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Power Systems: Innovation to put data to work


New innovation brings faster insight to the point of impact for today’s data hungry applications

Built with innovation that puts data to work, IBM Power Systems deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact 2x faster. These first generation systems push the physical and virtual boundaries of data center (DC) technology with innovation designed to drive faster and more efficient data-centric applications required for today’s smarter enterprise.

With new innovations, Power Systems provide the ability to:

Feature Benefits
SMT8 Improve system performance by increasing the throughput of workloads with large or frequently changing working sets, such as database servers and Web servers by
JavaCode Optimization w/HW Assist
Transactional memory
Efficient power management
Peripheral component interconnect Generation 3 (PCI Gen3)
On-chip and In-core cryptography
Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI)
PowerVM single-root input/output virtualization (SR-IOV) Adapter and POWER8 hardware support
PowerVP provides real time performance monitoring to pinpoint performance bottlenecks and relate them to specific virtualized workloads
System configurations Model 8284-22A
Processor and Memory
Microprocessors One or two 6 core 3.89 gigahertz (GHz) POWER8 processor cards
or
One or two 10 core 3.42 GHz POWER8 processor cards
Level 2 (L2) cache 512 kilobytes (KB) L2 cache per core
Level 3 (L3) cache 8 megabytes (MB) L3 cache per core
Level 4 (L4) cache 16 MB per dual inline memory module (DIMM)
Memory Min/Max 16 gigabyte (GB), 32 GB and 64 GB 1600 MHz double data rate-3 (DDR-3) module
16 to 512 GB (1S) 32 to 1 terabyte (TB) (2S)
Processor-to-memory bandwidth 192 gigabytes per second (GBps) per socket
Storage and I/O
Standard backplane 12 small form factor (SFF) Hard Disk Drive(HDD)/Solid State Disk (SSD)
With dual IOA higher function backplane 8 SFF HDD/SSD plus 6 1.8-inch bays for SSD
Media bays One slimline digital video disc (DVD)
Integrated serial attached SCSI (SAS) Controller Standard redundant array of independent disks (RAID) 0,5,6,10. optional: 7200 MB* cache & Easy Tier function
Adapter slots Included one x8 PCIe slots must contain a 4-port 1 Gb Ethernet (GbE) local area network (LAN) available for client use
Nine PCIe generation 3 (Gen3) slots with concurrent maintenance:
four x16 plus five PCIe Gen3 x8
1 CAPI adapter per processor card
I/O bandwidth 96 GBps per socket
Power, RAS, system software, physical characteristics and warranty
Power supply 200 V to 240 V
RAS features Processor instruction retry
Alternate processor recovery
Selective dynamic firmware updates
Chipkill memory
Error correcting code (ECC) L2 cache, L3 cache
Service processor with fault monitoring
Hot-swappable disk bays
Hot-plug concurrent maintenance PCIe slots
Hot-plug and redundant power supplies and cooling fans
Dynamic processor deallocation
Extended error handling on PCI slots
Operating systems (OS) AIX and Linux on POWER
System dimensions 427.5 W x 86.5 H x747.5 D mm
Warranty 3 year limited warranty, on site for selected components; customer replaceable unit (CRU) for all other units (varies by country), next business day 09.00 to 17.00 (excluding holidays), warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.

Hardware

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.

Operating systems

Power servers deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to select the best applications for your business needs. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximise 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.

Solutions

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in Power Systems that help you deliver new capabilities and new competitive advantages to your business.

Migrate to Power

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.

Advantages

Companies embracing Smarter Computing are implementing IT infrastructure based on the IBM Power Systems platform that is designed for data, tuned to the task and managed with cloud technologies. With Power Systems, businesses can outpace their competitors by delivering services faster, differentiate their offerings by delivering higher quality services, and turn operational cost into investment opportunity by delivering services with superior economics.