HPE ProLiant WS460c Graphics Server Blade
The HPE ProLiant WS460c Graphics Server Blade is a powerful server blade designed specifically for graphics-intensive workloads, such as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), high-performance computing (HPC), and virtualized graphics applications. It combines powerful graphics processing capabilities with the flexibility and scalability of blade server technology.
Key features of the HPE ProLiant WS460c Graphics Server Blade include:
Graphics Processing Power: The server blade is equipped with high-performance NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics processing units (GPUs) that deliver exceptional graphics performance and acceleration for demanding applications. These GPUs are designed to handle complex 2D and 3D graphics workloads with ease.
Blade Server Architecture: The WS460c Graphics Server Blade is designed to be installed in HPE BladeSystem c-Class enclosures, which provide a highly scalable and modular infrastructure for data centers. This allows for easy deployment and management of multiple server blades within a single enclosure.
Flexible Configuration Options: The server blade supports a variety of processor options, including Intel® Xeon® processors, offering a range of performance levels to meet specific workload requirements. It also provides multiple memory slots and storage options, allowing for flexible configuration based on application needs.
High-Speed Networking: The WS460c Graphics Server Blade includes integrated networking capabilities, such as multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports, which enable fast and reliable connectivity within the data center infrastructure.
Enhanced Graphics Virtualization: With support for technologies like NVIDIA GRID™ Virtual GPU, the server blade enables efficient virtualization of graphics resources, allowing multiple users to share GPU acceleration for graphics-intensive applications.
Q1. Can the HPE ProLiant WS460c Graphics Server Blade be used for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)? A1. Yes, the WS460c Graphics Server Blade is well-suited for VDI deployments. Its powerful graphics processing capabilities, combined with virtualization technologies, enable the delivery of high-quality graphics performance to virtual desktop users.
Q2. Can the WS460c Graphics Server Blade be used for high-performance computing (HPC) applications? A2. Absolutely. The WS460c Graphics Server Blade's powerful GPUs and flexible configuration options make it a suitable choice for HPC workloads that require significant computational power, such as scientific simulations and data analysis.