Cisco Announces New Blade Servers

Cisco announced the UCS B200 M5 and UCS B480 M5 blade servers each supporting the newly announced Intel Xeon Scalable Processor.  Below are the highlights of each model.

UCS B200 M5

  • Up to two Intel Xeon Scalable CPUs with up to 28 cores per CPU

  • 24 DIMM DDR4 slots supporting up to 128GB DIMMs

  • Modular LAN On Motherboard (mLOM) supporting up to 2-port, 40 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Optional rear mezzanine VIC

  •  Two optional, hot-pluggable, drives supporting HDD, SSD or NVMe drives

  • Optional dual, mirrored SD cards

  • Support for up to two optional GPUs

  • Support for up to one rear storage mezzanine card

For more details on the UCS B200 M5 Blade Server, click here.

 

 Cisco UCS B480 M5

  • Up to four Intel Xeon Scalable CPUs with up to 28 cores per CPU

  • 48 DIMM DDR4 slots supporting up to 128GB DIMMs

  • Modular LAN On Motherboard (mLOM) supporting up to 2-port, 40 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Four optional, hot-pluggable, drives supporting HDD, SSD or NVMe drives

  • Internal SD and M.2 boot options

  • Four mezzanine card slots supporting Cisco adapters, storage accelerators or GPUs

For more details on the UCS B200 M5 Blade Server, click here.

 

 

Kevin Houston - Founder, BladesMadeSimple.comKevin Houston is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BladesMadeSimple.com.  He has 20 years of experience in the x86 server marketplace.  Since 1997 Kevin has worked at several resellers in the Atlanta area, and has a vast array of competitive x86 server knowledge and certifications as well as an in-depth understanding of VMware and Citrix virtualization.  Kevin has worked at Dell EMC as a Server Sales Engineer covering the Global Enterprise market since August 2011 and currently works as a Chief Technical Architect supporting the Central Region.

 

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