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Our core banking solutions require high performance with reliability, availability, scalability and automation to keep bank operations running 24X7. Only IBM Power Systems provide these critical technologies, which makes my customers very happy and their CIOs sleeping peacefully at night. Thank you, IBM!

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IBM Power System E850

IBM Power System E850

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Sockets Two to four
Processors POWER8
Cores 16 to 32 (8-core)
20 to 40 (10-core)
24 to 48 (12-core)
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.72 GHz (8-core) or
3.35 GHz (10-core) or
3.02 GHz (12-core)
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 2TB increasing to 4TB1
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 4 to 8 PCIe Gen3 x16 (2 per socket) +
3 PCIe Gen3 x8
Internal Storage 8 SFF bays (2.5 in.) for Hard Disk Drive (HDD) / Solid State Disk (SSD)
4 SSD bays (1.8 in.)
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
4
Performance (rPerf range)*** 304.5 / 746.9
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    The Power E850 is an efficient 4-socket system that offers an ideal mix of performance, scalability and reliability in a compact, 4U design, featuring Capacity on Demand innovation.


IBM Power System E870

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Sockets Four or eight
Processors POWER8
Cores 8 to 64 (8-core)
8 to 80 (10-core)
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4.02 GHz (8-core)
4.19 GHz (10-core)
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 8TB
System control unit One
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 8 or 16 PCIe Gen3 x16
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
8
Max DASD/SSD I/O Drawers
(24 SFF bays each)
64
Performance (rPerf range)*** 675 / 1,712
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    The IBM Power® E870 server is a high-performance, secure enterprise system optimized for the compute-intensive performance demands of large-scale, mission-critical transaction, database and analytics applications. With up to 80 IBM POWER8™ processors, an efficient modular design, built-in IBM PowerVM® virtualization technologies and Capacity on Demand innovation, the Power E870 server can consistently sustain high service levels across hundreds of virtual workloads on a single system.


IBM Power System E880

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Processors Four, eight, twelve or sixteen POWER8 processors
Cores 8 to 128 (8-core processors)
8 to 160 (10-core processors)
8 to 192 (12-core processors)
Clock rates (Min/Max) Either 4.02 GHz, 4.19 GHz or 4.35 Ghz
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 32 TB
System control unit One
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 8, 16, 24 or 32 PCIe Gen3 x16
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
Up to 16
Performance (rPerf range)*** 716 /3,905.8
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    The IBM Power® E880 server is a high-performance, secure enterprise system optimized for the compute-intensive performance demands of large-scale, mission-critical transaction, database and analytics applications. With up to 192 IBM POWER8™ processors, an efficient modular design, built-in IBM PowerVM® virtualization technologies and Capacity on Demand innovation, the Power E880 can consistently sustain high service levels across hundreds of virtual workloads on a single system.


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Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

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Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems for choice and flexibility. Learn how Power Systems has helped them revolutionise the way IT is developed and delivered, optimise for big data and analytics, and support private, public and hybrid offerings for scale-out or scale-up implementations all while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.

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