Form factor Rack/7U incorporates blade server bays and hot-swap storage high-availability midplane
Blade bays Up to six 1- or 2-processor, and up to three 4-processor
Disk bays Up to two Disk Storage Modules supporting either 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs)
3.5-inch Disk Storage Module up to six 3.5-inch SAS, Nearline SAS or SATA, or an intermix of the disks
2.5-inch Disk Storage Module up to twelve 2.5-inch SAS HDDs
Media Optional DVD multi-burner accessible from each blade server
Switch modules 4 switch module bays
Power supply module Up to 4 (hot-swap and redundant 950 W/1450 W with load-balancing, auto-sensing and failover capabilities)
Cooling modules 4 hot-swap and redundant blowers standard
Systems management hardware 1 management module standard
I/O ports Keyboard, video, mouse, Ethernet, USB
Systems management software Open and easy systems management and deployment tools
Predictive failure analysis Hard disk drives, processors, blowers, memory
Light path diagnostics Blade server, processor, memory, power supplies, blowers, switch module, management module, hard disk drives and expansion card
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty
Integrated storage Support for hot-swap SAS or hot-swap SATA disks
External storage Support for IBM System Storage® solutions (including DS and NAS family of products) and many widely adopted non-IBM storage offerings

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