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Offering Storage Capacity that Grows and Protects Your Data; HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 Server


The HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 Server’s standard configuration includes the HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i Controller.  HP Smart Storage Administrator ( is the simple software tool that comes with the ML350e Gen8 v2 (part of HP Intelligent Provisioning) to allow setup, configuration, and management of the controller. 


With the HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i controller, you get RAID 0, 1, and 10 and optional RAID 5 with 512MB FBWC module.  When you need additional storage or require additional RAID (data protection capabilities) levels, the ML350e Gen8 v2 is compatible with the following HP Smart Array controllers and JBODs for growing storage capacity needs.





To see the complete details on the HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 storage options, please see the QuickSpecs or review the HP Smart Array Controller Compatibility Matrix .


With the HP SmartArray P430, P431, and the P830 controllers compatibility to the HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2, HP Secure Encryption is available for customers seeking additional security for their data at rest. HP Secure Encryption a controller-based data encryption solution for ProLiant Gen8 servers protecting sensitive data at rest for HP Smart Array Px3x Controller attached to direct attached storage  and cache memory with both remote and local key management modes.  For large datacenters, offer HP’s ESKM solution that allows central key management for over 1000s clients and two million keys.  Many companies, especially those under government regulations require that sensitive data must be secured and not compromised.  HP Secure Encryption provides encryption for data at rest as an important component for complying with government regulations like HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley which both have data privacy requirements.  HP Secure Encryption is just one of the solutions in the HP data privacy portfolio that includes Data Sanitization and Defective Media Retention (DMR) services. Click here for more information.


The HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2 Server provides essential performance and features delivering exceptional value, ideal for a business with a tight budget.  It allows your business to scale and grow as needed with support for up to two processors, 12 DIMM slots, 16 small form factor (SFF) or 8 large form factor (LFF) drives, 6 PCIe slots, and 8 USB ports.  Accommodating changing business needs is easier with the ML350e Gen8 v2 with its designed-in flexibility and ability to increase storage capacity and protection with the HP value added offerings.


Click here for more information about the HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 v2.  


Additional Resources:

HP ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array Controllers Family data sheet

HP Smart Array Controller and Host Bus Adapter to Disk Enclosure and Disk Array Compatibility

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