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Approximate cost of BL870C blade with enclosure

 
Amit Jindal_1
Frequent Advisor

Approximate cost of BL870C blade with enclosure

Hi,
My project is trying to move some old systems to Integrity BL870C blades, and are in a very initial planning phases. I contacted some sellers but not getting a good response, they want more details and they want to send someone for analysis but I don't want to give any false hope to them, may be the finance won't approve our purchases later. So if you have any rough figures of the cost that will help .. any currency ( UK £ is preferred ), checked in some sites with one cpu one blade is coming approx £5000

Planned kit:
set -1
BL870C - 2
c3000 enclosure -1
cpu's : 4 dual core 1.6 Ghz
mem each : 24 GB

set - 2
BL870C - 8
c7000 enclosure -2
cpu's on each blade : 4 dual core 1.6 Ghz
mem each : 24 GB

Not concerned about the cost of mezzanine cards or other accessories etc ..
4 REPLIES
Amit Jindal_1
Frequent Advisor

Re: Approximate cost of BL870C blade with enclosure

Hi , require a very high level indicative cost ...
Raghuarch
Honored Contributor

Re: Approximate cost of BL870C blade with enclosure

I think it will cost around Each server will cost around 35K.

Go through the below link:
http://h40059.www4.hp.com/freebladeenclosure/?jumpid=ex_r135_1-mrmid_uk_en_smb_tsg/mu/-/freebladeenclosure

Normally HP has a Live chat:
http://www.hp.com/sbso/assist/chat.html
Adrian Clint
Honored Contributor

Re: Approximate cost of BL870C blade with enclosure

Ranjit

You need to clarify the OS and the level of support....

The OS can add a huge amount to the cost.
Amit Jindal_1
Frequent Advisor

Re: Approximate cost of BL870C blade with enclosure

Hi ,
HP UX 11i v2 will be used on all servers, and only 2 servers will use Integrity virtual partitioning.