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Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers: Meeting Your Most Critical Application Workload Requirements

Posted by IT-Service on Apr 14, 2014 3:45:00 AM

Cisco USC Blade ServerCisco UCS B-Series blade servers offer a space saving solution with an architecture capable of supporting a combination of management, storage, and virtualization needs. The B-Series line provides your business with an opportunity to accomplish resource consolidation, accelerate deployment, or gain simplified infrastructure management.

Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers aid in the reduction of total cost of ownership as well as offer numerous implementation choices. If you are seeking to enhance performance, increase energy efficiency, or gain increased flexibility, then these Intel-based servers provides several benefits including eliminating the need to cool, power, and maintain excessive switches or interface cards in each blade chassis.

B-Series M4

The B460 M4 is a performance-driven product designed to meet the needs of the most demanding data center workloads. It delivers enterprise-critical stability for large-scale databases or other memory-intensive workloads. This Cisco UCS B-Series blade server has these beneficial qualities:

  1. Supports up to Four Intel Xeon E7 Processors
  2. Simple Managed Server Environment Integration
  3. Vast I/O Expandability

The B260 M4 is an ideal option for meeting the critical performance and expandability needs of mission-critical workloads. Utilizing the Xeon X7 Intel processor, this Cisco blade server offers simple integration, RAS capabilities, supports hot pluggable drives, can contain up to 2.5 TB of memory, and has 48 dual in-line memory (DIMM) slots. If increased performance or expandability are current infrastructure goals, these Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers provide just the right balance to get the job done at the lowest cost.

B-Series M3

The B-Series M3 offers three product choices: B420, B200, and B22, which vary on the supported number of processors as well as delivered capabilities. B420 M3 can support as many as four Intel Xeon processors to provide a maximum of 32 cores per server. This M3 product is a dependable choice for:

  1. Virtual Server Workloads
  2. Virtual Desktop Infrastructures
  3. Critical Databases
  4. Large Memory or Consolidation Workloads

The B200 M3 is a 2-socket blade server utilizing two Intel Xeon processors capable of supporting a wide range of applications and workloads. It contains twenty four DIMM slots, as many as two SAS, SATA, or SSD drives, and has a memory capacity of up to 768 GB RAM.

The B22 M3 delivers a balanced price solution for meeting quick deployment or scale-out workload needs. It supports up to two of the latest Intel Xeon processors, offers 80 Gbps I/O bandwidth, and provides expandability up to 284 GB of RAM. If enterprise-critical performance is desired, these Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers are an ideal choice for meeting your workload needs.


The Benefits of Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers

These Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers utilize the latest Intel Xeon E7 processors. Additionally, they are two to four socket servers capable of supporting virtualized and non-virtualized environments. The product line delivers dependable technology with the ability to increase:

  1. Performance
  2. Energy Efficiency
  3. Flexibility
  4. Administrator Productivity

If enterprise-critical or enterprise-class technology is a must have for your organization, the Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers delivers cost efficient hardware with the capabilities necessary to gain more from your current IT environment!

Topics: Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers, IT Hardware