IBM System x Blade servers
System x - Blade servers
The most advanced blade servers for your datacenter today - and tomorrow
IBM is a pioneer in blade servers, building the legendary IBM reliability, security and performance into the efficient, flexible blade form factor. IBM continues to drive innovation in blade servers, offering a range of blade server technology to support the unique demands of your business; large or small, in virtually any industry.
IBM BladeCenter® blade servers support a wide selection of processor technologies and operating systems to allow clients to run all of their diverse workloads inside a single architecture. Reduce complexity, improve systems management, and increase energy efficiency while driving down total cost of ownership.
|Product||Business use||Processor (Max)||Memory (Min/Max)||Internal storage (Max)|
IBM BladeCenter HX5
|Ideal applications include database, virtualization, business intelligence, modeling and simulation and other enterprise applications.||2- and 4-socket, six-core, eight-core or ten-core Intel® Xeon®||Up to 512 GB per 2-socket HX5, up to 1.0 TB for a 4-socket HX5 configuration, and up to 1.25 TB for an HX5 + MAX5 configuration||Up to 800 GB per 2-socket HX5 using solid state drives; scalable to 1600 GB per 4-socket HX5 (with 400 GB SSDs)|
IBM BladeCenter HS23
|Allows you to do more now in the data center you own, and is ideal for a wide variety of workloads including virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions.||Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v2 product family, with up to 12 cores, processing up to 24 simultaneous threads.||Up to 512 GB of DDR3 memory (assuming 32 GB DIMMs), 16 DIMM sockets - VLP Registered ECC DDR3, memory mirroring and sparing supported||Up to 2.0 TB|
IBM BladeCenter HS23E
|Provides the versatility you need to manage your data center by offering performance flexibility and energy efficiency.||Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family, with up to 8 cores, processing up to 16 simultaneous threads||Up to 192 GB of DDR3 memory||Up to 2 TB|