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Announcing UCP for Bare Metal

By Jigisha Pathak posted 01-05-2021 18:23


Announcing the latest release of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Bare Metal. This solution provides a pre-integrated and pre-tested environment consisting of Compute nodes, switching nodes with prescribed topologies and the latest Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E series (E790 and E590). It has as a pre-qualified set of operating systems and common hardware components which can be:
  • Packaged as an integrated system from manufacturing without the operating system or
  • Packaged as an integrated system from manufacturing with Operating Systems and common hardware components


Here are some of the benefits of using UCP for Bare Metal Environments.
  • Flexible infrastructure for running UCP for Bare Metal only applications or UCP for various solutions workload specific offering.
  • Simplify configuration process to order UCP for Bare Metal thus eliminating the current workaround employed (removing unwanted components).
  • Standard platform offering across the portfolio improving quality


Qualified Components

  • Compute Nodes: Hitachi Advanced Servers DS120, DS220, DS225 and DS240
    • Components: Various RAID and SAS controllers, Intel NIC cards, Mellanox NIC cards, Emulex HBAs
    • Boot Options: PXE, SAN, Direct Connect, SATADOM, Local Disk
  • Networking Options: Cisco switches, Arista switches
  • Fibre Channel Switch Options: Brocade G620 switches with the latest FOS
  • Storage: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Enterprise (VSP5000) and E series (E990, E790 and E590)
  • TPM Enablement
  • Nvidia T4 GPU Enablement

Interoperability Matrix

For more information on supported configurations, please reference the Hitachi UCP Bare Metal Interoperability Matrix, or one of the deployment guides available in our documentation library (knowledge).




05-04-2022 11:59

Good one

04-26-2022 13:03

Nice Article