Vendor's description: The HP ProLiant BL2x220c G6, the industry's only 2-in-1 server blade, offers excellent power efficiency in a dense form factor to help scale-out and cluster computing environments efficiently utilize their infrastructure resources. The combination of outstanding compute performance and energy savings gives customers the ability to make the most of their datacenter.
With support of up to 32 server nodes per enclosure and two 6 core CPUs per node, the BL2x220c expands to provide up to 1536 cores in a 42U rack. Also, the BL2x220c has a large memory footprint with 96GB of DDR3 memory per server node. This excellent scalability combined with the power efficiency of the Intel® Xeon® 5600 and 5500 series processors makes the BL2x220c an ideal server for demanding high performance computing datacenters.
What's new • Support for Intel® Xeon® 5600 series processors • Support for Low Voltage 4GB and 8GB DDR3 memory
Features Leading Power Efficiency • Supports up to (2) 4 or 6 core low voltage Intel® Xeon® processors per node to maintain excellent performance while lowering energy consumption. • The combination of density and power efficiency results in excellent performance per watt. • Power Meter, Power Regulator and Dynamic Power Capping are unique HP technologies created to enforce control of blade power consumption. • High server density lowers enclosure power overhead.
Extreme Density • Combines two server nodes in one blade chassis to optimize compute performance. • Supports 384 processor cores in an c7000 enclosure and 1536 cores in a 42U rack. • Expands to 96GB of memory per server node and 192GB per blade.
High Performance • Intel Xeon 5500 and 5600 series processors support Turbo Boost technology which adapts to optimize both power consumption and performance depending on your requirements. • One (1) x8 I/O slot per server node that supports Infiniband, 10Gb Ethernet and Fibre Channel mezzanine cards to improve bandwidth and improve data transfer speed. • One (1) embedded Dual-port NC362i Gigabit Server Adapter per node. • Supports one SATA or SSD drive per server node.
Industry-leading management tools • Conserve valuable IT resources and time by centralizing and simplifying management functions with the ProLiant Onboard Administrator. • HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem-Additional iLO features with power capping, power regulator reporting, scripted multi-server virtual media and additional enterprise security. • HP Insight Control Environment for BladeSystem is an integrated suite of software that simplifies the provisioning and management of HP BladeSystem infrastructures.
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