BladeCenter HT helps reduce network infrastructure costs while increasing network infrastructure performance and flexibility—making it the ideal platform to run your next-generation network (NGN) end-to-end infrastructure applications.
|Dense 12U space- saving design|
|IBM Cool Blue™ technology|
|Green, energy-efficient design|
|IBM Open Fabric|
|Powerful solutions management|
|High-performance, high availability backplane|
|High-speed switch module support|
|High-speed bridge module bays|
|Advanced server management|
|IBM Remote Deployment Manager|
|Light path diagnostics self-diagnosis panel|
|IBM Predictive Failure Analysis|
|Certified testing by UL of the BladeCenter HT chassis has been completed. The BladeCenter HT chassis is covered under a UL-certified NEBS Level 3/ETSI test report, which is available for review upon request|
|3-year customer replaceable unit and on-site limited warranty|
1 Some machines are designed with a power management capability to provide customers with the maximum uptime possible for their systems. In extended thermal conditions, rather than shutdown completely, or fail, these machines automatically reduces the frequency of the processor to maintain acceptable thermal levels.
|BladeCenter HT Chassis at a glance|
|Form factor||Rack/12U, high-availability midplane|
|Blade bays||Up to twelve 2 socket, and up to six 4 socket|
|Standard media||Redundant (two) media tray modules standard, each with two external USB connections.|
|Switch modules||Up to four traditional, up to four high-speed and up to two bridge module bays shared with two traditional bays|
|Power supply module||4 hot-swap and redundant DC or AC with load-balancing and failover capabilities. Operating at -48 V to -60 V DC or 200 - 240 V AC|
|Cooling modules||4 hot-swap and redundant chassis fan modules standard, additional triple fan packs on each power module|
|Systems management hardware||Redundant (2) Advanced Management Modules standard|
|I/O ports||USB-based keyboard, mouse (KVM), Ethernet, DB15 Analog Video|
|Systems management software||Systems management and trial deployment tools|
|Predictive Failure Analysis||Hard disk drives, processors, fans, memory|
|Alarm Management||Blade server, processor, memory, power modules, fans, switch module, management module, hard disk drives and expansion card|
|Limited warranty||3-year customer replaceable unit and on-site limited warranty|
|External storage||Support for IBM System Storage® solutions (including DS and NAS family of products) and many widely adopted non-IBM storage offerings|
|System standards||Certified testing by UL of the BladeCenter HT chassis has been completed. The BladeCenter HT chassis is covered under a UL-certified NEBS Level 3/ETSI test report, which is available for review upon request.|
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