To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of compute, storage, networking and software resources that is simple to deploy and can quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. IBM Flex System™ offers a broad range of x86 and POWER® compute nodes in an innovative chassis design that goes beyond blade servers with advanced networking and system management, to support extraordinary simplicity, flexibility and upgradeability. The PureFlex System is an integrated infrastructure solution available in two configurations, with x86 or POWER processor-based compute nodes that can be further customized with additional options to meet your precise IT infrastructure needs.
The IBM Flex System p270 Compute Node is completely new and designed to leverage the leadership performance of the POWER7+ processor. The resulting combination of secure, reliable computing and energy-efficient virtualization make it an ideal solution for virtualized application consolidation and workload environments that need tremendous configuration flexibility to meet demanding capacity and growth requirements. The node supports IBM AIX®, IBM i or Linux operating environments and is designed to run a wide variety of workloads in your IBM Flex System and PureFlex System solution.