Apollo 6000 Systems

Air-cooled, high-performance computing at rack scale delivers optimised density, improved power efficiency and lower cost of ownership.

Get the most out of your infrastructure – and your budget

Move up to high performance computing (HPC) with the scalable, flexible HPE Apollo 6000 System. It gives you a performance-optimised, air-cooled solution that’s within your space limitations and financial requirements. This rack-level solution provides simplified administration efficiencies and flexibility to match the solutions to the workload, to lower your total cost of ownership.

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The world’s most secure industry standard server

Experience fast, secure, and resilient compute, using rack level efficiencies and high density. HPE Apollo 6000 Gen10 Server¹ delivers comprehensive server security with Silicon Root of Trust, run-time security validations, data security in the server, regulatory compliance and more.

Extreme compute performance

Leverage the 205W 28c 2.5GHz Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable family, and optimised design for exceptional application performance with 100Gbps node to node connectivity. Future proof with persistent storage on memory bus and high speed fabric technologies, and lower latency and higher IOPs with NVMe storage.

Rack scale efficiency

Quickly deploy, service, and manage with cold isle front accessible nodes. Leverage improved reliability with integrated Ethernet, Omni Path Architecture, and EDR InfiniBand switches. Enhance your security with TPM, secure firmware updates, iLO5, and secure encryption.

Optimised for TCO

Reduce IT deployment time and support costs through innovative HPC design for fabric radix alignment. Rapidly install and deploy using consolidated iLO port. Minimise power consumption and reduce cooling costs using advanced thermal technology.

HPE Apollo in action

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BASF a global chemical research supercomputer

BASF developed one of the world’s largest supercomputers for industrial chemical research. The new supercomputer drives the digitalisation of BASF's worldwide research.

BP aggressively embraces high performance computing

The world’s largest HPC system for commercial research helped BP find an estimated 200 million barrels of oil, helping fill the world's energy needs.

Technology that sets HPE Apollo apart

We offer complete solutions, starting with Intel processors and purpose-built platforms, then layering innovative software, management tools and fabric.

A new HPE infrastructure compute experience

On your journey to Hybrid IT, experiences matter. The new HPE Compute Experience delivers the experience of cloud computing with the security and control of your data centre. 

HPC-specific software solutions

HPE works with leading industry partners to provide software that maximises application performance, optimises resources, and improves operational productivity. HPE Core HPC Software Stack is a complete software set for creating, optimising, and running HPC applications. HPE Insight Cluster Management Utility (CMU) is an integrated, easy-to-use point solution for provisioning, management, and monitoring clusters of any scale.

A complete portfolio of management components

HPE rack- and system-level management solutions help you get the most out of your infrastructure – and your budget – and improve efficiency without affecting performance.  They provide extensive monitoring, cluster administration, lifecycle management, power control and measurement, pooled power and system management.

High performance fabric interconnects

All HPE Apollo Systems support the latest high-bandwidth, low-latency interconnect technologies. They include InfiniBand, which provides the performance and scalability required by HPC clusters and data centre applications. HPE Apollo also supports Intel® Omni-Path Fabric, which delivers HPC workloads and scales to tens of thousands of servers.

  • Processor


    • Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Family
  • Processors / cores / speed


    • Up to 2 processors per server node
    • 14/16/18/20/22/28 Cores
    • 2.5 GHz
  • Memory 


    • DDR4-2666
    • 1.5 TB
    • 16 DIMM slots
  • Drive bays


    • 4 SFF HDD/SSD
    • 4 NVMe SSD option and 2 internal M.2 optional kit
  • Network


    • 2x10 GbE embedded + choice of standup
  •  I/O options


    • 2x EDR or OPA mezzanines
  • PCIe slot options


    • x8 internal, x16 external or, 
    • x8/x8 internal/external PCIe 3.0 slot
    • Supports –F Omni-Path directly off CPU
  • Infrastructure management


    • HPE iLO 5, UEFI boot mode


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1. Based on external firm conducting cyber security penetration testing of a range of server products from a range of manufactures, May 2017.