IBM z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC)

Processor core types: CP/IFL/ICF/zAAP1/zIIP1
Model Minimum Maximum Increments
E12 1/1/1/0/0 12/12/12/6/6 1/1/1/1/1
E26 1/1/1/0/0 26/26/16/13/13 1/1/1/1/1
E40 1/1/1/0/0 40/40/16/20/20 1/1/1/1/1
E56 1/1/1/0/0 56/56/16/28/28 1/1/1/1/1
E64 1/1/1/0/0 64/64/16/32/32 1/1/1/1/1
Coupling Links
ISC-32 48
IC 32
ICB-43 16
Maximum # Links 644
InfiniBand Coupling Links 32
Channels
Minimum: 0/0/0/0/0/0/0 ESCON/FICON Express8/FICON Express4/FICON Express25/FICON Express5/OSA-Express3/OSA-Express2
Maximum: 1024/336/336/336/120/96:48/48 ESCON/FICON Express8/FICON Express4/FICON Express25/FICON Express5/OSA-Express3/OSA-Express2
Increments: 4/4/4/4/2/4/2/2/1 ESCON/FICON Express8/FICON Express4/FICON Express25/FICON Express5/OSA-Express3 GbE, 1000BASE-T/OSA-Express3 10 GbE/OSA-Express2 GbE, 1000BASE-T/OSA-Express2 10 GbE
HiperSockets Up to sixteen high-speed ‘virtual’ LANs (VLANs)
Cryptographic6
Crypto Express3 and Crypto Express2 Optional up to eight features (16 PCI-X adapters), minimum order is two features
Processor Memory
Model Minimum Maximum7
E12 16 GB 3848 GB
E26 16 GB 752 GB
E40 16 GB 1136 GB
E56 16 GB 1520 GB
E64 16 GB 1520 GB
Upgradeability Upgradeable within the z10 EC family
Upgrading to the E64 from other z10 EC models will require a planned outage
Upgradeable from IBM System z9 EC and IBM eServer zSeries 990 (z990)
Physical Configuration Model E12, minimum9 Model E64, maximum10
Weight 1248 kg (2807 lbs) 2271 kg (5110 lbs)
Footprint 2.83 Sq metres (30.44 Sq ft) 2.83 Sq metres (30.44 Sq ft)
Service 5.73 Sq metres (61.60 Sq ft) 5.73 Sq metres (61.60 Sq ft)
Input 9.7 kW 27.5 kW
Heat 33.1 KBTU/hr 93.8 KBTU/hr
Air Flow Nominal11 CFM 1155 m3/m CFM 2465, m3/m
Height 201.32 cm (79.26 inches) 201.32 cm (79.26 inches)
General Conforms to EIA guidelines for frames
Supported Operating Systems
z/OS: z/OS V1.9 and subsequent releases
z/VM: z/VM 5.3 and subsequent releases
Linux on System z: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and subsequent releases, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9 and subsequent releases, Linux as z/VM guest
z/VSE: z/VSE V4.1 and subsequent releases
TPF: TPF 4.1
z/TPF: z/TPF 1.1

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