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HP ProLiant DL380e Generation 8 (Gen8) Rack Mount Server

Sets the next generation standards of 2U 2-socket rack servers for the industry.


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The HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 Server delivers essential features and dense storage in a 2U, 2 socket server. Features like management, networking and serviceability along with different drive cage choices help applications meet their needs, including those with unique storage requirements. Also features enterprise-class uptime and HP Insight Control manageability, and 2 socket Intel Xeon performance.
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HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 Server, supports HP iLO Management Engine, a complete set of embedded management features supporting the complete lifecycle of the server, from initial deployment, through ongoing management, to service alerting and remote support. HP iLO Management Engine is standard on all HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers and it includes: HP iLO, HP Intelligent Provisioning (previously known as SmartStart), HP Agentless Management, HP Active Health System and HP embedded Remote Support.

Redefining the Customer Experience

  • User-inspired design features that anticipate your needs and virtually eliminates common issues that result in downtime include HP SmartDrive carriers, Smart Socket guide, “Snap and Go” rails, flat cabling design, and easy tool-less access to all customer serviceable components.
  • Integrated Lifecycle Automation, an industry first, provides embedded provisioning tools, Active Health monitoring, and system maintenance capabilities standard on all ProLiant Gen8 servers and built using the industry-leading HP iLO Management Engine.
  • Dynamic Workload Acceleration delivers smarter data protection for ever-increasing drive capacities, real-time workload-aware analysis to optimize and adapt storage performance and 6X faster solid state performance versus previous generation.
  • Automated Energy Optimization improves the server’s ability to analyze and respond to “3D sea of sensors” data within the server as well as self-identify location and inventory through Insight Control for maximum workload optimization across the entire data center.

Intuitive, Configurable Management System Eliminates Tedious, Time-Consuming Tasks

  • Intelligent Provisioning takes strengths from products like SmartStart, Smart Update Manager, and ProLiant Support Packs, enhances them with the latest ease-of-use features and places them, where you can use them instantly, on the system board.
  • Agentless hardware monitoring and alerting capabilities are built into the server with HP Agentless Management. Starts working the moment that a power cord and an Ethernet cable are connected to the server.
  • HP Active Health System provides 24x7 continuous health monitoring, 100% configuration change logging, and faster problem analysis with HP Service and Support. Start problem analysis 5x faster using unified diagnostic tools with secure data transfer to HP Service and Support.

Improved Application, Storage, and I/O Performance

  • HP SmartMemory which has unmatched performance, quality and manageability advantages above industry standards memory. With support for RDIMM, UDIMM, and LRDIMM with up to 384GB capacity and 192GB capacity at 1600MHz. HP SmartMemory delivers up to 200% more memory capacity over previous generations.
  • Support for HP SmartStorage including PCIe 3.0, HP SmartDrives, and HP Flash Backed Write Cache with capacity up to 2GB. Choice of up to twenty seven (27) 2.5-inch SFF or fourteen (14) 3.5-inch LFF SAS, SATA, SSD drives with optical media.
  • Support for Dynamic Smart Array and Smart Array lineups. The Dynamic Smart Array controller family consists of the B120i which provides SATA support up to 6 drives while the optional B320i provides essential SAS support up to 8 drives and can support up to RAID 5 with optional 512-MB cache.

Built for Performance, Efficiency and Easier Access

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified ProLiant DL380e Gen8 server configurations illustrate HP’s continued commitment to helping customers conserve energy and save money.
  • With new universal tool-free sliding rails the DL380e Gen8 is quick to install and quick release levers allow for fast server access. An ambidextrous cable management arm option provides cabling flexibility and management for quick access to the server.
  • First 3D array of temperature sensors (part of our HP unique Thermal Discovery Services) that helps precisely control server fans to direct cooling, reducing unnecessary fan power.
  • First high efficiency HP Platinum Plus common-slot power supplies (460W, 750W, 1200W) that can communicate with our HP Intelligent PDU to insure that redundant supplies are plugged into redundant PDUs.
  • Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 E5-2400 product family offers higher performance and power efficiency by automatically regulating power consumption and intelligently adjusts server performance, resulting in maximized efficiency and performance.
Part No. 648255-421
Manufacturer HP
Rack Units 2 U
Height 87.5
Width 445.5
Depth 698.5
Weight [Kg] 32.30
CPU Socket(s) 1 or 2
Compatible CPU(s) Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 Series Processors
Max CPU Clk Spd Up to 2.4 Ghz
CPU Cache 10, 15, or 20 MB per CPU
Max # Core(s) 4, 6 or 8 per CPU
Memory Slot(s) 12 (6 DIMM slots per processor, 3 channels per processor, 2 DIMMs per channel)
Memory Capacity 384GB (12 x 32GB LRDIMM @1333MHz)
Drive Bays 8 SFF drive bays total with Optical Bay;
+8SFF drive bay (total of 16SFF drive bays);
8 LFF drive bays total with Optical Bay;
12 LFF drive bays total without Optical Bay;
25 SFF drive bays total without Optical Bay;
+2 Rear Drive Bays (LFF or SFF)
Capacity 42.0 TB (14 x 3TB with 12LFF drive cage + Rear 2LFF drive cage)
RAID Controller HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i; B320i with 512MB/1GB/2GB FBWC; or HP Smart Array P420i with 1GB/2GB FBWC
RAID Options RAID 0/1/1+0/5/5+0
Supported OS

Microsoft Windows Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
Oracle Solaris

USB Port(s) Up to 7 total: up to 2 front, 4 back, 1 internal (secure)
PCI Slot(s) 4 standard. (3) PCIe Gen3 Slots and one (1) PCIe Gen2 low profile slot. Expandable to 6 slots with 2nd processor and optional riser
Serial Ports 1
LAN Socket(s) The HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 server offers the customer a quad-port NIC standard with the option to upgrade with a variety of networking options.
LAN Controller(s) HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Adapter
Graphics / GPU Integrated Matrox G200 video standard
Resolution (Native) 1280 x 1024 (32 bpp); 1920 x 1200 (16 bpp)
Standard Server Warranty includes 3-Year Parts, 1-Year Labor, 1-Year Onsite support with next business day response.
Optional Enhancements to warranty services are available through HP Care Pack services or customized service agreements.
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