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Meet the next generation of revolutionary servers for mission-critical scalable computing: X6

This is the release for x86 you’ve been waiting for. You know how efficient eX5 has been for you; now get ready for even more. A brilliant solution for virtualization, ERP, database, and analytics workloads, X6 has the potential to bring you:

3x

3x

1

increase in the amount of memory over previous generation scalable x86 servers

3x

100%

2

faster performance over previous generation scalable x86 servers

3x

43%

3

lower solution cost with new eXFlash
memory-channel storage technology

See what 30 seconds and 3 questions can save you, by making the move to X6 today.
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X6 is

FAST

Fast response time for database and analytics

IBM eXFlash
memory-channel storage creates

Lower latencies

3x lower latency for significantly faster
database performance 4

Consistent performance

Across different application types

Scalable performance

Linearly scale performance with
more capacity

X6 is

Agile

Upgrade processor and memory as technology refreshes within the same chassis 6

The modular design
points and scalability of X6 allow for

Lowest TCO

Up to 28% lower acquisition cost with
fit-for-purpose configurability and support for the ability to upgrade processor and memory technology to the next generation 5, 6

Fast Setup

Fast, automated provisioning of large clusters with Fast Setup

‘Pay-as-you-grow’

Fast, seamless scalability to an 8-way

and X6 is

RESILIENT

Deliver increased uptime for mission-critical workloads such as ERP, analytics, virtualization, and database applications

Advanced memory recovery

Even with 3x more memory, proactively maintain high availability with advanced memory recovery and self-healing features

Extremely high availability

Automated processor failover to ensure access to storage, networking, and management

Fastest serviceability — front and rear access for all components

Better systems management

Integrated RAS and firmware management through standard hypervisors

Get ready to make
the move to X6

Be sure. Be wise. Be fearless.

Based on the questions you answered earlier, the potential total cost of ownership (TCO) savings over 5 years could be:

6
6

The potential TCO over 5 years can be achieved by consolidating 4-socket servers with Intel Xeon E7 processors, running VMware, SQL Server, Microsoft OS, and leveraging SAN storage, on a new IBM x3850 X6 server powered by Intel Xeon E7 v2 processors and utilizing IBM eXFlash memory-channel storage.

2X performance / 3X lower latency with eXFlash DIMMs / 3X memory capacity
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For more information about X6, visit http://www.ibm.com/systems/x
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