Tuesday, February 13, 2007

February '07 Product Launch

Highlights of this months launch include the introduction of the much anticipated Virtual Connect modules and Cisco SAN Switch for the BladeSystem c-Class plus further processor refreshes across the AMD product range. Also worth noting the launch of the Workstation blade (xw460c) and the Integrity blade (BL860c) also for the cClass BladeSystem.

HP 4Gb Virtual Connect Fibre Channel for c-Class BladeSystem
The HP Virtual Connect Fibre Channel Module provides transparent SAN connectivity to external networks to enable server moves, adds or changes without impacting network operations.

HP 1/10 Gb Virtual Connect Ethernet Module

The HP Virtual Connect Ethernet Module provides transparent LAN connectivity to external networks to enable server moves, adds or changes without impacting network operations.

HP ProLiant xw460c Workstation Blade

The HP ProLiant xw460c workstation blade is a data center workstation without boundaries. It offers customers data center security, control and multi-location access flexibility - all with a workstation class user experience. With Dual-Core Intel Xeon 5100 series processor and features similar to desktop workstations, the dual processor capable, Dual-Core Intel Xeon xw460c combines power-efficient computing, and high density with expanded memory for maximum performance.

HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade

The HP Integrity BL860c server blade enables customers to utilize the powerful capabilities of Intel's Itanium processors and HP-UX in a BladeSystem c-Class form factor. The BL860c fully supports Integrity Virtual Machine for unsurpassed virtualization capabilities supported by up to 48GB of available memory. The BL860c is ideal for server and application consolidation in an HP-UX environment not previously available. It also allows Windows, UNIX, Linux, multiple pieces of hardware to operate on single operating system. BL860c is also well suited for superior performance in demanding database intensive, high performance, and scientific computing environments.

HP GbE2c Layer 2/3 Ethernet Blade Switch

The newest addition to the GbE2 family, the HP GbE2c Layer 2/3 Ethernet blade switch now provides four SFP fiber uplink ports in addition to five RJ-45 ports that provide the flexibility to choose between fiber or copper uplinks. A maximum of five 1 Gb uplinks are supported. This is also the first c-Class switch with layer 3 routing, filtering and QOS queuing making it ideal for high bandwidth switching applications within the enclosure. Along with the switch comes a new option, the BNT Fiber SFP Module Kit that contains two 1Gb SR SFP’s.

Cisco MDS 9124e Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem
The Cisco MDS 9124e Fabric Switch introduces a Cisco-branded embedded 4Gb Fibre Channel switch for HP BladeSystem c-Class that offers exceptional performance and scalability for the most demanding environments. The integrated design lowers TCO and enables higher levels of availability, it's also easy to configure and manage. Integrating the Fibre Channel switch within the HP BladeSystem c-Class increases flexibility, performance and simplifies management while reducing costs through consolidation.

HP BLc PCle Modular Option Kit
The HP PCI express mezzanine expansion card for HP BladeSystem c-Class is a four lane PCIe expansion card that is required to provide PCIe connectivity from a full height c-Class blade server to the HP StorageWorks SB40c storage blade.

BladeSystem C KVM Interface Adapter
The BladeSystem C KVM Interface Adapter connects HP BladeSystems c-Class blade servers to an HP KVM for ease of management. Features include a single interface adapter, hot pluggable and it is compatible with all HP Cat five based KVM switches. It can also accept a USB device connection. This adapter eases cable management for a much cleaner solution.

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HP SFP said...

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