Do you need a high-performance blade server that is designed for database, Java, and technical computing applications? The HPE Integrity BL870c i6 Server Blade is a four-socket full-height blade featuring the latest Intel® Itanium® processor 9700 series supported by up to 768 GB memory (48 DIMM slots) and features eight HPE FlexFabric Converged Network Adapter (CNA) ports standard. The HPE BL870c i6 Server Blade also features the unique HPE Blade Link technology which combines multiple blades to create 2, 4 and 8 socket systems, providing greater scalability and flexibility. The HPE BL870c i6 Server Blade can coexist with HPE ProLiant server blades within the same HPE BladeSystem c-Class Enclosure.

What's new

  • Supports the latest Intel Itanium 9700 series processor for higher performance.
  • Supports the latest HP-UX 2017 Operating Environment update release which has enhancements in data management, virtualization, high availability, security and private cloud management.
  • Supports the latest HPE Storage XP7 and HPE 3PAR StoreServ All Flash arrays for higher performance and lower TCO.

Features

Improved Platform Value with New Innovations in HP-UX and HPE Storage

The HPE Integrity BL870c i6 Server Blade extends mission-critical computing of the HPE Integrity and HP-UX platform with support for the new i6 servers through at least 2025.

Take advantage of recent HP-UX innovations that include Veritas 6.1 File system support, Online HP-UX vPAR migration, Smart Quorum with Serviceguard and OpenStack® support for efficient data management and high availability.

Decrease IT TCO costs while boosting IO workload performance by upgrading to the latest HPE XP7 and HPE 3PAR StoreServ 8000 and 20000 series All Flash arrays.

Investment protection with up to two generations of Itanium (i2, i4 or i6) able to coexist in same enclosure.

Speed up Mission-critical Applications

The HPE Integrity BL870c i6 Server Blade comes in two or four, 4-core and 8-core, Intel Itanium 9700 Series processors that provide up to 32 cores of computing power for the most demanding mission-critical workload requirements.

Four embedded FlexFabric 10 Gb converged network adapter ports that deliver extensive bandwidth for network-intensive applications.

High-performance HPE Smart Array Controller for hardware RAID 0 and 1 with read-only 512 MB cache that accelerates time to rebuild.

Scale up to Increase Performance

The HPE Integrity BL870c i6 Server Blade includes the HPE Blade Link technology, which enables linear scalability from 2 to 4-socket server blades to meet your changing business demands.

Four embedded HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric connections for network and storage which reduces the need for additional I/O mezzanine cards.

HPE Integrity Virtual Machines, included with the Matrix OE, that offer the benefits of increased resource utilization and flexibility (shared processor and I/O devices), and rapid deployment.

Improve Reliability and Increase Manageability with HP-UX

HP-UX 11i v3 provides a proven operating environment delivering one of the industry's most resilient UNIX platform so your mission-critical applications are running and secure without compromise.

HP-UX vPars that dynamically adjust and share resources, and require very little overhead. HPE Integrity Virtual Machines, included with the Matrix OE, that offer the benefits of increased resource utilization and flexibility (shared processor and I/O devices) and rapid deployment.

HPE Integrity Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) remote management provides built-in core management functions to simplify setup, health monitoring, and remote administration. Every HPE BL870c i6 Server Blade ships with an HPE Integrity iLO 3 Advanced Pack license pre-installed.

  • Intel® is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Itanium® is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  • OpenStack® is a trademark and/or registered trademark of the OpenStack Foundation in the United States and other countries.
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