Optimized for performance, reliability, and virtualization
The right choice when compromise is not an option, the IBM System x3550 M4 blends outstanding uptime, performance and I/O flexibility with rock-solid reliability for business critical workloads, including cloud computing, virtual desktop, business analytics, high performance computing, and SAP. This compact rack server offers an energy-smart, easy-to-use solution with a pay-as-you-grow design to manage risks. With more computing power per watt, support for the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series processors and advanced memory support, the x3550 M4 offers balanced performance and density. Ideal for a wide range of business critical applications, including cloud computing and virtualization. Big things do come in small packages.
Uptime for business-critical applications
With redundant and hot-swap fans, disks and power supplies, the x3550 M4 provides a resilient architecture ideal for business-critical applications. Predictive failure analysis and light path diagnostics proactively monitor the system’s sub-components and provide advanced warning on power supplies, fans, VRMs, disks, processors and memory. Redundant, hot-swap components make it easy to replace failures without taking your system down. Light path diagnostics displays a visible warning light indicator on a failing component, allowing time for component replacement prior to failure and facilitating high availability.
Select configurations of the x3550 M4 are part of the IBM® Express Portfolio™ designed to meet the needs of small and midsized businesses. Easy to manage, Express® models vary by country.
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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System x3550 M4
This 2-socket, 1U rack server offers a perfect balance of performance, density, flexibility and cost efficiency.