Achieve new levels of insight, efficiency and security
In today’s hyper-connected, cloud and hybrid world, more and more complex data must be managed every day. It’s imperative your IT foundation has the performance, flexibility and reliability for processing vast amounts of structured and unstructured data quickly, consistently and effectively.
It is estimated that by 2020, there could be four times more digital data than all the grains of sand on Earth*
New IBM System x® solutions and servers can help you increase efficiencies and productivity, realise more of the key insights you need to reduce costs and safeguard and accelerate your growing business.
IBM System x Reference Architectures for Big Data based on the IBM System x3650 M4 BD rack server, are purpose-built to easily power Hadoop workloads using IBM InfoSphere® BigInsights™, Cloudera or MapR. These reference architecture configurations provide a 25%1 performance improvement over the previous generation configurations—enabling high-availability processing of huge data sets faster—for the improved decision-making insights you need.
IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack is an easy to deploy and use cloud software offering based on the OpenStack™ community project with IBM enhancements. By running IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack on System x servers, PureFlex System or IBM Flex System, you get a self-service portal for workload provisioning, virtual image management, and monitoring to simplify your transition to a cloud-based, open standards infrastructure.
The compact IBM System x3100 M5 entry tower server—optimised for small and mid-sized businesses and distributed environments—provides advanced reliability and performance capabilities to help safeguard and accelerate your growing business.
Compared to the previous generation, the x3100 M5 offers:
18% better energy efficient performance with Intel® Xeon® E3-1200v3 processors2
Lower power consumption with 1.35v low-voltage memory
In addition, IBM extends the 6th-generation enterprise X-Architecture® design (X6) to IBM Flex System®. Reduce cost, increase agility and improve efficiency for better business results with the IBM X6 portfolio of rack-mount and blade servers that provide revolutionary levels of processor and storage performance, memory capacity and resiliency previously unseen in x86 servers.