HP Unveils ProLiant Gen9 Servers With New Technology Features

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HP has announced a new portfolio of HP ProLiant Generation 9 (Gen9) Servers with new technology features and workload-optimized design. The new server portfolio addresses IT demands with a vast pool of processing resources that can be located anywhere, scaled to any workload and available at all times. The servers are optimized for convergence, cloud hosting and software-defined environments. 

hp-cloud“The rise of mobile, cloud, social and big data is driving the need for a new approach to the data center and its processing engine – the server – to enable successful business outcomes,” said Antonio Neri, senior vice president and general manager, Servers and Networking, HP. “Today, we’re setting the stage for the next quarter century with HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers and compute, which combines the best of traditional IT and cloud hosting environments to enable a truly software-defined enterprise.” 

The ProLiant Gen9 Servers feature new technology innovations such as:

  • HP-unique PCIe accelerators and HP DDR4 SmartMemory that increase compute capacity.
  • Converged management across servers, storage and networking to enable a software defined enterprise.
  • Faster setup, monitoring and firmware maintenance with reliable, secure and innovative embedded management, including UEFI and RESTful APIs for hybrid cloud environments.
  • PCIe Accelerators, HP SmartCache and HP FlexFabric adapters that deliver improved performance.

HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers span four architectures – blade, rack, tower and scale-out. The new HP ProLiant Gen9 servers will be available through HP and worldwide channel partners beginning September 8. Additional details on the HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers will be announced at the Intel Developers Forum, Sept. 9-11 in San Francisco.