The Lenovo® BladeCenter HT chassis helps reduce network infrastructure costs while increasing network infrastructure performance and flexibility – making it the ideal platform to support demanding next-generation, high-performance core telecom network applications.
This chassis maintains compatibility with the Lenovo BladeCenter family – the three chassis in the BladeCenter family share the same blades and switches and support legacy and currently shipping blades. Customers who will benefit most from BladeCenter HT include telecommunications Network Equipment Providers (NEPs) and Service Providers (SPs).
|BladeCenter HT||BladeCenter H|
|Rack form factor||12U||9U|
|Standard media||universal serial bus (USB), optional Compact Flash, (no DVD/CD)||DVD-ROM|
|Number of switch fabrics||Up to four legacy, up to four high speed and up to two bridge modules||Up to four legacy, up to four high speed and up to four bridge modules|
|Power supply module||AC or DC||AC|
|Thermal design||Four hot-swap fan modules||Two hot-swap fan modules plus up to 12 hot-swap fans|
|Systems management controller||Up to two Advanced Management Modules (aMMs)||Up to two aMMs|
|4X InfiniBand, 10Gb Ethernet capability (internal)||Yes||Yes|
|External I/O ports||USB-based keyboard, mouse (KM), Ethernet, DB15, Analog Video||Keyboard, video, mouse, Ethernet, USB|
|Systems management software||Systems management and trial deployment tools|
|Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA)||Hard disk drives (HDDs), processors, blowers, memory|
|Light path diagnostics||Blade server, processor, memory, power supplies, blowers, switch module, management module, HDDs and expansion card|
|Limited warranty||3-year onsite limited warranty|
Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems
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