IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis (8721)

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Table 1. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis (8721) at-a-glance
Part number1 Withdrawal date3 Form Factor (Width/Depth) Power Modules Power Modules
(Std/Max) (Line cord)
Hot-Swap (Power, Bays, Blowers) Redundancy
(Optional,Standard)
8721-A1Y - Rack (10U) 17.6in x 31.5in 2500w (200VAC) 2/6 P,B,F O - Power O - Fans
8721-LRY - Rack (10U) 17.6in x 31.5in 2100w (200VAC) 2/6 P,B,F O - Power O - Fans

Table 1. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis (8721) at-a-glance (continued)
Part number1 Withdrawal date3 Management Module (Std/Max) I/O Module Bays (Total/Avail) Optical Drive Diskette Drive Node Bays (Total/Avail)
8721-A1Y - 1/2 4/4 N/A N/A 14/14
8721-LRY - 1/2 4/4 N/A N/A 14/14

Notes:

  1. Model number is a worldwide generally available variant model number which is not orderable as listed and needs to be modified by country. The U.S. GAV model numbers use the following nomenclature: xxU. For example, the U.S. orderable part number for 8721-A1Y is 8721-A1U. See the product specific Official IBM® announcement letter for other country-specific GAV model numbers.
  2. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis housed in a 10U rack mountable chassis. Supports upto 14 standard compute nodes or 7 double-wide compute nodes, and 4 scalable network I/O switch modules.
  3. Withdrawal dates are provided for U.S. and Canada only. Business Partner Inventory may be available.

22 April 2014