IBM BladeCenter HS23E

Highlights

The IBM® BladeCenter® HS23E offers you flexible configuration options and provides you the energy efficiency and density you need. Combine the twelve DIMM slots supporting up to 192 GB of DDR3 memory at 1600 MHz, with the integrated 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) onboard for flexibility with value.

Superior performance

The HS23E offers value for performance, with support for the new 8-core Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family that processes up to 16 simultaneous threads and 1600 MHz memory. It is ideal for a variety of workloads such as business applications, virtualisation, IT and web infrastructure, point of sale and smart computing.

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Supports 8-core Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family
Ultra-fast 1600 MHz, 12 DIMM slots
Integrated memory controller
Optional embedded hypervisor
1 standard CIOv and 1 high-speed CFFh expansion slot
RAID-0, -1
Support for two 2.5" hot-swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS or SATA) or solid-state drives (SSDs)
High-speed I/O
Blue Path Cooling design
Support for all BladeCenter chassis
IBM Integrated Management Module (IMM)
Light path diagnostics
Predictive Failure Analysis
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
Open Fabric Manager
IBM Rear Door Heat eXchanger
IBM Calibrated Vectored Cooling™
Trusted Platform Module 1.2
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™
IBM Systems Director
IBM ServerGuide™
Warranty
Form factor/height Single-width (30 mm)
Processor (max) Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family, with up to 8 cores, processing up to 16 simultaneous threads
Number of processors (std/max) 1/2
Cache (max) 20 MB
Memory (max) Capacity: 12 DIMM sockets at 192 GB Speed: VLP Registered ECC DDR3, at 1333 or 1600 MHz, memory mirroring and sparing supported
Expansion slots 1 CIOv slot (standard PCIe daughter cards) and 1 CFFh slot (high-speed PCIe daughter card)
Disk bays (total/hot swap) 2 hot-swappable hard disk drives or solid state drives
Maximum internal storage 2 TB (assumes 1 TB drives)
Network interface Broadcom 5718 onboard NIC with dual Gigabit Ethernet ports with TOE
RAID support RAID-0, -1: choice of software and hardware RAID
Systems management Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), IBM Integrated Management Module, Predictive Failure Analysis, optional embedded hypervisor for virtualisation, Systems Director Active Energy Manager™, light path diagnostics, IBM Systems Director, IBM Server Guide, UpdateXpress, Dynamic System Analysis with Integrated RT Diagnostics, BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available

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