IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter IT. IBM Systems and Technology

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IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter IT. IBM Systems and Technology

  1. 1. IBM Systems and Technology BladesIBM BladeCenter: Build smarter IT
  2. 2. 2 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter ITHighlights Realize innovation with a flexible, scalable architecture that lets●● ● ● you choose the right solution for your dynamic business Consolidate on IBM® BladeCenter® servers and virtualize●● ● ● applications to better utilize resources and amplify the already-significant advantages of BladeCenter efficiencies Maximize performance and minimize costs through improved●● ● ● efficiency; consolidate workloads and virtualize on an energy- efficient platform that supports the latest Intel and POWER7® processor technology Stay up and running with an intelligent system design that●● ● ● includes open connectivity and multiple layers of redundancy and reliability combined with advanced management tools Manage complexity and growth with easy deployment using●● ● ● IBM Virtual Fabric, an innovative fabric that can support multi- BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager and IBM Systems Director ple networking technologies at the same time, such as Ethernet, Keep the network flexible by utilizing IBM Virtual Fabric,●● ● ● iSCSI or Fibre Channel over Etherent (FCoE), and operating which can be multiple networking technologies as required at speeds from 100 MB to 10 GB. By using the virtual fabric solution, you can quadruple the number of virtual adapters byOverview server, while at the same time reducing switch modules by up toYour priorities are clear: meet the challenges of today’s dynamic 75 percent.world, contain costs, deal with IT skill shortages and takefull advantage of new technologies. In short, manage your IT BladeCenter’s innovative, open design offers a true alternative toorganization and infrastructure for business success. With its today’s sprawling racks and overheated server rooms. So toss outindustry-leading flexibility, BladeCenter is the right choice for your cables. You have nothing to lose but complexity.your dynamic business.
  3. 3. IBM Systems and Technology 3Realize innovation open, industry-standard servers optimized for today’s demandingYour business needs continually change. IBM understands that workloads. In addition, take advantage of unprecedented f lexibil-there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. To meet your broad and ity with FlexNode which enables you to dynamically transformdiverse needs, you want your IT infrastructure to be flexible a single system into two distinct systems, then back again. Thisand modular. BladeCenter offers a comprehensive portfolio of gives you the opportunity to optimize your workloads and savechassis, blade servers, switches and fabrics—all managed from a on software licensing costs, giving your business a competitivecommon infrastructure. edge.One of many BladeCenter innovations is the BladeCenter S Ideal for virtualizationchassis, which can be deployed in minutes and uses standard Virtualization is a mainstream technology in today’s x86 server-office power. Built specifically for office and distributed- based environment, where 30 percent of currently-deployedenterprise environments, BladeCenter S is an integrated busi- x86 servers are virtualized. This number is expected to grow toness-in-a-box foundation with configurable shared storage. 69 percent by the end of 2013 according to IDC.1 The key driv- ers of this growth are server consolidation, enhanced utilization,BladeCenter Start Now Advisor removes technical hurdles and improved manageability, since 90 percent of all virtualby providing all you need to get your BladeCenter S up and machines move across physical hardware, and management ofrunning. Simply insert a DVD, and Start Now Advisor will do data centers in virtualized environment is increasing itsthe work of sorting out what your specific solution has and needs complexity.so you can spend time running your business. Virtualizing on BladeCenter allows you to create a highly f lexi-Like IBM System x® servers, BladeCenter is built on ble infrastructure that can quickly and easily adapt to businessIBM X-Architecture® for enterprise-class reliability. Enterprise change. BladeCenter is the only blade server solution in theX-Architecture is the IBM blueprint for bringing innovation industry that allows you to consolidate and simplify your Linux,to x86 systems—innovation that helps set you apart from the UNIX, IBM i operating system and Windows workloads on acompetition. The fifth generation of IBM X-Architecture (eX5) single platform. When business transformation is your goal,extends this leadership technology to BladeCenter with the BladeCenter and virtualization is the answer. Together, virtual-HX5. The HX5 combined with MAX5 allows you to maximize ization and BladeCenter can help reduce costs, increase businessmemory, minimize cost and simplify deployment. The result is agility and boost IT resiliency.
  4. 4. 4 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter ITThe POWER7 processor-based PS blades automatically opti- these demands. With Virtual Fabric, IBM can help you breakmize performance and capacity at either a system or virtual- the I/O bottleneck by allowing you to allocate bandwidth wheremachine level and benefits from the new POWER7 processor, needed, delivering maximum application agility. Offering a fullwhich contains innovative technologies that help maximize range of virtualization and convergence capabilities, the sameperformance and optimizes energy efficiency. These blades network hardware can act as Ethernet, iSCSI, or FCoE, andrepresent one of the most flexible and cost-efficient solutions bandwidth can be allocated in increments from 100 Mb to 1 Gb.for UNIX, i and Linux deployments available in the market. Choose the Emulex adapter and IBM BNT switch for advancedThey are further enhanced by the ability to be installed in the virtualization capabilities, or combine the Broadcom adaptersame chassis with other BladeCenter blades. with either of our Brocade or Cisco 10 Gb switches for general- purpose virtual fabric capabilities.In addition, many virtualized environments today have exceeded1 GB bandwidth. Adding multiple adapters and switches Match your data center needs with the appropriate interconnect,required for virtualization adds significant cost and complexity. selecting from multiple I/O fabrics or IBM Virtual Fabric.With IBM Virtual Fabric, you can select multiple networking IBM BladeCenter Open Fabric is an integrated server I/Otechnologies as needed, while also choosing the bandwidth per portfolio that provides a comprehensive set of interconnectstechnology. This allows IT managers freedom from complex and smart management tools. It is supported by multiple ven-LAN vs. SAN capacity planning. Simply change Virtual Fabric dors, so you can match the solution to your standards.via easy management tools to become any networking technol-ogy at any speed. BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager makes it even easier to deploy your blades with preconfigured connections and aOpen connectivity simple graphic user interface. BladeCenter Open FabricYou want a flexible business foundation that is both open and Manager automates blade deployment by intelligently managinginnovative. BladeCenter is the only choice for open connectivity. the interaction between the blades and the storage and dataIBM has the broadest interconnect portfolio in the industry built networks. You define the connections just once and BladeCenteron open standards. This enables you to integrate BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager takes care of them after that—so youinto the data center you own today in a truly seamless fashion. can be ready in minutes, not days. BladeCenter Open FabricIn addition, BladeCenter’s interconnect portfolio gives you the Manager also helps reduce costly downtime with automaticheadroom needed today with room to grow when needed. failover capability. And of course, there’s no need to redo your network standards. BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager worksAs the deployment of server virtualization technologies becomes across the BladeCenter family of chassis and switches.more prevalent within data centers, more dynamic performanceis needed to provide sufficient network I/O bandwidth to satisfy
  5. 5. IBM Systems and Technology 5With the Brocade Converged 10 GbE Switch Module for server. IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ helpsIBM BladeCenter, IBM introduces the first integrated con- optimize energy efficiency so you can be more responsive toverged switch for BladeCenter that enables both Ethernet and energy needs and costs.Fibre Channel ports in a single package. This switch can be usedas a low-cost 10 Gb Ethernet switch or as an FCoE switch when BladeCenter is also designed with extensive redundancy to helpconnected to a Converged Network Adapter (CNA), providing reduce failures. Unlike some competitive products, BladeCenterthe f lexibility you need with the reliability you demand—all at a servers provide dual I/O and dual-power connections to thevery attractive price point. Get increased external bandwidth chassis for enterprise-class reliability to keep your business upthrough greater port count, reduce hardware costs with fewer and running.cables and components, and enable your IT infrastructure with acost-effective entry into FCoE switching, without the significant In addition, BladeCenter offers high levels of power efficiencyinitial investment typically associated with converged and significantly better performance per watt than equivalentnetworking. competitive systems. Edison Group2 conducted an independent study that found that BladeCenter E offers up to 22 percentWith the Cisco Nexus 4001I Switch Module for the performance per watt advantage over competitive systems.BladeCenter H and HT chassis, the BladeCenter solution pro- This level of efficiency is critical in today’s environment tovides server I/O functionalities required for high-performance, ensure that your systems are enabled to reduce energy costs atscale-out, virtualized, and nonvirtualized x86 computing archi- the levels you require in your business.tectures. It is a line rate, extremely low-latency, nonblocking,Layer 2, 10 Gigabit Ethernet blade switch that is fully compliant IBM Systems Directorwith Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and IEEE Data IBM Systems Director provides easy-to-use, powerful tools forCenter Bridging standards. managing both physical and virtual resources for System x and BladeCenter and other IBM and non-IBM systems. It providesReduce energy costs, increase efficiency simplified deployment, installation and update processes, andYou want to control your power and cooling environment can be accessed from anywhere with a consistent, web-basedand help minimize environmental impacts. BladeCenter user interface. New tasks can be quickly learned with intuitiveoffers energy-efficient designs and powerful tools to help wizards, tutorials and integrated help. The broad portfolio ofmonitor, control and allocate power consumption. IBM Power systems managed by a single tool can reduce staff training andConfiguration lets you select systems and IT infrastructure that operational expenses.fit your business goals before you commit to buying the first
  6. 6. 6 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter IT BladeCenter chassis at a glance Undiscounted operating BladeCenter S BladeCenter E BladeCenter H BladeCenter HT lease cash flows (in millions) S&P 500 sector Benefits All-in-one chassis with Energy-efficient, high- High-performance and Ruggedized NEBS-3/ integrated SAN, ideal for density chassis ideal high-density chassis ETSI-compliant chassis small offices and for space and power- ideal for even the most ideal for next-generation, distributed environments constrained data centers demanding applications high-performance applications. Best in class environments Standard office Space- and High-performance Telco and ruggedized power-constrained density Rack form factor 7U 7U 9U 12U Blade bays 6 14 14 12 Number of switch fabrics Up to 4 Up to 4 Up to: 4 standard or Up to: 4 standard or 4 bridge and 4 bridge and 4 high-speed 4 high-speed Power supply modules Up to four 950 W/1450 W Up to four 2000 W or Up to four 2980 W ac 3160 W ac or 2535 W dc ac 2320 W ac Systems manage- Advanced Management Up to two aMMs Up to two aMMs Up to two aMMs ment controller Module (aMM) NEBS-/ETSI-characteristics* No No No Yes 4X InfiniBand or 10 Gb No No Yes Yes Ethernet capability (internal) Common external ports Front: 2x USB Front: 1x USB Front: 2x USB Front: 2x USB Rear: aMM; 4x USB, Rear: aMM; 4x USB, Rear: aMM; 4x USB, Rear: aMM; 4x USB, Video, Ethernet Video, Ethernet Video, Ethernet Video, Ethernet Systems manage- IBM Systems Director with systems management and trial deployment tools, Advanced Management Module, ment software Management Module, Storage Configuration Manager (BladeCenter S only) Predictive Failure Analysis Hard disk drives, processors, blowers, memory Light path diagnostics Blade server, processor, memory, power supplies, blowers, switch module, management module, hard disk drives and expansion card Limited warranty† 3-year customer replaceable unit and on-site limited warranty External storage Support for IBM System Storage® solutions
  7. 7. IBM Systems and Technology 7IBM System Storage DS3500 The new HS23 is optimized for compute performance andTake an overburdened internal storage infrastructure to the scalable I/O. Based on the latest E5-2600 series processorsnext level by using the flexible and affordable DS3500 storage from Intel, the HS23 offers balanced performance optimizedsystem. The DS3500 combines next-generation technology to run a broad range of workloads. Onboard 10 GbE Virtualwith time-proven designs for external storage and intuitive- Fabric gives clients the ability to virtualize and utilize IO frommanagement interface to create a fully featured, shared-storage the blade to eliminate potential network bottlenecks and f lexibil-system. The 2U rackmount supports high performance and ity to allocate bandwidth where needed, delivering maximumnearline SAS and SED SAS drives, and is expandable up to application agility.192 drives by attaching EXP3500s. Supported by BladeCenter,the DS3500 can increase the capacity, management efficiency The HS22 and HS22V blades are versatile, easy-to-use two-and availability of your storage. socket blade servers optimized for performance, virtualization and power. They offer outstanding performance in an energy-BladeCenter servers efficient design for a wide range of enterprise applications.The family of IBM blade servers is designed to support a wide Both systems offer an optional embedded hypervisor thatvariety of applications that clients demand in today’s business enables instant virtualization.and government settings. Together, these blade servers are idealfor a range of applications including collaboration, Citrix, Linux BladeCenter offers a broad choice of operating systems thatclusters, compute-centric applications, commerce transactions, allows you to deploy a wide choice of applications. On thedatabases, ERP/CRM applications and next-generation network HS22, HS22V, HX5, and HX5 + MAX5 blade servers, chooseapplications. from Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Open Enterprise Server andBladeCenter offers you a choice of server blades that are Oracle Solaris. With the POWER® processor-based JS12, andcompatible with the various BladeCenter chassis. The PS700 through PS704 blades, choose from an array of bladesIBM BladeCenter HS22 and HS22V have up to two high- and operating environments that simplifies your deploymentperformance Intel Xeon processors. IBM brings the extraordi- with flexible configurations that make it easy to implement thenary value of BladeCenter to the UNIX, i and Linux market right system and the ability to run AIX®, IBM i, and Linuxwith its family of POWER7 processor-based blade servers. operating systems simultaneously.It is designed for virtualization and performance and featuresIBM’s latest POWER7 processor technology—the world’s fastest Built on the proven foundation of the BladeCenter familymicroprocessor. Couple that superior performance with Power of products—easy-to-use, integrated platforms with a highSystems Software™ like IBM PowerVM™, and you now have degree of deployment flexibility, energy efficiency, scalabilitythe opportunity to consolidate your UNIX, i and Linux applica- and manageability—the BladeCenter PS700 through PS704tions to Power blades like never before. Express are the premier blades for 64-bit applications. Minimize
  8. 8. 8 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter ITcomplexity, improve efficiency, automate processes, reduce energy efficiency. They represent one of the most f lexible andenergy consumption and scale easily: these are the benchmarks cost-efficient solutions for UNIX, i and Linux deploymentsthat matter on a smarter planet. The new POWER7 processor- available in the market. Further enhanced by its ability to bebased PS blades automatically optimize performance and installed in the same chassis with other BladeCenter blade serv-capacity at either a system or virtual machine level and benefits ers, the PS blades can deliver the rapid return on investmentfrom the new POWER7 processor, which contains innovative that clients and businesses demand.technologies that help maximize performance and optimizes At a glance HX5 HX5 + MAX5 HS23E HS23 HS22 HS22V HS12 Processor Intel Xeon E7 – Intel Xeon E7 – Intel Xeon Intel Xeon Choice of two Choice of two Single-Core Intel 2800 and 4800 2800 and 4800 E5-2400 E5-2600 Intel Xeon Intel Xeon Celeron, Dual-Core processors; processors; processors; processors; 5500 or 5500 or 5600 Intel Core2 Duo, and 6/8/10 cores, up 6/8/10 cores, 2/4/6/8 cores 4/6/8 cores 5600 series series Dual- and Quad-Core to 2.4 GHz up to 2.4 GHz up to 2.3 GHz up to 2.7 GHz processors processors Intel Xeon Number of 1/2 (scalable 2/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/1 processors to 4) (std/max) Cache (max) Up to 30 MB Up to 30 MB Up to 20 MB Up to 20 MB Up to Up to Up to 6 MB L2 shared per processor per processor per processor per processor 12 MB L3 12 MB L3 (dual-core) (10 core) (10 core) (8 core) (8 core) or 2×6 MB L2 (quad-core) Memory 1066 MHz 1066 MHz 1600 MHz 1600 MHz Up to Up to Up to 667 MHz speed memory access memory memory memory 1333 MHz 1333 MHz access access access Memory Up to 256 GB, Up to 640 GB Up to 192GB Up to 256 GB Up to 192 GB Up to Up to 48 GB per singlewide 288 GB HX5 Internal hard Up to four Up to two Up to two Up to two Up to two Up to two Up to two hot-swap disk drives 1.8 in. solid- 1.8 in. solid- hot-swap hot-swap hot-swap 1.8 in. solid- SAS HDDs installed on state drives state drives SAS.SATA or SAS.SATA or SAS.SATA or state drives each blade (fixed) (fixed) solid state solid state solid state (fixed) HDDs installed HDDs HDDs installed on each blade installed on on each blade each blade Maximum Up to 400 GB of Up to 400 GB Up to 2.0 TB Up to Up to 2.0 TB Up to Up to 2.0 TB internal solid-state of solid-state 2.0 TB 400 GB storage storage per storage per singlewide HX5 singlewide HX5
  9. 9. IBM Systems and Technology 9At a glance HX5 HX5 + MAX5 HS23E HS23 HS22 HS22V HS12RAID support Optional Optional SW SATA RAID-0, RAID-0, RAID-0, -1 Integrated RAID-0 RAID-0, -1, -1E RAID-0, RAID 0,1 std -1 and -1E -1 and -1E and -1E or -1 standard; -1, -1E HW SAS RAID (optional (optional optional RAID-0, -1, 0,1 via RAID-5 with RAID-5 with -5, -6, -10 and 256 MB upgrade battery- battery- cache with 24-hour backed cache) backed battery backup using cache) ServeRAID-MR10ie cardNetwork Broadcom Broadcom Broadcom Emulex BE3 Broadcom Broadcom Dual Gigabit Ethernet, 5709S onboard 5709S 5718 onboard 10 GbE 5709S 5709S up to 8 ports optional, NIC with dual onboard NIC NIC with dual onboard NIC onboard NIC onboard NIC up to 12 ports optional Gigabit Ethernet with dual Gigabit with inte- with dual with dual with Multi Switch ports with TOE Gigabit Ethernet ports grated Virtual Gigabit Gigabit Interconnect Module Ethernet ports with TOE Fabric Ethernet ports Ethernet ports with TOE with TOE with TOEI/O upgrade 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCI-X expansion expansion expansion expansion expansion expansion expansion card connection and card connection card connec- card connec- card connec- card connec- card connec- 1 PCIe high-speed and 1 PCIe tion and tion and tion and tion and tion and connection high-speed 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe 1 PCIe connection per high-speed high-speed high-speed high-speed high-speed node connection per connection connection connection connection nodeSystems Integrated system management processor (BMC for HS12; IMM for HS22, HS22V and HX5 and iMMV2 for HS23 and HS23E);management UpdateXpress, Remote Deployment Manager, IBM Systems Director, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager,hardware ServerGuide 7.x, Scripting Toolkit 1.xOS support Microsoft Microsoft Microsoft Microsoft Microsoft Windows, Linux, Microsoft Windows,‡(available for Windows Server, Windows Windows, Windows, Oracle Solaris and VMware Linux,‡ VMware,purchase)‡ Red Hat Linux, Server, Red Linux, and Linux, and IBM OS 4690 SUSE Linux, Hat Linux, VMware VMware VMware, Oracle SUSE Linux, Solaris VMware, Oracle SolarisStandards Not applicable N/A NEBS/ETSI NEBS/ETSI NEBS/ETSI NEBS/ETSI Not applicable characteristics characteristics characteristics characteristicsLimited 3-year customer replaceable unit and on-site limited warrantywarranty†
  10. 10. 10 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter IT At a glance JS12 Processor§ 64-bit IBM POWER6® 3.8 GHz with AltiVec SIMD and Hardware Decimal Floating-Point acceleration Number of processors Two Level 2 cache 4 MB per core; 4-way set associative Level 3 cache Not applicable Memory bus 1.1 GHz Memory Up to 64 GB maximum per blade, eight DIMM slots, ECC Chipkill DDR-2 SDRAM Internal hard disk drives Two 146 GB, 300 GB or 600 GB 2.5 in. (SAS) Maximum internal storage Up to 1.2 TB Network Integrated Virtual Ethernet adapter (IVE) Dual Gigabit and support for optional Ethernet expansion card I/O upgrade One PCIe CIOv Expansion Card and one PCIe CFFh High- Speed Expansion Card Systems management Integrated system management processor, IBM Systems Director, IBM Systems Director Active Energy hardware Manager OS support (available for AIX V5.3 or later, AIX V6.1 or later IBM i 6.1 or later** SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for POWER purchase)‡ (SLES10 SP2) or later; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.6 for POWER® (RHEL4.6) or later; RHEL5.1 or later Virtualization (built- PowerVM Standard Edition in feature) Standards Not applicable Limited warranty † 3-year on site, next business day
  11. 11. IBM Systems and Technology 11IBM BladeCenter PS700 and PS701 Express at a glanceProcessor cores Four 64-bit 3.0 GHz POWER7 cores with AltiVec SIMD and Eight 64-bit 3.0 GHz POWER7 cores with AltiVec SIMD and Hardware Decimal Floating-Point acceleration Hardware Decimal Floating-Point accelerationLevel 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per processor core 256 KB per processor coreLevel 3 (L3) cache 4 MB per processor core 4 MB per processor coreMemory (std/max) 8 GB up to 64 GB maximum per blade, eight DIMM slots, 16 GB up to 128 GB maximum per blade, 16 DIMM slots, ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAM ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAMInternal disk Two 300 or 600 GB 2.5 in. SAS 10,000 rpm non hot- One 300 or 600 GB 2.5 in. SAS 10,000 rpm non hot-storage swappable disk drive; No disk drive required on base swappable disk drive; No disk drive required on base offering. offeringI/O upgrade One PCIe CIOv Expansion Card and one PCIe CFFh High One PCIe CIOv Expansion Card and one PCIe CFFh High Speed Expansion Card Speed Expansion CardSystems Integrated systems management processor, IBM Systems Integrated systems management processor, IBM Systemsmanagement Director Active Energy Manager, light path diagnostics, Director Active Energy Manager, light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis, Cluster Systems Management Predictive Failure Analysis, Cluster Systems Management (CSM), Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliant (CSM), Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliantOperating AIX V5.3 or later, AIX V6.1 or later, IBM i 6.1 or later, SUSE AIX V5.3 or later, AIX V6.1 or later, IBM i 6.1 or later, SUSEsystems Linux Enterprise Server 10 for POWER (SLES10 SP3) or Linux Enterprise Server 10 for POWER (SLES10 SP3) or later; SLES11 SP1 or later, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 for later; SLES11 SP1 or later, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 for POWER (RHEL5.5) or later; RHEL6 or later POWER (RHEL5.5) or later; RHEL6 or laterWarranty (limited) 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), next business day for three years at no additional holidays), next business day for three years at no additional cost; on site for selected components; CRU (customer cost; on site for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country). replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country). Warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available. Warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.
  12. 12. 12 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter IT IBM BladeCenter PS702 and PS703 Express at a glance Processor cores Sixteen 64-bit 3.0 GHz POWER7 cores with AltiVec Sixteen 64-bit 2.4 GHz POWER7 cores with AltiVec SIMD and SIMD and Hardware Decimal Floating-Point Hardware Decimal Floating-Point acceleration acceleration Level 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per processor core 256 KB per processor core Level 3 (L3) cache 4 MB per processor core 4 MB per processor core Memory (std/max) 32 GB up to 128 GB maximum per blade, 16 DIMM Base offering: 16 GB (4 × 4 GB); Express offering: 32 GB slots, ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAM (4 × 8 GB), up to 256 GB maximum per blade, sixteen DIMM slots, ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz (4 GB DIMMs) 1066 MHz (8 GB DIMMs) Internal disk Two 300 or 600 GB 2.5 in. SAS 10,000 rpm non One 300 or 600 GB 2.5 in. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 10K rpm storage hot-swappable disk drive; No disk drive required on non hot-swappable disk drive or two 1.8 in. 177GB Solid State base offering. Disks; No disk drive required on base offering I/O upgrade Two PCIe CIOv Expansion Card and two PCIe CFFh One PCI-E CIOv Expansion Card and one PCI-E CFFh High High Speed Expansion Card Speed Expansion Card Systems Integrated systems management processor, Integrated systems management processor, IBM Systems management IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, Director Active Energy Manager, light path diagnostics, light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis, Predictive Failure Analysis, Cluster Systems Management Cluster Systems Management (CSM), Serial Over LAN, (CSM), Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliant IPMI compliant Operating AIX V5.3 or later, AIX V6.1 or later, IBM i 6.1 or later, AIX V5.3, V6.1 or AIX 7.1, IBM i1 7.1 or 6.1.1, SUSE Linux systems SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for POWER Enterprise Server SLES11 SP1 or later, Red Hat Enterprise (SLES10 SP3) or later; SLES11 SP1 or later, Red Hat Linux 5.6 for POWER or later; RHEL6.0 or later Enterprise Linux 5.5 for POWER (RHEL5.5) or later; RHEL6 or later Warranty (limited) 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), holidays), next business day for three years at no next business day for three years at no additional cost; on-site additional cost; on site for selected components; CRU for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by all other units (varies by country). Warranty service upgrades country). Warranty service upgrades and maintenance and maintenance are available. are available.
  13. 13. IBM Systems and Technology 13IBM BladeCenter PS704 Express at a glanceProcessor cores Thirty two 64-bit 2.4 GHz POWER7 cores with AltiVec SIMD and Hardware Decimal Floating-Point accelerationLevel 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per processor coreLevel 3 (L3) cache 4 MB per processor coreMemory (std/max) Base offering: 32 GB (8 × 4 GB); Express offering: 64 GB (8 x 8 GB), up to 512 GB maximum , thirty two DIMM slots, ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz (4 GB DIMMs) 1066 MHz (8 GB DIMMs)Internal disk storage Two 300 or 600 GB 2.5 in. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 10K rpm non hot-swappable disk drive or four 1.8 in. 177 GB Solid State Disks; no disk drive required on base offering.I/O upgrade Two PCI-E CIOv Expansion Cards and two PCI-E CFFh High Speed Expansion CardsSystems management Integrated systems management processor, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, light path diagnos- tics, Predictive Failure Analysis, Cluster Systems Management (CSM), Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliantOperating systems AIX V5.3, V6.1 or AIX 7.1; IBM i1 7.1 or 6.1.1; SUSE Linux Enterprise Server SLES11 SP1 or later; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 for POWER or later; RHEL6.0 or laterWarranty (limited) 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), next business day for three years at no additional cost; on-site for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country). Warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.
  14. 14. 14 IBM BladeCenter: Build smarter ITBladeCenter optionsIBM offers a range of options to help create customized solutions to meet your specific business needs. Here below is a partial list ofkey I/O options.Blade server options†† BladeCenter options Part number BladeCenter options Part number Virtual Fabric Switch BNT Layer 2/3 Fibre GbE Switch Module 32R1861 BNT Virtual Fabric 10 Gb Switch Module for 46C7191 BNT Layer 2-7 GbE Switch Module 32R1859 IBM BladeCenter Brocade 2-port 10 GbE Converged Network Adapter 81Y1650 10 Gb Ethernet Switches for IBM BladeCenter Brocade Converged 10 GbE Switch Module for 69Y1909 Fibre Channel (FC) Switches IBM BladeCenter Cisco 4 Gb 10 port FC Switch Module 39Y9284 Brocade Converged 10 GbE Switch Port Upgrade for 69Y1917 Cisco 4 Gb 20 port FC Switch Module 39Y9280 IBM BladeCenter Brocade 8 Gb 10 port FC Switch Module 44X1921 BNT Virtual Fabric 10 Gb Switch Module for 46C7191 Brocade 8 Gb 20 port FC Switch Module 44X1920 IBM BladeCenter QLogic 8 Gb 20 port FC Switch Module 44X1905 Cisco Nexus 4001I Switch Module for 46M6071 QLogic 8 Gb Intelligent Pass-thru Module 44X1907 IBM BladeCenter QLogic 4/8 Gb Intelligent Pass-Thru Module for 88Y6410 Ethernet Switches IBM BladeCenter Cisco Catalyst Switch Module 3012 43W4395 QLogic 4/8 Gb 20-port Module for IBM BladeCenter 88Y6406 Cisco Catalyst Switch Module 3110X 41Y8522 SAS Switches Cisco Catalyst Switch Module 3110G 41Y8523 BladeCenter S SAS RAID Controller Module 43W3584 Cisco Nexus 4001I Switch Module 46M6071 BladeCenter SAS Connectivity Module 39Y9195 Server Connectivity Module 39Y9324 InfiniBand Switches BNT 1/10 Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module 44W4404 Voltaire 40 Gb Infiniband Switch Module 46M6005 BNT Layer 2/3 Copper GbE Switch Module 32R1860
  15. 15. IBM Systems and Technology 15BladeCenter options Part number BladeCenter options Part numberExpansion Cards Options QLogic 8 Gb Fibre Channel Card (CIOv) 44X1945ServeRAID-MR10ie (CIOv) Controller for 46C7167 Emulex 8 Gb Fibre Channel Card (CIOv) 46M6140IBM BladeCenter QLogic 4 Gb Fibre Channel Card (CIOv) 46M6065ServeRAID H1135 Controller for IBM Flex System 90Y4750 4X InfiniBand DDR Expansion Card (CFFh) for 43W4423and BladeCenter IBM BladeCenterSAS Connectivity Card for IBM BladeCenter (CIOv) 43W4068 Mellanox 2-port 10 Gb Ethernet Expansion Card 90Y3570Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter for IBM BladeCenter 49Y4235 (CFFh) for IBM BladeCenterEmulex Virtual Fabric Adapter Advanced for 49Y4275 QLogic Ethernet and 4 Gb FC Expansion 41Y8527IBM BladeCenter Card (CFFh)Emulex Virtual Fabric Advanced Upgrade for 49Y4265 BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager 2019B1XIBM BladeCenter BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager for BCS 2019B2XEmulex Virtual Fabric Adapter II for IBM BladeCenter 90Y3550 BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager-Advanced 4812S3XEmulex Virtual Fabric Adapter Advanced II for 90Y3566 BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager-Advanced 4812S3DIBM BladeCenter (Director Extension)Emulex Virtual Fabric Advanced II Upgrade for 49Y4265 Fibre Channel Over EthernetIBM BladeCenter 10 Gb Ethernet Pass-Thru Module 46M6181Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter II for HS23 81Y3120 BNT Virtual Fabric Switch Module 46C7191Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter Advanced II for HS23 90Y9332 Cisco Nexus 4001I Switch Module 46M6071Broadcom 2-port 10 Gb Ethernet Expansion Card for 46M6168 FCoE Upgrade License for Nexus 4001I 49Y9983IBM BladeCenter QLogic Virtual Fabric extension Module 46M6172Broadcom 4-port 10 Gb Ethernet Expansion Card for 46M6164 QLogic Converged Network Adapter (CFFh) 42C1830IBM BladeCenter Brocade 2-port 10 GbE Converged Network Adapter 81Y1650Broadcom 2-port 10 Gb Virtual Fabric Adapter 81Y3133 for IBM BladeCenter(CFFh) for IBM BladeCenter Brocade Converged 10 GbE Switch Module for 69Y1909QLogic Ethernet and 8 Gb Fibre Channel Combo 44X1940 IBM BladeCenterExpansion Card for IBM BladeCenter Brocade Converged 10 GbE Switch Port Upgrade for 69Y1917 IBM BladeCenter Brocade Enterprise 20-port 8 Gb SAN Switch 42C1828 Module for IBM BladeCenter
  16. 16. Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSELinux Enterprise Server and Oracle Solaris are available atcompetitive prices when purchasing new blade servers fromIBM or IBM Business Partners in most countries.For more informationWorld Wide WebU.S. ibm.com/systems/bladecenterCanada ibm.com/systems/ca/en/bladecenter * For additional details, please refer to Underwriter’s Laboratory (UL) certified NEBS Level 3/ETSI test report. † 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. ‡ Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware ESX, Oracle Solaris, and AIX are available for purchase with new hardware in most countries either directly from IBM or through IBM Business Partners. § Some machines are designed with a power management capability to provide customers with the maximum uptime possible for their systems. In extended thermal conditions, rather than shut down completely, or fail, these machines automatically reduce the frequency of the processor to maintain acceptable thermal levels. ** Some of the BladeCenter functions may not be supported by the IBM i operating system. These are identified at: ibm.com/systems/ resources/systems_power_hardware_blades_supported_environments.pdf †† Options support varies by server and chassis platform. Based on IBM internal testing. Please Recycle BLB03002-USEN-18

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