If you are looking to expand your data center with a cost-effective two socket server blade, the ProLiant BL465c Gen8 Server Blade is a perfect choice. It provides a unique blend of core density and a broad memory footprint in a half-height form factor. The blade delivers unparalleled price/performance leadership for virtualization, IT infrastructure, database, and high-performance computing (HPC) environments. With up to 512 cores in a single enclosure, and up to 2048 cores in a single rack, it provides very dense deployment for your data center.
Performance innovations, flexibility in networking options, and robust management features make this the ideal two-socket server blade for mid-market- and enterprise data centers.
Redefining the Customer Experience User-inspired design features – that anticipate your needs and virtually eliminate common issues that result in downtime – include HP SmartDrive carriers, Smart Socket guide, “Snap and Go” rails, flat cabling design, and easy tool-less access. Integrated Lifecycle Automation, an industry first, provides embedded provisioning tools, Active Health monitoring, and system maintenance capabilities standard on all ProLiant servers using the industry-leading HP iLO Management Engine. Dynamic Workload Acceleration delivers smarter data protection for drive capacities, workload-aware analysis to optimize and adapt storage performance, and six times faster solid state performance versus the previous generation. Automated Energy Optimization improves the server's ability to analyze and respond to "3D Sea of Sensors" data within the server, as well as to self-identify locations and inventory through HP Insight Control, for maximum workload optimization across the entire data center.
Intuitive, Configurable Management System Eliminates Tedious, Time-Consuming Tasks HP Intelligent Provisioning is a single embedded tool for all server setup and configuration tasks. All of the firmware, drivers, and tools that you need to quickly get your systems online are built into Gen8 servers – no more CDs or DVDs needed. 24x7 provides 24x7 continuous agent-less health monitoring and alerting, and 100% configuration change logging. Start problem analysis faster using unified diagnostic tools with secure data transfer to HP Service and Support. Smart Update is a breakthrough system maintenance tool: its one-click simplicity systematically updates firmware and system software, across servers and blade infrastructures, at the scale of your data center.
Improved Application, Storage, and I/O Performance HP SmartMemory provides unmatched performance, quality, and manageability advantages above industry- standard memory, with support for up to 512 GB capacity at 1333 MHz, and up to 256 GB at 1600 MHz. The integrated HP Smart Array P220i RAID controller, with 512 MB Flash Backed Write Cache, supports HP Smart Storage and HP SmartDrives. Choice of up to two 2.5-inch SFF SAS, SATA, or SSD drives. BL465c Gen8 1x8 and 1x16 I/O expansion slots support the highest-performing mezzanine option cards, and provide I/O bandwidth improvements over the previous generation. HP FlexibleLOM provides the ability to customize server networking today, and the ability to meet future needs, without overhauling server hardware. Provides choice of bandwidth and fabric (Ethernet, FCoE, InfiniBand), and supports wake on LAN (WOL).
Built for Performance, Efficiency, and Serviceability AMD Opteron 6300 Series Processors provide new levels of performance and efficiency over the previous generation. The Health Status LED on the server blade, and the Location LED on the HP Smart Drives, allow for quick visibility to issues or blades that need to be located and serviced. Plus, it offers improved efficiency with support for 1.25V ULV and 1.35 LV HP SmartMemory. Improved access to mezzanine cards enables quicker removal and easy access to the new FlexibleLOM card. The FlexibleLOM is designed with easy lifting- and removable handles.
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