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IBM is offering the new POWER7® processor-based Power® 775 Supercomputer to accelerate high performance computing innovation in smarter computing projects such as climate prediction, medical and life sciences, financial services, petroleum reservoir modeling, and industrial design. The Power 775 Supercomputer is a highly integrated, densely packaged, high performance supercomputer in a rack solution, including compute nodes, storage, interconnect fabric and featuring energy efficient water cooling technology.

The IBM Power 775 supercomputing server is designed for organizations that require a highly scalable system with extreme parallel processing performance and dense, modular packaging. Use it in clustered configurations of as few as 512 processor cores or in world-class supercomputer configurations of hundreds of thousands of processors. Combined with specialized software from IBM, this system is designed to perform and represents the latest Power technology available.

Ideal workloads for this system include high performance computing (HPC) applications such as weather and climate modeling, computational chemistry, physics, computer-aided engineering, computational fluid dynamics and petroleum exploration that require highly intense computations where the workload is aligned with parallel processing methodologies. IBM has long been a leader in these application areas and, with this system, enables you to innovate and mold the future.

Densely packaging up to 3,072 POWER7 processor cores per rack, each one running at 3.83 GHz, the 256-core Power 775 supercomputing drawer is designed for speed and tuned for performance. With the capability of clustering up to 2,048 drawers together, the total processing power of up to 524,288 POWER7 cores can be assigned to tackle some of the world's greatest problems. Supported by up to 24 TBs of memory and 230 TBs of storage per rack and super fast interconnects, the Power 775 is estimated to achieve over 96 TFLOPS per rack. The radical new approach to HPC represented by the Power 775 system marks another step in the evolution of modular clusters designed to solve the world's greatest problems. Starting with the lightning fast POWER7 processors, adding the ultra dense packaging of 256 cores in a 2U drawer and chilled with new water cooling technology to enable peak performance, this system is a supersonic race car on the IT highway.


Feature Benefits
Shares Watson’s POWER7 DNA and extends its breakthrough potential for optimized systems
Outstanding compute density
A robust design
Architecture 256 POWER7 cores per drawer
DDR3 Memory 128 DIMM slots per drawer
Up to 2 TB per drawer
PCI Expansion / Node 16 - 16X PCIe Gen 2,
1 - 8X PCIe Gen 2
Disk Enclosure Up to 6 per rack
Up to 384 SFF drives per drawer
Ethernet / Drawer Up to 17 Quad Port 1 Gb
Up to 17 Dual Port 10/100
Cooling Water (100% Heat capture)
RAS features Fully Redundant Power / Cooling / Management
Dynamic Processor De-allocation
Dynamic Memory chip & lane Sparing
Highly Granular Fault Containment
Concurrently Maintainable
Operating systems AIX 7.1, Linux RHEL.11

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

System software

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

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Over the last five years thousands of Oracle and HP UNIX clients have migrated to POWER. Learn how Power Systems has helped them improve their business performance, reduce risk, and establish a more secure future.

Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.

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