Rugged 3U HC250RS

The Rugged HC250RS 3U server from Core Systems is based on the HPE industry-leading server platform and has a 24.00″ short depth chassis.

HC250RS GEN9 3U Rugged Short Depth Server

The Core Systems Hyper-Converged 250 Rugged Server (HC250RS) takes the proven HPE HC250 4 node system and repackages the server in a rugged, space-optimized 3U form factor ready for your toughest deployments. With up to 4 dual-socket nodes, 16 total SSDs, 1GB or 10GB connectivity, and an integrated management suite, the HC250RS provides an all-in-one package that can scale to meet your tactical needs. Pre-configured and integrated virtualized blocks of infrastructure can be VM ready in 15 minutes, scale out linearly, and easily integrate with a centralized data center.

The HC250RS is a compact 3U, 4 node virtualized platform of powerful compute and resilient storage managed from a single interface and optimized to handle a variety of workloads—from on-demand IT infrastructure to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). High availability, data protection, as well as back-up and recovery capabilities are built into our hyper-converged solutions from the ground up. If you require intuitive, consistent, and virtualized infrastructure, the ruggedized HC250RS is designed to be quick to deploy in any environment, easy to use, and simple to grow.

Technical Specifications

Environmental Specifications:

Operational Temperature Range: MIL-STD-810F/G, Method 501.5, Procedures I/II; -10C to +50C with solid state drives

Storage: MIL-STD-810F/G, Method 501.5, Procedures I/II; -40C to +75C

Humidity: MIL-STD-810F/G, Method 507.4; 48 hour, 95% RH 40-65C with humidity option

Altitude: MIL-STD-810F/G, Method 500.4; 12,500ft operation with 40,000ft transport

Vibration: MIL-STD-810F/G, Method 514.6 Procedure I; 4.43 GRMS, 5-20000Hzz, 60min/axis with solid state drives

Shock: MIL-STD-810F/G, Method 516.6, Procedures I/V; 20g, 11msec functional shock; 40g 11msec crash hazard shock

Other: MIL-STD-461F/G CE102 & RE102; Meets using CORESYSTEMS optional 461 EMI Kit


Height - 5.25 in (13.33 cm), Width - 17.75 in (45.08 cm), Depth - 22.00 in (55.88 cm), Weight - 31 lbs (14.06 kg)


Up to two (2) Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 and E5-2600v3 and E5-2600v4; 4/6/8/10/12/14/16/18/20/22 cores

Expansion Slots:

Six (6) PCIe 3.0 expansion slots available

Drive Bays:

24 hot swap removable drive bays (2.5” SFF SAS or SSDs); One slim line SATA CD/DVD (R/W) available

Mounting Options:

22” Slide Rails; Fixed mounting rails front and rear; Extends to 28”

Power Supply Options:

Up to 96% efficient (Titanium) with HPE flexible slot power supplies with optional HPE battery backup hot plug fans with full N+1 redundancy; Optional high performance fans

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