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BladeCenter HS23 (E5-2600 V2)

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1
  • XenServer 6.2
  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.2
  • XenServer 7.3
  • XenServer 7.4
  • XenServer 7.5
  • XenServer 7.6


  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The HS23 offers better performance, with support for the new 8-core Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 V2 product family that processes up to 16 simultaneous threads. It has fast memory throughput and integrated RAID-0, -1. Select configurations of the HS23 are part of the IBM Express Portfolio™ designed to meet the needs of small and midsized businesses. Easy to manage, Express models vary by country.

Provides better performance with the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 V2 product family and 1600 MHz memory. Integrated Virtual Fabric 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) to gain flexibility and easy scalability Do more in the data center you own with IBM® BladeCenter® HS23. This efficient server helps you manage big data and is ideal for a wide variety of workloads including virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. New integrated 10 GbE Virtual Fabric provides high networking bandwidth. Sixteen DIMM slots, supporting up to 256 GB of DDR3 memory, delivers more and larger virtual machines per blade compared to previous generations. Simplify infrastructure deployment and complexity for faster time-to-value with IBM FastSetup.


  • Allows you to do more now in the data center you own through better performance, flexible networking and simple management.
  • Integrated tools such as IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ and Blue Path Cooling blade design deliver outstanding power management.
  • Optional embedded hypervisor enables instant virtualization.
  • IBM Integrated Management Module provides around-the-clock remote management capabilities.
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface delivers improved interface for more efficient boot of operating systems.
  • Predictive Failure Analysis and light path diagnostics help maximize availability by detecting component failure before the failure occurs

Hardware summary

  • Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 V2 product family, with up to 8 cores
  • Up to 256 GB at 1333 MHz (assuming 16 GB DIMMs), 16 DIMM sockets - VLP Registered ECC DDR3, at 1333 or 1600 MHz
  • 1 standard CIOv and 1 high-speed CFFh expansion slot
  • Integrated Virtual Fabric for BladeCenter, Emulex BE3 Dual 10 Gb/1 Gb
  • RAID-0, -1
  • Supports hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs or solid-state drives
  • Support for all BladeCenter chassis