Smart Array PCIe mezzanine card that connects to a HP 6 Gb/s SAS BL switch through the c-Class enclosure high-speed mid-plane supporting shared SAS storage
6 Gb/s SAS physical links distributed across 2 external 2x ports to support SAS switches
6 Gb/s SAS physical links distributed across 2 internal 1x ports to support SAS HDDs
The HP Smart Array P712 m mezzanine card is the preferred high value solution for 6 Gb/s shared SAS storage for the HP ProLiant BladeSystem servers. It is one of the highest performing controllers in the SAS portfolio and provides levels of reliability for the HP BladeSystem through its support of the SCSI technology and advanced RAID capabilities.