Hitachi Compute Systems

Enterprise Reliability, Performance, Flexibility.

Hitachi Heritage

  • More than 50 years of Hitachi investment, innovation and leadership in server technology
  • Focus on high availability, efficiency and mission-critical capabilities

Solutions Focus

  • Combined with Hitachi storage systems in Hitachi Converged Platform solutions
  • Available in packaged file and content solutions

Enterprise Values

  • The Hitachi Compute Blade Server family meets the demanding needs of mission critical data centers with enterprise class features:
  • Hot-swap and redundant components for high availability
  • Multi-blade scaling with SMP technology
  • Optimized efficiency with hardware-based logical partitioning (LPAR)
  • Hitachi Compute Blade platform supports a range of blade options, and can tailor I/O capability to create a system precisely optimized for your application.

 

Blade 2500

Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 delivers enterprise computing power and performance, as well as unprecedented scalability and configuration flexibility, with the latest Intel Xeon E5v3 and E7v2 family processors, to help you lower costs and protect investment. The flexible architecture and logical partitioning feature of Hitachi Compute Blade 2500 allow configurations to exactly match application needs, and enables multiple applications to easily and securely co-exist in the same chassis.

Why Hitachi Compute Blade 2500?

  • Safely mix a wide variety of application workloads on a highly reliable, scalable and flexible platform supported by a world class supplier of mission critical IT infrastructure
  • Integrate with established network fabrics and management infrastructures.
  • Grow in-chassis up to 14 standard width 2-socket E5 based blades or 8 full width 2-socket E7 based blades (which can be combined as up to 4 4 socket blades or 2 8-socket blades) with a combined total addressable memory of over 24TB (when 64GB DIMMs are used).
  • Achieve the right balance of throughput and connectivity with support for a mix of both integrated switched fabric and direct access to 24 internal PCIe 3.0 slots as well as I/O expansion blades.
  • Improve efficiency, performance and virtual server isolation with Hitachi logical partitions (LPAR)
  • Reduce dependency on proprietary UNIX server environments and switched only I/O fabrics with blade flexibility and converged I/O fabric support.
  • Add server management and system monitoring at no cost with Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM) which can seamlessly integrate with Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) in IT environments using Hitachi storage.

 

Blade 2000

Hitachi Compute Blade 2000 platform combines the traditional benefits of blade technology with the high-end features demanded by managers of today’s mission critical data centers and cloud applications – especially for consolidation at the application and data tiers. Its flexible I/O and LPAR virtualization allows tailored configurations matched to application needs, with the ability to dynamically adapt to changing workload demands.

Why Hitachi Compute Blade 2000?

  • Enjoy the high reliability, scalability and flexibility typically associated with high-end UNIX systems – without the high cost. Compute Blade 2000 supports a wide range of high performance mission critical applications.
  • Incrementally expand from a single blade to an eight socket, 4 blade system with up to 1.5TB addressable memory using symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) – simply add additional blades and SMP connectors to scale up your server environment to satisfy future growth.
  • Achieve the right balance of throughput and connectivity with a mix of both integrated switched fabric and direct access to PCIe I/O slots provided by the Hitachi Blade Server 2000 hybrid I/O design.
  • Improve efficiency, performance and virtual server isolation with Hitachi logical partitions (LPAR).
  • Reduce dependency on proprietary UNIX server environments and switched only I/O fabrics with blade flexibility and hybrid I/O.
  • Add server management and system monitoring at no cost with Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM) which can seamlessly integrate with Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) in IT environments using Hitachi storage.

 

Blade 500

Hitachi Compute Blade 500 combines the high-end features needed in today's mission critical data center with the high compute density and adaptable architecture you need to lower costs and protect investment. The flexible architecture and logical partitioning feature of Hitachi Compute Blade 500 allow configurations to exactly match application needs, and multiple applications to easily and securely co-exist in the same chassis.

 

Why Hitachi Compute Blade 500?

  • Safely mix a wide variety of application workloads on a highly reliable, scalable and flexible platform supported by a world class supplier of mission critical IT infrastructure
  • Integrate with established network fabrics and management infrastructures.
  • Grow in-chassis to 8 2-socket blades or scale up to 4 SMP connected blades with 8 E7 processors and total addressable memory of over 6TB.
  • Achieve the right balance of throughput and connectivity with support for a mix of both integrated switched fabric and direct access to I/O slots provided by on-board PCIe 3.0 slots and I/O expansion blades.
  • Improve efficiency, performance and virtual server isolation with Hitachi logical partitions (LPAR)
  • Reduce dependency on proprietary UNIX server environments and switched only I/O fabrics with blade flexibility and converged I/O fabric support.
  • Add server management and system monitoring at no cost with Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM) which can seamlessly integrate with Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) in IT environments using Hitachi storage.

 

Hitachi Compute Systems Manager (HCSM)

Hitachi Compute Blade systems ship with software to simplify the management and operation of the servers to ensure fast time-to-value, high availability, and simplify resolution of any problem.

Essential server management and system monitoring (Core functionality included with Hitachi server hardware)

  • Agentless monitoring
  • Scales to 10,000 server support
  • Seamlessly integrates with Hitachi Command Suite (HCS) in IT environments using Hitachi storage
  • Foundation for next generation management features and technologies

Business Benefits

Agility

Provides rapid problem identification and isolation of compute infrastructure health and performance problems.

Quickly takes snapshots, creates master operating system images, and deploys both to multiple targets, simultaneously.

Operational Excellence

Allows single management view of both storage and compute infrastructure.

Remotely administers servers with integrated lights-out management (LOM) interface.

Reduced Downtime

Alerts system administrators of hardware failures or performance bottlenecks with automated alerts.

Sets up and configures pools of standby blades that can be failed over to automatically or manually during planned or unplanned maintenance. 

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