Vendor's description: Engineered for virtualization with a large memory footprint and more I/O than any other four socket server blade, the BL685c G6 eliminates the barriers to server consolidation and delivers outstanding performance for compute-intensive database applications.
What's new • Up to four 4 or 6 core AMD Opteron™ processors with AMD Virtualization™ technology for ideal performance for virtualization applications • 32 DIMM sockets support up to 256GB of memory for best-in-class memory per VM ratios and more VMs per server • HP Smart Array P400i storage controller with 512MB read cache and optional battery-backed write cache delivers high performance disk I/O and data protection • ProLiant Onboard Administrator powered by iLO 2 delivers industry leading remote control and embedded health management including virtual KVM and graphical remote console
Features Optimized for more VMs per server • Up to four 4 core AMD Opteron processors • 32 DIMM sockets support up to 256GB of memory • HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 technology enables up to 16 ports of Ethernet connectivity before adding additional server adapters • Internal USB port and SD card slot for easy, rapid deployment of embedded hypervisors
Flexible deployment options • HP Smart Array P400i storage controller delivers essential RAID 0 and 1 support with optional battery-backed write cache for additional fault tolerance to limit costly downtime • Hot plug serial hard disk drives for maximum availability • Low wattage SATA solid state disks for maximum power savings • Three (3) PCI Express mezzanine expansion slots for optional Ethernet, Fibre Channel, iSCSI, InfiniBand, and external storage applications • Direct-attach blades for local storage, data protection, or PCI card expansion
Industry-leading management and configuration tools • Conserve valuable IT resources and time by centralizing and simplifying management functions with the ProLiant Onboard Administrator powered by Integrated Lights-Out 2 and Insight Control suite. • The ProLiant Onboard Administrator delivers the industry's most complete, high-performance, out-of-band remote management solution. • Get even more out of HP iLO 2 by upgrading to the iLO Advanced, featuring power regulator reporting, scripted multi-server virtual media and additional enterprise security. • HP Insight Control suite delivers deep insight, precise control, and ongoing optimization to unlock the potential of your BladeSystem infrastructure.
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