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Product Code: 344286-B21

  • Product Description
Ultra-dense server blades optimised for rapid deployment and provisioning; Ideal for space-constrained enterprises and service providers
High performance 4-way server blade powering mission critical back-end applications
4-way blade server using Xeon processor technology
The HP ProLiant BL Line offers the industry's broadest portfolio of blade servers and technologies optimised to address customers' needs across data centre, service provider and telco environments.
The ProLiant BL p-Class system is part of the ProLiant BL servers and infrastructure portfolio developed for adaptive computing and optimised for rapid deployment and automated provisioning. The ProLiant BL p-Class system provides high performance, high availability server blades for multi-tiered data centre architectures.
The ProLiant BL p-class system enables dynamic scaling and protects your investment with an intelligent, modular infrastructure that can accommodate future server blades. The first 4-way server blade in the ProLiant BL p-Class family is the BL40p, engineered for the back-end enterprise space. This server blade features up to four Intel® Xeon™ MP 2.00 GHz/1M, 2.80 GHz/2M, 2.20 GHz/2M and 3.00 GHz/4M processors, PC2100 ECC SDRAM (12 GB max memory w/ online spare), Integrated Smart Array 5i Plus (with optional BBWC) and four hot-plug SCSI drives. Using the ProLiant BL40p in conjunction with other BL servers, expenses can be reduced by managing remotely from anywhere in the world with the advanced version of Integrated Lights Out (iLO). In addition, an integrated management system and full compatibility with the Insight Manager™ Suite gives you maximum virtual presence and control, management and health monitoring with blade visualization of all your applications.

Technical Specifications

Expansion slots 2x PCI-X (64b/100 MHz capable) for redundant SAN connectivity
Disk drive
Hard disk drive type No hard disk drive in standard configuration
Energy management
Power availability (W) 3000
Power requirements -43 VDC - -53 VDC, Nominal -48 VDC; 62.5 A at -48 VDC
Environmental conditions
Operating relative humidity range (%) 10 - 90
Operating temperature range (T-T) (°C) 10 - 35
Storage temperature range (T-T) (°C) -20 - 60
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing) (%) 10 - 95
Internal memory type DDR
Maximum internal memory (GB) 12
Memory upgrade (GB) 12
Internal memory (MB) 1024
Memory slots 6 slots
Networking features Five NC7781 PCI-X Gigabit NICs (embedded) 10/100/1000T WOL (Wake on LAN) enabled with PXE (Pre-boot eXecution Environment)One additional 10/100T NIC dedicated to iLO Management
Operating system/software
Compatible operating systems Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server; Red Hat Linux 8.0; Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS; SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7; United Linux; Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Optical drive
Optical drive type N
Number of processors installed 2
Processor upgrade Upgradable to quad processing
Processor clock speed (MHz) 3000
Processor family Intel Xeon
Storage controllers
Hard disk controller Smart Array 5i Plus Controller (integrated on system board) with BBWC
Technical details
Diskette drive N
Chassis type Blade (6U)
Internal mass storage 587.2 GB (internal drive cage) (4 x 146.8 GB Ultra320, 1" drives)
Weight & dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH) (mm) 261.4 x 711.2 x 42.9
Weight (g) 8170