Blade Center H23e

O IBM® BladeCenter® HS23E é um servidor blade de soquete duplo versátil usando afamília de produtos Intel Xeon E5-2400. O servidor oferece um desempenho de valor, comnovos níveis de capacidade de memória, desempenho do processador, e opções deconfiguração flexíveis. Um padrão de 30 mm de largura protege seus investimentos,oferecendo compatibilidade com o IBM BladeCenter H, E, S, e HT.



Form factor

Single-wide (30 mm) blade server.

Chassis support

BladeCenter H, BladeCenter HT, BladeCenter S, and BladeCenter E. (Some configurations may have limitations. See Table 5 for compatibility details.)


Up to two Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family processors with eight cores (up to 2.3 GHz), six cores (up to 2.4 GHz), or four cores (up to 2.2 GHz), one QPI link up to 8.0 GTps, up to 1600 MHz memory speed, up to 20 MB L3 cache; or
one Intel Xeon processor E5-1410 with four cores at 2.8 GHz, 10 MB L3 cache, and 1333 MHz memory speed; or
one Intel Pentium processor 1400 product family with two cores up to 2.8 GHz, 5 MB L3 cache, and 1066 MHz memory speed.


Intel C600 Series.


Up to 12 DDR3 DIMM sockets (six DIMMs per processor) using Very Low Profile (VLP) DIMMs. Support for up to 1600 MHz memory speed depending on the processor. Three memory channels per processor (two DIMMs per channel).

Memory maximums

Up to 192 GB with 12x 16 GB RDIMMs and two processors.

Memory protection

ECC, Chipkill, memory mirroring, and memory sparing.

Drive bays

Two 2.5-inch SAS/SATA hot-swap drive bays supporting SAS/SATA HDDs and SSD drives.

Maximum internal storage

Up to 1.8 TB with 900 GB 2.5-inch SAS HDDs, up to 2 TB with 1 TB 2.5-inch NL SAS or SATA HDDs, or up to 1.6 TB with 800 GB 2.5-inch SAS SSDs. An intermix of SAS and SATA HDDs and SSDs is supported with the optional H1135.

RAID support

RAID 0 and 1 with C105 (support for SATA HDDs only). Optional RAID 0, 1, 10, and 1E with H1135 (support for SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs).

Network interfaces

Two Gigabit Ethernet ports with an integrated Broadcom BCM5718 controller.

PCI Expansion slots

One CIOv slot (PCIe 3.0 x8) and one CFFh slot (PCIe 3.0 x16). Two additional 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 HS23E 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 and solid state drives.

Systems management

UEFI, Renesas SH7757 controller-based IBM Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) with remote presence (graphics, keyboard and mouse, and virtual media), Predictive Failure Analysis, light path diagnostics panel, Automatic Server Restart, IBM Systems Director, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IBM ServerGuide, and IBM FastSetup.

Security features

Power-on password, administrator's password, and Trusted Platform Module (TPM) V1.2.



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

Operating systems supported

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2008 (x64), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x64) and 6 (x86 and x64), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x64) and 11 (x86 and x64), VMware ESX 4.1 and VMware ESXi 4.1 embedded hypervisor, VMware vSphere 5 and 5.1. Details in "Supported operating systems".

Limited warranty

3-year customer-replaceable unit and on-site limited warranty with 9x5/next business day (NBD) response time.

Service and support

Optional service upgrades (country-specific) are available through IBM ServicePac® offerings: 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 (9.6 in.), width: 29 mm (1.14 in.), depth: 446 mm (17.6 in.)


Maximum configuration (single-wide blade): 4.6 kg (10.2 lb).