Minimum configuration for the i Edition Express for BladeCenter S

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NOTE: Some features can be replaced with features for larger or different components. Other options can also be added to the i Edition Express for BladeCenter S configuration.

VIOS and IBM i can be pre-installed by IBM on BladeCenter S with BladeCenter JS12 configurations. When IBM i is pre-installed, it is installed onto drives on the BladeCenter S.

The BladeCenter S and the BladeCenter H support the attachment of the IBM Storage System DS3200 for additional storage capacity. The IBM TS2240 LTO-4 tape drive is recommended for backup and restores operations and is supported by the virtual tape function.