The new System x M5 generation of systems delivers innovative technology designed to improve security, efficiency, and reliability for cloud, analytics and big data workloads. The new portfolio incorporates the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processors, increased storage and memory capacity, along with dramatically increased performance for bigger data demands and faster insights.
Feel safe. Your hardware and firmware are protected. As more of your business moves to the cloud, security becomes even more critical. System x Trusted Platform Assurance is an exclusive, industry-leading set of security features and practices that safeguards your system from lower layer malware attacks. All System x servers undergo a secure development process and a rigorous, continuous validation cycle with controlled updates. All firmware is securely built, digitally signed, and verified, so that only authorised firmware can execute. This establishes a secure foundation for your workloads. Find out more in this IDC paper.
In addition, System x servers offer enterprise-class data protection with optional self-encrypting drives and simple, centralised key management through the Security Key Lifecycle Manager. Learn more. (PDF, 698KB)
Let us help your business drive more workloads and minimise data centre costs. The System x M5 servers deliver efficiencies in performance, power and thermal management, tools, and platform design.
By harnessing the new M5 servers, your organisation can achieve:
Your customers, employees and partners expect your applications to work 24/7. Downtime is unacceptable. System x servers continue to have the highest availability of all x86-based servers.
The System x portfolio, including Flex System, has always been at the forefront of x86 servers, with breakthrough technologies that go beyond performance to help improve business results.
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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems
These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the United Kingdom and other countries. IBM will host x86-related content on ibm.com until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.
New and updated servers and networking options
New and updated solutions
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