Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant BL460c G7

HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade
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The HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade provides
excellent performance, industry-leading management
tools, and simplified network integration.
There’s no doubt why the HP ProLiant BL460c G7
Server Blade is the world’s most popular blade.1 It
offers the ideal balance of performance, scalability,
and expandability, raising the bar for data center
computing. By packing two processors, two hard
drives, up to 384 GB of memory, and a dual-port
FlexFabric adapter into a half-height blade, the
ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade gives IT managers
a single platform that can help handle various
business applications.
The ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade is designed
to run and help enhance mainstream business
applications in enterprise data centers. Building on the
features of its previous generation, the ProLiant BL460c
G7 Server Blade now supports the latest four- and
six-core Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series. It embeds
a dual-port 10 Gb FlexFabric adapter for simplified
network integration. The server also supports up to
384 GB of memory and provides the ability to use all
12 DIMM slots without reducing memory speed.2 The
ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade includes Integrated
Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) remote management, which offers
increased performance, a streamlined interface, and
enhanced standards support over the prior generation
of embedded management.
IDC Worldwide Server Tracker, Q110, by unit volume
When using the correct combination of processors and PC3-10600
DIMMs, the ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade supports running up to
12 DIMMs at 1333 MHz
Transform your server management
Integrated HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric support
HP Insight Control software is essential server
management software that unlocks the management
capabilities built into your HP ProLiant servers. Insight
Control delivers powerful capabilities that enable you
to proactively manage ProLiant server health.
HP Virtual Connect can simplify and converge your
server edge connections, integrate into any standardsbased networking and storage infrastructure, and
reduce complexity while cutting costs.
The iLO 3 management processor brings a new level
of remote management performance, user experience,
and standards support to ProLiant customers. HP iLO
Advanced for BladeSystem enables additional remote
features, including the ability to cap server power and
automatically capture video footage of server events
like the last boot and last fault, and allows for global
team collaboration for multiple users.
•Increase the bandwidth for network-intensive
applications with embedded dual-port 10 Gb
FlexFabric adapter
•Simplify management and lower infrastructure costs
by converging LAN and SAN traffic over the same
flexible connection
•Make up to eight connections to network and
storage without adding on mezzanine cards
•Divide and fine-tune network and storage bandwidth
The next-generation remote management with iLO 3
to match application requirements
can get work done faster whether your server is across
Industry-leading infrastructure management
the hall or across the globe. New features include:
The ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade series comes
•Turbo-charged performance
with excellent management and configuration
tools to offer better remote administration, lifecycle
•Streamlined interface
management, and resource utilization. With the
•Enhanced standards support
ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade, you can:
Ideal environment
The HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade is designed
for large enterprise data centers, mainstream/
midsized data centers and departments, and small
workplaces and branch offices. It delivers powerefficient compute power and expanded memory that
is suitable for mainstream business applications in
enterprise data centers.
•Deploy servers quickly, proactively manage virtual
or physical server health, and efficiently regulate
power consumption with HP Insight Control
•Rapidly provision, continuously analyze, and
confidently enhance your converged server
infrastructure with HP Matrix Operating Environment3
Features and benefits
Converged networking
Dense compute power
The HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade can help
you remove silos in your data center and consolidate
multiple technologies into pools of interoperable
resources to deliver operational flexibility for the future.
It comes with HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric technology
that improves flexibility, enhances performance, and
allows to remove up to 95 percent4 of equipment.
The ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade helps to reduce
the amount of space and power it takes to run your
IT infrastructure resulting in significant cost savings.
It features:
•Up to two-, four-, or six-core Intel Xeon 5500/5600
series processors
•12 DIMM slots that support up to 384 GB of DDR3
memory with advanced ECC (error checking and
•HP Smart Array P410i controller for hardware
RAID 0 and 1, with optional cache modules for
increased performance
•Up to two small form factor (SFF) SAS, SATA, or
SSD drives
•Internal USB and SD card slots that enable simple,
flexible hypervisor deployments
•Save time and conserve valuable IT resources by
simplifying remote management with iLO 3
With its integrated HP NC553i 10Gb 2-port FlexFabric
Converged Network Adapter (CNA), the ProLiant
BL460c G7 Server Blade supports stateless TCP, TCP
Offload Engine (TOE), Fibre Channel over Ethernet
(FCoE), and iSCSI protocols. It also helps you connect
virtual machines to Ethernet, Fibre Channel, or
iSCSI networks with one device, over one wire. By
converging your networking with HP FlexFabric, you
can also add, move, and recover network connections
in minutes versus days.
Formerly known as HP Insight Dynamics.
irtual Connect Flex-10 provides up to four times the number of connections
(FlexNICs) per server without increasing the number of NICs or managed
switches required to connect them.
Technical specifications
HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server Blade
Processor and memory
Number of processors
Maximum number of cores
Processors supported
Intel Xeon 5600 series processor
Intel Xeon 5500 series processor
Low-wattage processor offerings
4 MB L3
8 MB L3
12 MB L3
Memory type
PC3-10600 DDR3 RDIMM and UDIMM
Standard memory
6 GB or 12 GB, depending on model
Maximum memory
384 GB
Advanced memory protection
Advanced ECC
Mirrored memory
Memory lock step mode
Online spare
Memory slots
12 DIMM slots
Storage type
Hot-plug SFF SAS
Hot-plug SFF SATA
Hot-plug SFF SDD
Maximum internal storage
Up to two (2) hot-plug SFF SAS/SATA/SATA SSD HDD
Maximum internal drive bays
Two (2) small form factor (SFF) hot-plug drive bays
Expansion slots
2 slots x 8 PCI Express Mezzanine slots (one Type I, one Type II)
Storage controller
HP Smart Array P410i/Zero memory
Form factor
Half-height blade; 16 blades per c7000 Enclosure, 8 blades per c3000 Enclosure
HP NC553i FlexFabric 10GbE Network Adapter
Remote management
HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3)
Redundant power supply
Enclosure-based power
3-year parts/3-year labor/3-year onsite
For additional technical specifications, visit: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13706_div/13706_div.pdf
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into operation in a timely and professional manner.
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4AA3-0658ENW, Created September 2010; Updated January 2011, Rev. 1