The HP BladeSystem Power Sizer assists facilities teams and IT staff in sizing their power infrastructure to meet the needs of an HP BladeSystem solution. Based on actual component level power measurements of a system stressed to maximum capability the BladeSystem Power Sizer enables the facilities team to effectively plan for the power consumption and heat load of an HP BladeSystem.
The sizer allows a customer to select the type and number of components within each Blade Server and Blade Enclosure and see the effect of the changes on the power consumption and heat loading.
Values obtained from the BladeSystem Sizer tool are measured with all components stressed to 100% load and is intended for facilities planning purposes only. Actual power consumption will vary with application type, application utilization and ambient temperature.c-Class BladeSystem solutions are now supported in the BladeSystem Power Sizer.