HP ProLiant BL40p

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The ProLiant BL p-Class system is part of the ProLiant BL servers and infrastructure portfolio developed for adaptive computing and optimized for rapid deployment and automated provisioning. The ProLiant BL p Class system provides high performance, high availability server blades for multi-tiered data center architectures.

The ProLiant BL p-class system enables dynamic scaling and protects your investment with an intelligent, modular infrastructure that can accommodate future server blades. The first 4-way server blade in the ProLiant BL p-Class family is the BL40p, engineered for the back-end enterprise space. This server blade features up to four Xeon MP 2.0GHz/1M, 2.2GHz/2M, 2.8GHz/2M and 3.0GHz/4M processors, PC2100 ECC SDRAM (12GB max memory w/ online spare), Integrated Smart Array 5i Plus (with optional BBWC) and four hot-plug SCSI drives.

Using the ProLiant BL40p in conjunction with other BL servers, expenses can be reduced by managing remotely from anywhere in the world with the advanced version of Integrated Lights Out (iLO). In addition, an integrated management system and full compatibility with the Insight Manager® Suite gives you maximum virtual presence and control, management and health monitoring with blade visualization of all your applications.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


  • 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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