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novascale BL465
 • Pay-as-you grow virtualization blade server
 
novascale BL465
The novascale BL465 server is based on the new Intel architecture, codenamed Westmere EX. It provides increased memory capacity and direct access to memory by the Intel Westmere EX processors. The novascale BL465 provides the ability to increase CPU and memory capacity. The fifth generation of novascale blade servers ensures the continuation of its investment protection by inserting into Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise.
 
  • Scalable server up to 4 sockets Westmere EX (40 cores)
  • Increased memory capacity to support more and larger virtual machines
  • Pay as you grow memory and processor capacity increase
  • Reduce your OPEX by reducing your licenses fees
  • Investment protection by keeping your existing environment
  • Supporting the fastest Intel processor : Westmere EX
  • Increased performance for more Virtualization needs
  • Interoperability by mixing and match with any Bull blade generation
  • A green server with new power management capabilities
  • A reliable server with new error correction functionnalities
  • novascale BL465 is easy to deploy with Rapid Deployment Solution
  • novascale BL465 is easy to administrate with Bull System Manager
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    Windows Server 2008RedHatSuSESAPVirtualized WMWAREXeon Inside 2009Citrix ready
     
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    PRODUCT
  • Model
  • novascale BL465
      
    DESIGN
  • Form factor
  • ready for Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise
      All Bull Blade Chassis contains 14 slots
      novascale BL465 occupies one blade slot (2 sockets)
      
    PROCESSOR
  • Number of processors
  • 2 with 6 to 10 cores per processor (2 blades can be combined to reach 4 sockets)
  • Type
  • Intel Westmere-EX up to 130Watt in certain configurations. Supports Turbo mode, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology and Intel® QuickPath interconnect
      
    ARCHITECTURE
  • Chipset
  • Intel® Boxboro
      
    MEMORY
  • Min. RAM Memory
  • 16GB per slot
  • Max. RAM Memory
  • Up to 1024GB with 4 sockets
  • Type
  • VLP Registered ECC DDR3 SDRAM RDIMMs
  • Memory slots (number, type)
  • Up to 32 x DIMM slots in quad-blade slot configuration
  • Security
  • Enhanced Memory ECC, memory sparing, memory mirrorring, Single DIMM isolation
      
    STORAGE
  • Internal Disk Storage
  • Up to 4x1,8" Solid State Disk (SSD)
  • Boot options
  • local disks, boot on SAN
  • Extended internal storage
  • Bull Storeway, EMC2 and Netapp storage offer. IP and FC SAN support
  • Fibre/SAN external storage models
  • Bull Storeway, EMC2 and Netapp storage offer. IP and FC SAN support
      
    INTEGRATED FUNCTIONALITIES
  • Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • dual Broadcom 5709S controller each with 2x1Gb/s SERDES support teaming, failover, Wake on LAN, Serial over LAN (SOL), and TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE). 4x1Gb/s onboard Ethernet ports integrated
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 0
      
    REDUNDANCY/AVAILABILITY
  • Resource sharing
  • Up to 16X I/O channels. Up to 4xMezzanine cards, two standard PCI-e 1x CIOv Mezzanine card for dual Ethernet or Fibre Channel and two PCI-e x16 CFFh High Speed Mezzanine card for high-speed access.
  • Server Recovery
  • Yes, with option Safekit
  • Failure detection
  • Yes
  • Power/Fan Redundancy
  • Yes
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 245 x 58 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
  • optional Windows Server 2008
  • 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 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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