Data Sheet

The right-sized front-end application server
High density mounting and green
The EXPRESS5800/E120b-1 is a dual-socket 1U rack server
enabling high-density mounting and combines outstanding
performance, reliability, energy efficient parts and green
technology. Suitable for public datacenters requiring strong
performance and superior energy efficiency.
Ideal environments and applications
Internet service providers, application service providers.
Perfect for load balancing, cache servers, proxy servers, and
virtualization servers.
Advanced system management
E120b-1 comes standard with a practical remote management
solution. Remote monitoring and management are possible
through a Web browser regardless of the status of the operating
system and even when the platform is turned off.
Energy efficient
Smart installation
• Intelligent fan control to optimize fan
rotation and minimize cooling power
Full remote manageability
• Tool-free slide rail kit helps mount the
server into a rack frame without any
• Power capping feature provided as
standard to control power consumption
for each server
• Integrated EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2
technology enables remote control
of the system regardless of the type or
status of the OS.
• The chassis depth of 62 cm (24.4 in)
enables installation into general rack
• 80 Plus Silver certified power supply
for highly efficient AC/DC conversion
Suite enables installation, configuration,
and remote monitoring with ease.
Hardware Specification
Number of processors: 1-2
Intel® Xeon® Processor L5630
Intel® Xeon® Processor L5640*
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5645**
* Consolidated power supply model only, ** 3.5-inch drive with non-hot plug power supply model only
DDR3-1333 ECC unbuffered low power DIMM (1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB)
DDR3-1333 ECC registered low power DIMM (8 GB)
Max.: 64 GB (8 x 8 GB)
Maximum storage
3.5-inch SATA: 8 TB (4 x 2 TB)*
2.5-inch SATA: 8 TB (8 x 1 TB), 2.5-inch SAS: 7.2 TB (8 x 900 GB), 2.5-inch SSD: 800 GB (8 x 100 GB)
* Not-hot plug power supply model only
Removable media
Expansion slots
Total: 2 slots available
1 [1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x16 connector)
1 [1] x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
Video (VRAM)
Integrated in the server management controller (32 MB)
2 x 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T + 1 x 100BASE-TX for management
Power consumption (Max.)
Non-hot plug power supply model: 363 VA / 360 Watt (at 100 VAC)
Consolidated power supply model: 295 Watt
System fans
Remote management: EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2 (Integrated remote media and KVM over IP)
Configuration software: EXPERSSBUILDER
Administration software: ESMPRO
2 x VGA, 1 x serial*, 6 x USB 2.0 (plus 2 x internal USB 2.0), 2 x LAN, 1 x management LAN
* Total 2 with optional serial port adapter
Dimensions (W x D x H) and weight
444.0 x 615.2 x 43.6 mm / 17.5 x 24.2 x 1.7 in (1U)
Max.: 16 kg / 35.27 lbs.
Temperature and humidity conditions
Operating: 10 to 35°C / 50 to 95°F, 20 to 80%
Non-operating: -10 to 55°C / 14 to 131°F, 20 to 80%
Operating systems and
virtualization software
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard Edition / Enterprise Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition / Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard / Enterprise
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard (x64) / Enterprise (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard / Enterprise
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware® ESX™i 4.1
Note: For Linux support, go to the NEC website at, or contact our sales representative
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Cat. No. E99-11090001E
E120b-1 August 2011
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