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UCS C240 M5 (Cascade Lake SP)

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The Cisco UCS C240 M5 Rack Server is a 2-socket, 2-Rack-Unit (2RU) rack server offering performance and expandability. It supports a wide range of storage and I/O-intensive infrastructure workloads, from big data and analytics to collaboration.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The Cisco UCS C240 M5 Rack Server is a 2-socket, 2-Rack-Unit (2RU) rack server offering performance and expandability. It supports a wide range of storage and I/O-intensive infrastructure workloads, from big data and analytics to collaboration. Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers can be deployed as standalone servers or as part of a Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS) managed environment to take advantage of Cisco’s standards-based unified computing innovations that help reduce customers’ Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and increase their business agility.

In response to ever-increasing computing and data-intensive real-time workloads, the enterprise-class Cisco UCS C240 M5 server extends the capabilities of the Cisco UCS portfolio in a 2RU form factor. It incorporates the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, supporting up to 20 percent more cores per socket, twice the memory capacity, and five times more.

Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) PCI Express (PCIe) Solid-State Disks (SSDs) compared to the previous generation of servers. These improvements deliver significant performance and efficiency gains that will improve your application performance. The C240 M5 delivers better levels of storage expandability with exceptional performance, with:

Features

  • The latest second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable CPUs, with up to 28 cores per socket
  • Supports the first-generation Intel Xeon Scalable CPU, with up to 28 cores per socket
  • Support for the Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory (128G, 256G, 512G)[1]
  • Up to 24 DDR4 DIMMs for improved performance including higher density DDR4 DIMMs
  • Up to 26 hot-swappable Small-Form-Factor (SFF) 2.5-inch drives, including 2 rear hot-swappable SFF drives (up to 10 support NVMe PCIe SSDs on the NVMe-optimized chassis version), or 12 Large-Form-Factor (LFF) 3.5-inch drives plus 2 rear hot-swappable SFF drives
  • Support for 12-Gbps SAS modular RAID controller in a dedicated slot, leaving the remaining PCIe
  • Generation 3.0 slots available for other expansion cards
  • Modular LAN-On-Motherboard (mLOM) slot that can be used to install a Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card (VIC) without consuming a PCIe slot, supporting dual 10- or 40-Gbps network connectivity
  • Dual embedded Intel x550 10GBASE-T LAN-On-Motherboard (LOM) ports
  • Modular M.2 or Secure Digital (SD) cards that can be used for boot