IBM System x

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IBM System x. Expectations redefined

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IBM System x® x86 servers support Microsoft® Windows®, Linux® and virtualization. System x servers are intelligent systems designed to reduce costs and complexity. Keep your applications running and maximize your budget with x86 servers from IBM System x.
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“We have been using IBM technology for many years, and we know that we can rely on IBM to provide excellent technology and outstanding support to help us manage our growing business.”

- Stefan Steinert, Manager of System Operations for External Services, Brodos AG

“The IBM System x3750 M4 continues to be one of the servers we recommend to clients, based on the strength of its performance and also its reliability, compactness, efficiency and build-quality...”

- Lee Fisher, VP, Technical Marketing, Redline Trading Solutions

“In our previous conventional RAID storage array, it took around 12 hours to rebuild just a 1 TB disk. Our new System x GPFS Storage Server solution enables us to rebuild to a non-critical state in just under one hour, ensuring consistent, high-speed access to large volumes of data for our simulations.”

- Lothar Wollschläger, Storage Specialist at Jülich Supercomputing Centre

“Thanks to our IBM Systems solution for SAP HANA on IBM System x, we can offer our customers the high-performance and highly available service they need to meet their business goals.”

- Dr. Luke Winckelmann, Lead SAP HANA Expert and Customer Service Manager, itelligence AG

“Deploying a combination of IBM BladeCenter and System x servers makes it possible for us to match workloads to the best possible platform, optimizing performance and ensuring we meet clients’ specific security requirements,”

- Steve Groom, Chief Executive Officer, Vissensa

"Choosing the highly flexible, resilient and scalable IBM System x platform has given us the tools to seize an opportunity to grow our business, and we feel well-equipped to continue to capitalize on this success."

- Ole Widahl, Director of Products and Solutions, TDC Hosting

“After evaluating the offerings for functionality and efficiency, we decided that IBM Systems Director software running on a virtualized IBM System x server platform was the optimal choice to meet our requirements of simple resource management with high performance and stability.”

- Liang Xia, IT Engineer, Ping An Insurance Group Company of China, Ltd

"iDataPlex gives us an ideal platform to help businesses of all sizes to harness high-performance computing and generate real economic impact. We’re delighted that IBM, Intel and OCF have shown themselves to be such worthy partners in this endeavour."

- Professor John Bancroft, Project Director, the Hartree Centre

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IBM System x-Based Workload-Optimized Systems and Big Data Technical Lead

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Worldwide Product Marketing, High End System x

Randy manages IBM WW 4 socket x86 servers from a product management and product marketing perspective. He supports the existing 4 socket servers helping to drive market success. He also defines and drives the build of future roadmap offerings.

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