The HPE Smart Array E208i-c SR Gen10 Controller, supporting 12 Gb/s SAS and PCIe 3.0, provides a cost-effective storage solution with enterprise-class reliability supporting RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 and software-defined storage (SDS). This controller has eight internal SAS lanes, allowing connection to SAS or SATA drives, supports Mixed Mode operations of RAID and HBA simultaneously, and offers encryption for data-at-rest on any drive.
Cost-effective SAS Storage Connectivity
The HPE Smart Array E208i-c SR Gen10 Controller is a cost-effective, enterprise-class controller that provides the basic building blocks for simple RAID storage solutions and delivers 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity on HPE Synergy Gen10 compute modules when connected to 12 Gb/s internal storage devices.
Offers a low-cost solution to enable software-defined storage.
Built-in Reliability and Security
The HPE Smart Array E208i-c SR Gen10 Controller protects data-at-rest on any drive attached to the controller with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption (optional license).
Complies with regulations for sensitive data, such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption.
Preserves data integrity with HPE SmartSSD Wear Gauge, which alerts you to potential drive issues before a drive fails.
Improved Efficiency and Storage Management
The HPE Smart Array E208i-c SR Gen10 Controller has increased flexibility with Mixed Mode which operates in RAID and HBA simultaneously.
Rapidly configure simple RAID volumes on unconfigured servers with the UEFI configuration tool, which also facilitates scripting support to configure an array via iLO through RESTful interface.