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Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise
 • Novascale & Escala blade servers in a single chassis to enhance flexibility
 
Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise
The Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise provides performance optimization and increased energy efficiency. It is one of the strengths of Bull s Bio Data Center, a new approach of the Data Center combining performance, flexibility and sustainable development. The Bull Blade Chassis integrates both novascale blade servers based on Intel® Xeon® processors and Escala blade servers based on POWER7 thus providing a modular solution for VMware, Windows, Linux & AIX environments. It is the ideal platform for demanding environments in terms of performance, space occupancy and energy efficiency.
 
  • Increase the I/O bandwidth per blade server slot
  • Investment protection by supporting several server blade generations
  • Up to 14 Escala or novascale blade servers into one 9U chassis
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    Citrix ready
     
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  • Model
  • Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise
      
    Media Tray (on front)
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • included
  • Universal Serial Bus
  • yes 2xUSB 2.0
  • Front system
  • LED panel for Light Path Diagnostics
      
    Module Bays (on rear)
  • Hot-swap power
  • 4x hot-swap 220-240 -volt power-module bays (on front)
  • hot-plug management
  • 2x hot-plug management module bays
  • hot-plug switch
  • 10xhot-swap I/O-module bays
  • hot-swap blower
  • 2x hot-swap blower bays
      
    Blade Bays (on front)
  • Nb of hot-plug blade bays
  • 14x hot-plug blade bays
      
    Redundant Cooling
  • Cooling Description
  • 2x redundant variable-speed hot-swap blowers
      
    Power Modules
  • Standard
  • 2x 2980-watt or greater (200-240VAC) hot-swap power modules; both power modules provide redundancy to each other
  • Maximum
  • x4
      
    Switch Modules
  • Standard
  • for maximum flexibility, network module isn’t included
  • Maximum
  • 2x hot-plug Ethernet switch or pass-through modules and two hot-plug switch/pass-through modules of Ethernet or Fibre channel (depending on the chosen type of mezanine card).
      
    Chassis Management Module
  • Description
  • Redundant hot-plug management modules
  • System
  • Management functions for the entire Bull Blade Chassis
  • Video Port
  • Analog
  • Keyboard Port
  • USB
  • Mouse Port
  • USB
  • Remote Management Connection
  • 10/100 Mb Ethernet
      
    Upgradeable Microcode
  • Management Module
  • firmware
  • Ethernet Switch Module
  • firmware
  • Blade Server Service Processor
  • firmware
      
    Security Features
  • Remote connection
  • Login password
  • Remote Management Access
  • Secure socket layer (SSL) security
      
    Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA) Alerts
  • Blowers
  • YES
  • Blade
  • YES, features depend per blade
      
    Size
  • Height
  • 400.1 mm (15.75 in. or 9 U)
  • Depth
  • 711.2mm (28")
  • Width
  • 482.6 mm (19 in.)
  • Weight
  • 158,8 kg fully configured with modules and blades. Empty chassis without modules or blade servers: Approximately 40,82 kg
      
    Acoustical Noise Emissions
  • Without Acoustics
  • º Module Option 7,5 bells
      
    Environnement
  • Air temperatue
  • º Operating (system) 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
    º Non-operating (system) –40° to +60°C (-40° to +140°F)
  • Humidity
  • º Operating (system) 8% to 80%
    º Non-operating (system) 8% to 80%
      
    Electrical input
  • (50-60Hz single phase) required Max
  • 240 volts AC
      
    Heating Output
  • Minimum configuration
  • 1705 BTU/hour (0,5KVA)
  • Maximum configuration
  • 27280 BTU/hour (8.0KVA)
      
    Safety Compliance
  • Safety
  • Low Voltage Directive, 73/23/EEC, TUV/GS to EN60950 2nd Edition with Amendments, A1= A2 + A3 + A4
  • Emissions
  • EMC Directive 89/336/EEC, BSMI approval, FCC CFR 47 Part 2 abd 1, Verified Class A Limit
  • Environmental
  • ROHS compliant
      
    WARRANTY & SERVICES
  • Standard warranty
  • 3 years onsite
  • Warranty extension
  • Optional Warranty extensions available, please contact local interface
  • Other services (installation …)
  • installation, implementation, deployment, network and remote management
     
     
     
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