Communities for System x and BladeCenter

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Get connected to IBM and industry experts, colleagues and many others who share experiences with System x® and BladeCenter®. Discover ways to connect with people who share your interest in seeking technical advice, solving problems, getting questions answered and more. Learn more below and meet some great people along the way.

Connect with the System x community

x86 Server Blog

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Meet the experts

@Lenovox86Servers on Twitter

Chris Johnson

System x Marketing Segment Manager, x86 Competitive Tools, Sales Enablement

Chris is a Marketing Manager for IBM System x, focused on sales enablement and competitive tools. He works closely with System x product managers, IBM sellers, and IBM Business Partners to provide the right resources and tools to enable all IBM System x sellers.

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David Watts

IBM Redbooks project leader and author

David Watts is a Consulting IT Specialist in the IBM Redbooks® team in Raleigh, North Carolina in the USA. He manages residencies and produces IBM Redbooks publications for hardware and software topics that are related to IBM PureFlex, IBM System x, and IBM BladeCenter servers and associated client platforms. He has authored over 300 books and papers. David has worked for IBM both in the U.S. and Australia since 1989. He is an IBM Certified IT Specialist and a member of the IT Specialist Certification Review Board. David holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Queensland (Australia).

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Contact Lenovo

Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the U.S. and other countries. IBM will host x86-related content on until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.


Browse System x

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IBM X6 whiteboard

Watch this whiteboard animation to get a quick overview about IBM X6.

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eXFlash DIMM whiteboard

This whiteboard animation details the advantages of eXFlash memory-channel storage.

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IBM X6 servers

Up to 100% performance increase with lower acquisition cost


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