Tech Specs

Overview

PlateSpin Forge® is a consolidated recovery hardware appliance that protects physical and virtual servers (operating systems, middleware, and data) by using embedded virtualization technology. If there is a production server outage or disaster, servers can be rapidly powered on within the PlateSpin Forge recovery environment and continue to run as normal until the production environment is restored.

For detailed version information, see the PlateSpin Forge support technical information links below:

Version 11.2 ›

Version 11.1 ›

Technical information
Supported operating systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Open Enterprise Server
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux
  • CentOS
Web interface access

Most of your interaction with the appliance takes place through the browser-based PlateSpin® Forge Web Interface. Supported web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox.

Hardware specifications, PlateSpin Forge 700 Series

Processors:
2 x 10-core (20-thread) Intel Xeon E5-2630v4 @ 3.1 Ghz (turbo)

Memory (RAM):
128 GB (16 GB x 8) User-expendable to 768 GB

Storage reserved for system software:
500GB

Storage available for backups:
Over 20 TB

Gigabit Ethernet Cards:
6

Dual-channel Fibre Channel card (4 Gbps, 300 iops):
Optional

RAID controller:
Yes, RAID 6

Remote Access Card (DRAC):
Yes

DVD-ROM drive:
Yes

Redundant power supplies:
Yes

Rails and cable management arm:
Yes

Rack-mount form factor:
2U

Hardware warranty

Micro Focus has contracted with Dell to provide broken hardware replacement (ProSupport) services through their global network of qualified technicians, ensuring fast, efficient and worldwide warranty service—and this for the duration of five years after the purchase of a PlateSpin Forge system. Details about this program can be found in the PlateSpin Forge Getting Started Guide that ships with each appliance. To learn more about ProSupport services, visit www.dell.com/prosupport.

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