IBM BladeCenter

Highly flexible and resilient blade server products

IBM BladeCenter® provides highly flexible and resilient blade server products that help reduce the cost of business operations. Choose the blade server you need for each workload – inside or outside the data centre – and consolidate your servers into one easy to manage platform. Learn more (US).


Looking for a smarter retail solution?

IBM BladeCenter S is ideal for stores and distributed environments.

In need of a Telco/ruggedised solution?

IBM BladeCenter HT is durable, NEBS certified
and offers DC power.

BladeCenter: What we offer

Meet the experts

  • Kevin Murray

    Kevin Murray

    Worldwide x86 Server Marketing Manager

Spotlight

  • Achieve a better future, faster

    Converge your data centre on your terms with IBM BladeCenter

  • Introducing next-generation Virtual Fabric for IBM BladeCenter

    Virtualise any 10Gb integrated switch and run multiple protocols with new 10Gb adapters.


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The community speaks

"With the next-generation HS23, we’re seeing two to three times the performance we achieved with the prior-generation"

- Chris Koopmans, COO, Bytemobile, Inc.

"IBM blade and storage solutions really stand out from other products on the market: they are simply excellent. The IBM SAN Volume Controller storage virtualisation features we implemented were the main reason we chose IBM technology for our SAP environment."

- Thomas Gießler, Head of Data Centre, Burda Digital Systems

"With IBM Systems Director, we get much better visibility of the status of every component, so we can react immediately and resolve issues before they actually affect the business."

- Andrea Cicchirillo, IT Project Manager at KÖTTER Services

"The BladeCenter solution is more robust than any other system we’ve used in the past. With it, we’ve gained the confidence of our customers, banks and industry regulators, as well as substantially increasing our profitability."

- Miles Carroll, Chief Executive Officer, UPG

"This implementation is an important step towards standardising the IT systems within the entire group. An application-independent server infrastructure based on IBM System x and IBM BladeCenter technology allows us to operate our business applications more efficiently. "

- Dirk Kastner, Chief Information Officer, EDEKA Südwest

Barbara Beltrame

x86 & Cloud Competitive Specialist

Barbara Beltrame Barbara is a competitive expert working with servers and cloud computing, part of an IBM worldwide team. She is a public speaker at IBM technical events and IBM Top Gun courses. In March 2011 she graduated with an MBA dissertation on the strategic implications of cloud computing for IBM x86 servers. She has been with IBM for 10 years.

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Kevin Murray

Worldwide x86 Server Marketing Manager

Kevin Murray Kevin is responsible for worldwide marketing programs for System x and BladeCenter. Kevin has a broad background in IT marketing and business line management, with over 15 years experience working with servers, networking, storage, and IT education.

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Manage a complex future with solutions from IBM System x and BladeCenter.


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The value of IBM BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud

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Comprehensive virtualisation

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Energy efficient infrastructure

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Robust, scalable storage

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