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|
1 Maximum internal hard disk and memory capacities may require the replacement of any standard hard drives and/or memory and the population of all hard disk bays and memory slots with the largest currently supported drives available. When referring to variable speed CD-ROMs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs and DVDs, actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.
2 When referring to storage capacity, GB = 1,000,000,000bytes and TB = 1,000,000,000,000bytes. Accessible capacity is less.
3 With the Storage and I/O Expansion Blade (SIO) installed.
4 Memory is dedicated to packet processing and is not expandable.
Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems
These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the India 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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