Unisys ES7000 Orion 550

Novell Technology Partner

product details

One of our flagship systems, the Unisys Enterprise Server ES7000 Orion 550 server offers the greatest scaling capacity (up to 32 processors) of any Intel® Xeon™ processor MP based system available.

An excellent choice for IT executives who want to leverage the benefits of Intel® standardization into the data center and take advantage of its size and simplicity for server consolidation projects.

Optimized for availability and scaling from 16 to 32 Intel® Xeon™ processors MP, this server delivers the highest levels of power, agility, availability and manageability for mission-critical applications and large, scalable databases. With its mainframe-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) characteristics, it is a superior price-performance alternative to high-end UNIX-based servers.

Unique features in the high-end Intel® server market
  • Supports up to 32 CPUs, 64 GB of memory, 96 IO slots and 8 partitions
  • An extra level of shared cache: 32 MB per 4-CPU module (256 MB)
  • Upgrade to an Orion 560 server by adding Intel® Itanium® 2 processor domains
  • Support changing workloads with exceptional partitioning flexibility
  • Dynamic partitioning for autonomous, dynamic workload management
  • Unisys Sentinel software delivers ES7000 platform management, including self-healing for hardware fault conditions
  • Delivers better price-performance and availability than any other high-end 32-bit Intel® or UNIX-based based server!
With its mainframe-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) strengths, this high-end Intel®-based server brings enterprise-class characteristics to Linux operating environments.

Look no further. You won't find all these features and capabilities on any other Intel® system — only on the Unisys ES7000 Orion 550 server.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

system requirements/details

CPU:  Up to 32 processors (Intel XeonMP and Itanium2)

Memory:  Up to 512GB of main memory


  • Intel® Itanium® Processor Family
  • x86

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regional availability

  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Japan
  • Latin America

language availability

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


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


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