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Server performance and security winning combination: HPE ProLiant DL and ML Gen10

HPE Gen10_Intel_winning combination_blog.jpgIncreases in performance and memory capacity plus extended security features are now available on HPE ProLiant DL and ML Gen10 Servers with the second generation of Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors.

Here is some news SMBs don’t want to miss: HPE just announced that the Intel-based HPE ProLiant DL and ML Gen10 portfolio--including the HPE Small Business Solutions—are now fully optimized to support second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors. These processors deliver industry-leading workload optimized performance—with built-in AI acceleration—to provide a seamless performance foundation to our enterprise and SMB customers. With this new release, increased memory speeds and capacity with DDR4 2933 MT/s on Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8000 and Gold 6000 series processors will be available.

Technology update includes new security features

At HPE, we build upon our winning technologies to keep our servers ahead of the pack. With this technology update, you’ll continue to see implementation of our previous generation technologies, such as HPE Smart Memory, HPE Smart Array, HPE Secure Encryption, HPE Smart Socket, and HPE iLO. In this refresh, we have also extended our security leadership, building on the foundation of the HPE Silicon Root of Trust with new features like Server Configuration Lock, iLO Security Dashboard, and Workload Performance Advisor.

Check out this recent blog for insights on what it takes to tackle the real, pervasive and growing cybersecurity threats.HPE ProLiant DL and ML Gen10 portfolioHPE ProLiant DL and ML Gen10 portfolioHPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Server: The industry-leading server for multi-workload compute

CRN’s “General Purpose Server of the Year” award winner,[1] the ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Server now supports the second-generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family with up to an 11% per-core performance gain[2] over first generation and with memory speeds up to 2933 MT/s. As the rock star of rackables, the lead singer of servers, the celebrity of compute, it’s no wonder this server has scored a couple of performance wins. Below is one example.

Check out recent performance wins: HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Holds Multiple Leadership Wins on TPC-H @ 3000GB Benchmark

HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Server: The dense compute standard for multi-workload environments

IT Pro called the ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Server “a great choice for power hungry businesses…well designed, surprisingly expandable and eminently manageable.”[3] This versatile rack server is now refreshed with the second-generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family. With up to 11% per-core performance gain over first generation and with memory speeds up to 2933 MT/s, the DL360 Gen10 Server packs a punch and that’s why it has garnered some great performance wins.

Check out these performance wins: HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Scores 1P Records on the SPECjbb2015-MultiJVM Benchmark and HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Scores 1P Records for Server Efficiency

HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen10 Server: ProLiant’s most powerful and versatile 2P tower

Growing SMB customers love the HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen10 Server for workloads like virtualization, storage, and backup, or for running big data analytics, VDI, and other graphics-intensive apps like medical imaging and multimedia. With the ability to transform into a rack server and therefore stretching customers’ investments, ML350 Gen10 Server makes a great fit for expanding SMBs. This server also supports Intel's second-generation Xeon Scalable processor and HPE DDR4 SmartMemory 2933 MT/s. If you are looking for the flexibility to mix drive types for cost and capacity size considerations and storage tiering, ML350 can now support mixed LFF and SFF drive cages within the same server. Dubbed by IT Pro for highly commended best tower server,[4] ML350 Gen10 Server is definitely not a slouch in the performance winning arena.

Check out this performance win: HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen10 Takes 4 Records for Most Energy-Efficient Tower Server

Ready to power your hybrid IT Infrastructure?

Between the higher level of performance from the second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and increased security with HPE’s Silicon Root of Trust, you can be assured that you will be getting the best solution for your workload to power your hybrid IT infrastructure.

To learn more about how these servers can help you accelerate your business, talk with your IT reseller. Don’t have one? Find an IT reseller close to you, or visit the product websites.

You might also want to check out this resource: HPE ProLiant rack and tower servers family guide

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Ready to take the next step? Check out the SMB Hybrid IT for Dummies Guide. Because there are no “dumb” questions!

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Intel® and Xeon® are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

[1] CRN, “CRN's 2017 Products of The Year,” December 2017.

[2] HPE measurements: Up to 11% performance increase of Intel Xeon Platinum vs. previous generation average gains of STREAM, Linpack, & SPEC CPU2017 metrics on HPE servers comparing 2-socket Intel Xeon Platinum 8280 to Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 family processors. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance. April 2019.

[3] IT Pro, “HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 review,” September 2017.


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I am a Solutions Marketing Manager for the Small and Midsized Segment at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. I blog on topics of interest for Servers and Solutions.