IBM BladeCenter PS700 Express

IBM BladeCenter PS700 Express at a glance
Form factor Singlewide blade server for BladeCenter E, BladeCenter T, BladeCenter S, BladeCenter H, or BladeCenter HT chassis
Processor cores Four 64-bit 3.0 GHz POWER7 cores with AltiVec™ SIMD and Hardware Decimal Floating-Point acceleration
Level 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per processor core
Level 3 (L3) cache 4 MB per processor core
Memory (std/max) Base offering: 8 GB (2 x 4 GB); Express offering: 16 GB (4 x 4 GB), up to 64 GB maximum per blade, eight DIMM slots, ECC IBM Chipkill™ DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz (4 GB DIMMs) 800 MHz (8 GB DIMMs)
Internal disk storage Two 300 or 600 GB 2.5" Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 10K rpm non-hot-swappable disk drive; No disk drive required on base offering.
Networking Integrated Virtual Ethernet adapter (IVE) Dual Gigabit and support for optional dual-gigabit Ethernet
I/O upgrade One PCI-E CIOv Expansion Card and one PCI-E CFFh High Speed Expansion Card
Optional connectivity 1 and 10 Gbps Ethernet, 4 and 8 Gbps Fibre Channel, 4X InfiniBand®, SAS Expansion
PowerVM PowerVM Express Edition: Includes Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) with Integrated Virtualization Manager and PowerVM Lx86
PowerVM Standard Edition: Adds shared processor pools and micropartitioning
PowerVM Enterprise Edition: Adds active memory sharing and live partition mobility
Systems management Integrated systems management processor, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis, Cluster Systems Management (CSM), Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliant
RAS features IBM Chipkill ECC detection and correction
Processor Instruction Retry
Service processor with fault monitoring
Hot-swappable disk bays (in BladeCenter S chassis)
Hot-plug power supplies and cooling fans (on chassis)
Dynamic Processor Deallocation
Dynamic deallocation of logical partitions and PCI bus slots
Extended error handling on PCI-E slots
Redundant power supplies and cooling fans (on chassis)
Operating systems AIX V5.3 or later, AIX V6.1 or later
IBM i 6.1 or later1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for POWER® (SLES10 SP3) or later; SLES11 SP1 or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 for POWER (RHEL5.5) or later; RHEL5.1 or later
High availability IBM PowerHA™ family
System dimensions PS700 Express blade: 9.65 in (245 mm) H x 1.14 in (29 mm) W x 17.55 in (445 mm) D; weight: 9.6 lb (4.35 kg)2
BladeCenter H chassis: 15.75 in (400 mm) H x 17.5 in (444 mm) W x 28.0 in (711 mm) D; weight: 350 lb (159 kg)2
BladeCenter S chassis: 12.0 in (306 mm) H x 17.5 in (444 mm) W x 28.3 in (733 mm) D; weight: 240 lb (108.9 kg)2
Warranty (limited) 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), next-business-day for three years at no additional cost; on-site for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country). Warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.

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