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System x options

IBM System x offers quality components that will enhance and optimize your server’s performance and capability.


Maximize data retrieval and backup with System x storage options. Fast local SAS, SATA and Self Encrypting (SED) drives, pooled network storage, adapters and industry leading RAID solutions optimize data center operations.


Top of Rack Ethernet network switches from IBM System x are ideal for data center networking requirements where integration of networking and servers is key.


Memory and processor

The IBM memory and processor portfolio offers the same reliability, performance and quality that comes with IBM’s System x and BladeCenter servers and is tailored to support today’s applications and workloads.

Rack and power infrastructure

Optimized infrastructure equipment is critical to drive improved IT efficiency and availability for data centers of today and tomorrow. IBM’s rack and power infrastructure offerings are custom designed for IBM System x servers.

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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the US 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.

eXFlash: Dramatic performance with new SSDs

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