Introducing the Cisco UCS B200 M4 Blade Server

With today’s announcement of the Intel E5-2600 v3, Cisco announced the UCS B200 M4 Blade Server.  Here’s a quick overview of it.

The 4th generation of the Cisco UCS B200 will offer the following:

CIsco UCS B200 M4 Blade Server

  • Up to 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 CPUs
  • 24 DIMM of DDR4 memory delivering speeds up to 2133MHz and maximum capacities of 768GB
  • 2 x hot plug HDD or SSDs
  • Dual SDHC flash card sockets (aka Cisco FlexFlash)
  • Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1340: a 2-port, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)-capable modular LAN on motherboard (mLOM) mezzanine adapter.

Model specifics have not been provided at this time, but Cisco has released a datasheet which you can find here.



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