HP ProLiant DL380 G5 Server

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP ProLiant DL380 G5 Server

The HP ProLiant DL380, the world's best selling server, delivers on its proven history of design excellence with enterprise-class uptime and manageability, proven 2-socket Intel® Xeon® performance, and 2U density for a variety of rack deployments and applications.

* Up to two (2) Intel Xeon 5X00 sequence Dual-Core or Quad-Core processors with Intel VT technology to improve flexibility, enhanced multi-tasking capabilities, and performance in a virtual environment
* Up to 64GB of 667MHz DDR2 Fully-buffered DIMMs; with interleaving, mirrored memory and online spare capability
* Four (4) available PCI-Express expansion slots standard with optional PCi-X/PCI-X Express riser
* HP Smart Array P400 512MB with BBWC (Performance models);
HP Smart Array P400 with 256MB read cache (Base models);
HP Smart Array E200 with 64MB read cache (Entry model);
Both controllers are upgradeable with battery-backed write cache capabilities and larger read cache sizes.

* Integrated Lights Out 2 (iLO 2) Management for high speed remote management
* New Systems Insight Display for walk up system diagnostics
* Power Regulator and Power Meter for ProLiant, delivering integrated power monitoring and server level, policy-based power management for energy efficiency and cost savings
* Dual multifunction Gigabit NICs with TOE to reduce network latency

Reliability and Efficiency
* Expandable storage for support of up to eight (8) SAS or SATA small form factor drives
* Integrated VMware 3i and Citrix XenServer virtualization technology
* Hot plug redundant fans standard;
Hot plug redundant power optional (standard on performance models)
* Worldwide service and support options

Ideal environment

Environments of all types and sizes
* The unmatched flexibility of the DL380 has made it the best selling server in the world. Sold to businesses of all sizes for a vast array of applications.
* Easily connected to storage networks and easily managed from wherever you are
* The DL380 G5 now offers integrated VMware and XenServer virtualization technology. This revolutionary way of distributing virtualization technology enables fast, straight forward virtual deployments with a consistent and reliable ProLiant experience.

Space-constrained corporate data centers and service providers
* The DL380 packs the storage, memory, and I/O you need into only 2U of rack space
* Ambidextrous cable management and a quick deploy rail solution make racking a snap
* Availability features like hot plug redundant power, online spare memory, and hot plug redundant fans keep environments up and running

Sophisticated SMB locations
* The DL380 is not just for enterprises. Small and medium businesses with rack environments that can benefit from remote server management or network backup should consider the DL380.
* Not ready for a rack environment? Consider the ProLiant ML370.