IBM X3550 M5 rack 1u Optimize your workloads with choice of flexible storage-based configurations, designed for infrastructure basics to business-critical applications
Reduce unplanned downtime and minimize costs with industry-leading reliability features and tools
Simplify server management with Lenovo XClarity
Safeguard enterprise data with built-in IBM X3550 M5 rack 1u, an exclusive set of security features and practices, plus optional self-encrypting drives and IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager
Gain superior performance with Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 processors (up to 44 cores per server), 1.5TB TruDDR4 2400MHz Memory, end-to-end 12Gbps RAID support—devices and infrastructure
Reduce data center costs with smart energy-efficient features, including extended operating temperature, Titanium power supplies (up to 96 percent efficiency), active/standby power supply modes, dual fan zone design, TruDDR4 Memory (with up to 45 percent lower energy use over DDR3), and optional Lenovo XClarity Energy
Run more virtual machines and workloads with up to 22 percent more cores than the previous generation
Exceptional, Versatile Performance
The versatile 1U two-socket Lenovo System x3550 M5 rack server fuels almost any workload from infrastructure to Big Data with industry-leading reliability. It comes integrated with up to two Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v4 series (44 cores per system), faster, energy-efficient Tru DDR4 Memory, and up to 12 drives of storage. With 22 percent more cores per system than the previous generation and memory speeds up to 2400MHz, the x3550 M5 lets your workloads fly.
IBM X3550 M5 rack 1u servers have consistently achieved the highest reliability of all x86 servers, industry-wide. Predictive Failure Analysis and smart diagnostic tools facilitate reduced downtime and costs. Other high-availability features on the x3550 M5 include dual fan zones with redundant fans, as well as hot-swappable drives and power supplies.
Lenovo Trusted Platform Assurance, a built-in set of security features and practices, protects your hardware and firmware. You can also deploy self-encrypting drives using the optional IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager.