HPE P05172-B21 ProLiant DL380 Rack Server
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HPE P05172-B21 DL380 Gen10 8SFF NC CTO Chassis Server Cto Bulk

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P05172-B21 Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis With No CPU No Ram 8 Small From Factor (SFF) Bays Smart Array S100i 2u Rack Server | Made by HPE | New Cto Build
Product Condition:
New Bulk Pack
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
Overview of Server

In the realm of enterprise computing, the HPE P05172-B21 Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis represents a significant player. This 2U rack server, or rack-mounted server, offers a multitude of features and capabilities that cater to the diverse needs of businesses. In this detailed guide, we'll unravel the technical specifications and benefits of the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis with no CPU and no RAM. Let's break it down in simple terms and explore how it can meet your business requirements.

Server Basics

Before diving into the specifics of the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10, it's essential to understand what a rack server is. A rack server is a type of computer server designed to be mounted in a standardized rack, commonly known as a server rack. These racks provide a systematic and space-efficient way to house multiple servers, allowing for better organization, cooling, and scalability in data centers and server rooms.

Rack servers, such as the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10, offer several advantages, including:
  • Space Efficiency: They save floor space by stacking servers vertically in the rack.
  • Scalability: Rack servers can be easily added or removed, making them suitable for businesses with changing computing needs.
  • Improved Cooling: The rack design allows for efficient cooling, preventing overheating.
  • Easy Maintenance: Servers are accessible and serviceable from the front and back, simplifying maintenance and upgrades.
The HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis: A Closer Look

Let's explore the key features of the HPE P05172-B21 Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis:

CTO Chassis: Configured to Order

"CTO" stands for "Configured to Order." In the context of the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10, it means that this chassis is a customizable platform. Customers have the flexibility to choose and configure the specific components they need for their business applications. This allows for tailored solutions to address unique requirements, ensuring that you pay only for the features you actually need.

Benefits of 8 SFF Bays
  • Storage Capacity: With 8 bays, the server can support a considerable amount of storage, making it ideal for applications that require substantial data storage.
  • RAID Configuration: These bays enable the implementation of RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) configurations, enhancing data redundancy and performance.
  • Hot-Swappable Drives: Many SFF bays are hot-swappable, meaning you can replace drives without shutting down the server, minimizing downtime.
Smart Array S100i

The HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis is equipped with the Smart Array S100i. The Smart Array refers to an HPE technology that provides hardware RAID capabilities. RAID is a data storage technology that combines multiple drives into a single unit for enhanced data protection, performance, or both.

Benefits of Smart Array S100i
  • Data Redundancy: With RAID configurations supported by Smart Array S100i, your data is safeguarded against drive failures, ensuring data integrity.
  • Improved Performance: RAID configurations can boost read and write speeds, enhancing overall system performance.
  • Flexibility: The Smart Array technology offers various RAID levels, allowing you to choose the level that best suits your business needs, whether it's for performance or data redundancy.
Advantages of the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis

Now, let's delve into the advantages of choosing the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis for your business needs:


The CTO nature of this server chassis gives you the power to tailor your server to your precise requirements. Whether you need a powerful CPU for demanding workloads or a specific amount of RAM for virtualization, this server allows you to make those choices, ensuring optimal performance for your applications.

Cost Control

By not including a CPU and RAM, HPE provides a more cost-effective starting point for your server investment. This is particularly beneficial if you have existing components you want to use, or if you're on a tight budget and want to allocate resources where they're needed most.

The 8 SFF drive bays offer scalability in terms of storage. You can start with a minimal number of drives and expand your storage capacity as your business grows. This flexibility is essential for businesses with evolving data storage requirements.

Data Protection

The Smart Array S100i enhances data protection through RAID configurations. With the ability to set up mirroring or striping, you can safeguard your critical data and minimize the risk of data loss due to drive failures.


The HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis is suitable for a wide range of applications. Whether you need it for hosting virtual machines, running databases, or serving files and applications, its customization options and robust features make it a versatile choice.

Common Use Cases

To help you understand where the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis fits into your business, here are some common use cases:


If your business relies on virtualization technologies like VMware, Hyper-V, or Xen, this server can be a solid foundation. Its customization options allow you to allocate the right amount of resources to your virtual machines, ensuring efficient and responsive virtualization environments.

Data Storage

The 8 SFF bays provide ample space for hard drives and SSDs, making this server suitable for data storage needs. It can serve as a network-attached storage (NAS) or a storage server for your organization, ensuring easy access to critical data.

Web Hosting

For businesses engaged in web hosting services, the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis can handle web servers, databases, and other hosting tasks with ease. Its scalability allows you to accommodate multiple websites and applications.

Small to Medium Businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses can benefit from the flexibility and cost-efficiency of this server. It provides the power to meet various business needs while staying within budget constraints.

Performance and Scalability

The HPE P05172-B21 DL380 Gen10 server is a high-performance server that is designed to handle complex and demanding workloads. It has a lot of features that make it a popular choice for businesses of all sizes.

Performance: The DL380 Gen10 server is equipped with the latest Intel Xeon processors that offer high performance and energy efficiency. It can support up to two processors, each with up to 28 cores and a clock speed of up to 3.6 GHz. Additionally, it can support up to 3 TB of memory, which allows it to handle large datasets and memory-intensive applications.

The server also has support for multiple networking technologies, including 10GbE, 25GbE, and 40GbE, which enable it to handle high-bandwidth workloads. It also supports various storage options, including SAS, SATA, and NVMe, allowing you to configure the server to meet your specific storage needs.

Scalability: The DL380 Gen10 server is highly scalable, making it an ideal choice for businesses that need to scale up their infrastructure as they grow. It can support up to 24 NVMe drives or up to 20 SAS or SATA drives, depending on the configuration. Additionally, it has support for up to 3 PCIe 3.0 slots, allowing you to add expansion cards as needed.

The server also has advanced management features that allow you to monitor and manage the server's resources and performance easily. It includes HPE iLO 5, which provides secure remote access and management capabilities.

General Information about this HPE P05172-B21
  • Brand Name: HPE
  • Model-Number-or-SKU#: P05172-B21
  • Devices Type: DL380 Gen10 Server
Processor & Chipset of Gen 10 Server
  • CPU: None
  • Installed Quantity: 0
  • Supported Quantity: 2
  • Upgradability: Upgradable
  • Socket: Fclga4189 Socket
  • Chipset Model: C621a
  • Installed Size: L3 Cache - 0 Mb
  • Cache Per Processor: 0 Mb
  • Installed Size: 0 GB / 4 TB (Max)
  • Technology: Ddr4 SDRAM - Advanced ECC
  • Rated Memory Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Form Factor: DIMM 288-pin
  • Slots: 32 (total) / 32 (Empty)Type: Embedded SW Raid With 14 SATA Ports (12-ports Accessible), Choice Of HPE Modular Smart
  • Array And PCIE Plug-in Controller
Expansion / Connectivity
  • 8 (Total) / 8 (Free) X Hot-swap 2.5 SFC
  • 1 (Total) / 1 (Free) X PCIe 4.0 X16 - Full-length, Full-height
  • 1 (Total) / 1 (Free) X PCIe 4.0 X16 - Half-length, Full-height (x8 Mode)
  • 1 (Total) / 1 (Free) X PCIe 4.0 X16 - Full-length, Full-height (x8 Mode)
  • 1 X HPE IMO - Rj-45
  • 1 X USB 3.0
  • 1 X HPE Silo (service Port)
  • 2 X LAN (10gigabit Ethernet) - SFP+
  • 1 X VGA
Environmental Standards
  • Energy Star Certified: Yes
  • Energy Star Version: 3.0
  • Min Operating Temperature: 50 ° f
  • Max Operating Temperature: 95 ° f
  • Humidity Range Operating: 8 - 90% (non-condensing)

In summary, the HPE P05172-B21 Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis with no CPU and no RAM is a versatile and customizable solution for businesses seeking a cost-effective and adaptable server platform. Its configuration options allow you to tailor the server to your precise needs, ensuring optimal performance for your applications. Whether you require a virtualization host, a data storage solution, a web hosting server, or an all-around workhorse for your small or medium-sized business, the HPE Proliant DL380 Gen10 CTO Chassis is a reliable choice. Just remember to carefully select and install the CPU, RAM, and drives that align with your business goals, and ensure compatibility with your existing infrastructure. With the right configuration, this server can be a robust addition to your IT infrastructure, meeting both current and future demands.

Product Condition:
New Bulk Pack
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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