IBM PureFlex Solution for IBM i


Small and midsized businesses (SMB) need to focus on running the business, not running IT. You need affordable systems that you can rely on to run your business, systems that support the applications you need, protect your data and help serve your customers.

The IBM PureFlex Solution for IBM i can help you meet this need. Instead of maintaining multiple rack or tower systems, you can run your business in a single footprint consisting of a mix of server technologies and workloads including both POWER and x86 based compute nodes. With the IBM PureFlex System, IBM continues to be in the forefront of integration and optimization technologies designed to reduce management complexity and deliver a fully consolidated infrastructure including compute, storage and networking.

Feature Benefits
Outstanding performance and efficiency with IBM POWER7+ processors
Flexible input/output (I/O) options
Advanced management capabilities
Integrated solutions delivered pre-configured
IBM PureFlex System Rack Optional 42U, 25U or no rack
IBM Flex System chassis Yes
Flex System compute nodes Selectable options: p260, p270, p460, x220, x222, x240, x440
Integrated 10 gigabit (Gb) or 1 Gb Networking Switch Selectable option with redundancy
Integrated 16 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) Switch Redundant
IBM Flex System management node Yes
IBM Flex System Manager Standard Edition Default Standard upgradable to Advanced
Power supplies (std/max) 2/6
80 mm fans (std/max) 4/8
Integrated Chassis Management (CMM) 2
Flex System V7000 Storage node plus Software Required