For the perfect alternative to a traditional AIX®, IBM i or Linux rack-mount and tower server, the IBM BladeCenter® JS12 Express blade server combined with a BladeCenter S chassis provides exceptional value and expandability in an attractively packaged and highly efficient design. And, specifically for an office environment, this combination can reside in your office quietly, securely and looking like it belongs with an acoustic treatment for quiet operation, a set of security doors to protect vital data and servers, and optional dust filtering to expand IT into virtually any environment.
For small database and application serving, the BladeCenter JS12 Express blade server delivers great performance, expandability and capacity to satisfy the needs of clients looking for an easy-to-use, integrated platform with a high degree of deployment flexibility, scalability and manageability.
For a complete integrated business system, the IBM i Edition Express for BladeCenter S which features the JS12 blade allows the small or mid-sized company that seeks simplicity to avoid increased spending and staffing requirements while becoming more responsive to their customers, improving their productivity and keeping their data secure. The i Edition Express for BladeCenter S integrates features to simplify an IT environment and delivers a complete, cost-effective business system that grows with your needs.
Built on the promise of the IBM BladeCenter family of products—easy-to-use, integrated platforms with a high degree of deployment flexibility, scalability and manageability—the BladeCenter JS12 Express is an extremely affordable blade server with the capability to run AIX, IBM i or Linux applications—concurrently if desired. The JS12 Express broadens the application offerings available and increases the ways clients can put this power to work. Powered by the latest IBM processor technology, POWER6™, the JS12 Express provides outstanding price/performance in a commercial IT environment; superior reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) characteristics; high energy efficiency; and outstanding built-in PowerVM™ virtualization to help achieve increased system utilization. The feature-rich, JS12 Express will bring significant benefits to clients who want a durable server solution for consolidating multiple applications and servers into a single BladeCenter chassis transitioning from traditional rack-mount or tower servers to highly efficient blades and implementing commercial applications across a range of operating systems.
Specifically, the BladeCenter JS12 Express blade provides:
* Available as separately-priced software product
1 Some of the IBM BladeCenter functions may not be supported by the IBM i operating system. These are identified at ibm.com/systems/i/os/i5os/v6r1/blades/index.html.