Mission-critical applications now must do more as businesses expand access through new mobile and cloud deployments. Ready access to actionable information is crucial. For this to happen, IT solutions must easily scale performance, manage large masses of data and make information available in real-time.
As the volume of data continues to grow exponentially, businesses remain constrained by a finite set of capital and operational resources. The Lenovo® System x3850 X6 incorporates the sixth generation of enterprise X ARCHITECTURE® to help deliver better, more efficient business results.
X6 platforms can produce up to 125 percent faster compute performance than previous-generation systems.³ The X6 portfolio increases virtualization density and decreases infrastructure costs and complexity. Now you can design faster analytics engines, rein in IT sprawl and deliver information with high reliability. X6 servers are fast, agile and resilient.
1 125 percent performance improvement is based on preliminary results of SPECint*_rate_base2006, SPECfp*_rate_base2006, and TPC-E benchmarks, plus performance gains from eXFlash DIMM storage. SPEC and TPC benchmark results are available at www.spec.org and www.tpc.org. Configurations: 4-socket x3850 X6 server using Intel Xeon processor E7-4890 v2 vs. 4-socket server using the previous top-of-the-line E7-4870 (v1)
2 When a newer generation of processor and memory technology becomes available, Compute Books can be replaced with newer ones. (All Compute Books must use matching technology.)
3 Up to 28 percent savings in acquisition cost is based on a comparison of an x3850 X6 (using the modular design) vs. a traditional rack design with no modularity. Based on projected Q1 2014 pricing of x3850 X6 configuration with 2 Compute Books, Storage Book with 1.2TB SAS, dual 1400W power supplies, 10GbE SFP+ networking, and no optional I/O Books.
* When a newer generation of processor and memory technology becomes available, Compute Books can be replaced with newer ones. (All Compute Books must use matching technology.)
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 ibm.com until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.
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Lenovo System x3850 X6
This 4-socket server is a fast, agile, and resilient member in Lenovo's high-end server portfolio.
Increase server capacity without adding complexity
ThinkServer SA120 is now interoperable with System x servers.
New X6 server delivers world-record performance results: