HP Integrity rx2800 Server Boosts Performance Up To 3x Within 2U Foot Print

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The HP Integrity rx2800 is the latest 2U rackmount Integrity server capable of running OpenVMS 8.4 in HP’s lineup. The HP Integrity rx2800 i2 is considered an entry-class, mid-range server option. HP rx2800 servers are flexible and can handle the hardest of workloads by offering up to two 64-bit, either dual or quad-core, 9300 series Intel Itanium processors.  The HP rx2800 houses up to 8 hard disk drives and maxes out at 7.2 TB of internal storage capacity.The rx2800 uses Small Form Factor Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) drives up to 900GB. Able to seamlessly integrate into Enterprise rack infrastructures, HP rx2800 i2 servers support a minimum of 4GB and up to a maximum of 384GB of DDR3 memory through 24 DIMM slots.


HP Integrity rx2800 Server Boosts Performance Up To 3x Within 2U Foot Print


Small review of HP Integrity rx2800 Server

The HP Integrity RX2800 server is energy-efficient, and will boost performance to help expand your IT budget. High-availability is also supported on the HP Integrity rx2800 server, since it offers hot-swappable power supplies, hard disk drives, and a cooling system. The Integrity rx2800 server helps customers with exceptional savings and ideal price versus performance scalability. With advanced features like HP Serviceguard, Auto Reboot, and HP Mirrordisk, the rx2800 is a solid choice in 2U HP rack servers. Some furthers options to explore with the Integrity RX2800 server include customized integration options, additional riser cards, and additional redundant power supply and fans that are available to order.

If your IT staff is limited, enhancing productivity is key. The HP rx2800 i4 Integrity Server comes equipped with several features to make your resources go the extra mile. HP Integrity Integrated Lights-Out 3 (ILO 3) allows for remote management from anywhere in the world. ILO shares a management interface with ProLiant servers, so you can standardize your processes across the board for server management.

Advantage of HP Integrity rx2800 Server

The rx2800 is also highly-scalable, and can be deployed in a rack-mount tower or office-friendly form. Tailor the system to your infrastructure requirements with various options for HDDs, SSDs, Converged Network Adapters, 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps Network Adapters, 4 Gbps or 8 Gbps Fibre Channel Adapters, Multi-function Adapters, 6 Gbps SAS Controllers, Quad Data Rate InfiniBand, and graphics adapters. The rx2800 is extremely adaptable to your data center’s changing needs, allowing one or two Intel® Itanium® 9500 series processors having with four or eight cores and 33% higher memory bandwidth.

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The rx2800 supports your organizational security policy through a variety of in-server security features including Trusted Platforms Module(TPM) for storing encrypted passwords and SSL encryption (128-bit) for managing servers remotely. Enhanced Error detection, isolation and correction helps your IT staff diagnose and troubleshoot issues quickly, should they arise.


The many benefits of the HP rx2800 i4 Integrity Server are sure to make it a hot commodity in the future. Even though the rx2800 is a new product to the market, CentricsIT has inventory available with a variety of configuration options. If your business’ data center requires low cost of operation, efficient management and high levels of uptime and security, request a quote from CentricsIT. Our pricing outshines the OEM and our competitors. Our HP products are backed by a Lifetime Warranty, so you can rest assured that our certified team of trained engineers will be there to assist if any problems arise.

Technical Specification

ProcessorIntel Itanium 9340 4c Proc Kit
Processors/cores per system2/8
Module typeQuad-core processor
Clock speed1.6 GHz
Intel QuickPath Interconnect technology19.2 GB per second
L1 cache32 KB per core
L2 cache (instruction)512 KB per core
L2 cache (data)256 KB per core
L3 cache20 MB
Memory minimum/maximumMinimum: 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) Maximum: 384 GB (24 x 16 GB)
Memory typeRegistered PC3-10600 DDR3 1,333 MHz error checking and correcting (ECC) DIMMs
Memory protectionECC on memory and caches; double-chip spare (with 4 GB DIMMs)
ECC on memory and caches; double-chip spare (with 4 GB DIMMs)8 hot-plug SAS SFF 2.5-inch drives
Maximum internal storage7.2 TB
Removable mediaHP Slimline internal DVD-ROM or DVD-RW
I/O slotsMaximum support of 6 I/O slots with two 3-slot PCIe riser cards
Network adapterQuad-port 10/100/1000Base-TX LAN
Storage controllerHP P410i 3 Gb SAS Controller
Internal RAIDRAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, and HBA mode
Form factor2U Rack or pedestal
OS supportedHP-UX 11i v3 (choice of Base OE, Virtual Server OE, High Availability OE, or Data Center OE) www.hp.com/go/hpux11i HP OpenVMS V8.4 (choice of Mission Critical, Enterprise, or Foundation Operating Environment) www.hp.com/go/openvms Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
CertificationsNEBS NRTL Certified to NEBS Level-3 Criteria (GR-63-CORE, GR-1089-CORE)
Warranty3-year parts/3-year labor/3-year onsite


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