FusionServer 2488 V5 Rack Server ─ Huawei products

FusionServer 2488 V5 Rack Server

The FusionServer 2488 V5 is the latest 2U 4-socket rack server released by Huawei. It is ideal for compute-intensive scenarios such as virtualization, High-Performance Computing (HPC), and databases. The FusionServer 2488 V5 supports 4 Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (Platinum 8100, Gold 6100, or Gold 5100 series), 32 DDR4 DIMMs (up to 2,666 MT/s), and rich local storage resources in a 2U space. It incorporates patented technologies such as Dynamic Energy Management Technology (DEMT) and Fault Diagnosis & Management (FDM), and integrates Huawei’s eSight software for entire-lifecycle management, helping customers drive down OPEX and improve ROI.

Huawei server with Intel® Xeon® processor.
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New option for distributed deployment with higher efficiency

  • Superior Performance with Higher Efficiency:
    Powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Family, with a single processor delivering up to 65% improved performance over the previous-generation processor; supports thirty-two DDR4 DIMMs; supports up to twenty-five 2.5-inch local hard drives; supports two GE and two 10 GE LAN On Motherboard (LOM) ports.
  • Smart Power Saving and Better Energy Efficiency:
    Leverages patented DEMT for smart power management, slashes overall equipment power consumption by up to 16% without affecting workload performance; uses 1,500W Platinum AC PSUs and supports DC and High-Voltage DC (HVDC) technologies for better energy utilization.
  • High Manageability, Integration, and Openness:
    Supports smart O&M across the entire lifecycle and Fault Diagnosis & Management (FDM) for in-depth fault diagnosis with accuracy of up to 93% for fault diagnosis; streamlines networking and configuration with LOM; provides standardized and open interfaces, facilitating seamless integration with third-party management software.


Form Factor

2U 4-socket rack server


2 or 4 Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors of up to 205W


32 DDR4 DIMM slots, up to 2,666 MT/s; supports up to 1 TB with RDIMMs, and up to 2 TB with LRDIMMs

Note: The version with support for up to 4 TB LRDIMMs is planned for release in December 2017

Internal Storage

Supports the following hard drive configuration options:

  • 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs on the front, requiring one SAS RAID controller card
  • 25 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs on the front, requiring one SAS RAID controller card
  • 8 x 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs and 16 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs on the front

Note: The version with support for NVMe SSDs is planned for release in December 2017

RAID Support

Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, or 60; supports a supercapacitor for cache power-off protection

Supports functions such as RAID state transition and RAID configuration memory

Network Ports

2 x 10 GE + 2 x GE LOM ports

PCIe Expansion

  • Up to 9 PCIe slots, 3 of which are built-in card slots and the other 6 external card slots:

−  3 x8 slots for 3 HHHL PCIe 3.0 x16 standard cards

−  1 x8 slot for 1 FHHL PCIe 3.0 x16 standard card

−  5 x8 slots for 5 HHHL PCIe 3.0 x8 standard cards

  • The PCIe expansion slots fully support Huawei proprietary PCIe SSD cards, which bolster I/O performance for applications such as searching, caching, and download services

Fan Modules

4 hot-swappable fan modules, providing protection against single-fan failures

Power Supply Units

2 hot-swappable PSUs, with support for redundancy. The PSUs support the following rated power:

1,500W AC Platinum PSUs:

1,000W (100V to 127V AC input)

1,500W (200V to 240V AC input)

1,500W (190V to 300V DC input)

Operating Temperature

5°C to 45°C (41°F to 113°F), compliant with ASHRAE Classes A3 and A4