Lenovo Flex System Interconnect Fabric

Feature Benefits
Accelerate deployment
  • Simple Configuration—Configure fabric once, quickly add additional chassis’ to the point of delivery (POD)
  • Autonomous Administration—System administrators have the ability to add additional chassis and hardware with minimal assistance from the network administrators.
Simplified management with higher availability
  • Single Management Device—Integrated system fabric managed by the primary G8264CS
  • In-service software upgrade—The primary G8264CS switch provides all upgrades and patch management to the POD with zero downtime
Dynamic scalability
  • Fabric Elasticity—Ability to grow the fabric POD supporting up to 252* compute nodes
  • Feature on Demand—Add additional ports as business demands increase
Increased reliability
and security
  • Optimized ComponentsReduce the number of I/O devices required in a multi-rack solution
  • Unified ProvisioningReduce configuration errors with a single point of provisioning
  • Multi-tenant—Isolation of multiple client’s data in the POD

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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the U.S. and other countries. IBM will host x86-related content on ibm.com until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.


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