Technical computing and HPC

Extreme x86 computing performance without the extreme cost

Fluid dynamics, crash simulation, seismic processing, image comparison and complex price modeling are challenging problems that place extraordinary demands on your IT. IBM offers a range of solutions for these challenges, including specialized high performance computing clusters, the innovative IBM NeXtScale System™, IBM iDataPlex®, Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) and coprocessors, and workload and resource management software. Explore these solutions to see how IBM can help improve your critical technical and business decisions so you can drive innovation with breakthrough results.

Featured solutions

  • IBM Intelligent Cluster is a factory-integrated, fully tested solution that helps simplify and expedite deployment of HPC clusters for a broad range of application environments, including industrial design and manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, government and education.

    IBM System x GPFS Storage Server, available through the IBM Intelligent Cluster, is an integrated storage solution optimized to support high performance computing workloads and designed to let you start small and expand based on your workload needs.

  • IBM Application Ready Solutions takes the guesswork and complexity out of deploying, managing and using high-performance clusters, grids and clouds in industries such as automotive, aerospace, life sciences, chemistry and petroleum. Integrated and optimized solutions with leading ISVs and based on IBM reference architectures for reduced risk and faster time to value.

  • IBM System x Reference Architecture for Hadoop: InfoSphere BigInsights delivers scale-out computing based on the latest IBM System x3630 M4 servers for analysis of both unstructured and structured data. With increased performance, storage and memory capacity, you can get faster insight from analysis of large scale data. The hardware platform is available pre-integrated from IBM.

Optimized systems

  • IBM NeXtScale System delivers the density, agility and scale you need for your most demanding workloads including, technical computing, grid deployments, analytics and large-scale cloud and virtualization infrastructures.

  • IBM System x iDataPlex provides extraordinary performance for analytics, imaging and simulation workloads while offering energy efficiency and extraordinary density to help you conserve power and data center floor space.


  • IBM Platform Computing software provides comprehensive workload and resource management for technical computing, analytics, big data and HPC cloud in distributed computing environments. Platform Computing software can transform your System x infrastructure to provide up to 100 percent utilization and greater throughput for reduced cost and faster time to results.

Accelerated computing options

  • IBM offers expansion options featuring GPU computing modules and coprocessors to accelerate application performance for your intensive, highly parallel, floating point processing tasks. These tasks can take full advantage of the GPU or coprocessors to drive significant performance gains. And because these options can be added to your existing systems, you can protect your current investment and lower your TCO while getting the additional performance you need for your demanding applications.

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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.


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  • Teri DeWalt

    Teri DeWalt

    Technical Computing And HPC Cloud Market Manager

  • Gaurav Chaudhry

    Gaurav Chaudhry

    Sr. Product Marketing Manager, System x HPC Solutions

Gaurav Chaudhry

Sr. Product Marketing Manager, System x HPC Solutions

Gaurav Chaudhry Gaurav is an enthusiastic, resourceful and results oriented professional with over 12 years of experience in business development, marketing, leading cross-functional teams, interfacing with customers, and product development.

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Teri DeWalt

Technical Computing And HPC Cloud Market Manager

Teri DeWalt Teri DeWalt is the IBM Technical Computing Market Segment Manager responsible for global strategy, channel enablement, and marketing of high-performance systems, software, and solutions for technical computing.

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