Blade Center H23

O IBM ® BladeCenter ® HS23 é um servidor blade de dois soquetes usando a família de processadores Intel ® Xeon ® E5-2600. Com os recursos RAS (Confiabilidade, disponibilidade e facilidade de manutenção) líderes de mercado, eficiência energética, excelente desempenho, I / O flexível e escalável, e gerenciamento de sistemas completos, HS23 oferece uma plataforma robusta otimizado para suas aplicações de missão crítica. Padrão 30mm de largura protege seus investimentos, oferecendo compatibilidade com o IBM BladeCenter H, E, S, e chassisHT.



Form factor

Single-wide (30 mm) blade server.

Chassis support

BladeCenter H, BladeCenter HT, BladeCenter S, BladeCenter E. (Some configurations might have restrictions. See Table 5 for compatibility details.)


Up to two Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family CPUs with eight-core (up to 2.7 GHz) or six-core (up to 2.9 GHz) or quad-core (up to 3.3 GHz) or dual-core (up to 3.0 GHz). Two QPI links up to 8.0 GT/s each. Up to 1600 MHz memory speed. Up to 20 MB L3 cache.


Intel C600.


Up to 16 DDR3 DIMM sockets (8 DIMMs per processor) using Very Low Profile (VLP) DIMMs. Support for up to 1600 MHz memory speed depending on the processor. Four memory channels per processor (2 DIMMs per channel).

Memory maximums

Up to 512 GB with 16x 32 GB RDIMMs and two processors.

Memory protection

ECC, Chipkill, memory mirroring, and memory rank sparing.

Disk drive bays

Two 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA drive bays supporting SAS, SATA, and SSD drives.

Maximum internal storage

Up to 1.8 TB with 900 GB 2.5" SAS HDDs, or up to 2 TB with 1 TB 2.5" NL SAS HDDs, or up to 2 TB with 1 TB 2.5" SATA HDDs, or up to 1.6 TB with 800 GB 2.5" SAS SSDs. Intermix of SAS and SATA HDDs and SSDs is supported.

RAID support

RAID 0, 1, 1E, and 10 with integrated LSI SAS2004 controller.

Network interfaces

Two Gigabit Ethernet ports and two 10 Gb Ethernet ports with integrated Emulex BladeEngine 3 (BE3) controller.

PCI Expansion slots

One CIOv slot (PCIe 3.0 x8) and one CFFh slot (PCIe 3.0 x16). Two addtional PCIe 2.0 x8 standard form factor slots (slot 1 is full-height full-length, slot 2 is full-height half-length) with the optional PCI Express Gen 2 Expansion Blade II. One HS23 supports up to four PCIe expansion blades (8 slots). Up to four optional GPU expansion blades with either NVIDIA Tesla M2090, M2075, or M2070Q graphics processing units.


One internal USB port (for embedded hypervisor).

Hot-swap components

Hard drives.

Systems management

UEFI, IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) with Renesas SH7757 controller, Predictive Failure Analysis, light path diagnostics, Automatic Server Restart, IBM Systems Director, and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IBM ServerGuide.

Security features

Power-on password, administrator's password, Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2).



Matrox G200eR2 video core with 16 MB video memory integrated into the IMM2. Maximum resolution is 1600x1200 at 75 Hz with 16 M colors (32 bits per pixel).

Operating systems supported

Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2, and 2008 (x64), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x64) and 6 (x86 and x64), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (for AMD64/EM64T) and 11 (for x86 and AMD64/EM64T), VMware ESX 4.1 and ESXi 4.1, and VMware vSphere 5.

Limited warranty

3-year customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty with 9x5/next business day response time.

Service and support

Optional service upgrades are available through IBM ServicePacs®: 4-hour or 2-hour response time, 8-hour fix time, 1-year or 2-year warranty extension, remote technical support for IBM hardware and selected IBM and third-party (Microsoft, Linux, VMware) software.


Height: 245 mm (9.7 in), width: 29 mm (1.14 in), depth: 446 mm (17.6 in).


Maximum configuration (single-wide blade): 5.4 kg (12 lb).