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BladeCenter HT Chassis

IBM BladeCenter S Big benefits for the small office

Highlights


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.


Product features

Hardware summary


Feature Benefits
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
Media Tray
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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