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Flex System ™ represents an entirely new generation of blade technology, with more performance and bandwidth, true integrated enterprise SAN storage, and far more capability to consolidate and virtualize than previous systems. Whether you need to migrate an existing blade server infrastructure to simplify management and improve performance and flexibility, or implement new workloads, a converged infrastructure like Flex System can meet your needs.
Flex System x240 M5 Compute Node
The x240 M5 two-socket compute node delivers major advances in performance, capacity, management simplicity, and networking flexibility to help you keep operating costs down without sacrificing security, efficiency and reliability.
Flex System x440 Compute Node
The x440 is a high-density, price-performance optimized, four-socket compute node designed for mainstream virtualization, database deployments, and business process memory-intensive environments.
Flex System X6 Compute Node Portfolio
Now certified for SAP HANA, Flex System X6 will enable customers to have an integrated infrastructure to run their SAP application environment.
The Flex System X6 Compute Node Portfolio features exclusive X ARCHITECTURE® innovations and the latest Xeon E7 v2 processors, so you can achieve the full potential of your business-critical applications, implement large virtual machines or run sizeable in-memory databases with greater performance, agility and resiliency.
The Flex System X6 Compute Node Portfolio includes the:
• x280 X6 - a two-socket scale-out server optimized for workloads that require large memory footprint and virtualization performance.
• x480 X6 – scalable up to 4-sockets, this server is optimized for applications that require more processor cores and memory for larger virtual machines and databases.
• x880 X6 - the first scalable 8-socket Intel® Xeon® processor-based blade server, is ideal for workloads that demand the highest levels of capacity, performance and resiliency, such as analytics and large databases.
POWER processor-based compute nodes
The POWER-based compute nodes offer a range of capabilities from entry systems to POWER 7+ based systems for the most demanding capacity and growth requirements.
Flex System Enterprise Chassis
The 14-node, 10U Flex System Enterprise Chassis is a simple, integrated infrastructure platform that supports a mix of compute, storage, systems management, and networking resources to meet the demands of your applications.
The Flex System networking portfolio includes Ethernet, FCoE, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand products that are built on industry standards and offer enterprise-class features.