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HPE Smart Array P246br

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0


  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The HPESmart Array P246brController is a Flexible Smart Array, 12Gb/s SAS RAID controller that provides enterprise-class storage performance and data protection for the HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade when adding D2220sb in adjacent slot. It features four internal physical links and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality with flash-backed write cache (FBWC). The Smart Array P246br Controller delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality; including 1GB flash back write cache, pre-failure warning, and optional Secure Encryption. Data compatibility between HPE Smart Array Controllers means customers can easily upgrade to future Smart Array Controllers.


  • 1 GiBytes Flash-Backed Write Cache (FBWC)
  • PCI Express Gen3 x8 link
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
  • RAID or HBA mode
  • Legacy and UEFI boot operation
  • Up to 4 physical drives
  • Up to 64 logical drives
  • HPE SmartCache (optional license)
  • HPE Secure Encryption (optional license)
  • HPE SSD Smart Path
  • Rapid Parity Initialization (RPI)
  • Rapid rebuild
  • Drive Erase
  • Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads and Read Coalescing
  • Power Efficiency
  • Seamless upgrades to and from other HPE Smart Array controllers
  • Recovery ROM to protect against controller ROM corruption
  • PCI Express flexible card