Introducing your new favorite server pairing: ProLiant DL325 Gen10 + Windows Server 2016 Datacenter

For your customers who need a dense server infrastructure with built in security and flexibility that addresses key applications such as virtualization and software-defined storage (SDS)… we've got the perfect solution!

Recently, HPE announced an exciting expansion to its ProLiant Gen10 server portfolio with a new single-processor HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 server. This secure and versatile single socket (1P) 1U AMD EPYC™ based platform offers an exceptional balance of processor, memory, and I/O for virtualization and data intensive workloads. With up to 32 cores, up to 16 DIMMs, 2 TB memory capacity, and support for up to 10 NVMe drives, this server delivers 2P performance with 1P economics


What's new?
- This AMD EPYC based platform delivers 25% better price/performance1 and 27% lower cost per VM!2
- HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 sets the bar for single socket virtualization performance leadership with SPECvirt_sc2013 score of 1500@ 84VMs
- Delivering security with HPE Silicon Root of Trust and AMD EPYC Secure Processor.
- A single socket platform providing up to 32 cores and 2 TB of memory - ideal for virtualized environments.
- Up to ten low latency NVMe drives can deliver software-defined storage (SDS) and high performance storage applications.
- Up to three available PCIe 3.0 slots and embedded NIC with FlexLOM for I/O expandability.

Don't forget, every server will need a server operating system! Make sure you are delivering a complete solution to your customers by pairing their HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 Server(s) with Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition. The Datacenter edition of Windows Server 2016 is ideal for companies of all sizes that have demanding IT workloads, require advanced storage, virtualization, and application deployment. New features exclusive to the Datacenter edition of Windows Server 2016 include Shielded Virtual Machines, software defined networking, Storage Spaces Direct, and Storage Replica; customers receive rights to unlimited OSEs or Windows Server containers with Hyper-V isolation. The Windows Server 2016 licensing model for Datacenter edition includes both Cores + Client Access Licenses (CALs).

Offer your customers a winning server solution: HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 server + Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition!


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1. SPEC and the names SPEC CPU and SPECrate are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). The stated results are published as of 06-05-18; see and . Dell pricing from Dell site as of 05-16-18.
2. Compared to Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 based on SPECvirt_sc2013. SPEC and the benchmark name SPECvirt_2013 are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). The stated results are published as of 06-05-18; see Lenovo pricing from Lenovo site as of 05-14-18.


EPYC™ is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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