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HP ProLiant Gen8 at the Intel Xeon Processor Announcement Event

Guest Blogger: McLeod Glass, Director Product Marketing Mainstream Servers, HP


We just wrapped up here in San Francisco where we participated in the Intel Xeon Processor E5 announcement at the Jewish Contemporary Museum. To an elite audience of industry press, analysts and partners, Intel gave detail on its long-awaited Xeon E5 Processor supported by real-world use cases with “joint” HP & Intel customers like Purdue University and DreamWorks. 


One of the coolest parts of the Intel presentation was a side by side demonstration of a video of life in San Francisco running on the new Intel E5 vs. previous generations.  You could really see the difference! They also dropped some quants on data growth that really illustrate what we talked about a few weeks ago in our announcement of Project Voyager


This was a big day for HP too. We announced the availability of seven new HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers. Tested in more than 100 data centers by real-world customers, including Lucent, British Telecom, Nth Generation Computing and Purdue University, HP ProLiant Gen8 servers automate lifecycle management, and maximize availability by eliminating common tasks and problems.




The new server line-up includes:


(For more detailed information on each product, click on the product name below.)


HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8: the world’s leading server blade, is ideal for a data center’s transition to the cloud; 


HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8: versatile, rack-optimized server that offers high performance, efficiency and reliability in a 1U space; 


HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8: supports the broadest spectrum of workloads and provides for future scalability as needs change; 


HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8: expandable tower server well suited for remote and branch offices;


HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8: a multi-node server for maximum high density scale-out and High Performance Computing (HPC) environments;   


HP ProLiant SL250s Gen8: ideal for heterogeneous and custom data centers  focused on graphics processing unit (GPU) computing. 


And coming soon,  HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8: ultra-dense rack server designed for web serving and memory-intensive applications.


To learn how HP ProLiant Gen8 servers and a host of additional breakthroughs can help you transform your data center economics, read: Four ways to achieve a self-sufficient infrastructure.


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