- Meet growing performance and storage demands with a cost-effective, high-capacity solution
- Achieve high levels of system availability, backed by IBM's legendary support
- Design the configuration that meets your needs today, with the freedom to upgrade as needs change over time
Outstanding storage value
The IBM System x3630 M3 is a storage-rich dual-socket 2U server that integrates the leadership features of traditional enterprise server offerings with affordable components to deliver outstanding value to cost-conscious buyers. Based on the latest Intel® Xeon® processor technology, the x3630 M3 offers high performance and maximum storage capacity. It provides up to 28 TB of internal storage capacity for a much lower cost per terabyte than external storage, making it an ideal solution for storage-intensive workloads.
Highly reliable performance
The x3630 M3 helps keep your business running smoothly with availability features that include redundant cooling fan modules and hot-swap/redundant power supplies, RAID protection, and predictive failure analysis. The x3630 M3 also offers a comprehensive suite of systems management tools that help simplify management tasks.
- Outstanding performance and generous storage capacity in a small footprint help support a wide range of data-intensive workloads
- Built-in reliability and availability features help ensure application uptime
- Flexible design provides extensive configuration options and allows customers to upgrade to more robust features as needs change over time
- Hot-swappable hard disk drives and power supplies improve system serviceability
- A comprehensive portfolio of systems management tools help simplify management tasks
- 2U chassis
- Dual-socket server supporting 4-core and 6-core Intel Xeon 5600 series processors, up to 3.20 GHz
- Up to 192 GB high-performance, new-generation DDR-3 memory with 12 DIMM slots, up to 1333 MHz memory access speed
- Internal storage flexibility with support for up to 14 3.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA hard disk drives, or up to 28 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA hard disk drives, for up to 28 TB of local storage capacity
- 2 PCIe slots1
- Optional VMware ESXi 4.0 embedded hypervisor
1 Although there is a physical x16/x4 low-profile slot in the server, there are no adapters supported for use in that slot.