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novascale BL265
 • High-performance application and consolidation server
 
novascale BL265
The novascale BL265 is based on the new Intel architecture, codenamed Westmere. It provides increased memory capacity and direct access by the Intel Xeon 5600 processors through Quickpath interconnect technology. The fourth generation of novascale blade servers ensures the continuation of its investment protection by inserting into any Bull Blade Chassis.
 
  • Upcoming Intel Xeon 5500 architecture
  • Increased memory capacity, performance and power management for Virtualization needs
  • Hot-swap SAS, SATA or SSD disks
  • mix and match with any Bull blade generation
  • Investment protection
  •  
    Windows Server 2008Windows Server 2003RedHatSuSESAPVirtualized WMWAREXeon Inside 2009Citrix ready
     
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    PRODUCT
  • Model
  • novascale® BL265
      
    DESIGN
  • Form factor
  • ready for any Bull Blade Chassis
      All Bull Blade Chassis contains 14 slots
      novascale® BL265 occupies one slot
      
    PROCESSOR
  • Number of processors
  • up to 2 with 4 or 6 cores per processor
  • Type
  • Intel® Xeon® series 5600 up to 130Watt. Supports Turbo mode, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology and Intel® QuickPath interconnect
  • Slot type
  • LGA 1567
  • Integrated L1 cache
  • 32 KB L1 instruction and 32 KB L1 data cache per core
  • L2 cache
  • 256 KB per core
  • L3 cache
  • 4–12 MB shared by all cores
      
    ARCHITECTURE
  • Chipset
  • Intel® Tylersburg-36D Intel Quick Path Interconnect (NUMA: Non Uniform Access Time)
  • Quick Path Interconnect
  • 26.5GB/s
      
    MEMORY
  • Min. RAM Memory
  • 8GB
  • Max. RAM Memory
  • up to 192GB
  • Type
  • VLP Registered ECC DDR3 SDRAM RDIMMs
  • Memory slots (number, type)
  • 12 xDIMM slots
  • Security
  • Enhanced Memory ECC, memory sparing, memory mirrorring, Single DIMM isolation
      
    STORAGE
  • Internal Disk Storage
  • 2x2,5" hot-swap SAS, SATA or Solid State Disk (SSD)
  • Boot options
  • local disks, boot on SAN
  • Fibre/SAN external storage models
  • Bull Storeway, EMC2 and Netapp storage offer. IP and FC SAN support
      
    INTEGRATED FUNCTIONALITIES
  • Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Single Broadcom 5709S controller with 2x1Gb/s SERDES support teaming, failover, Wake on LAN, Serial over LAN (SOL), and TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)
  • Video Controller
  • Integrated Matrox G200eV video controller
  • Service Processor
  • standard on-board
  • Disk Drive Controller
  • LSI 1064E SAS RAID controller with RAID 0,1
  • Diagnostic facility
  • LED driven
  • USB bus
  • for communication with the DVD-RW and USB ports in any Bull Blade Chassis. One USB port inside the blade server for hypervisor.
  • Keyboard/Video/Mouse (KVM) over IP
  • Standard, Concurrent KVM is supported through the new iBMC
      
    I/O PORTS AND POWER
  • Redundan't to Midplane
  • Yes
  • Mirrored
  • Yes
  • Redundancy to shared resources
  • Yes
  • USB ports
  • 2x
      
    REDUNDANCY/AVAILABILITY
  • Resource sharing
  • 1 CIOv slot (standard PCIe 2.0 x8 daughter card) and 1 CFFh slot (high-speed PCIe 2.0 x16 daughter card) for a total of 8 ports of I/O to each blade, including 4 ports of high-speed I/O or 8 ports of virtual I/O using Virtual Fabric.
  • Server Recovery
  • Yes, with option Safekit
  • Failure detection
  • Yes
  • Power/Fan Redundancy
  • Yes
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 245 x 29 x 446 mm
  • Surrounding temperature
  • Operating (system): 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F); Non-operating (system): -40° to +60°C (-40° to +140°F)
  • Humidity
  • Operating: 8% to 80% Non-operating: 5% to 80%
      
    POWER
  • Voltage
  • 12V, delivered by the Bull Blade Chassis
      
    OS AND SOFTWARE
  • OS Preload
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2
  • Management software
  • Bull System Manager
  • Logical Management Software
  • 30-day trial Safekit for LAN virtualisation, HA and disaster recovery included
  • Install & Configuration software
  • Optional Rapid Deployment Solution (RDS), to ease replicated NovaScale blade server deployment. 30-day Wiseguard Single Sign On software for enhanced security included
  • Windows Server 2003 Certification
  • º Enterprise Edition Yes
    º Standard Edition Yes
  • Windows Server 2008 Certification
  • º Enterprise Edition Yes
    º Standard Edition Yes
  • Linux Certification
  • º Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86) Yes
    º Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (EM64T) Yes
  • Certified Applications
  • º SAP /R3 Yes
    º Oracle Yes
    º Citrix Yes
      NovaScale and Escala rack, Bull Storeway certification, R@ck ’n Roll
      
    WARRANTY & SERVICES
  • Standard warranty
  • 3 years onsite
  • Warranty extension
  • Optional Warranty extension
  • Other services (installation …)
  • installation, implementation, network and remote management
      
    REGULATORY & SAFETY
  • Regulatory compliance
  • CE, TÜV/GS compliance
     
     
     
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