The IBM X3500 M5 rack 4u server is an all-in-one, 2-socket tower or rack mountable server designed for business-critical workloads in remote or distributed environments. Whether your business is growing, or you need an all-in-one server for your distributed environment or franchise, the new Lenovo® System x3500 M5 delivers big performance and storage flexibility in a small footprint. Choose from models that include up to thirty-two 2.5-inch drives or up to twelve 3.5-inch drives. Leverage tiered storage with a combination of fast 2.5-inch and low-cost-per-terabyte 3.5-inch drives in the same server.
The IBM X3500 M5 rack 4u server includes
IBM X3500 M5 rack 4u Up to two 18-core powerful Intel Xeon™ E5-2600 v3 series processors Support for up to 32 hot-swap 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs or SSDs, or up to 12 hot-swap 3.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs, or an intermix of up to 16 hot-swap 2.5-inch HDDs with up to six hot-swap 3.5-inch HDDs Two hot-swap fans standard with single processor or four hot-swap fans with dual processors support N+1 redundancy New energy-efficient design incorporating 750-watt Titanium power supplies, and energy-efficient planar components to help lower operational costs
Four PCI-Express card slots standard, three more PCI-Express card slots with second processor installed Integrated quad Gigabit Ethernet for high I/O capacity, and optional 10 GbE support via optional PCIe adapters 12 Gbps hardware RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 or optional RAID 5, RAID 50, RAID 6, or RAID 60 (model dependent) and up to 4 GB Flashback cache Twenty-four DIMM (RDIMM/LRDIMM) slots that enable you to deploy up to 1.5 TB and fast memory bandwidth with the ability to support 2133 MHz DDR4 DIMMs 1 Manage with efficiency
High-availability, manageability, and serviceability features help diagnose problems quickly, even from remote locations:
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ for advanced data center power notification and management to help achieve lower heat output and reduced cooling needs Memory mirroring, configurable using Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) setup Integrated management module (IMM2.1) with optional Feature on Demand (FoD) Remote Presence Monitoring and control of operating status and key server components Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA) on selected components that warns of problems before they occur Fast and easy servicing through innovative light path diagnostics, improved onboard diagnostics Excellent RAS and outstanding uptime for around-the-clock business demands.
IBM X3500 M5 rack 4u hot-swap components designed to make it easy to replace failures without taking your system down Hot-swap, redundant fans with calibrated vectored cooling to keep components cool, and simplified fan replacement Hot-swap, redundant power supplies to help reduce downtime Hot-swap, RAID protection disk to help secure your data and reduce downtime Predictive Failure Analysis, which provides advanced warning on processors, memory, disks, fans, power supplies, and VRMs Optional Advanced light path diagnostics that reduces repair time by providing information about failing components without opening the chassis
IBM X3500 M5 rack 4u customer replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site service, limited warranty 2; optional warranty service upgrades available