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Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2
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  1. Street Address 1 Street Address 2 City, State Zip Client Name IBM System x3650 M2 Rack- mount Ser ver Pr oposal Contact Name Address Telephone Email address Date of proposal Client Logo Need Client's Permission
  2. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Table of Contents Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2.............................................................................1 Our Understanding of Your Goals.............................................................................................1 Our Approach to Meeting Your Goals.......................................................................................1 Solution Overview.....................................................................................................................2 Why IBM?..................................................................................................................................3 IBM System x3650 M2...................................................................................................................4 Highlights................................................................................................................................... 4 Features and Benefits...............................................................................................................5 IBM System x3650 M2 at a glance...........................................................................................8 Other System x Products...........................................................................................................10 System x Racks......................................................................................................................10 Services .......................................................................................................................................11 Support Services.....................................................................................................................11 IBM ServicePac for Warranty and Maintenance Options.......................................................11 IBM ServicePac for Remote Technical Support Services.......................................................11 Support for IBM System x.......................................................................................................11 STG Lab Services...................................................................................................................11 © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is i subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  3. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Executive Summary - IBM System x3650 M2 Our Understanding of Your Goals Whether you are a small business or a global industry, your mission-critical applications and data must be protected. From a simple application, such as e-mail or file and print, to demanding SAP deployments, virtualization or database computing, your challenge is to protect your data with high-performance, security- trusted computing, reliability and availability—all while minimizing costs, managing energy consumption and saving space. Most organizations need general purpose rack servers to house vital applications. These applications require cost-effective and flexible server systems with exceptional per-watt performance, application scalability, advanced manageability and serviceability with superior uptime capable of satisfying the IT challenges facing their business. If your company needs outstanding performance per watt, leadership virtualization, expandability, data security and high availability in a 2U, rack-dense package, the IBM® System x3650 M2 may be your optimal solution. It also provides advanced systems management with an integrated management component for optional remote presence enablement and Predictive Failure Analysis to keep your systems up and running. Our Approach to Meeting Your Goals Working closely with IBM Business Partners, IBM has tuned up and optimized IBM System x® servers in order to provide cost-effective, energy-efficient and flexible platforms for building solutions. The result—innovative technology that can help maximize your IT infrastructure to scale quickly, easily and inexpensively, so you can stretch your IT budget and confidently execute your business objectives—even as your business conditions change. The x3650 M2 capitalizes on application performance with Intel® Xeon® 5500 Series quad-core processors that leverage QuickPath Interconnect technology. The x3650 M2 can deliver numerous benefits to companies of all sizes running general purpose or business-critical applications. The x3650 M2 enables you to:  Reduce cost with an energy-smart design that provides optimal quad-core computing performance per watt  Improve service with a highly scalable, flexible design that is easy to deploy, integrate, service and manage with IBM Director and other management tools  Manage risk with resilient architectures and virtualized environments © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 1 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  4. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal The x3650 M2 is strongly positioned to reduce cost and grow with your business by increasing performance and offering advanced system functionality and serviceability. If you need cost-effective high-performance, quad-core computing with exceptional memory, storage and I/O flexibility, as well as simple and rapid deployment, the x3650 M2 is the ideal system for you. Solution Overview If you are a small, medium or large enterprise deploying demanding applications, including Web-serving, business collaboration, virtualization or databases in dense environments, the x3650 M2 may be ideal for you. The x3650 M2 is virtualization- enabled with the VMware ESXi 3.5 embedded hypervisor (planned availability 2Q 2009). A collaborative IBM strategy with open source and development focused on compatibility and interoperability helps you innovate for a flexible business foundation. Housed in a compact 2U mechanical envelope, the x3650 M2:  Can help reduce operational costs with an energy-smart design  Provides optimal quad-core computing performance per watt  Maximizes performance per rack U with Intel Xeon 5500 series quad-core processors that leverage QuickPath Interconnect technology  Manages growth with scalability, security and the flexibility to respond rapidly to business change  Provides leadership virtualization with the VMware ESXi 3.5 embedded hypervisor and an energy-smart design  Meets and exceeds the memory requirements of many general purpose applications such as Web serving, database, collaboration, security and SAP deployments by supporting up to 16 DDR-3 RDIMMs with up to 128 GB of high- performance, new-generation memory (planned availability 2Q 2009)  Offers four PCI-Express expansion slots (4x8): 2x8 full-length, full-height; 1x8 half-length, full-height; 1x8 low-profile. 4x8 are convertible to 2x16 via optional risers. Also, 2x PCI-X via optional risers  Accommodates up to twelve 2.5" hot-swap hard disk drives for robust expansion and has optional RAID-0 and -1, or optional RAID-5  Features IBM Integrated Management Module (IMM) and Virtual Media Key (option) for remote presence enablement and Predictive Failure Analysis, and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™, which enhances power control for power-managed data centers  Improves reliability by eliminating single points of failure and delivers high availability through the use of hot-swap redundant power supplies  Provides comprehensive features to ease systems management, simplify serviceability and increase uptime A collaborative IBM strategy with open source and development focused on compatibility and interoperability helps you innovate for a flexible business foundation. © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 2 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  5. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Why IBM? IBM services and technical support portfolio provide world-class, consistent, high- quality service and support, incredible I/O density, advanced power management and a wide choice of storage. The x3650 M2 offers a number of features, tools and services designed to make ownership a positive experience, such as:  Energy-smart design of x3650 M2 lowers power consumption and provides high memory throughput and robust processing for effective response times at peak volumes.  Powerful systems management, including IBM Systems Director and the IMM with the option for remote presence enablement, helps simplify local and remote management.  Helps provide advanced power notification and control, monitor power consumption, achieve lower heat output and decreased cooling costs.  Helps maintain a healthy system by keeping internal components cool.  Large cache size yields more transaction processing. © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 3 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  6. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal IBM System x3650 M2 Reduce cost, improve service and manage risk with exceptional power- optimized performance, virtualization and management Highlights  Reduce cost with an energy-smart design that provides optimal computing performance per watt  Improve service with a flexible design that is easy to deploy, integrate and manage  Manage risk with resilient architectures and virtualized environmentsEnergy- efficient profile Energy-efficient profile The IBM® System x3650 M2 offers robust, proven technology and a flexible, energy- smart design. Delivering quad-core computing on Intel® Xeon® 5500 Series processors with QuickPath Interconnect technology, this server delivers significant performance improvement per watt compared to previous generation servers by integrating low-wattage components for an energy-smart thermal profile. Powerful systems management The x3650 M2 offers feature-rich management capabilities from power management to proactive hardware monitoring. The Integrated Management Module (IMM) increases server availability by continuously monitoring your system and notifying you of potential system failures or changes. The Virtual Media key option provides remote presence capabilities without taking up a slot on the planar, while IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ delivers advanced power monitoring and notification. Designed for virtualization Designed to provide leadership virtualization, the x3650 M2 supports the VMware ESXi 3.5 embedded hypervisor, the industry-leading solution for virtualization. In © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 4 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  7. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal addition, the x3650 M2 provides exceptional memory per core, enabling you to implement virtualization efficiently and cost-effectively. Select configurations of the x3650 M2 are part of the IBM Express Advantage™ Portfolio, designed to meet the needs of midsized businesses. Easy to manage, Express™ models/configurations vary by country. Features and Benefits Feature Benefits 2U rack  Provides expandability and scalability High-performance, energy-efficient quad-core  Improves productivity through higher Intel® Xeon® 5500 Series processors (up to 8 processing performance MB cache) leveraging QuickPath  Reduce cost with outstanding Interconnect (QPI) technology performance per-watt computing with power-efficient Intel Core Microarchitecture  Up to 1333 MHz front-side bus speeds information access within the system  Quad-core processing provides significant performance gains over dual core  Delivers ultimate processor performance with eight cores using optimized L2 cache  Maximizes multithreaded applications for faster concurrent execution  Large cache size yields more transaction processing  Lowers overall system power requirements Fast 1333 MHz, fully buffered DDR-3 RDIMM  Memory scalability ideal for compute- memory with up to 16 GB per core with 16 intensive, general-business applications slots (up to 128 GB max memory, planned and virtualized environments availability 2Q 2009)  Match the high-performance speed of the Intel Xeon 5500 Series processors with new-generation, high-performance DDR-3 RDIMM memory—improving performance by transmitting 8 bits of data in one clock cycle  DDR-3 RDIMM memory—improving performance by transmitting 8 bits of data in one clock cycle  DDR-3 memory operates at 1.5v power, which is 17% lower than previous generation memory thermal design  Ability to transfer I/O data at eight times the speed of the memory cell it contains, enabling faster bus speeds and higher peak throughput than previous generation memory  Memory mirroring provides customers © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 5 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  8. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal the capability to increase system and application reliability by allowing the system to continue operating even if a memory DIMM fails  Interleaved memory to improve application performance Support for the VMware ESXi 3.5 embedded  Innovative, thin hypervisor architecture is hypervisor (optional)—planned availability 2Q operating system-independent and 2009 designed to optimize virtualization performance  Integrated into server hardware to help provide compatible, pretested and optimized hardware configurations  Optimized for remote management tools and industry-standard protocols such as CIM Support for up to twelve 2.5" hot-swap Serial  Provides a range of affordable storage Attached SCSI (SAS), Serial ATA (SATA) or solutions to meet today’s storage needs solid-state storage drives (SSD) and tomorrow’s expansion requirements  High-capacity, high-performance 2.5" hot-swap SAS HDDs are the most robust drive choice to power your enterprise servers and storage solutions  Support for optional 32 GB or 50 GB solid-state drives, featuring no moving parts for improved reliability and performance 4 PCI-Express (4x8) Gen 2 slots: 2x8 full-  Provides expandability choices and the length, full-height; 1x8 half-length, full-height; opportunity to increase I/O bandwidth for 1x8 low-profile. 4x8 are convertible to 2x16 performance and productivity via optional risers. Also convertible to 2x PCI-  Choice of utilizing existing PCI-X X via optional risers adapters during the transition to the PCI- Express standard Support for PCI-Express  Standard PCI-Express allows customers to achieve faster interconnect speeds than PCI-X 133 MHz  Customers can choose a PCI-X riser card to support their PCI-X adapters. The PCI-X riser card can be ordered instead of the standard PCI-Express riser card Optional RAID-0 and -1 with IBM  Enhances system availability and data ServeRAID™-BR10i controller protection by supporting SAS hard disk drive RAID without using a PCI slot Optional RAID-5 with IBM ServeRAID-MR10i  Take high availability to your HDDs controller without sacrificing performance with RAID-5  Deploy RAID-5 with a live hot spare when used with four 2.5" hot-swap SAS HDDs Optional hardware RAID Encryption with IBM  New hardware-based encryption protects ServeRAID-MR10is Vault controller sensitive customer data and helps avoid public exposure and loss of customers  Delivers higher performance versus © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 6 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  9. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal software-based solutions such as MS Bitlocker; harder to “hack”  Four keys deliver various levels of security  OS independent, supporting SAS or SATA HDDs  Helps lower TCO by lessening cost of drive disposal IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems  IBM Director is a comprehensive systems Director Active Energy Manager™ management platform that helps increase uptime, reduce costs and improve productivity via advanced server management capabilities  IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager helps provide advanced power notification and control, monitor power consumption, achieve lower heat output and decrease cooling costs IBM Calibrated Vectored Cooling™  Helps maintain a healthy system by keeping internal components cool TCP-IP Offload Engine (standard)  Improves system performance by offloading protocol processing from CPU to a separate engine or code  Standard feature at no additional charge Snoop filters on Intel core chipset  Improve application efficiency with snoop filters to boost processor performance Hot-swap redundant power supplies  Increase system and application uptime by eliminating another point of failure with a second hot-swap power supply Hot-swap redundant fans  Allow the server to continue operating even with fan failure  Replacing fans is easy without taking your server offline or out of the rack Drop-down light path diagnostics panel  Gives information about a failing component without interrupting system operation  Expedites hardware repairs to dramatically reduce service time  Provides a lighted path to failing component inside the system IBM Integrated Management Module (IMM)  Increases server availability by continuously monitoring your system and notifying you of potential system failures or changes  Virtual Media Key provides for around the clock remote management capabilities (optional) Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet standard;  Provides increased network throughput two additional Gigabit ports (via option) and redundancy with efficient slot-saving integration  Optional NIC does not use PCI-Express slot © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 7 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  10. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Security/trusted computing technologies  Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2 enables advanced cryptographic functionality such as digital signatures and remote attestation  CRTM for secure boot  MS bit locker for full disk encryption Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)  Common across all next-generation servers, this new BIOS is easy to configure and deploy  Providing more functionality than previous generation BIOS, it make servers more manageable by creating a common infrastructure for managing all machines  Server efficiency is improved by providing a faster boot and restart of OS Three-year customer replaceable unit and  Provides peace of mind for an extended onsite limited warranty1 period of time IBM ServerGuide™ software  Assists with the installation of operating systems and drivers  Gets your server up and running faster  Simplifies installation and configuration of your IBM System x® servers 1 IBM hardware products are made from new parts, or new and serviceable used parts. Regardless, our warranty terms apply. For a copy of applicable product warranties, write to: Warranty Information, P.O. Box 12195, RTP, NC 27709, Attn: Dept. JDJA/B203. IBM makes no representation or warranty regarding third-party products or services, including those designated as ServerProven® or ClusterProven®. IBM System x3650 M2 at a glance Form factor/height 2U rack Processor (max) Up to 2 quad-core Intel Xeon 5500 Series with Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) technology, up to 2.93 GHz and up to 1333 MHz front-side bus Number of processors (std/max) 1/2 Cache (max) Up to 8 MB 1 Memory (max) 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB or 8 GB DDR-3 RDIMMs with 16 slots up to 128 GB maximum memory (planned availability 2Q 2009) Expansion slots (I/O) 4 PCI-Express (4x8) Gen 2 slots: 2x8 full- length, full-height; 1x8 half-length, full-height; 1x8 low-profile. 4x8 are convertible to 2x16 via optional risers. Also, 2x PCI-X via optional risers Disk bays (total/hot-swap) Up to twelve (2.5") hot-swap SAS/SATA or solid state HDDs Maximum internal storage1,2 Up to 3.6 TB hot-swap Serial Attached SCSI © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 8 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  11. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal (SAS) or up to 3.6 TB hot-swap Serial ATA (SATA) or up to 600 GB hot-swap solid state (SSD) local storage Network interface Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet (2 ports standard, plus 2 ports optional) Power supply (std/max) 1/2; 675 W each Hot-swap components Power supplies, fans, HDDs RAID support Hardware RAID-0, -1, optional RAID-5 Systems management IBM IMM with Virtual Media Key for optional remote presence enablement, Predictive Failure Analysis, Integrated Service Processor, Diagnostic LEDs, light path diagnostics panel, Automatic Server Restart, IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IBM ServerGuide™ Operating systems supported Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, TurboLinux Enterprise Server, Novell NetWare and VMware ESXi 3.5 embedded hypervisor (planned availability 2Q 2009) Limited warranty3 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty * The energy consumption efficiency is the value of the power consumption measured in accordance with the measuring method specified by the Japan energy saving law divided by the Composite Theoretical Performance specified by the energy saving law. 1 Maximum internal hard disk and memory capacities may require the replacement of any standard hard drives and/or memory and the population of all hard disk bays and memory slots with the largest capacity supported drives available. When referring to variable speed CD-ROMs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs and DVDs, actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible. 2 GB and TB = 1,000,000,000 and 1,000,000,000,000 bytes, respectively, when referring to storage capacity. Accessible capacity is less. 3 IBM hardware products are made from new parts, or new and serviceable used parts. Regardless, our warranty terms apply. For a copy of applicable product warranties, write to: Warranty Information, P.O. Box 12195, RTP, NC 27709, Attn: Dept. JDJA/B203. IBM makes no representation or warranty regarding third-party products or services, including those designated as ServerProven® or ClusterProven®. © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 9 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  12. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Other System x Products System x Racks Attractively priced NetBAY rack solutions help you manage and control xSeries® and Netfinity® servers in your enterprise. Features include:  Three new members for the family of rugged, heavy-duty rack cabinets  Perforated steel doors -- optimize cooling for high-density appliance installation  Improved cable management system  Models include: – NetBAY42 – S2 42 U rack space – NetBAY42 E -- 42 U rack expansion space – NetBAY25 SR -- 25 U rack space – NetBAY11 Standard Rack Cabinet – 11 U rack space  Security through locking front and rear doors  Heavy-duty caster set for mobility  Standard side panels on Standard Rack (SR) models  Support for many of the current rack options  Three-year, on-site service, limited warranty © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 10 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  13. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Services Support Services http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/xseries/services.html IBM ServicePac for Warranty and Maintenance Options http://www-935.ibm.com/services/us/index.wss/offering/its/a1001480 IBM ServicePac for Remote Technical Support Services http://www-935.ibm.com/services/us/index.wss/offering/its/a1000229 Support for IBM System x http://www-304.ibm.com/jct01004c/systems/support/supportsite.wss/brandmain?brandind=5000008 Find local contact and support information for United States. http://www.ibm.com/planetwide/us/ STG Lab Services http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/services/labservices/labservices_x.html http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/services/labservices/labservices_virtualizationcp.html © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 11 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.
  14. IBM System x Rack-mount Servers Proposal Trademarks IBM, the IBM logo, Active Memory, Alert on LAN, BladeCenter, Calibrated Vectored Cooling, Chipkill, ClusterProven, Domino, DB2 Universal Database, DS4000, eServer, Enterprise Storage Server, Express, Express Advantage, FlashCopy, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, iSeries, IntelliStation, Lotus, Netfinity, NetView, OnForever, PowerExecutive, S/390, ServeRAID, ServerGuide, ServerProven, System i, System p, System Storage, System x, System z, ThinkCentre, Tivoli, TotalStorage, Wake on LAN, WebSphere, xSeries, Xtended Design Architecture, X-Architecture, Xcelerated Memory Technology, and zSeries are trademarks or registered trademarks of the IBM Corporation in the United States or other countries or both. For a list of additional IBM trademarks, please see http://www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml AMD and AMD Opteron are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Intel, Intel logo, Celeron, Intel Inside, Intel Inside logo, Intel Centrino, Intel Centrino logo, Celeron, Intel Xeon, Intel SpeedStep, Itanium, and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc., in the United States, other countries, or both. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both. Microsoft, Windows and Windows server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries or both. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries. Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. The IBM home page can be found at: http://www.ibm.com. © Copyright IBM Corporation, 2010. Use or disclosure of data contained on this page is 12 subject to the restriction in the disclosure statement of this document.

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