Overview: Server downtime can translate into millions of lost dollars in a corporate data center application or Internet service provider (ASP/ISP) environment. Additionally higher levels of performance availability and reliability are being demanded from servers as larger and more mission-critical business applications are implemented into the data center. As space within the data center becomes more constrained and expensive the drive towards rack-optimized servers is expected to intensify and gain speed along with the use of external storage products and backup solutions. The Compaq ProLiant DL580 follow-on to the award winning ProLiant 6400R has been designed to help you meet the rigorous and growing demands of your business critical data center and ASP/ISP computing environment. The Compaq ProLiant DL580 provides maximum 4-way performance the highest levels of availability and serviceability renowned Compaq reliability and manageability all within a density optimized 4U (7) form factor. The ProLiant DL580 builds upon the tradition of product excellence started by the ProLiant 6400R. Maximum performance is provided by the latest generation Intel microprocessors. The ProLiant DL580 supports the latest controllers adapters hard drives and storage enclosure.