Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant DL180 G6

HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server
Data sheet
Combining storage density, expandability and energy efficiency,
the new HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server gives you an extremely
flexible computing platform with powerful compute technology
and ample I/O and storage.
With the HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server, you will find
a cost-effective, general-purpose rack server that
effectively meets the needs of growing businesses
and corporate scale-out. The HP ProLiant DL180 G6
Server is a powerful dual-processor capable server
that delivers power efficiency and essential features
for 32‑bit and 64-bit applications. Developed to
address the needs of small and medium enterprises,
the ProLiant DL180 G6 Server offers the efficiencies
of a rack server while maintaining the economics of
a tower server.
The ProLiant DL180 G6 Server has an array of new
features and innovations that set it apart from previous
generations and the competition. The ProLiant
DL180 G6 Server features the latest Intel® Xeon®
processors, an increased DIMM slot count, small form
factor (SFF) drives, a 28 TB internal storage capacity
and efficient memory and power supplies.
The ProLiant DL180 G6 Server is a flexible,
space‑saving solution combining the benefits of
a compute node with those of a storage server.
Moreover, with improved features providing
enhanced reliability, simplified maintenance and
lower total cost of ownership (TCO), it can help you
handle complex business requirements with ease.
Key features and benefits
High performance
The ProLiant DL180 G6 Server gives you the
performance advantages of a dual- and quad-core
architecture along with the following new features:
•Up to two quad-core or six-core Intel Xeon 5500
and 5600 series processors give you the compute
power you need for heavy workloads.
•Up to 192 GB of PC3-8500 (1066 MHz) DDR3
memory allows you to benefit from fast speeds and
increased bandwidth.
•Four internal PCI Express slots (3x8 full-length/
full‑height and 1x16 low-profile/half-height) provide
flexible connectivity options.
•Up to 28 TB of internal storage provides the
capacity you need.
•Support for up to 14 large form factor (LFF) or
25 small form factor (SFF) drives gives you the
flexibility of choice.
•HP Smart Array support facilitates increased I/O
performance and optional RAID 5 data protection.
Simplified management and deployment
The ProLiant DL180 G6 Server has added
capabilities that reduce unplanned downtime
as well as setup and update time. In addition, it
delivers standards‑based control from any location,
anytime. Key highlights include:
•HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator powered
by HP Lights-Out 100i (LO100i) enables
standards‑based, remote management.
•Intelligent Platform Management Interface
(IPMI) 2.0 standard and Systems Management
Architecture for Server Hardware Command Line
Protocol (SMASH CLP) allow you to standardise
commands for remote management.
•LO100i Advanced (available with licence‑activated
keys) provides virtual KVM and virtual
media support.
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•Rack-optimised 2U form factor allows fast
deployment and efficient maintenance of largescale cluster solutions.
•Easy-access chassis and internal component
labels enable fast and simple maintenance and
expansion.
Enhanced reliability
•Embedded HP NC362i Integrated Dual Port
1 Gb NIC features load-balancing, failover and
sideband support – reducing network latency.
•Support for up to two redundant hot-plug power
supplies helps keep environments up and running.
•The addition of the Easy Setup CD facilitates rapid
and simplified deployment with the SmartStart
Scripting Toolkit (SSSTK), HP Smart Update
Manager (HP SUM) and Smart Components.
•Internal USB option provides additional
connectivity and security.
•SNMP agents provide HP Systems Insight
Manager (SIM) management (health and
performance monitoring, alerting and system
control), which helps reduce unplanned downtime.
Energy-efficiency leadership
•Trusted Platform Module (TPM) option facilitates
enhanced data protection.
The ProLiant DL180 G6 Server comes with new features
and components that reduce power consumption without
affecting performance. This is ideal for energy‑conscious
customers. With a family of high-efficiency power
In addition, the ProLiant DL180 G6 Server supports
supplies, you can lower your power consumption and
HP Insight Control suite for Linux (ICE-Linux), which
enables comprehensive monitoring and management help make sure that you do not oversubscribe your
power requirements. With the ProLiant DL180 G6 Server,
of Linux-based ProLiant server platforms.
you can:
Right-sized solution
The ProLiant DL180 G6 Server provides expandable
performance and is designed to enhance processing
throughput and dependability at a low cost.
Options include:
•Choice of the latest quad-core Intel Xeon
processors provides the processing power to run
multiple tasks and applications simultaneously.
•PC3-10600 DDR3 registered or unregistered
DIMMs provide cost and power flexibility at a
component level.
•PCI riser options give you the ability to replace two
x8 slots with one x16 slot.
•Four-drive LFF models can be expanded with an
eight-drive option kit.
•Reclaim lost data centre power with right-sized
ProLiant power supplies that enable you to meet
your exact needs
•Choose from 460 W or 750 W power supplies
that are up to 94 per cent efficient
•Benefit from common power slots that significantly
reduce the spares needed
•Rely on efficient choices at the component level –
power supplies, low-power processors and memory
and voltage regulators – to conserve energy
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get an overview of the HP ProLiant
DL180 G6 Server
Ease of ownership
The HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server delivers
performance and value with these features:
•Optional high-efficiency power supplies and
low-voltage CPUs help achieve lower total cost
of ownership.
•Industry-standard management tools from your
choice of leading operating system vendors make
the ProLiant DL180 G6 Server easy to set up,
maintain and troubleshoot.
•‘Tool-less’ rail kits save time during rack
installation.
•Dense 2U rack design and efficient power supply
choices facilitate increased use of server rack and
data centre space.
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Dependability and support
Thriving businesses know that properly deployed
and supported technology can offer a competitive
advantage. So when it comes to expert, dependable
support, HP can help you in more ways than one.
•A global server support network assists you with
setup and installation, and provides reliable
after‑sales support when you need it from a single
point of contact.
•A broad range of preconfigured, factory-integrated
and tested cluster packages are ideal for midrange
technical computing.
Technical specifications
HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server
Processor and memory
Processor type
Intel Xeon 5500 and 5600 series processors
Available processors
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor X5675 (3.06 GHz, 95 W)
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor X5670 (2.93 GHz, 95 W)
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor X5650 (2.66 GHz, 95 W)
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor X5660 (2.80 GHz, 95 W)
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5649 (2.53 GHz, 80 W)
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5645 (2.4 GHz, 12 MB L3 cache, 80 W)
Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor L5640 (2.26 GHz, 60 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5640 (3.2 GHz, 95 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5640 (2.66 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5630 (2.53 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5620 (2.40 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor L5630 (2.13 GHz, 40 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5540 (2.53 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5520 (2.26 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5606 (2.13 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5603 (1.6 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5506 (2.13 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5504 (2.00 GHz, 80 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor L5630 (2.13 GHz, 40 W)
Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor L5520 (2.26 GHz, 60 W)
Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor E5503 (2.0 GHz, DC)
Processor core
6, 4 or 2
Processor cache
12 MB, 8 MB or 4 MB Level 3 cache
Max processor speed
3.2 GHz
Multiprocessor
2
Maximum front-side bus speed
1333 MHz
Memory type
PC3L 10600R-9 DDR3
PC3-10600E DDR3-1067
PC3-8500 DDR3-1066
Standard memory
4 GB, 8 GB or 16 GB depending on model
Max memory
192 GB using 16 GB DIMMs
Memory slots
12 DIMM
Advanced memory protection
Advanced ECC
Storage type
Hot-plug
Hot-plug
Hot-plug
Hot-plug
Hot-plug
Max number of hard drives
25
Note: Up to 14 hot-plug LFF SAS 7.2K rpm 2 TB and 15K 1 TB and 300/147/72 GB
Up to 14 hot-plug LFF SATA 7.2K rpm 1 TB and 750/500/250/160 GB
Up to 25 hot-plug SFF SAS 15K rpm 146/72 GB, 10K rpm 600/300/146, 7.2K rpm 500 GB
Up to 25 hot-plug SFF SATA 7.2K rpm 500/160 GB
Removable media bays
1
Expansion slot
4 total; 3 or 4 available depending on model
Storage controller
HP Smart Array P212, HP Smart Array P410 or HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller on standard models; optional Smart
Array controllers
3.5 in. SAS
3.5 in. SATA
2.5 in. SAS
2.5 in. SATA
SATA Midline SSD
Deployment
Form factor
Rack
Rack height
2U
Networking
Embedded HP NC362i Integrated Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
Infrastructure management
HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator powered by LO100i
Redundant power supply
1 built-in power supply
(optional redundant power supply)
Redundant fans
Optional
Warranty
3-year parts
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Ideal environment
Customer technical training
The HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server provides ultimate
flexibility and capacity for small and midsize
businesses as well as scale-out computing.
Consider education as an integral part of your
strategy to get the best return on investment for
your HP storage solution. HP offers a variety of
training courses on storage software, networking,
archiving and disk storage systems. Our classes are
available in many delivery modalities from traditional
instructor-led courses at one of our 80 training
centres worldwide to online and/or onsite training
customised to your needs. To know more, visit:
Small and midsize businesses
•Performance in a cost-effective solution can meet
small and midsize business budget needs.
•Quad-core Intel Xeon processors and DDR3
memory options allow for fast throughput on
most applications.
www.hp.com/learn/storage
Network service providers
•Large-capacity and low-cost drive options make the
ProLiant DL180 G6 Server ideal for gaming, mail
and messaging; Web search; 1 GB mailboxes;
video storage and streaming; file/print; and
photo applications.
•Rack-optimised, 2U form factor enables fast
deployment and efficient maintenance of
large‑scale cluster solutions.
HP Financial Services
HP Financial Services provides innovative financing
and financial asset management programmes to help
you cost-effectively acquire, manage and ultimately
retire your HP solutions. For more information on
these services, contact your local HP representative,
or visit: www.hp.com/go/hpfinancialservices
HP Factory Express
HP Factory Express is designed to help you get a
better return from your IT investment by providing
customisation, integration and deployment services
along with your storage and server purchases.
It provides predictable, trusted and tested IT solutions
tailored to your business needs. We allow you to
customise hardware to your exact specifications in
the factory – helping to speed up deployment and
free up internal resources. To know more about
HP Factory Express, Visit:
www.hp.com/go/factoryexpress
HP Services
HP Technology Services – consultants and support experts to solve
your most complex infrastructure problems. We help keep your
business running, no matter what.
Boost availability and avoid downtime; trust our expertise to
enhance your HP solution.
Recommended services
3-year, 13x5, same-business-day, 4-hour onsite response coverage
HP Hardware Support Onsite Service provides high-quality remote
assistance and a predictable onsite support service level for your
covered hardware, helping you to improve server and application
uptime. Service is available during the coverage window.
Deployment services
HP hardware-only installation service provides for the installation
of HP branded servers. It is part of a suite of HP deployment
services that is designed to give you the peace of mind of knowing
your products have been installed by an HP specialist.
Related services
3-year, 24x7, same-business-day, 4-hour onsite response coverage
HP 24x7 Hardware Support Onsite Service delivers round the
clock, fast reliable 4-hour response onsite support. Get product
expertise from the manufacturer for fast and accurate problem
resolution with integrated high-quality remote monitoring.
Proactive Select
Is a flexible way to purchase HP first-rate consultancy and services.
You can buy Proactive Select service credits when you purchase
your hardware, and then use the credits over the next 12 months
or 3 to 5 years.
3-year, 9x5, next-business-day, onsite coverage,
excluding holidays
Provides a low-cost hardware support option to uplift hardware
warranty coverage. Service level delivers next-business-day
support with a coverage window of 9 hours per day, between
8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday.
Trust the services professionals at HP. For more information,
contact your HP sales representative or HP authorised channel
partner, or visit: http://www.hp.com/hps
To understand how the HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Server can be easily deployed to virtualise your
environment and achieve greater power efficiency, visit: www.hp.com/servers/proliantdl180
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