IBM Power System S814

Open technology server for mid-sized business solutions

IBM Power System S814 is designed for mid-sized business solutions. With a strong commitment to optimizing AIX and IBM i workloads, these new systems deliver better the performance of our prior generation of systems and additionally offer unmatched price/performance value for integrated Linux applications. IBM Power Systems based one and two socket servers provide the ideal foundation for private and public cloud infrastructure. For customers looking to deploy advanced analytics, Power can now deliver superior response time for sorting and querying unstructured big data sets and deliver superior number of business reports per hour for typical business analytics over competing solutions built on x86. For Java workloads the new systems deliver unprecedented performance.



Power Systems: Innovation to put data to work

New innovation brings faster insight to the point of impact for today’s data hungry applications

Built with innovation that puts data to work, IBM Power Systems™ deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact 2x faster. These first generation systems push the physical and virtual boundaries of data center technology with innovation designed to drive faster and more efficient data-centric applications required for today’s smarter enterprise.

With new innovations, Power Systems provide the ability to:


System configurations Model 8286-41A
Processor and Memory
Microprocessors One 6 core 3.02 GHz POWER8 processor card (rack and tower) or
One 8 core 3.72 GHz POWER8 processor card (rack only)
Level 2 (L2) cache 512 KB L2 cache per core
Level 3 (L3) cache 8 MB L3 cache per core
Level 4 (L4) cache 16 MB per DIMM
Memory Min/Max 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 module, 16/512 GB
Active Memory Sharing
Processor-to-memory bandwidth 192 GBps per socket
Storage and I/O
Standard backplane 12 SFF bays for HardDiskDrive/SolidStateDisk
With dual IOA higher function backplane 18 SFF bays for HDD/SSD
Media bays One slimline DVD
Integrated SAS controller Standard RAID 0,5,6,10. optional: 7200 MB cache & Easy Tier function
Adapter slots Included one x8 PCIe slots must contain a 4-port 1 Gb Ethernet LAN available for client use
Seven PCIe Gen3 slots with concurrent maintenance: two x16 plus five PCIe Gen3 x 8
1 CAPI adapter per processor card
I/O bandwidth 96 GBps per socket
Power, RAS, System Software, Physical Characteristics and Warranty
Power supply Tower: 100 V to 240 V; Rack: 200 V to 240 V
RAS features Processor instruction retry
Alternate processor recovery
Selective dynamic firmware updates
Chipkill memory
ECC L2 cache, L3 cache
Service processor with fault monitoring
Hot-swappable disk bays
Hot-plug concurrent maintenance PCIe slots
Hot-plug and redundant power supplies and cooling fans
Dynamic processor deallocation
Extended error handling on PCI slots
Operating systems* AIX, IBM i and Linux on POWER
System dimensions Rack: 427.5 W x 173 H x 750.5 D mm
Tower: 328.5 W x 522 H x 751.7 D mm
Warranty 3 year Limited Warranty, on site for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country), Next business day 9x5 (excluding holidays), warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.