The BladeSystem c7000 enclosure provides all the power, cooling, and I/O infrastructure needed to support modular server, interconnect, and storage components today and throughout the next several years. The enclosure is 10U high and holds up to 16 server and/or storage blades plus optional redundant network and storage interconnect modules. It includes a shared 7.1 Tbps high-speed NonStop mid-plane for wire-once connectivity of server blades to network and shared storage. Power is delivered through a pooled-power backplane, and power input flexibility is provided with choices of single-phase AC input, 3-phase AC input, -48V DC input, and high voltage DC input.
Extending the foundation for Converged Infrastructure.
The HP BladeSystem c7000 Enclosure goes beyond just Blade servers. It consolidates server, storage, networking and power management into a single solution that can be managed as a unified environment. With demanding workloads, the increased power supply wattage and mid-plane bandwidth aligned with Intelligent Infrastructure technologies such as Platinum Power Supplies, Intelligent Power Module, and Location Discovery Services have enhanced the foundation for converged infrastructure. HP OneView combines server, storage, and networking with control of your data center environment into a single, integrated management platform architected to deliver lifecycle management for the complete Converged Infrastructure. With Onboard Administrator, iLO remote management, and HP OneView you can manage your servers and take complete control regardless of the state of the server operating system.