HP ProLiant DL585

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The ProLiant DL585, the best performing x86 4-processor server in the industry, now supports the new AMD Opteron™ dual-core processor further increasing the performance leadership of this system. These new Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processors will enable a huge boost in performance; depending upon the application and environment, customers can expect to see anywhere from 15 to 65% performance improvement in the same 4U chassis! The ProLiant DL585 combines AMD Opteron™ processor technology, best-in-class management and outstanding uptime features in a system ideal for large data center deployments.

The ProLiant DL585 was the first Tier 1 server in the industry supporting 4 AMD Opteron™ processors and was the first platform which demonstrated Dual-Core Opteron processors in August 2004. It continues to maintain performance leadership, especially with a variety of 32-bit benchmarks. The 64GB memory footprint enables most applications to run faster or support more users than other systems. The DL585 now supports model 865 and 875 dual-core processors, running at 1.8 and 2.2GHz, with 1GHz HyperTransport and PC2700 or PC3200, running at at 266-400MHz. Combining the new performance features with the best-in-class ProLiant setup and management tools results in an enterprise-class server which is truly leading the industry.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Novell eDirectory
  • Novell Identity Manager
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10


  • x86
  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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