HP ProLiant DL585 G2 Server

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP ProLiant DL585 G2 Server

The HP ProLiant DL585 G2 continues to maintain price to performance and performance to watt leadership, posting industry leading benchmark scores including best performance and price/performance for TPC-H at 100GB, best price/performance for TPC-H at 1000GB, and best performance under x86 SPECfp_rate2006 and SPECWeb2005. The choice of a lower power envelope of 95 watt dual-core processors or higher performance envelope of 120 watt dual-core processors, each with AMD Virtualization technology (AMD-V) and the industry leading 128GB memory footprint, makes the DL585 G2 the ideal choice as a platform for deploying your virtualized environment.

What's new
The four socket HP ProLiant DL585 G2 supports next generation 8000 series dual-core AMD Opteron processors up to 3.0GHz, producing a server ideal for space constrained customers looking for leading performance and management in a rack-optimized form factor.

* Up to four next generation 8000 series Socket F AMD Opteron™ processors, running at up to 3.2GHz and with integrated on-die full speed memory controller for outstanding performance and scalability
* 1GHz HyperTransport technology delivering 8GB/sec of direct-connect throughput between each CPU for maximum performance and scalability
* Up to 128GB of PC2-5300 memory running at 533MHz, or up to 64GB of PC2-5300 running at 667MHz
* 9 total expansion slots: (3) x8 PCI-Express; (4) x4 PCI-Express; (2) PCI-X (100MHz)

* Industry-leading remote control capabilities with integrated fourth-generation Integrated Lights-Out 2 (iLO2) technology
* Integrated with HP Systems Insight Manager management utilities
* HP SmartStart server setup and deployment toolkit
* Support for optional ProLiant Essentials Packs, including the Virtual Machine Management Pack, which provides central management and control of virtual machines from Microsoft and VMware, and the Server Migration Pack, which automates the manual processes required for migrating servers between physical or virtual platforms

* Hot plug redundant power supplies and fans
* Advanced ECC memory protection
* Redundant system ROMs
* Redundant/adaptive load balancing NIC Support
* Pre-Failure Warranty (covers processors, SAS hard drives and memory)

* Key performance options include Small Form Factor SAS hard drives, network controllers, and storage controllers
* Management/serviceability upgrades include iLO Advanced Pack, rapid response service options and longer warranties

Ideal environment

Medium to large corporate data center customers
* The combination of leading 32-bit performance, 64-bit support, ProLiant management tools and enterprise-class uptime features and dual-core technology have resulted in a system ideal for corporate customers looking for a leading 4-processor platform with exceptional scalability.
* Ideal for server consolidation, large database applications, ERP, CRM, mail and messaging and business integration applications

High Performance Computing (HPC)
* With a large memory footprint of 128GB and 64-bit software capability, the ProLiant DL585 G2 is revolutionizing the technical performance capabilities of an industry-standard server
* Ideal for high performance clusters, petrochemical, life sciences, material sciences and video rendering