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IBM Power 710 Express

Sockets 1
Processor cores 4-, 6- or 8-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core 3.0 GHz or
6-core 3.7 GHz or
8-core 3.55 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) 4 GB / 128 GB1
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 3.6 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 45.13 / 91.96
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    The Power® 710 Express server is a 1-socket server supporting 4-core, 6-core or 8-core POWER7 processor modules in a dense 2U rack-optimized form factor. Easy to buy, deploy and manage, the Power 710 Express server offers outstanding performance, reliability and energy efficiency as an infrastructure or application server. The Power 710 Express server implements Light Path diagnostics and offers a choice of AIX®, IBM i or Linux operating system while offering innovative workload-optimizing and energy management capabilities that can deliver additional performance and performance per watt to improve return on hardware and software investments.


IBM Power 720 Express

Sockets 1
Processor cores 4-, 6- or 8-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core, 6-core or 8-core 3.0 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) 4 GB / 256 GB2
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 4.8 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 45.13 / 81.24
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    The Power 720 Express server is a 1-socket server supporting 4-core, 6-core or 8-core POWER7 processor modules in a flexible rack-optimized or tower form factor. The leading-edge RAS and diagnostic capabilities make it an ideal distributed application, small consolidation server, or a complete integrated business system utilizing the IBM i operating system. The Power 720 Express is designed to deliver outstanding business value to small and midsized businesses while meeting the needs of mission-critical applications. This highly flexible, available and easy-to-manage server can enable you to spend more time running your business utilizing a proven solution from thousands of ISVs that support the AIX, IBM i and Linux operating systems.


IBM Power 730 Express

Sockets 2
Processor cores 8-, 12- or 16-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 8-core 3.0 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
8-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
12-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 6-core) or
16-core 3.55 GHz (2 x 8-core)
System memory (Min/Max) 8 GB / 256 GB3
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 3.6 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 86.66 / 176.57
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    The Power 730 Express server is a two-socket server offering 8, 12 or 16 POWER7 cores in a dense, 2U rack-optimized form factor. The Power 730 Express server is a high-performance, reliable and energy-efficient server fueled by the outstanding performance of the POWER7 processor supporting a choice of AIX, IBM i or Linux operating systems. Combine that performance and operating system support with industrial-strength PowerVM™ and the workload-optimizing capabilities available with the POWER7 processor and you’re now ready to run multiple application and infrastructure workloads in a virtualized environment while driving higher utilization and reducing costs.


IBM Power 740 Express

Sockets 1 or 2
Processor cores 4-, 6-, 8-, 12- or 16-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core 3.3 GHz or
4-core 3.7 GHz or
6-core 3.7 GHz or
8-core 3.55 GHz or
8-core 3.3 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
8-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
12-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 6-core) or
16-core 3.55 GHz (2 x 8-core)
System memory (Min/Max) 8 GB / 512 GB4
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 4.8 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 48.33 / 176.57
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    The Power 740 Express server is a 1- or 2-socket server supporting 4, 6, 8, 12 or 16 POWER7 cores in a flexible rack-optimized form factor. The Power 740 offers large memory capacity, outstanding performance of the POWER7 processor, industrial-strength virtualization and workload-optimizing capabilities for small to midsize database servers and consolidation of virtualized application servers. These capabilities combined with proven solutions from thousands of ISVs that support the AIX, IBM i and Linux operating systems can enable companies to get the most out of their systems by increasing utilization and performance while reducing costs.


IBM Power 750 Express

Sockets 1 to 4
Processor cores 4-, 6- or 8-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core 3.7 GHz
6-core 3.7 GHz
8-core 3.2 / 3.6 GHz
System memory (Std/Max) 8 GB / 512 GB
Internal storage (Std/Max) 73.4 GB / 2.4 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 52.9 / 334.97
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    The Power 750 Express® server is a 1- to 4-socket server supporting up to 32 cores using POWER7 6-core and 8-core processor modules. The IBM Power 750 Express server is designed to deliver outstanding business value with leadership performance, choice of AIX, IBM i or Linux operating systems, and proven virtualization capabilities of PowerVM. Whether you need a reliable and efficient server consolidation platform or a high performing multiapplication or database server, the Power 750 Express server is an ENERGY STAR®-qualified server that can fulfill your requirements while using technology that provides innovation that sets your business apart from the competition.

IBM Power 710 Express

IBM Power 720 Express

IBM Power 730 Express

IBM Power 740 Express

IBM Power 750 Express

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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