The HP Smart Array P222 Controller is a low profile, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides entry-level, second generation storage performance, scalability, and data protection for select HP ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers.
It features four internal and four external SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration with flash back write cache, global online spare, and pre-failure warning. Data compatibility between HP Smart Array Controllers means customers can easily upgrade to future Smart Array Controllers.
Seamless upgrades from past generations to next generation HP high performance and high capacity Serial Attached SCSI Smart Array controllers.
The SA-P222 Controller supports the HP D2600 Disk Enclosure and HP D2700 Disk Enclosure.
6 Gb/s SAS technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth and contains full compatibility with 3Gb/s SATA technology.
x8 PCIe 3.0 host interface technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth up to 7.45GB/s maximum bandwidth.
Addition of the flash backed cache upgrade enables array expansion, logical drive extension, RAID migration, and stripe size migration.
Standard on the P222 are RAID 6 ADG, RAID 60 ADG, RAID 1 ADM, Capacity Expansion, mirror split, recombine, and rollback in Online Mode, Drive Erase, Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads and Read Coalescing, Move/Delete any individual LUNS and Online Split Mirror.
The HP SSD Smart Path feature included in the Smart Array software stack improves SSD read for all RAID levels and RAID 0 write operations by optimizing the path to each SSD attached to the controller.
Mix-and-match SAS and SATA hard drives, lets you deploy drive technology as needed to fit your computing environment.
Support for > 2 TB in a single logical drive.
Support for HP SAS tape and tape automation products.
Software consistency on most current shipping Smart Array products: HP Smart Storage Administrator (HP SSA), HP Systems Insight Manager, and Intelligent Provisioning.
The SA-P222 controller supports up to 54 drives.
Low-profile PCI Express form factor - ships with a full size bracket for deployment in either a low-profile or full sized slot
x8 6Gb/s SAS physical links (compatible with 3G SATA)
512 MB DDR3-800 MHz 40bit Flash-Backed Write Cache provides up to 4.2 GB/s maximum bandwidth.
All hardware is covered by our 3 Year Intelligent Servers Warranty Program. We serial number track ever single piece of hardware and sub-level component. If you have any failures or problems with what you've ordered please call 0800 612 8711 and request our RMA department who will handle any issues and arrange a replacement if the piece of hardware or component is still within the 3 year warranty period from the date the original order shipped.