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HP X5000 G2 Network Attached Storage Systems

Delivers a high availability, dense capacity mid-range Network Attached Storage appliance with advanced storage features for Windows server centric IT environments that demand 24 x 7 access to data.

Many companies are struggling to deal with unstructured data created by the explosive growth of file content. The new HP X5000 G2 Network Storage Systems is ideal for midsize companies with Windows-centric environments to help them control and file unstructured data cost efficiently.
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The solution, a two-node Network Attached Storage (NAS) cluster with shared storage built on HP BladeSystem technology and integrated into a converged 3U chassis, provides high availability and greater storage density in one platform.

The HP X5000 G2 Network Storage Systems uses Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition operating system and is designed to deliver a better file serving experience. Storage technologies such as file deduplication and iSCSI provide unique storage features for these converged file and block I/O network attached storage appliances. HP and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 management software provide simplified deployment and management.

What's New

  • New X5000 G2 Small Form Factor (SFF) drive chassis with 36 SFF Hard Disk Drive slots
  • Three new skus based on the X5000 G2 SFF drive chassis
  • 3TB 7.2K MDL SAS HDDs now supported on X5000 G2 Large Form Factor (LFF) drive chassis and externally attached D2600 Disk Arrays
  • New X5000 G2 LFF sku with 24TBs of capacity using 8 x 3TB 7.2K MDL SAS HDDs

Comprehensive, Highly Available Network Attached Storage Appliance

  • Two-node, active/active mid-range NAS cluster and shared storage in a single system.
  • File and block storage capable - CIFS/SMB, NFS, iSCSI, HTTP, FTP, and WebDAV.
  • Advanced storage management features - File deduplication, File Classification Infrastructure, Hosted BranchCache, file screening, storage quotas, and storage reporting.
  • All inclusive software license.

Simple Deployment and Management

  • All standard hardware and software pre-installed in system.
  • Power On to file serving in about an hour.
  • 100% compatible with Windows IT infrastructure - Active Directory, Distributed File System (namespace and replication), Microsoft System Center and more.
  • Can be remotely managed for lights out data center or remote office locations.

Scalable and Affordable

  • Capable of supporting 10,000 plus users on a single system - user number variable based on system configuration.
  • Up to 48TB of capacity inside the system, expands to over 100TB externally with HP D2000 Disk Enclosures.
  • File Deduplication feature can recover up to 40% of disk space.
  • File Classification Infrastructure feature provides insight into your data to help you manage it more effectively, reduce costs and mitigate risks based on the data's business value.
  • No need to buy additional hardware for anti-virus screening - any Windows Server 2008 R2 compatible anti-virus software runs right on the system.

Built on Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services

  • Enables administrators to provide faster access to files while minimizing the effort required to manage distributed data. Users have fast access to information that can be managed more easily by IT pros.
  • Provides organizations with better control over their data using familiar management tools and helps centralize the management of data, which reduces administrative overhead while simultaneously providing insightful information on the file infrastructures.
Manufacturer HP
Part No. QK775A
Width 448
Height 131.8
Depth 863.8
Weight [Kg] 68.95
Rack Units 3 U
Drive Bays (16) LFF SAS and (4) SFF SAS or;
(36) SFF SAS and (4) SFF SAS Maximum, depending on model;
(2) SFF SAS per server blade, included, for O/S mirror only
Capacity 100sTB
HDD Suitability LFF/SFF SAS
Storage Capacity 5.0 Gb/sec; Throughput (mix read/write random IO); Maximum, depending on model; Max performance is depending on model and configuration
Integrated Data Services High Availability;
Unified (File and Block);
Tight Windows integration;
File De-duplication/Branch Cache /File Classification Infrastructure;
Supported OS Microsoft Windows;
Client OS
LAN Controller(s) 1GbE; 10GbE
QW919A; QW920A; QK776A; QW922A; QK777A; QW921A; QK775A; QK778A