Cisco UCS C240 M3 C-Series Rack Servers
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Cisco UCS C240 M3 C-Series Rack Servers
  • RAM: 24 DIMM slots, up to 768 GB
  • Disk drives: Up to 24 SFF, max. internal storage 28.8 TB HDD
  • Processor: Up to 2 Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 or E5-2600 series processors. 1.7GHz – 3.5GHz. Quad-core to 12-core.
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Product Description

The Cisco C240 M3 is a 2U form factor rack server from the Cisco C-series family, with up to 21 units mountable into the Cisco R42610. Rack servers provide scalable solutions for an array of server needs – allowing for increased flexibility and better asset management.

Customers can choose from a wide range of specifications to get the server that best suits their needs.  There are 24 DIMM slots that offer RAM options up to 768 GB. Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 or E5-2600 series processors are available, with speeds from 1.7GHz to 3.5GHz. The C240 M3 comes with either a 24-drive backplane or a 16-drive backplane and a maximum internal storage of 28.8 TB.

Cisco UCS C240 M3 Rack Server

  • Dimensions: 3.43 inches (87 mm) height, 28.04 inches (712.3 mm) depth, 17.54 inches (445.5 mm) width
  • Weight: 60 lb (27.2 kg) fully configured
  • Form factor: 2U
  • Racking/cabinet/installation:
    • Mounted into Cisco R42610 rack
    • Up to 21 2U rack servers accommodated in the Cisco R42610 Rack

Technical Specifications

  • Supported operating systems:
    • Windows Server 2012
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Processor options:  Up to two Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 or E5-2600 series processors
    • Quad-core up to 12-core options
    • Frequency ranges from Intel Xeon E5-2650LB v2 (1.7GHz) to Intel Xeon E5-2637B v2 (3.5GHz)
    • Power ranges from Intel Xeon E5-2630LB v2 (60 W) to Intel Xeon E5-2690 (135 W)
    • 10 MB up to 30 MB cache sizes
  • RAM:
    • Up to 24 DIMM slots
    • Maximum RAM: 768 GB
  • Disk drives:  Supports up to 24 small form factor (SFF) hot-pluggable hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs)
    • System has a 24-drive or 16-drive backplane
    • Maximum internal storage 28.8 TB HDD or 23.04 TB SSD
    • 300 GB, 450 GB, 500 GB, 600 GB, 900 GB, 1 TB, and 1.2 TB HDDs available
    • 100 GB, 120 GB, 200 GB, 240 GB, 400 GB, 480 GB, 800 GB, and 960 GB SSDs available
  • Interfaces:
    • Five PCIe slots
      • Converged Network Adapters
        • Cisco VIC 1225 Dual Port 10Gb SFP+ CNA
        • Cisco UCS 1225T Dual Port 10GBaseT CNA
        • Cisco VIC 1285 Dual Port 40Gb QSFP CNA
        • Emulex OCe11102-FX dual-port 10 GbE FCoE CNA
        • Broadcom 57810 10Gb A0-FEX SFP+
        • Qlogic QLE8362 dual-port 10 GbE FCoE CNA
      • Network Interface Cards
        • Broadcom 5709 Dual-Port 1Gb w/TOE iSCI for M3 Servers
        • Broadcom 5709 Quad Port 1Gb w/TOE iSCSI for M3 Servers
        • Broadcom 57712 Dual Port 10G-BaseT w/TOE iSCSI
        • Intel i350 Quad Port 1Gb Adapter
        • Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb SFP+ Adapter
        • Intel X540 Dual Port 10GBase-T Adapter
      • Host Bus Adapters
        • Emulex LPe 11002 Dual Port 4Gb Fibre Channel HBA
        • Emulex LPe 12002 Dual Port 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
        • Qlogic QLE2462 Dual Port 4Gb Fibre Channel HBA
        • Qlogic QLE2562, Dual Port 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
        • Qlogic QLE2672-CSC, 16Gb Fibre Channel GBA with SR Optics
        • Emulex LPe16002-M6, 16Gb Fibre Channel HBA with SR Optics
      • UCS Storage Accelerators
        • Fusion ioMemory3 PX Performance line series
        • MLC Fusion ioDrive2 series
    • One RJ45 serial port connector
    • One DB15 VGA connector
    • One RJ-45 10/100/1000 Ethernet management port, using Cisco Integrated Management Controller firmware
    • Four 1-GbE (10/100/1000 Mbps capable) LOM ports
    • Two USB 2.0 ports on rear panel and 2 USB 2.0 ports on front panel

Environmental Factors

  • Altitude: Maximum operating 10,000 ft (3,048 m), maximum non-operating 40,000 ft (12,192 m)
  • Temperature:  Operating temperature range 5ºC to 40ºC (41ºF to 104ºF), non-operating range -40ºC to 65ºC (-40ºF to 149ºF)
    • Maximum ambient temperature decreases 1ºC per 305 m
  • Humidity: Operating, non-condensing relative humidity 10% to 90%


About MDSi

New and Refurbished Cisco UCS C240 M3 C-Series Rack Servers

Our Cisco UCS C240 M3 C-Series Rack Servers provide exceptional value and may be just what you need for your application and bottom line.  MDSi carries Cisco UCS C240 M3 servers and, in most cases, MDSi can ship your servers overnight to more than 60 countries worldwide. To rent, lease, or buy new Cisco UCS C240 M3 C-Series Rack Servers, simply Add to Quote and Submit.

Need Maintenance or Support?

MDSi can extend the life of your new or refurbished Cisco UCS C240 M3 Server for as long as possible with our IT Hardware Maintenance Program. Our OEM-certified technicians can keep your Cisco servers running smoothly at a fraction of the cost charged by the manufacturer.


Before it leaves our warehouse every new and refurbished Cisco UCS C240 M3 C-Series Server is thoroughly tested before receiving the certified designation. The engineers who conduct this evaluation are OEM-certified, having received extensive training in testing, configuring, and troubleshooting all of our servers. We also feature a Lifetime Warranty for qualified end users.

In today’s marketplace, other than the return address on the box, there really is no difference in the hardware or maintenance that resellers provide to the customer. The true value lies in the people, the delivery, and the execution of the solution that surrounds said hardware. The MDSi difference centers on discovering the total cost of ownership of your entire current infrastructure and balancing that against future hardware initiatives to minimize your capital investment. We accomplish this by applying our full suite of Asset Management programs and services, which include Reverse LogisticsSpares ManagementRepairsMaintenance, and Installations.

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Additional Information

Weight 60 lbs
Dimensions 28.04 x 17.54 x 3.43 in
Spec Sheet

Cisco UCS C240 M3 Spec Sheet


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