The HP StorageWorks 2000sa G2 Modular Smart Array is a 3Gb SAS direct attach, external shared storage solution that helps customers easily transition from direct attached to centralized storage. The MSA2000sa G2 gives maximum configuration flexibility. The MSA2000sa G2 allows mixing of enterprise-class, dual-ported SAS drives and archival-class SATA drives, and supports both Large Form Factor and Small Form Factor drives. The optional HP StorageWorks 2000 Modular Smart Array Snapshot Software offers increased data protection. The MSA2000sa G2 can be configured with a single controller for a low initial price with future expansion, or with dual controller for situations that require higher availability and performance for the most demanding entry-level situations.