HP adds to x86 server lineup, powered by Intel’s dual-core tech

HP has announced new additions to its x86 server lineup that are powered by Intel’s latest dual-core technology: the Intel Xeon processor DP. Using the processors, the new HP ProLiant servers can boost certain enterprise application performance by as much as 44 percent.

Initially available on the two-processor HP ProLiant DL380 and four-processor HP ProLiant ML570 and DL580 servers, the new dual-core Intel Xeon processors offer customers industry-leading performance, price-to-performance and performance-per-watt ratios.

HP plans to expand its ProLiant portfolio with additional dual-core Intel Xeon processor and Intel Xeon processor 7000 sequences as they become available in volume. As the leading vendor of industry-standard x86 servers in India, HP is positioned to drive the adoption of dual-core technology. When combined with the latest in virtualization technologies, x86-based HP ProLiant servers can help customers consolidate business-critical application environments to reduce complexity and cost while increasing business agility. “Dual-core Intel Xeon processors will enable HP to take forward its innovation-driven server strategy to the Indian customers by offering more choice and a better price performance ratio.” said Rajesh Dhar, Country Manager, Industry Standard Servers, Technology Solutions Group, HP India Sales Pvt. Ltd.

“This new technology can be easily deployed to enhance the existing industry-standards environment of the customers by using the same management, options and tools as before.””As a leading vendor of enterprise servers, HP continues to advance their product line by offering customers the combined leadership of Intel and HP innovation through their ProLiant lines of servers,” said Patrick Gelsinger, senior vice president and general manager, Digital Enterprise Group, Intel.

“With the launch of dual-core Intel Xeon processors, HP will continue to offer customers outstanding performance and trusted platforms to help grow and expand their business.”HP’s Intel Xeon processor-based products are created with the reliability, ease of ownership and optimized system performance for which HP ProLiant servers are known.

Providing a scalable foundation for customers of all sizes, HP’s dual-core-based servers announced today include:? HP ProLiant DL380 – The DL380, the world’s best-selling server, is a 2U rack server designed for a variety of deployments and applications. Recently outfitted with Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology, the DL380 now offers increased efficiency, higher reliability, better performance and more flexible configurations through the eight universal small form-factor hot-plug drives.

The new dual-core Intel Xeon processors will first be available on the U320 SCSI models and then appear on SAS models as the processors become more readily available. ?

HP ProLiant DL580 – The DL580 is an enterprise-class, four-way server engineered to provide maximum scalability and high availability while providing leading serviceability and configuration flexibility in a 4U chassis. The DL580 is the world’s only four-way industry-standard rack server with front-accessible hot-plug RAID memory, supporting up to 64 GB of memory, providing reliability and availability for business-critical applications. ?

HP ProLiant ML570 – The ML570 is the industry’s first four-way expansion server that offers not only exceptional performance but increased reliability with hot-plug RAID memory, powerful management capabilities and unmatched internal expansion. Support for up to three terabytes of internal storage, 10 PCI slots and 64 GB of memory makes the ML570 ideal for enterprise applications, server consolidation and remote site deployment. HP Services extends its range of award-winning HP Care Pack services providing support for HP ProLiant Intel dual-core based products throughout the complete lifecycle of the server.

Services include off-site system builds through on-site installation and startup services for servers, software deployment and manageability enablement. Additionally offered are proven service methodologies and skilled support engineers, which help customers reduce implementation cost.


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