HPE BladeSystem

One platform. One interface. One synchronized view.

The Foundation for the Software-defined Data Center

Hewlett Packard Enterprise can help you converge your compute, storage, network, management and virtualization into one federated and one automated infrastructure.

HPE BladeSystem and HPE OneView deliver a single infrastructure and single management platform with federated intelligence, automated for rapid service delivery and rock-solid reliability. They help you streamline and accelerate every step of your IT operations—from client to cloud—by combining HPE BladeSystem with the powerful HPE OneView management platform.

That’s why Gartner named us a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Modular Servers.

Finding the Right Strategy to Take Advantage of Disruptive Technologies

Today, you’re trying to build an IT strategy that takes advantage of disruptive technologies like mobility, cloud computing and Big Data. At the same time, business demands improved convenience, speed and agility. 

Transform Your On-Premises Infrastructure

IT Leaders who are juggling multiple priorities with constrained infrastructure are often pressured to move workloads off-premises, but that’s not always the right approach. See why.

Staying Ahead of Infrastructure Change

Based on enterprise IT managers’ real life experiences and unbiased reviews, learn how your peers tackled rapid change with a converged infrastructure

Why Choose HPE BladeSystem?

Speed Deployment of IT Services

On average, HPE BladeSystem users deploy new services in 64% less time. That can mean shrinking 20-hour deployments to less than one hour.

Make IT a Center of Innovation

Users are 15% more productive due to improved performance and availability of important business applications.

Reduce Business Risk

HPE BladeSystem users experience an average of 91.3% less downtime after deployments.

Five Strategies for Transforming On-Premises Infrastructure

IDG asked 200 CIOs how they are planning to deal with their next-gen infrastructure needs amid all the challenges. Get the results now.

Technical Overview


  • Up to 16 server blades and 8 interconnect bays in a 10U
  • 6U and 10U form factors
  • Supported by Onboard Administrator, iLO and Insight Control

Virtual Connect

  • Wire once simplicity
  • FlexFabric 20/40 with 40Gb downlinks
  • 4:1 consolidation of LAN and SAN links
  • 24 Port 16Gb Fibre Channel Module


  • Half-height and full-height servers
  • 2- and 4-socket, support up to 2TB memory
  • Graphics servers scale 3-D user density


  • NAS, DAS, SAN and backup
  • 8/16Gb Fibre Channel and FCoE
  • Direct Attach Storage Blade
  • SATA/SAS/SSD support


  • 10Gb, 20Gb, 40Gb Ethernet
  • 56Gb InfiniBand
  • FlexFabric and converged adapters
  • SFP+, QSFP+ and 10Gb-T


  • HPE OneView—single view of infrastructure
  • Supports BladeSystem, Virtual Connect, 3PAR
  • Automation through profile template
  • Unified API for Chef, Docker and more

Deploy the Best Solution for Your Workloads

Unlock the Power of Database Consolidation with the Right Infrastructure

Empower IT to move at the speed of business with one infrastructure, one management platform.

Optimize Your Virtualization Workloads for Faster IT Service Delivery

Find out how you can optimize virtualization workloads by transforming your infrastructure to accelerate IT service delivery.

Find the Right Infrastructure for VDI to Power the Productivity of Your Workforce

Consolidating database workloads is easier with the right infrastructure to unlock operational simplicity and efficiency.

Boost Business Productivity with the Right Infrastructure for Unified Communications and Collaboration Infrastructure

To boost productivity with effective unified communications and collaboration using Microsoft Suite applications, IT needs the right infrastructure and seamless management of both virtual and physical environments. Learn how HPE can help.


White Paper : Top Five Reasons to Move to HPE BladeSystem

White Paper

An IDC InforBrief, sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

White Paper : Eight Steps to Building an HPE BladeSystem

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A Family Guide to building a better BladeSystem

Case Study : Mansfield Oil Transforms Its Business with HPE BladeSystem

Case Study

Innovative fuel supplier boosts productivity while streamlining IT with HPE ProLiant Server Blades.

White Paper : Inside the HPE ProLiant Gen 9 C-Class Server Blades

White Paper

See what makes the ProLiant Gen 9 servers special on the inside.

Case Study : AmeriPride Leverages HPE BladeSystem

Case Study

HPE BladeSystem provides a flexible platform for continual transformation and innovation.

White Paper : HPE ProLiant BladeSystem Gen9 vs Gen8 and G7 Server Blades on Data Warehouse Workloads

HPE ProLiant BladeSystem Gen9 vs Gen8 and G7 Server Blades on Data Warehouse Workloads
White Paper

Learn how Gen9 server blades give more performance per dollar for your investment.

White Paper : HPE Reference Architecture for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

HPE Reference Architecture for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
White Paper

This white paper shows that this solution can support the target 7,500 mailboxes with a 150 messages per day per mailbox profile in several different scenarios.

Blog Post : Hewlett Packard Enterprise Business Community

Blog Post

Join the conversation in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Business Community.

White Paper : The Total Economic Impact™ Of HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Blade Servers

White Paper

Forrester’s Total Economic Impact study of HPE ProLiant BL460c blade servers deployed for financial services.