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HP launches World’s First Blade Server for 24/7 Mission-critical Computing


HP today introduced the world’s first high-availability, fault-tolerant blade server, delivering the lowest total cost of ownership of any server in its class. The new HP Integrity NonStop NB50000c BladeSystem supports high transaction volumes and provides real-time response capabilities in a cost-effective design. By combining the high-availability features of HP Integrity NonStop with the cost, change, time and energy efficiencies of HP BladeSystem, the Integrity NonStop BladeSystem is an ideal replacement platform for mainframe applications in industries such as finance, public sector and telecommunications.
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Using the same amount of power as existing NonStop server offerings, the HP NB50000c delivers twice the performance and occupies half the data center space. Additionally, the NonStop BladeSystem offers 35 percent lower total cost of ownership than competing offerings and up to a 50 percent decrease in cost per transaction.
HP today introduced the industry’s first high-availability, fault-tolerant blade server, delivering the lowest total cost of ownership of any server in its class.
The new HP Integrity NonStop NB50000c BladeSystem supports high transaction volumes and provides real-time response capabilities in a cost-effective design.
By combining the high-availability features of HP Integrity NonStop with the cost, change, time and energy efficiencies of HP BladeSystem, the Integrity NonStop BladeSystem is an ideal replacement platform for mainframe applications in industries such as finance, public sector and telecommunications.
Using the same amount of power as existing NonStop server offerings,(1) the NB50000c delivers twice the performance and occupies half the data center space. Additionally, the NonStop BladeSystem offers 35 percent lower total cost of ownership than competing offerings and up to a 50 percent decrease in cost per transaction.(2)
The server was introduced at the HP Technology Forum & Expo, HP’s premiere technical training event that brings together top customers, partners, developers and engineers.
With this addition to its server blade portfolio, HP is the first company in the industry to offer a full array of blade solutions for businesses ranging from midsize to those requiring 24/7 availability.
“The new Integrity NonStop BladeSystem provides 24/7 business availability and scalability to our customers through the economies of a bladed form factor,” said Ann Livermore, executive vice president, Technology Solutions Group, HP. “This is yet another example of how HP enables customers to manage and transform their technology for better business outcomes.”




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