The BladeCenter chassis helps form your IT foundation and can be tailored to the different types of applications, environments and performance requirements you have in your business. Offering five choices, including chassis for data centres, stores or remote sites and non-traditional environments, you can easily tailor a solution to meet your needs—just pick the right fit. With IBM BladeCenter, blade servers and switch modules can be seamlessly moved between chassis, giving you incredibly flexible, mix-and-match deployment choices.
IBM BladeCenter S
IBM BladeCenter S extends the benefits of BladeCenter outside of the data centre. BladeCenter S combines the power of blade servers with integrated storage, all in an easy to use package. Designed specifically for the office and distributed enterprise environment, BladeCenter S uses standard office power to run your IT without having to invest in a data centre.
7U high/6 bays with up to two Disk Storage Modules supporting either twelve 3.5-inch or twenty four 2.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs)
950 W/1450 W AC
Up to four legacy
BladeCenter H Chassis
IBM BladeCenter H provides high performance, scalability and enhanced integration to enterprise customers
Business use: Ideal Applications Include: High-performance enterprise applications, simulations and other compute-intensive workloads for a wide range of industries including financial services, media and industrial
9U high/14 bays
2980 W ac
Up to four standard, four high-speed, four bridge
IBM BladeCenter E
Business use: Energy-efficient, high-density chassis ideal for space- and power-constrained data centres.
Height / Bays
7U high/14 bays
Up to four standard