Robust features accommodate growth
An all-in-one tower or rack server, the IBM® System x3500 M4 delivers reliable performance and optimized efficiency. The versatile 5U dual-socket x3500 M4 fits desk-side or in a rack enclosure. Designed for your business-critical applications, including analytics, cloud computing, SAP, and data management, the x3500 M4 meets your growing business or distributed enterprise needs. You can also use it as a retail store controller at a branch office, a distributed file/print server, or an all-in-one server for a remote office or business. Start with the basics and upgrade as your business changes without jeopardizing existing investments. Virtualizing your PC infrastructure into a single powerful server gives you access to secure and abundant storage space, while significantly reducing IT costs.
Triple the storage capacity
The x3500 M4 supports the latest Intel micro-architecture, delivering intelligent performance enhancements that adapt to your workload environment. The x3500 M4 provides triple the storage capacity of the x3500 M3 without the cost of external devices. A flexible design and consolidated server help optimize intensive workloads and provide greater utilization, making the x3500 M4 a great choice for small and medium businesses.
|High-performance, energy-smart Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family with more cores and memory supporting the improved Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology and Intel Integrated I/O|
|24 DIMM sockets of DDR3 RDIMM memory. Up to 1866 MHz memory speed|
|Support for up to 32 small form factor (SFF) 2.5-inch hot-swap or 8 large form factor (LFF) 3.5-inch hot-swap or simple-swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drives (model dependent)|
|Integrated 6 Gbps or new optional 12 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10 with optional upgrade to -5, -50, -6, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap|
|Up to eight Intel integrated PCIe I/O 3.0 specification slots for system expansion. (Six PCIe slots standard)|
|Optional PCI-X slots|
|Optional hot-swap, redundant power and simple-swap cooling|
|Externally visible light path diagnostics panel and Predictive Failure Analysis|
|Integrated quad-port Gigabit Ethernet|
|IBM Systems Director, Active Energy Manager™, IBM Integrated Management Module 2 (IMM2), Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)|
|IBM ServerGuide software|
|Form factor/height||5U tower or rack server|
|Processor (max)||Up to two Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family at 3.5 GHz, 8.0 GT/s QPI system speed, and 30 MB of cache per processor socket|
|Cache (max)||Up to 30 MB per processor|
|Memory (max)||Maximum 384 GB of DDR3 RDIMMs or 768 GB of DDR3 LRDIMMs or 64 GB of DDR3 UDIMMs; 24 DIMM slots maximum, up to 1866 MHz memory speed|
|Expansion slots||Up to eight PCIe expansion slots; Six PCIe standard with additional two PCIe slots when the second processor is populated. Optional PCI-X available via interposer conversion kit.|
|Drive bays (total/hot-swap)||Eight 2.5-inch hot-swap or eight 3.5-inch hot-swap bays standard; up to thirty-two 2.5-inch hot-swap bays via optional upgrade kit or eight 3.5-inch simple-swap bays via configure to order (CTO)|
|Maximum internal storage||51.2 TB of 2.5-inch hot-swap drives (HDD upgrade options required) or 48 TB of 3.5-inch hot-swap or simple- swap SAS/SATA (via configure to order only)|
|Network interface||Intel I350AM4 Quad Port GbE|
|Power supply (std/max)||1/2 hot-swap redundant 550 W/750 W/900 W, 80 PLUS® platinum|
|Hot-swap components||Power supply and hard disk drives|
|RAID support||Integrated 6 Gbps or new optional 12 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10, optional RAID-5, -50, -6, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap|
|System management||Automatic Server Restart; Predictive Failure Analysis on processors, voltage regulator modules (VRMs), fans and memory; light path diagnostics; Integrated Management Module 2; optional remote presence; IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IMM2 with dedicated management port|
|Operating systems supported||Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware vSphere Hypervisor|
|Limited warranty||3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available|
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System x3500 M4
This all-in-one, scalable 2-socket tower server handles demanding business-critical applications.