HP’s Next Generation Blade – HP Moonshot


HP is investing heavily on Moonshot. A server line with an Intel-based Atom system and more chipsets planned in the future. The HP Moonshot 1500 Chassis is a 4.3U form factor and slides out of the rack on a set of rails like a file cabinet drawer. It supports 45 HP ProLiant Moonshot Servers and an HP Moonshot-45G Switch Module that are serviceable from the top.  It is a modern architecture engineered for the new style of IT that can support server cartridges, server and storage cartridges, storage only cartridges and a range of x86, ARM or accelerator based processor technologies. As an initial offering, the HP Moonshot 1500 Chassis is fully populated 45 HP ProLiant Moonshot Servers and one HP Moonshot-45G Switch Module and a second HP Moonshot-45G Switch Module can be purchased as an option. Future offerings will include quad server cartridges and will result in up to 180 servers per chassis. The 4.3U form factor allows for 10 chassis per rack, which with the quad server cartridge amounts to 1800 servers in a single rack. The Moonshot 1500 Chassis simplifies management with four iLO processors that share management responsibility for the 45 servers, power, cooling, and switches.
Below is the summary of the offering;

Workload

Hosted Desktop Infrastructure

HP ProLiant m700 Server Cartridge

HP ProLiant m700 Server Cartridge

The HP ProLiant m700 Server Cartridge features four AMD Opteron X2150 APUs for hosted desktop infrastructure workloads. With integrated graphics acceleration, this cartridge is the foundation of the ConvergedSystem 100 for Hosted Desktops, delivering 44% lower TCO than traditional desktops while improving security and compliance for mobile workers.
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Web

HP ProLiant Moonshot Server Cartridge

HP ProLiant Moonshot Server Cartridge

The HP ProLiant Moonshot Server is available with the Intel® Atom™ Processor S1260. This purpose-built web server provides optimal results in a dedicated hosting environment and lets you generate greater revenue from a smaller footprint all while driving down your operational costs using low-energy server processors and direct attached disk drives. *

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HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridge

HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridge

For more demanding web applications, the HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridge leverages the increased performance per watt of the Intel® Atom™ C2750 System on a Chip (SOC). This software-defined server provides 24% lower TCO using 80% less energy, 91% less space than traditional servers for web workloads, so you can cost-effectively handle multiple simultaneous requests for web content. *

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HP Moonshot System

HP Moonshot 1500 Chassis

Faster innovation and unprecedented scale begins with the Moonshot 1500 Chassis. Specifically designed to support servers using mobile device chips, the 4.3U chassis shares management, networking, storage, power cords, cooling components, direct attached disk drives, and two network switches. It supports up to 45 hot-pluggable, efficient, extreme low-energy servers, each tuned to a specific workload. Starter kits available soon, along with 15-cartridge packs.

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