The IBM Power 560 Express server has been withdrawn from the market, effective January 7, 2011. The learn more links provide information on the Power 560.

The IBM Power™ 560 Express delivers up to 16 cores of scalability with the outstanding performance of the POWER6™ processor—the world’s fastest chip. The performance, reliability, and virtualization capabilities of the Power 560 Express make it an ideal system as a consolidation, database or application server. The Power 560 delivers the performance and scalability to run applications faster and the virtualization and availability features to consolidate workloads to be more efficient and reduce infrastructure costs.

As a consolidation server, the Power 560 Express provides the flexibility to use leading-edge AIX®, IBM i, Linux for Power and x86 Linux applications all on the same system. The Power 560 Express is designed with capabilities to deliver near-continuous application availability and allow more work to be processed with less operational disruption. PowerVM™ Editions offers comprehensive virtualization technologies designed to aggregate and manage resources while helping to simplify and optimize your IT infrastructure and reduce server sprawl.

For database servers, the Power 560 Express provides outstanding performance, capacity and near-continuous application availability. Mid-sized companies can access data faster, keep their applications running around the clock, and focus attention on growing their business.

The Power 560 Express supports an extensive portfolio of proven solutions by supporting multiple operating systems: AIX, i, Linux for Power and x86 Linux applications. This flexibility in operating environments lets you deploy the applications your business demands.

IBM Power 560 Express


  • For consolidation of UNIX, IBM i, and x86 Linux workloads
  • For mid-size to large database servers
  • For UNIX®, IBM i (formerly known as i5/OS®) and Linux® ERP/CRM application servers

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