HPE Modular Smart Array (MSA) 1040

End of life Date:
April 30, 2023
Storage Device

Capacity (Single enclosure and maximum additional drive enclosures)1

For Large Form Factor (LFF):

144TB (Single LFF array-head -using 12 x 12TB LFF SAS Midline (MDL) drives)576 TB (By adding 3 LFF disk enclosures behind LFF array & using 12TB LFF SAS MDL drives)

For Small Form Factor (SFF):

76.8TB (Single SFF array-head - using 24 x 3.2TB SFF Solid State Drives (SSD)307.2TB (By adding 3 SFF disk enclosures behind SFF array & using 3.2TB SFF SSD drives)

Pool capacity2

GL200: 169TB (154TiB)

GL210: 219TB (200TiB)

GL220: 329TB (300TiB)

GL220 with large pool support - 562TB (512TiB)


6GB per controller

Total LUNs (LUN size are dependent of the storage architecture: Linear v/s virtualized)


Maximum LUN size: 140TB (128TiB)

Thin provisioning allows to create the LUNs independent of the physical storage

Host interconnect

2 x 8Gb Fibre Channel (FC) ports per controller

2 x 1 GbE RJ-45 Ports per controller

2 x 10 GbE Ports per controller

2x 12Gb SAS Ports per controller

Maximum drives with 3 expansion

48 LFF/99 SFF

Maximum host supported

64 in v2 UI

512 in v3 UI

Server compatibility

Supports most HPE ProLiant and BladeSystems including:

HPE ProLiant DL, ML

HPE c-Class Blade Servers

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