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The HP ProLiant BL2x220c G7, a breakthrough fabric and density server, offers industry leading networking capabilities with an embedded Mellanox QDR Infiniband solution. This gives customers a focused Infiniband networking environment to reduce cost and simplify network management

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HP ProLiant BL2x220c G7 includes:

  • Processor:
    • Up to two (2) Intel® Xeon® 5600 Series processors
    • Intel® 5500 chipset
  • Memory:
    • Six (6) DIMM slots
    • Up to 96GB of memory with PC3-10600 or PC3-8500 (DDR3-1333) Registered DIMMs, or up to 24GB memory with PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333) Unbuffered DIMMs
    • Advanced ECC memory support
  • Internal Drive Support:
    • 1 non-hot plug small form factor SATA per node (SATA: 500GB)
      NOTE: SAS and/or SATA drives cannot be mixed within the server.
  • Network Controller:
    • Embedded Dual-port NC362i Gigabit Server Adapter
    • Embedded One-port NC543i 1-port 4xQDR IB/10Gb Flex-10 Adapter
    • One (1) additional 10/100 network adapter dedicated to iLO 3 Management
  • Mezzanine Support:
    • No mezzanine slots in the BL2x220c G7 Server Blade.
  • Internal USB Support:
    • One (1) internal USB 2.0 connector for security key devices and USB drive keys
    • One (1) optional internal SD-HC card slot 
      NOTE: Internal USB 2.0 not available when SD-HC card slot option is installed
  • Form Factor:
    • Half height c-Class Server Blade
  • Infrastructure Management:
    • This server blade requires the latest version of the Onboard Administrator firmware. This firmware release may also require other subsystem firmware upgrades. For information on the latest firmware versions, please see the Blades Firmware Maintenance website at:
    • HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) management processor for simplified server setup, health monitoring and recovery, power and thermal control, and lights-out remote administration.
    • HP Insight Control, as product options, deliver essential infrastructure management that can help save time and money by making it easy to deploy, monitor, control and optimize your IT infrastructure through a single, simple management console. Insight Control support both Windows and Linux-based central management server
    • HP Insight Dynamics for ProLiant servers, a product option, is an integrated command center that enables you to continuously analyze and optimize your adaptive infrastructure. This advanced infrastructure management software lets you reduce the cost of common data center tasks by as much as 40 percent while keeping pace with your changing business.
  • Operating Systems:
    • Supports Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Oracle Solaris Operating Systems
  • Enclosures:
    • The BL2x220c G7 supports the following enclosure:
      • The HP BladeSystem c7000 rack enclosure is 10U high and holds up to 16 ProLiant BL2x220c Blades (32 server nodes) plugged vertically. 
        NOTE: Ten (10) fans are required in the c7000 enclosure.
        NOTE: N + N power supply redundancy is not supported. N + 1 power supply redundancy is supported.
        NOTE: The BL2x220c G7 is not supported in the c3000 enclosure.
    • Server blades, storage blades, interconnect modules, power supplies, fans, and redundant Onboard Administrator modules are all designed to fit into the c7000 enclosures
    • 95 Watt Processor Configuration Requirements and Limitations
      • When 95W processors are installed the following configuration requirements and limitations apply:
      • All six (6) DIMM slots must be populated on each server node.
      • Six (6) enclosure power supplies are required.
      • Ten (10) fans are required in the c7000 enclosure.
      • N + N power supply redundancy is NOT supported. N + 1 power supply redundancy is supported.
    • For additional enclosure information, please see:
  • Warranty:
    • This product is covered by a global limited warranty and supported by HP Services and a worldwide network of HP Authorized Channel Partners. Hardware diagnostic support and repair is available for one year from date of purchase. Support for software and initial setup is available for 90 days from date of purchase. Enhancements to warranty services are available through HP Care Pack services or customized service agreements. Hard drives have either a one year or three year warranty; refer to the specific hard drive QuickSpecs for details.
      NOTE: Server Warranty includes 3 year Next Day Parts replacement, 0-Years Labor, 0-Years Onsite support. Additional information regarding worldwide limited warranty and technical support is available at: