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Server blades from other vendors often force acompromise of density, performance, or efficiency. HPserver blades offer the same enterprise class features ofstandard HP rack servers. Versus other blade choices,the HP BladeSystem c-Class server blades include more robust features to support a wider variety ofapplications and demanding virtualized environments.More memory for better performance,expandability—two to three times the memorycapacity vs. the IBM HS20More reliability—Unlike other server blades, allProLiant server blades support hot-plug drivesStep 1: Start with a modular foundation.Select the HP BladeSystem c7000 enclosure to simplify building yourinfrastructure.Step 2: Select your HP server blades.Mix and match HP server blades for your applications.Workload ServerBest for...Front- and mid-tier infrastructureapplications HPC/HA ClusteringLarge mail and messaging, e-commerce databases, datawarehouse and mining HPC/HA ClusteringProLiant BL460c1–2P Intel®Xeon®ProLiant BL480c1–2P Intel Xeon• Basic infrastructure applications• Cache advantaged applications• Small mail and messaging, and databases• Web applications• Compute-intensive applications• Largest memory footprint, excellent price/performance• Compute-intensive applications• Compute clusters
9More connectivity options—two to four times the I/O expansion vs. the IBM HS20Better management—iLO 2 integrated into allProLiant server bladesBetter data protection—Integrated RAID with Battery-backed write cache on each ProLiant server bladeFlexible connections to your networksWith up to eight high-speed interconnect bays and theVirtual Connect architecture built in, the HP BladeSystemc-Class offers one of the broadest selections of GigabitEthernet and Fibre Channel connectivity options toprovide network, SAN, network attached storage(NAS) and cluster connectivity.Seamless integration—Standard-based connectivityoptions include Cisco, Brocade, and Blade NetworkTechnologies (formerly Nortel), Mellanox (Q32006), and HP Virtual Connect modules thatintegrate within existing standards.Built-in redundancy—Hot-plug modules can beinstalled in pairs and removed and replaced withoutthe need to cable or re-cable network connections.Extensive data storage solutionsBladeSystem solutions fully support boot-from-SANcapabilities and are tightly integrated to the HPStorageWorks family, providing a comprehensiveportfolio of storage solutions that include industryleading storage array systems, storage area networks(SAN) and networked attached storage (NAS). Inaddition, BladeSystem supports HP backup, tapestorage systems, and active archiving solutions toprovide complete information lifecycle management aswell as support for other third party storage technology.

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