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Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID Boot optimized M.2 Raid controller

Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID Boot optimized M.2 Raid controller

SKU: HX-M2-HWRAID

The Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID Boot Optimized M.2 RAID Controller is designed for unparalleled storage performance and resilience. This controller enhances your server's capabilities by supporting RAID configurations that safeguard your data against drive failures and optimize speed. It's specifically built to manage dual M.2 SSDs, allowing for a streamlined, boot-optimized setup that ensures faster boot times and efficient system performance. This RAID controller is an ideal solution for enterprises seeking to boost their storage reliability and server efficiency with minimal configuration complexity.

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Features

  • Boot-optimized RAID controller for Cisco M-Series servers.
  • Supports M.2 SATA SSDs for improved performance and reliability.
  • Enhanced storage configuration flexibility for various boot scenarios.
  • Reduces system downtime with RAID 1 mirroring for data redundancy.
  • Compact design to fit seamlessly within Cisco servers.
  • Best suited for applications requiring reliable and quick boot processes.
  • Integration with Cisco UCS Manager for simplified administration.

Technical Specifications

  • Compatibility: Cisco M-Series servers
  • Storage Support: M.2 SATA SSD
  • RAID Levels: 0, 1
  • Interface: SATA 6Gb/s per port
  • Form Factor: M.2 2280
  • Controller: Boot optimized 2-port M.2 RAID controller
  • Operating Temperature: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
  • Non-Operating Temperature: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
  • Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Dimensions: 110 mm x 22 mm x 3.5 mm (L x W x H)

Frequent Ask Questions
  • What is the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID?

    The Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID is a boot-optimized M.2 RAID controller designed for use in Cisco HyperFlex systems. It provides hardware RAID functionality for M.2 SSDs, enhancing system performance and reliability.

  • Which servers are compatible with the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller?

    The Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller is specifically designed for Cisco HyperFlex systems and is compatible with select Cisco UCS servers that support M.2 SSDs.

  • What RAID levels are supported by the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller?

    The Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller supports RAID levels 0, 1, and 5, allowing for flexibility in configuring storage to meet performance and redundancy requirements.

  • How many M.2 SSDs can be connected to the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller?

    The Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller can connect up to two M.2 SSDs, providing options for creating RAID arrays that suit various application needs.

  • Is the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller hot-swappable?

    No, the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller and the M.2 SSDs it manages are not hot-swappable. The system must be powered down to install or replace the controller and SSDs.

  • What are the benefits of using the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller?

    Using the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID controller provides several benefits, including increased system performance, improved reliability through hardware RAID, and the ability to use high-speed M.2 SSDs for boot and storage purposes.

  • Does the Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID support NVMe M.2 SSDs?

    The Cisco HX-M2-HWRAID is designed to support SATA-based M.2 SSDs. While it may work with some NVMe M.2 SSDs, it is optimized and validated for SATA-based drives within Cisco HyperFlex environments.

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