HP claims major performance improvements over previous generations of DL300 series servers. Compared with the G4 generation, HP said that the G7s deliver a 20:1 consolidation ratio in terms of performance per watt, utilisation and virtualisation.
In terms of management, the servers include
The DL360 G7 is a dual-processor rackmount server that supports up to 192 GB of RAM in 18 dual-inline memory module (or DIMM) slots, eight internal drive bays, and 2 PCI Express (PCIe) expansion slots. At 1U, the DL360 is designed for space-constrained environments. Pricing for the DL360 starts at $2,279.
The DL380 G7 is a 2U server, which increases the number of PCIe exansion slots to six. List price starts at $2,429.
The first round of G7 ProLiants, announced in March were based on Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 6100 series processors: the DL165 G7, the DL385 G7, and the SL165z.