HP c3000

HP c3000 Blade ChassisEnterprise-class BladeSystem Enclosure

With the capacity to hold up to 8 half-height or 4 full-height server & storage blades, as well as redundant network and storage switches, the HP BladeSystem c3000 enclosure is designed the blade server computing requires of mid-sized businesses and remote sites. These BladeSystems enclosure support up to 3 I/O interconect fabrics, including: Ethernet, Fibre Channel, Infiniband, iSCSI & SAS. The 4 interconnect bays in the HP c3000 enclosures support any I/O fabric.

These 6U blade enclosures feature a shared, 5 Tbps high-speed NonStop midplane for wire-speed connectivity of server blades to network and shared storage.


  • One full enclosure can be managed as easily as one server
  • Multiple enclosure setup and control
  • Management suite report asset and inventory information for all devices within enclosure
  • Reporting of thermal and power information
  • Wizard-based setup
  • Role-based local security or LDAP integration
  • Onboard Administrator with KVM support


  • Redundant, hot-plug cooling
  • N+N and N+1 Power Redundancy
  • Redundant connections
  • Redundant interconnect modules
  • Optional redundant BladeSystem management modules

Power Requirements & Power Management

  • Leverages HP Thermal Logic to minimize power consumption
  • 4 Active Cool 200 fans are standard, additional ones can be added, for a total of 6 fans
  • Full AC redundanct with no power zones
  • Power is delivered through a pooled-power backplane that ensures the full capacity of the power supplies is available to all server blades for maximum flexibility and redundancy
  • AC or DC power supplies
  • Up to 6 x 1200W or up to 6 x 800 - 900W

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