The HP ProLiant BL280c G6 is the most versatile product in the BladeSystem scale-out server portfolio. With outstanding dual-processor performance and price per watt, the BL280c helps reduce overall data center power consumption while maintaining high performance.
The latest Intel® Xeon® 5600 series processors offer significant enhancements in both performance and power regulation to help high performance computing environments effectively manage their workloads. Also, the new low voltage DDR3 memory technology provides excellent bandwidth and lowers energy consumption. Overall, the BL280c offers customers the latest technology for improved power efficiency and performance optimization.
The HP ProLiant BL280c G6 server blade now supports a higher frequency low voltage processor, the Intel® Xeon® L5530.
High performance and efficiency
Supports up to two Intel® Standard or Low Voltage Quad-Core or Dual-Core Xeon® 5600 and 5500 series processors
Up to 192GB of DDR3 Registered or Unregistered DIMMS to memory intensive applications
Supports mezzanine expansion slots for I/O options such as multi-function gigabit NICs, standard NICs and Fibre Channel cards, which greatly improves I/O bandwidth and data throughput with additional levels of uptime
Choose up to two non-hot plug small form factor high performance serial attached SCSI (SAS) drives or lower cost serial ATA (SATA) drives
Simple, flexible feature set for system optimization
Affordable, low price server blade significantly reduces the initial investment cost for data centers deploying hundreds of servers at once
Simple feature set makes it easy to customize server nodes that only support one application
Exceptional price per watt delivers data center savings over the lifetime of the server
HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator streamlines data center management applications and allows quick deployment of servers
Insight Control suite delivers comprehensive management for HP BladeSystem including hardware resource deployment, health and performance monitoring, software version control, and vulnerability scanning and patch management
Industry-leading management tools
Conserve valuable IT resources and time by centralizing and simplifying management functions with 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
Insight Control suite is an integrated suite of software that simplifies the provisioning and management of HP BladeSystem infrastructures
Large enterprise compute clusters
Sizeable memory footprint provides high capacity storage for data intense clusters
High performance per watt reduces datacenter power consumption and maintenance spending
Easy to deploy servers make it simple for customers to optimize nodes hosting one application
Customizable management applications streamline the work of system administrators
Memory intensive databases such as financial services storage programs
Large analytical applications: Engineering or science based industries
Electronic design automation systems
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Reviews dated from 9/1/09 – 10/15/09 may have been part of a sweepstakes submission