Power enterprise servers

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!

Chang Kok Khoon
Product Executive - Regional
Silverlake Holding Sdn Bhd


IBM Power System E870

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Processors Four or eight POWER8 processors
Cores 8 to 64 (8-core processors)
8 to 80 (10-core processors)
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4.02 GHz (8-core)
4.19 GHz (10-core)
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 4 TB, increasing to 8TB1
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)
4 increasing to 81
Max DASD/SSD I/O Drawers
(24 SFF bays each)
64
Performance (rPerf range)*** 675 / 1,712
1 Statement of Direction for 2015
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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, twelve1 or sixteen1 POWER8 processors
Cores 8 to 1281 (8-core processors)
8 to 1921 (12-core processors)1
Clock rates (Min/Max) Up to 4.35 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 8 TB, increasing to 16 TB1
System control unit One
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 8, 16, 241 or 321 PCIe Gen3 x16
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
4 increasing to 161
Performance (rPerf range)*** 716 / 1,433
1 Statement of Direction for 2015
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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.


IBM PowerLinux 7R4 server

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Sockets 4
Processor cores POWER7+
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.5 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 1 TB
Internal storage (Min/Max) Up to 5.4 TB with 900 GB HDD
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    The PowerLinux 7R4 server is a 4-socket server supporting 32 cores, using POWER7+ processors. The outstanding performance, capacity, energy efficiency and virtualization capabilities make it ideal for data intense workloads. The PowerLinux 7R4 server offers Linux operating systems from Red Hat or SUSE that can fulfill your requirements while using POWER7+ technology provides innovation that sets your business apart from the competition.


Sockets 1 to 4
Processor cores POWER7+
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.5 GHz / 4.0 GHz
System memory (Max) Up to 1 TB
Internal storage (Max) Up to 5.4 TB with 900 GB HDD
Performance (rPerf range)*** 52.9 / 397.7
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    The Power 750 server is a 1- to 4-socket server supporting up to 32 cores using POWER7+ processor modules. The IBM Power 750 server is designed to deliver outstanding business value with leadership performance, choice of AIX, IBM i or Linux operating systems, and proven virtualization capabilities of PowerVM. Whether you need a reliable and efficient server consolidation platform or a high performing multiapplication or database server, the Power 750 server can fulfill your requirements while using technology that provides innovation that sets your business apart from the competition.


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Sockets 1 to 4
Processor cores POWER7+
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.1 / 3.4 GHz
System memory (Max) Up to 2 TB
System unit storage (Max) Up to 5.4 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 142.1 / 507.8
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    The Power® 760 server is a 1- to 4-socket server supporting up to 48 cores using POWER7+ processors. The IBM Power 760 server is designed to deliver outstanding business value with leadership performance, choice of AIX®, IBM i or Linux operating systems, and proven virtualization capabilities of PowerVM® . Whether you need a reliable and efficient server consolidation platform or a high performing transaction server, the Power 760 server can fulfill your requirements while using technology that provides innovation that sets your business apart from the competition.


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Processor cores Up to 64, POWER7+ @ 3.8 GHz or
Up to 48 POWER7+ @ 4.2 GHz
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.8 / 4.2 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) 64 GB / 4 TB
Direct Access Storage (DAS) -
Max integrated within CEC
Up to 24 drives, up to 14.4 TB with 600 GB drives
Direct Access Storage (DAS) -
Max for system (excluding SAN)
Up to 3024 drives, up 1,814.4 TB with 600 GB drives
Performance (rPerf range)*** 147.5 / 729.3
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    Easily scale up to 64 cores with the IBM Power 770. Unique IBM modular SMP architecture lets you add more powerful POWER7 processing capability exactly when needed. Innovative RAS features and leadership virtualization capabilities make the 770 well suited as a midrange application or database server, or for server consolidation. And the flexibility to use the leading-edge AIX®, IBM i and Linux® operating systems broadens the application offerings available and increases the ways clients can manage growth, complexity and risk.


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Processor cores Up to 128 POWER7+ @ 3.72 GHz or
Up to 64 POWER7+ @ 4.42 GHz
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.72, 4.42 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) 64 GB / 4 TB
Internal storage (Min/Max) 73.4 GB @ 10K/15K rpm up to 7.2 TB @ 10K rpm or 4.2 TB SSD (within CEC)
Performance (rPerf range)*** 195.45 / 1,380.1
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    Easily scale up to 128 cores with the IBM Power 780. Unique IBM modular SMP architecture lets you add more powerful POWER7+™ processing capability exactly when needed. Innovative RAS features and leadership virtualization capabilities make the 780 well suited as an application or database server, or for server consolidation. And the flexibility to use the leading-edge AIX, IBM i and Linux operating systems broadens the application offerings available and increases the ways clients can manage growth, complexity and risk.


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Processor cores 6 to 256 POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.72 / 4.25 GHz
System memory (Std/Max) 16 TB
I/O drawers 1 - 32
Performance (rPerf range)*** 273.51 / 2,978.16
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    The IBM Power 795 server uses 64-bit POWER7 eight-core processor technology in up to 256-core configurations with PowerVM™ virtualization. This enterprise Power server offers leadership performance and massive scalability, along with the reliability, manageability and security features needed to consolidate AIX, IBM i, and Linux applications in the largest and most demanding data center environments.


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