The Gen9 family of controllers supports the HP Smart Storage Battery. With HP Smart Storage Battery, multiple Smart Array controllers are supported without needing additional backup power sources for each controller, resulting in simple upgrade process.
Increased Performance for Applications
The HP Smart Array P440ar Controller delivers 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity on HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers when connected to 12 Gb/s internal storage devices for increased performance in messaging, database or general server applications.
Offers integrated 2 GB DDR3-1866 Flash Backed Write Cache providing up to 14.9 GB/s cache bandwidth to reduce latency in write-intensive applications that require heavy logging such as databases.
Optional HP SmartCache provides read and write acceleration for workloads such as databases or web pages.
Data Protection with Encryption Capability
The HP Smart Array P440ar Controller offers optional HP Secure Encryption capability that protects data at rest on any bulk storage attached to the controller.
Long-term data retention with integrated 2 GB Flash Backed Write Cache (FBWC) for improved data reliability.
Delivers predictive spare activation for improved rebuild and increased uptime even in a recovery mode.
Configuration Is Efficient and Simple
The HP Smart Array P440ar Controller and the attached storage devices are configured and managed by the easy-to-use HP Smart Storage Administrator software which is included in the intelligent provisioning of the server.
Data compatibility between the HP Smart Array Controller family allows simple and easy migration at any time when needs for higher performance, capacity, or availability increase such as converting an existing storage volume to more advanced disk array configuration.