HP ProLiant BL480c Server Blade

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP ProLiant BL480c Server Blade

The HP ProLiant BL480c delivers an unmatched combination of two processor (2P), multi-core performance, and expansion. Experience the difference with the HP ProLiant BL480c, the industry's only 2P server blade that offers 12 DIMMs, four hot-plug drives and three I/O expansion slots. The HP ProLiant BL480c server blade features two Quad-Core or Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors, up to 64GB of ECC 667 MHz DDR2 memory, four network adapters, and your choice of four hot-plug SAS or SATA drives. The HP ProLiant BL480c has more than you've come to expect from a 2P server blade, and can handle your most challenging applications.

The BL480c now supports the Intel® Xeon® Quad-Core X5470 3.33 GHz processor and up to 64 GB of memory.

Large Enterprise data centers

* Outstanding performance with quad-core processors, extensive memory capacity and best-in-class networking
* Essential fault tolerance: Embedded Hardware RAID 0,1,5 capability to limit costly network downtime with optional battery-backed write cache with RAID 6
* High performance remote manageability to support centralized or remote data center environments

Mainstream/mid-sized data centers and departments, branch offices

* Enterprise performance and reliability at an affordable price
* ProLiant management tools ease server deployment and life cycle management when resources are limited
* Flexible SAS and SATA storage options

Ideal applications

* Multi-tiered enterprise applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel, Oracle, and JDE
* Corporate infrastructure: file/print, mail/messaging (such as Exchange and Lotus Notes), domain name system, directory services, firewall, and small to medium-size databases
* Virtualization solutions such as VMware® and Microsoft Virtual Server®
* Performance sensitive network infrastructure services, Client/server: Citrix Terminal Services