The Cisco UCS B200 M4 server is suited for a broad spectrum of IT workloads, including:
● IT and web infrastructure
● Virtualized workloads
● Consolidating applications
● Virtual desktops
● ERP and CRM applications
● Single-instance and distributed databases
The Cisco UCS B200 M4 Blade Server is one member of the Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers platform. As part of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS B-Series servers incorporate many innovative Cisco technologies to help customers handle their most challenging workloads. Cisco UCS B-Series servers within a Cisco UCS management framework incorporate a standards-based unified network fabric, Cisco Data Center VM-FEX virtualization support, Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco UCS Central, Cisco UCS Director software, and Cisco fabric extender architecture.
The Cisco UCS B200 M4 provides:
● Up to two multicore Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 series CPUs for up to 36 processing cores.
● 24 DIMM slots for industry-standard DDR4 memory at speeds up to 2133 MHz and up to 768 GB of total memory when using 32 GB DIMMs.
● Two optional, hot-plug, SAS and SATA hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs).
● Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card (VIC) 1340: a 2-port, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)-capable modular LAN on motherboard (mLOM) mezzanine adapter.
◦ 2x ports – 40 Gbps Unified I/O portsor2 sets of 4 x 10-Gbps unified I/O ports
◦ Delivers 80 Gbps to the server
◦ Adapts to either 10 Gbps or 40 Gbps fabric connections
● Cisco FlexStorage local drive storage subsystem provides flexible boot and local storage capabilities. It allows you to:
◦ Configure the Cisco UCS B200 M4 to meet your local storage requirements without having to buy, power and cool components that you do not need.
◦ Choose an enterprise-class RAID controller, or go without any controller or drive bays if not utilizing local drives.
◦ Easily add, change, or remove Cisco FlexStorage modules.
● The Cisco UCS B200 M4 server is a half-width blade. Up to eight can reside in the 6-rack-unit (6RU) Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis, offering one of the highest densities of servers per rack unit of blade chassis in the industry.