HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array 1000

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array 1000 (MSA1000) is a 2 Gb Fibre Channel storage system for the entry-level to midrange storage area network (SAN). It provides the customer with a low-cost, scalable, high performance storage consolidation system with investment protection. It is designed to reduce the complexity and risk of SAN deployments. The powerful but easy to use management software makes it ideal for departmental and remote location SANs. With the addition of two more drive enclosures and the new 300GB drives, it can control up to 42 drives allowing capacity of twelve terabytes. All configuration, management and partitioning and licensing software come standard with no extra charges.

HP's exclusive optional embedded 8-port SAN switches or 3-port hubs give cost effective and space saving methods of creating a SAN environment. The MSA1000 supports Windows (32 & 64-bit), NetWare, and Linux (32 & 64-bit) operating systems. It also supports Tru64 UNIX, OpenVMS, or HP-UX operating systems.

product compatibility

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • NetWare


  • x86
  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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