Overview: Today's business critical applications demand ever-increasing scalability and availability from Enterprise servers. Space in Enterprise class data centers is becoming increasingly scarce driving the requirement for servers that provide maximum performance per U. The ProLiant DL740 with fast Intel Xeon processors MP Hot-Plug RAID Memory and a full implementation of PCI-X I/O delivers the performance and uptime required to meet the current and future demands of enterprise server consolidation e-business database ERP thin client compute engine mail and messaging and data mining/warehousing applications. Based on HP -developed F8 architecture the ProLiant DL740 offers excellent scalability driven by its balanced system architecture. Capable of supporting up to 8 Intel Xeon MP processors in an ultra dense 4U form factor the DL740 saves critical space in the data center making it an ideal clustering and server consolidation platform.