The Modular Smart Array 500 G2 is a simple and reliable RAID storage system for enterprise remote offices, distributed computing environments and medium business. Built upon reliable and high performance Smart Array technology the Modular Smart Array 500 G2 offers customers flexibility to cluster servers or share storage for improved storage utilization. The 2nd generation MSA500 system incorporates end-to-end Ultra320 SCSI technology and delivers best-in-class performance and rapid drive rebuild technology. It supports up to 14 HP Universal disk drives and is expandable with an in-place upgrade to the MSA1000. The new Modular Smart Array 500 G2 system adds support for 4-node clusters and a combined cluster and storage sharing environment.