General and HPE Specific Abbreviations
This is just a list that we had stored somewhere of SSD abbreviations that we thought might be useful to put online for others.
At Vertical Enterprise, our best selling SSDs are HPE, and that’s why this list is geared towards that brand.
However, many of these abbreviations are interchangeable with IBM, EMC, etc.
If you need pricing or compatibility information on HPE or other Enterprise level SSDs, we’d love to help.
It’s often easiest to just call (231-492-0286). Or, use the form at the end of the page for extra information including our current individual and bulk pricing.
Are we missing some? We would appreciate the help if we are!
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|ACU||HPE Array Configuration Utility|
|ADU||HPE Diagnostic Utility|
|DS||Digitally Signed Firmware is indicated by||Digitally Signed Firmware can be confirmed in the capacity/workload tables by SKU number.|
|DWPD||Drive Writes Per Day|
|EB||Enterprise Boot||HPE generally uses “Enterprise” to determine warranty length.|
|HE||High Endurance||AKA “Performance Endurance”|
|LPC||Low profile carrier converter SFF to LFF|
|M.2||SSD Form Factor||M.2 is a replacement for mSATA|
|MDL||Midline||HPE generally uses “Midline” to determine warranty length.|
|MLC||Multi Level Cell|
|NAND||negative-AND||Non-volatile flash memory|
|NGFF||Next Generation Form Factor||Now known as “M.2”|
|NVMe||Non-Volatile Memory Express|
|PLP||Power loss protection|
|QR||Quick Release Carrier|
|RW||Non Hot Plug Carrier|
|SPL||SAS Protocol Layer||Needs confirmation|
|SC||In HP Hot-Plug SmartDrive Carrier|
|SCC||Smart Carrier Converter|
|SLC||Single Level Cell|
|SNMP||Simple Network Management Protocol|
|TLC||Triple Level Cell|
|uFF||Micro Form Factor|