 12 Gb/s SAS and PCIe 3.0, provides a cost-effective storage solution with enterprise-class reliability supporting RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 and software-defined storage (SDS). This controller has eight internal SAS lanes, allowing connection to SAS or SATA drives, supports Mixed Mode operations of RAID and HBA simultaneously, and offers encryption for data-at rest on any drive. This type-a modular controller occupies a dedicated storage slot without occupying a PCIe expansion slot.
The HPE Smart Array E208i-a SR Gen10 Controller is a cost effective enterprise-class controller that provides the basic building blocks for simple RAID storage solutions while delivering 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity on HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers when connected to 12 Gb/s internal storage devices.
Offers a low-cost solution to enable software-defined storage.
The HPE Smart Array E208i-a SR Gen10 Controller protects data-at-rest on any drive attached to the controller with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption (optional license).
Comply with regulations for sensitive data, such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption.
Preserve data integrity with HPE SmartSSD Wear Gauge, which alerts you to potential drive issues before a drive fails.