PAN Manager 6.0 for x86 Server Blades

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted May 3, 2010


Egenera's PAN Manager is a processor and I/O virtualization and management layer, supported on Egenera's BladeFrame and Dell's PowerEdge blade servers. According to this report on The Register, with the new updates, PAN Manager 6.0 is no longer limited to managing the computing resources in a single chassis also supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches and 8 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switches out to storage area networks.


PAN Manager is no longer limited to managing the computing resources in a single chassis.

"With PAN Manager 6.0, the processor and I/O virtualization and management layer that is at the heart of Egenera's BladeFrame blade server platform and that has been supported on Dell's PowerEdge blade servers for the past three years, PAN Manager is no longer limited to managing the computing resources in a single chassis. With the 6.0 update, PAN Manager can take control of the virtualized resources across three chassis of PowerEdge M610 blade servers, provided a single pool of 384 cores using the quad-core Xeon 5500 or 576 cores using the six-core Xeon 5600s that plug into the same blades. PAN Manager 6.0 also supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches and 8 Gb/sec Fibre Channel switches out to storage area networks."

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