Late to market, short on the specifics
I'm comparing this to the Dell-EMC AX4-5
That has dual active controllers, scales to 60 drives, already has 1TB drives.
The MSA2000 has active passive controllers, scales only to 48 drives and still hasn't got 1TB drives qualified.
I have to conclude that this is not a net new design, but a warmed over version of the MSA1000->MSA1500 product, unlike the AX4-5.
No, before you ask, I don't work for HP or EMC.