BladeCenter blade servers

IBM BladeCenter® blade servers support a wide selection of processor technologies and operating systems to allow clients to run all of their diverse workloads inside a single architecture. Reduce complexity, improve systems management, and increase energy efficiency while driving down total cost of ownership.

Blade servers Business use Processor (Max) Internal Memory (max) 1 Storage (max)1,2

IBM BladeCenter HX5

Scalable high-performance blade server ideal for compute- and memory-intensive workloads such as databases, enterprise applications and virtualisation. 2- and 4-socket, six-core, eight-core or ten-core Intel Xeon Up to 512 GB per 2-socket HX5, up to 1.0 TB for a 4-socket HX5 configuration, and up to 1.25 TB for an HX5 + MAX5 configuration Up to 800 GB per 2-socket HX5 using solid state drives; scalable to 1600 GB per 4-socket HX5 (with 400 GB SSDs)

IBM BladeCenter HS23

Allows you to do more now in the data centre you own, and is ideal for a wide variety of workloads including virtualisation and cloud infrastructure solutions. Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family, with up to 8 cores, processing up to 16 simultaneous threads Up to 512 GB of DDR3 memory (assuming 32 GB DIMMs), 16 DIMM sockets - VLP Registered ECC DDR3, memory mirroring and sparing supported Up to 2 TB

IBM BladeCenter HS23E

Provides the versatility you need to manage your data centre by offering performance flexibility and energy efficiency. Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family, with up to 8 cores, processing up to 16 simultaneous threads Up to 192 GB of DDR3 memory Up to 2 TB

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