IBM Flex System represents an entirely new generation of technology, with more performance and bandwidth, true integrated enterprise SAN storage, and far more capability to consolidate and virtualize than previous systems. Businesses around the world have a huge opportunity to move forward, beyond blades, to enable a transformation of the data center that brings together not only servers and networking, but storage as well, all under integrated management with IBM Flex System.
New X6 Compute nodes
New Flex System x6 compute node offerings based on next generation EXA technology that deliver the highest resiliency, scalability and performance for mission critical workloads.
-- IBM Flex System™ x280 X6 Compute Node -- IBM Flex System™ x480 X6 Compute Node -- IBM Flex System™ x880 X6 Compute Node
Includes the latest Intel E7 processor technology, 120 cores and 12 TB of memory and 25.6 TB of flash memory. 2 socket, 4 socket and 8 socket models available
IBM offers choices for systems management, including a System Interconnect Module designed to simplify chassis networking by aggregating networking ports thereby lowering cost and simplifying management.