Cisco UCS C260 M2 C-Series Rack Servers
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UCS C260 M2
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Cisco UCS C260 M2 C-Series Rack Servers
  • RAM: 64 DIMM slots, up to 1024 GB
  • Disk drives: Up to 16 SFF, max. internal storage 16 TB HDD
  • Processor: 2 Intel Xeon E7-2800 series processors. 1.73GHz – 2.4GHz. 6-core to 10-core.
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Product Description

The Cisco C260 M2 is a 2RU 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 up to 64 DIMM slots that offer a maximum RAM of 1024 GB. Intel Xeon E7-2800 series processors are available, with speeds from 1.73GHz to 2.4GHz. The C260 M2 comes with either one or two 8-drive backplanes and has a maximum internal storage of 16 TB.

Cisco UCS C260 M2 Rack Server

  • Dimensions: 3.5 inches (89 mm) height, 31.5 inches (800 mm) depth, 18.95 inches (481mm) width
  • Weight: 92 lb (41.7 kg) fully configured
  • Form factor: 2RU
  • 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:  Two Intel Xeon E7-2800 series processors
    • 6-core up to 10-core options
    • Frequency ranges from Intel Xeon E7-2803 (1.73GHz) to Intel Xeon E7-2870 (2.4GHz)
    • Power ranges from  Intel Xeon E7-2803 (105 W) to Intel Xeon E7-2870 (130 W)
    • 18 MB up to 30 MB cache sizes
  • RAM:
    • Up to 64 DIMM slots
    • Maximum RAM: 1024 GB
  • Disk drives:  Supports up to 16 small form factor (SFF) hot-pluggable hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs)
    • System has one or two 8-drive bays
    • Maximum internal storage 16 TB HDD or 7.68 TB SSD
    • 300 GB, 500 GB, 600 GB, 900 GB, and 1.0 TB HDDs available
    • 120 GB, 200 GB, 300 GB, and 480 GB SSDs available
  • Interfaces:
    • Seven PCIe slots
      • Converged Network Adapters
        • Cisco VIC 1225 Dual Port 10Gb SFP+ CNA
        • Cisco UCS 1225T Dual Port 10GBaseT CNA
        • Emulex OCe11102-FX dual-port 10 GbE FCoE CNA
        • Emulex 10Gb 2 Port CNA
        • Broadcom 57810 10Gb A0-FEX SFP+
      • Network Interface Cards
        • 10GbE PCIe LOM (dual port SFP+)
        • Broadcom 5709 Quad-Port 1Gb w/TOE iSCI 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 Dual Port 10 GbE Ethernet X520 Server Adapter
        • Intel Quad Port GbE Controller
      • 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
      • UCS Storage Accelerators
        • MLC Fusion ioDrive2 series
    • One RS232 serial connector
    • One 15-pin VGA connector
    • Two 10/100 dedicated management Ethernet ports
    • Two 1-Gigabit Base-T Ethernet ports
    • Two 10-Gigabit SFP+ Ethernet ports
    • Four USB 2.0 connectors on rear panel and 2 USB 2.0 connectors 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 10ºC to 35ºC (50ºF to 95ºF), non-operating range -40ºC to 65ºC (-40ºF to 149ºF)
    • Maximum ambient temperature decreases 1ºC per 300 m
  • Humidity: Non-operating, non-condensing relative humidity 5% to 93%


About MDSi

New and Refurbished Cisco UCS C260 M2 C-Series Rack Servers

Our Cisco UCS C260 M2 C-Series Rack Servers provide exceptional value and may be just what you need for your application and bottom line.  MDSi carries Cisco UCS C260 M2 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 C260 M2 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 C260 M2 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 C260 M2 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 92 lbs
Dimensions 31.5 x 18.95 x 3.5 in
Spec Sheet

Cisco UCS C260 M2 Spec Sheet


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