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With top performance and resiliency, HP ProLiant Scale-up servers are the choice for your most demanding business-critical workloads.

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Top Performance and Resiliency by scaling up with HP ProLiant

Take a deep dive into the world of HP ProLiant Gen8 servers

HP ProLiant server portfolio

From core to cloud HP ProLiant Gen8 servers are transforming data center expectations and economics with the world's most intelligent servers. They deliver maximum performance and reliability while simplifying day-to-day management.


What is an intelligent server?

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An intelligent server transforms the economics and expectations of the data center.

The newest generation of ProLiant servers provides you the benefit of more than 150 customer driven innovations delivering built-in intelligence and automation across the data center lifecycle.


Why ProLiant for your business?

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This tool measures the total Return on Investment for Migrating to new Generation X86 HP Proliant servers from old Generation X86 Legacy servers.

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ProLiant products & services

Explore the HP ProLiant server portfolio for any of your workload needs.

HP BladeSystemHP BladeSystem

Modular, integrated, automated environment that lets you manage a pool of infrastructure resources as easily as one machine.

HP ProLiant Rack ServersHP ProLiant Rack Servers

Versatile, rack-optimized servers with a balance of efficiency, performance and management.

HP ProLiant Tower ServersHP ProLiant Tower Servers

Expandable tower servers ideal for remote and branch offices and growing businesses.

HP ProLiant MicroServerHP ProLiant MicroServer

Ideal entry-level server with essential features for small business and departmental use.

HP ProLiant Scalable SystemsHP ProLiant Scalable Systems

Purpose-built for scale for service providers, high performance computing, big data, and more, delivering rapid deployment, greater agility and lower operational cost.

HP ProLiant Moonshot SystemHP ProLiant Moonshot System

HP Moonshot is the world's first software-defined server that delivers innovative solutions at unprecedented speed and scale for internet scale applications.

HP Rack and Power InfrastructureHP Rack and Power Infrastructure

Highly efficient and intelligent solutions for existing or new IT data centers that help control operational expenses and ensure IT flexibility.

HP Qualified OptionsHP Qualified Options

Strengthen the foundation of your data center with products that are easy to maintain and can be tailored for your infrastructure.

HP Server Infrastructure ManagementHP Server Infrastructure Management

Take command of your infrastructure across the lifecycle starting with embedded on-system capabilities, through scalable on-premise management to cloud-based, anytime/anywhere access to monitoring and tracking.

Operating systems & virtualizationOperating systems & virtualization

Precise engineering, a broad product portfolio and high caliber tools and services for leading operating systems and virtualization technologies.

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Gain the benefits of our knowledge, expertise and innovation from world-class services that help you achieve better results.


HP Client Virtualization solutions

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HP can help you deploy an advanced client virtualization solution that securely and cost-effectively supports the mobile workforce and BYOD-delivered as a complete reference architecture based on HP servers, storage, networking, and services. HP offers both enterprise and midsized customizable solutions that are tightly integrated with Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, Microsoft Windows 2012, and VMware View.


High Performance Computing (HPC)

High Performance Computing

HP ProLiant Servers deliver innovation at any scale and for any workload. Solutions are purpose-built and engineered for high-performance computing from mainstream applications to the grandest scientific challenges across a multitude of industries.


HP Converged Systems

Converged Infrastructure

HP Converged Systems deliver a systematic approach to optimize application performance and standardize IT operations across the data center with a common architecture, management and security model.


HP CloudSystem Matrix

CloudSystem Matrix

HP CloudSystem Matrix is the entry-level solution of the CloudSystem portfolio which is ideal for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for private and hybrid cloud environments.


Solutions for small and medium business

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Whether you are just starting your business, building momentum, gaining efficiencies or expanding your business HP has a solution tailored for you. Introducing HP Just Right IT, designed to help you choose from a great range of technology offers across HP Servers, Storage, Networking, Services and Solutions - designed for Small and Mid-sized business.

ProActive Insight Architecture Alliance

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HP ProActive Insight architecture is more than a design or even a transforming design philosophy. It's also the alignment of over 900 patents, over 150 customer-driven innovations and an alliance of the world's top hardware and software technology providers allied to transform the server experience.

Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)

HP expands the diversity of our offerings and the ability to deliver relevant client offerings through our strategic relationships with leading software vendors.

Systems Integrators (SIs)

HP's relationship with leading system integrators and advisory firms deepens and broadens the HP solution portfolio and industry capabilities.

Why HP? See what our customers are saying

HP has a comprehensive suite of partners specializing in a variety of services. If you need to find a particular type of HP partner, please use the links below:

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Watch as IT professionals just like you talk about the newest servers, data centers, blade servers and more.

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Why HP? See what our customers are saying

See how HP technology has helped real customers meet the growing demand of doing more with less.

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By choosing the ProLiant DL560 Gen8 server, the savings we're achieving with lower data center power consumption and management costs will payback our investment in less than 3 months.  ”

Lin Li

Project Manager for CloudSystem
China Merchant Bank (APJ)


The HP Converged Infrastructure offers the flexibility for simple expansion in the future, in line with our specific growth requirements. We therefore have a highly cost-efficient solution that will secure the company's growth over the next five to ten years - without any loss in performance. ”

Jonathan Aldred

Group IT infrastructure manager
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New mission-critical features on HP ProLiant Scale-up       x86 servers

Breakthrough performance, high efficiency and extreme reliability

The newest addition to the Scale-up family – HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 – is the latest high performance x86 4-socket server, now with the powerful Gen8 feature set.

With cutting-edge error recovery, redundancy and security plus data protection features for system resiliency, it is the enterprise-class server you can depend on to unleash the power of your business data.

Also, the HP ProLiant DL560 and BL660c Gen8 servers have been enhanced with support for the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-4600 v2 processors which provide a performance increase of up to 40%.

  • Performance - up to 30x faster transaction processing 6
  • Efficiency - up to 45% lower TCO 7
  • Reliability - maximizes uptime with fault tolerant architecture, providing up to 30% greater memory and processor reliability 8

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What's new with HP ProLiant Gen8

Now faster, smarter and more agile

More HP ProLiant servers now support the latest Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2400 v2 Product Family. HP continues to build on the leadership of ProLiant Gen8 with innovations focused on performance, agility and ROI.

Key results include:

  • Performance - 4x more VMs 1 and up to 38% faster 2
  • Agility - 9x faster configuration 3 and 3X faster deployment 4
  • ROI- 5 months 5

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HP ProLiant Moonshot System

Accelerated innovation for a new era of IT

HP Moonshot, the world's first software defined server to run internet scale applications. With billions of devices that track, gather and process information the need for innovative solutions at unprecedented scale, speed and efficiencies has never been greater. The advanced architecture of the HP ProLiant Moonshot System enables customers to deliver more services * with:

  • 89% less energy
  • 80% less space
  • 77% less cost
  • 97% less complexity

HP ProLiant Gen8 servers

Customer-driven innovation

Application performance, uptime and server health insight are top of mind concerns in every IT infrastructure. The ability to continuously analyze thousands of system parameters to optimize performance will change the way you manage your servers - and transform the economics of your data center. Built with over 150 design innovations, ProLiant Gen8 servers help eliminate common tasks and problems that can cause downtime and data loss.Innovations include:

Read the Gen8 brochure to learn about innovations including:

HP Insight Management

Unlock your infrastructure's potential

This complete suite of server lifecycle management capabilities can flexibly operate from embedded on-system utilities, any preferred CMS, and even from the cloud. Managing ProLiant servers with Insight Management delivers increased efficiency and precise control of server infrastructure resources. Innovative technologies include:

  • iLO Management Engine
  • HP Insight Control
  • HP Smart Update Manager
  • HP Insight Online

HP Virtual Connect

The simplest way to converge and connect

HP Virtual Connect provides the world's first wire-once interconnect solution for virtualized and cloud-ready environments. Virtualize your LAN or SAN connections at the server edge for simplicity, flexibility and mobility.

Spotlight on innovation

Realize the benefits of customer-driven innovations that dramatically accelerate application performance and allow you to maximize server availability and eliminate the most common problems that cause failures, downtime, and data loss.


* When compared to traditional servers

  1. November, 2013. HP Internal Calculations based on September 2013 VMmark results available at
  2. November, 2013. HP Internal Calculations based on September 2013 VMmark results available at
  3. HP proprietary internal test, July 2012.
  4. HP proprietary internal test, July 2012.
  5. September 2013.Based on HP internal testing and calculations, HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 servers compared to HP ProLiant DL360 G5 and G6 servers. ROI on the HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 in 5 months. ROI, operational costs, and total cost of ownership may vary due to configuration, environment or country-specific costs.
  6. BWIN application- DL580 with In-memory functionality vs. DL980, BWIN application performance increased to 450K requests per second with MS SQL Server 2014 vs. the previous maximum of 15K with MS SQL Server 2008
  7. Based on HP internal 3-year TCO analysis comparing 11x HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 versus previous generation 20x HP ProLiant DL580 G7 using Alinean, Inc. TCO/ROI tools, January 2014
  8. January 2014 - HP internal reliability simulations results using HP Advanced Error Recovery and HP Memory Quarantine. Compared to EP-2S and 4S platforms.