Fast, agile, resilient
and future-ready.

Introducing IBM X6 Systems.

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Intel® Inside™ XEON® Businesses strive to maintain a competitive edge by using analytics to draw insights. Decision-makers need a platform that can run these business-critical workloads reliably and cost-effectively in a virtualised environment.

The new IBM® X6 systems for rack and Flex Systems, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon®Processor E7 v2 Family, can equip your infrastructure for the speed of your business.The IBM X6 server portfolio includes the four-socket System x3850 X6 and eight-socket System x3950 X6 rack-mount servers—and the IBM Flex System X6 Compute Node portfolio.

IBM X6 systems are fast, agile and resilient.

Fast - Deliver ideal performance for analytics workloads and cloud environments

Agile - A unique modular design helps swap or upgrade components on the go and helps            reduce total cost of ownership

Resilient - Helps increase application uptime through better fault tolerance and systems                    management capability

  • Learn how deploying IBM X6 systems can help reduce database costs, increase performance and provide application transparency.

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1IBM System x3850 X6 #1 4-socket x86 result TPC-E of 5576.27 tpsE @ $188.69/tpsE, Availability 04/15/14, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Edition with 4 Intel® Xeon® processors E7-8890 v2; Total # of Processors: 4, Total # of Cores: 60, Total # of Threads: 120. Source: http://www.tpc.org. Results current as of 04/15/14.

2SPECvirt_sc2010 #1 result on IBM x3850 X6 (4 Intel Xeon E7-4890 v2, 60 cores, 4 chips, 15 cores/chip, 2 threads/core) with 1TB memory of 2081@116 SPECvirt_sc2013@VMs running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 (KVM). Source: http://www.spec.org Results current as of 04/23/14.

3IBM System x #1 unclustered TPC-H of  519,976 QphH@1000GB, $1.36 per QphH, Availability 04/16/14, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Edition with 4 Intel® Xeon® processors E7-8890 v2; Total # of Processors: 4, Total # of Cores: 60, Total # of Threads: 60. Source: http://www.tpc.org. Results current as of 04/15/14.

4Based on Intel results of six key industry-standard workloads as of November 2013 of SPECint*_rate_base2006 (est.), SPECfp*_rate _base2006 (est), brokerage on-line transaction processing (OLTP) database workload, supply chain OLTP database workload, STREAM memory bandwidth, & LINPACK. Configurations: 4-socket server using Intel® Xeon® processor E7-4890 v2 vs. E7-4870.

5Based on preliminary IBM testing of x3850 X6 with PCI-E based flash storage achieving write latency of 15µs and DIMM-based flash storage achieving 10µs write latency. These preliminary results are subject to change.
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Presenting IBM X6 systems

  • Next generation scalable servers with 10 years of leadership with Enterprise X architecture and market share leadership with eX5 servers