IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U This 1U-high, rack-optimized server features extreme frequency, optimized performance, and systems management for business-critical applications and cloud deployments built on IBM X-Architecture® .
Optimized for performance
New IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U, innovative, energy-smart design with powerful high-performance processors, a large capacity of high-performing DDR3 memory, and a no-compromise feature set ideal for business-critical applications and cloud deployments:
Up to two eight-core powerful Intel™ XEON E5-2600 series processors
Twenty-four DIMM (RDIMM/UDIMM/LRDIMM) slots that enable you to deploy up to 384 GB of DDR3 SDRAM Registered DIMM memory, or up to 768 GB of memory with LRDIMMs, fast memory bandwidth with the ability to run two DIMMs per channel at 1600 MHz with supported 1600 MHz1 RDIMMs
Integrated slotless 6 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10; optional RAID-5, -50 or -6, -60 (model dependent) and up to 1GB Flashback cache
Support for up to eight hot-swap, 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs or SSD or up to three hot-swap, SAS/SATA 3.5-inch HDDs
IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U Highly functional chipset optimized for better application computing for general business workloads Integrated Quad Gigabit Ethernet ports for high I/O capacity, and optional two embedded 10 GbE ports One PCIe 3.0 x16 slot plus one PCIe x8/x16 or optional PCIX slot that help provide flexibility, greater performance with long-term investment protection New energy-efficient design incorporating 550-watt ac or 750-watt ac 750-watt dc power supplies, up to twelve cooling fans (six banks of counter-rotating dual fans) and energy-efficient planar components to help lower operational costs Equivalent NEBS 1/ETSI compliance for both ac and dc power supply, compliant with 80 PLUS Platinum and ENERGY STAR (when available and model dependent)
Manage with efficiency
High-availability, manageability, and serviceability features help diagnose problems quickly, even from remote locations:
IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U for advanced datacenter power notification and management to help achieve lower heat output and reduced cooling needs Snoop filters to boost processor performance Integrated slotless SAS controller for up to eight 2.5-inch, hot-swap HDD bays Memory mirroring, configurable using Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) setup iMM2 systems management processor with optional Feature on Demand (FoD) remote presence Monitoring and control of operating status and key server components PFA on selected components that warns of problems before they occur
Fast and easy servicing through innovative light path diagnostics, improved onboard diagnostics, and LED diagnostic panel Excellent RAS and outstanding uptime for an improved business environment Redundant, hot-swap components make it easy to replace failures without taking your system down.
IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U 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 help secure your data and reduce downtime Predictive Failure Analysis provides advanced warning on processors, memory, disks, fans, power supplies and VRMs Provides drop-down light path diagnostics panel, gives information about a failing component without open chassis or interrupting system operation, expedites hardware repairs to dramatically reduce service time IBM Director and web support Three-year, customer replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site labor1, limited warranty2; optional warranty service upgrades available
IBM Express® models
New IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U are added to the IBM Express Portfolio™ , designed and priced to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses. Reliable and easy to manage, Express models and configurations vary by country. They further enhance the ease of doing business with IBM by offering a robust portfolio of products supported by aggressive pricing and simplified incentives.
The latest System x Express models consist of relevant system configurations for the System IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U servers.
System IBM X3550M4 RACK 1U servers deliver robust capabilities while taking into account limited resources and budgets. Find the right hardware for your business needs today, while helping to protect your investments with flexible, scalable products that can grow with your business