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Armonk, N.Y. - 28 Oct 2011: IBM (NYSE) today released a powerful new set of entry-level servers that offer small to mid-sized companies business computer performance at personal computer prices.
The new System x tower and rack servers are designed to give small to mid-sized business owners efficient, high-performing, low-cost server options with the reliability and 24/7 dependability necessary to run a growing business. Tailor made a small business, the servers are an idea solution for OEM and kiosk operators, and larger enterprises performing large roll outs or high-end desktop migrations.
The IBM System x3100 M4 is the newest addition to the IBM x86 tower server line. It is a quiet, compact, 1-socket system that features the latest Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 series, providing clients a performance boost of up to 30 percent over previous 1-socket machines. The server has been purpose-built to offer a small business environment server class reliability and performance at a significantly affordable starting price of around $600.
IBM also introduced a new IBM System x3250 M4, a compact 1U-rack server designed to run 1-socket business workloads such as file and print, web serving, small business infrastructure and virtual desktop for small work groups. Also powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 series, the server offers customers performance, reliability and availability of a larger system, also at an entry price under $700. Notable features include redundant power, optional HW RAID, and server-level memory with error correction, providing business owners the 24/7 dependability required to run their businesses.
Both servers are an ideal file and print solution for retail establishments and general and emerging businesses. The servers are available worldwide today through IBM Business Partners.
For additional information about IBM System x, visit: www.ibm.com/systems/x86/rackandtower
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