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Today’s businesses need to manage costs while meeting a myriad of demands. IBM eX5 four socket rack systems offer the performance applications need, the flexibility the market demands, and the availability customers expect—all at an affordable cost. eX5 systems feature exclusive IBM X-Architecture innovations that deliver unparalleled capability, while continuing to leveraging open, standards-based components for affordability, flexibility and choice.

Why choose System x3850 X5 or x3950 X5?

x3850 X5
Has the capability to scale from 4 to 8 sockets with memory, storage and processing capacity to meet the demands of your business now and into the future.

x3950 X5
Offers the same core features as the x3850 X5 and is workload optimized to deliver performance and rapid deployment of database applications, virtualized environments or SAP In-Memory Appliance, SAP HANA, depending on your business requirements.

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The x3850 X5 and x3950 X5 provide improved performance and enhanced features to improve integration and efficiency; featuring:

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