HPE Proliant Servers started with G9 (Gen 9) line. Before the 9th generation of Proliant Servers they were HP. The Proliant servers come in a few product lines. The ML (Tower Servers), DL (Rackmountable), SL (Scalable), BL (Blade), and MicroServer(Entry level). The Proliant line of servers have models that are Intel based or AMD based processors. Normally the AMD models end with a 5 and the Intel based models end in a 0. The Proliant series of servers with it’s 1,2 and 4 socket servers has a model for every type of application from big data analytics, virtualization, graphics-rich and bare-metal applications, SAP workloads, Database applications and data warehousing, Large virtualized environments, Real-time financial applications, Java-based workloads, and Server consolidation.