With today’s announcement of the Intel E5-2600 v3, Cisco announced the UCS B200 M4 Blade Server. Here’s a quick overview of it.
The 4th generation of the Cisco UCS B200 will offer the following:
- Up to 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 CPUs
- 24 DIMM of DDR4 memory delivering speeds up to 2133MHz and maximum capacities of 768GB
- 2 x hot plug HDD or SSDs
- Dual SDHC flash card sockets (aka Cisco FlexFlash)
- Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1340: a 2-port, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)-capable modular LAN on motherboard (mLOM) mezzanine adapter.
Model specifics have not been provided at this time, but Cisco has released a datasheet which you can find here.
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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