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Vibrant buys and sells new and used HP Blade Servers and BladeSystem enclosures.
HP's Proliant blade servers support 2-4 Intel or AMD processors and
various atorage and connectivity options. Up to 16 blades can be
installed per enclosure and up to 6 hp bladesystem enclosures can be
installed per rack. We provide the full line of systems and parts from
the latest models to end of life hardware.
Please contact us with any questions or request a quote.
L2000 Base System
HP Blade Server Review:
HP Blade servers are compact server modules which are designed and
created so that use of physical space can be optimally used and energy
can be minimized. A number of blade servers can be placed in a ‘Blade enclosure’,
and this enclosure also provides many services like power, networking,
cooling and management. HP Blade servers are given a more specific name
as ‘Blade System’. They have more efficient design than the traditional stand-alone or individual rackmount servers.
– Blade servers are best used for website hosting, cluster computing,
or any environment where dozens or hundreds of hot swap server blades
– Users may have huge amounts of computing workloads so these blade
servers provide users with more processing power / IO bandwidth to work
HP Blade servers are in high demand because they provide immense
computing power, have increased speed and take up a smaller footprint.
HP blade systems have higher concentrations of blade servers than any
other blade server system and more power in turn. Configure a rack with
up to 128 blade servers in the largest HP Blade models.
HP BladeSystem History
Blade server machines from HP were introduced in October, 2004. HP focused mainly onthe
server density and minimizing power usage at the same time, this
strategy helped HP in putting in large number of systems in market.
HP BladeSystems for sale:
HP has a wide range of Blade Systems available
– Blade system enclosure
– ProLiant server blades
– ProLiant Workstation blades
– Integrity Server Blades
HP Blade servers are typically divided into following categories:
– Half height units
– Full height Units
This division is based upon the number of slots used by the blade. 1 slot for half height and 2 slots for full height.
Half Height Blade servers:
– BL 2x220c: These server machines are engineered for high
density server environments. It takes half height slot space and
consists of 2 servers. With 192 cores, computing servers can be
increased up to 32.
– BL280c: These servers are basic level servers and are not
manufactured for dense environments. They don’t require 10 GB internet
and hot plugin data drives. These servers are mostly used for medium
level service providing tasks.
– BL460c/465c: These servers are the most famous servers among
the blade server series and have large memory. These machines contain
10GB network card and hot plug drives. Typical example of these servers
are and AMD (BL465) and Intel BL460
– BL490: These servers are somewhat similar to Intel BL460
with more concentration on virtualization. These types of servers are
extremely suitable in virtual server environments.
Full height Blade servers:
– BL680/685c: This server contains 4 physical processing units
and is only full height server in the family of blade servers by
occupying two half heights in the blade enclosure. It contains two hard
plug drives along with 512GB or RAM.
HP is the leading provider of Blade systems, with over 50% of the present market share.
Contact us today for pricing on used HP Blade Servers