HP 9000 rp8440 Server

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP 9000 rp8440 Server

The HP 9000 rp8440 Server is an affordable, scalable, and flexible system. It offers significant consolidation opportunities with exceptional performance density of up to 32 processor cores per server and two servers per rack. Powered by the dual-core PA-8900 processor and featuring the hard and virtual partitioning capabilities within HP-UX 11i, this system delivers high-end computing at a midrange price.

You also gain significant performance boosts through the integration of the processor with the HP Super-Scalable Processor Chipset sx2000, developed by HP. This chipset offers decreased latencies and increased system bandwidth while delivering all the reliability, availability, and serviceability features and simplified management you would expect from a high-end server.

The HP 9000 rp8440 Server delivers tremendous value in mission-critical 64-bit computing, and it is ideal for such demanding workloads as databases, enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, and enterprise-wide SAP installations.

The HP 9000 rp8440 Server also offers lasting value, lower total cost of ownership (TCO), decreased IT complexity, and investment protection.

Superb application performance to meet your demanding business needs
The HP 9000 rp8440 Server is powered by the HP sx2000 Chipset and HP PA-8900 processors. Coupled with the HP-UX 11i operating system and the HP Virtual Server Environment (VSE), the HP 9000 rp8440 Server is an ideal platform for any of your performance-sensitive workloads as well as your application and server consolidation needs. The VSE includes hard partitions (nPars), virtual partitions (vPars), high availability (Serviceguard), capacity on demand, and HP Workload Manager (WLM) capabilities, so you can maintain your service levels by allocating resources automatically to make the best use of system resources.

These components and capabilities enable you to maintain your service levels by allocating resources automatically to make the most effective use of system resources.

Robust and trusted operating system for your critical business and IT requirements
The capabilities of the HP sx2000 Chipset and PA-8900-based family of servers are further bolstered by HP-UX 11i which delivers robust UNIX® leadership in high availability, security, and quality.

Cost-efficient resource utilization enhances system and application availability
The partitioning capabilities and HP utility pricing offerings of the HP 9000 rp8440 Server maximize use of your system resources and budget while maintaining service levels. Additionally, HP 9000 servers use the same intelligent management capabilities as those used across the platforms and multiple operating systems of HP's broad server portfolio-further reducing complexity while enhancing the efficiency of your heterogeneous environment.

Low TCO and investment protection
If you are looking for an outstanding return on your IT investment, the HP 9000 rp8440 Server helps reduce your TCO through aggressive acquisition prices and low operating costs. This rack-optimized server makes it possible to pack significant processing power into a smaller system chassis, which presents strong server consolidation and space conservation opportunities. Through the use of common parts with midrange HP Integrity servers, the HP 9000 rp8440 Server offers exceptional IT investment protection through seamless, in-chassis upgrades.