HP ProLiant DL385 G5 Server

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP ProLiant DL385 G5 Server

The new HP ProLiant DL385 G5 delivers on the DL385 performance and the DL380's history of design excellence with enterprise-class uptime and manageability, and now with Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ performance, power efficiency, and 2U density for a variety of rack deployments and applications.

What's new
Introducing the new HP ProLiant DL385 G5, now available with powerful AMD Opteron™ Quad-Core processing power with 55 Watt high efficiency options.

* Support for up to two Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processors
* AMD Dual Dynamic Power Management (split plane) technology for increased performance
* Improved performance by speeding memory access with independent Core and Memory Controller voltage plane operation
* Support for Independent Memory Channel Mode with up to 32GB of DDR2 memory (8 x 4GB DIMMs)

* Four PCI-Express expansion slots standard, optional PCI-X
* Integrated iLO2 remote management
* Front-accessible Systems Insight Display for walk up system diagnostics
* HP Smart Array P400 with 256MB read cache (Base and Performance models); or Smart Array E200 with 64MB read cache (Entry model). Both controllers are upgradeable with battery-backed write cache capabilities and larger read cache sizes.

Reliability and Efficiency
* Expandable storage for support of up to eight high performance Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) drives
* Highly versatile 2U rack design
* Redundant fans standard; redundant power optional
* Worldwide service and support options

Ideal environment

Environments of all types and sizes
* Large internal storage capacity for everything from web apps to databases
* Easily connected to storage networks and easily managed from one place

Space-constrained corporate data centers and service providers
* The DL385 packs the storage, memory, and I/O you need into only 2U of rack space
* Cable management arm 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 and users productive

Sophisticated SMB locations
* The DL385 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 DL385.