Today HP announced their next 2 socket blade server based on the Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 CPU, the BL460c Gen 9. Here’s a quick summary of it.
- Up to 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 (up to 18 cores per CPU).
- 16 x DDR4 DIMM slots providing up to 512GB of RAM
- Support for up to 2 x 12Gb/s SAS HDD or SSD
I wish I could provide more information, but unfortunately HP didn’t market this new product beyond this blog post so I don’t have any additional details including when it will be available to order. As I get them, I’ll update this blog post, so check back in the future.
Kevin Houston is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BladesMadeSimple.com. He has over 17 years of experience in the x86 server marketplace. Since 1997 Kevin has worked at several resellers in the Atlanta area, and has a vast array of competitive x86 server knowledge and certifications as well as an in-depth understanding of VMware and Citrix virtualization. Kevin works for Dell as a Server Sales Engineer covering the Global Enterprise market.
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