The HP ProLiant XL230a Server delivers 2P performance, while taking advantage of the Apollo 6000 System's modular flexibility and rack-scale efficiency. This server leverages Intel's latest Xeon E5-2600 v3 series processors increasing performance up to 70%, and DDR 4 HP SmartMemory, which boosts bandwidth and efficiency up to 50% over previous generation servers. The modular HP Apollo a6000 Chassis accommodates up to 10 hot-swap server trays, with the flexibility to choose from the HP ProLiant XL230a or the HP ProLiant XL220a server trays to meet workload needs while lowering TCO. Rack scale power efficiency is fueled by an external power shelf, with easy Advanced Power Management for rack, chassis, server and component level management.
- Secure Boot - A new feature in which the system firmware, option card firmware, operatingsystems, and software collaborate to greatly enhance platform security
- Operating system specific functionality - Microsoft Windows 2012 supports several featuresonly when installed in UEFI mode
- PXE Multicast Boot allowing for faster PXE deployments for large numbers of servers