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IBM BladeCenter HS22V Server

High-performance blade server optimised for virtualisation and energy efficiency


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The IBM BladeCenter HS22V has been designed specifically for use in virtualised environments. With 18 Dual Inline Memory Module (DLMM) slots supporting up to 288 GB of Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) memory, the HS22V allows you to fit more and larger virtual machines (VvIs) per blade. Durable solid-state drives (SSDs) and hardware Redundant Array of Independent Disk (RAID)-O and -1 provide outstanding reliability when virtualising multiple workloads on a single blade.
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  • Outstanding performance forvirtualisation with maximum memory capacity and Central Processor Unit(CPU) performance
  • Improve service with superb Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS)features and innovative management
  • Manage growth and reduce risk on a BladeCenter platform with proven stability.

An embedded hypervisor enables easy deployment of industry-leading third-party virtualisation solutions. Combine the HS22V with Virtual Fabric for IBM BladeCenter for a flexible, easy, fast and reliable input/output (I/O) solution that helps reduce cost and complexity.

The HS22V provides outstanding performance with support for the latest Intel® Xeon processors, support for maximum memory capacity, fast memory throughput and high-speed I/O. The HS22V offers a flexible, energy-smart design.

The HS22V supports up to two 1.8” SSDs that consume significantly less power than traditional spinning hard disk drives (HDDs). New enhanced power management capabilities assist in power planning for the data centre while IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager provides tracking, monitoring and measuring of energy usage.

Part No. hs22v
Manufacturer IBM
Rack Units 1 Single-Wide Blade
Weight [Kg] 7.00
CPU Socket(s) 2 Intel® Xeon® 5500 or 5600 series processors, supports advanced, standard, basic and low voltage
CPU Cache At least 4 MB Level 3 (L3) cache (12 MB max)
Memory Slot(s) 18DDR-3Very Low Profile (VLP) DIMM slots
Memory Capacity 288GB of total memory capacity and memory speeds up to 1333MHz
Drive Bays 2x 1.8" SSDs (fixed)
Capacity Up to 100 GB
HDD Suitability SSD
RAID Options RAID-0, -1and -1E (optional RAID-5 with battery-backed cache)
Supported OS Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware, Oracle Solaris
PCI Slot(s) One ClOy slot (standard PCIe daughter card) and one CFFh slot (high-speed POle daughter card) for a total of eight ports of I/O to each blade, including four ports of high-speed VO or eight ports of virtual VO using Virtual Fabric for IBM BladeCenter
LAN Socket(s) Virtual Fabric Adapter ships integrated in some models Broadcom 5709S onboard Network Interface Card (NIC) with dual Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports with TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)
LAN Controller(s) Broadcom 5709S
Standard Three year customer replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site limited warranty

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