Lenovo IBM System x3550 M4

Lenovo IBM System x3550 M4

Highlights

  • Two-socket, 1U rack server with innovative design, optimized for performance and reliability to support business-critical applications and cloud deployments
  • Excellent reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) and outstanding uptime for an improved business environment
  • Support for a wide range of business-critical applications, including cloud computing, virtual desktop, business analytics, High Performance Computing, SAP and big data (as a management node)
  • Easy to deploy, integrate, service and manage

Optimized for performance, reliability and virtualization

The right choice when compromise is not an option, the System x3550 M4 blends outstanding uptime, performance and I/O flexibility with rock-solid reliability for business critical workloads, including cloud computing, virtual desktop, business analytics, high performance computing, and SAP. This compact rack server offers an energy-smart, easy-to-use solution with a pay-as-you-grow design to manage risks. With more computing power per watt, support for the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series processors and advanced memory support, the x3550 M4 offers balanced performance and density. Ideal for a wide range of business-critical applications, including cloud computing and virtualization. Big things do come in small packages.

Uptime for business-critical applications

With redundant and hot-swap fans, disks and power supplies, the x3550 M4 provides a resilient architecture ideal for business-critical applications. Predictive Failure Analysis and light path diagnostics proactively monitor the system’s sub-components and provide advanced warning on power supplies, fans, VRMs, disks, processors and memory. Redundant, hot-swap components make it easy to replace failures without taking your system down. Light path diagnostics displays a visible warning light indicator on a failing component, allowing time for component replacement prior to failure and facilitating high availability.

Components and connectors

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Front view of the System x3550 M4

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Specifications
Cache per controller30 MB per processor
Disk BaysEight 2.5-inch or three 3.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs)
Expansion slots2 PCIe 3.0 slots, optional 1 PCI-X
Form Factor 1U Rack
Hot-Swap ComponentsPower supplies, fan modules and hard disk drives
Media BaysOne optional ODD bay for 2.5-inch model
MemoryUp to 768 GB via 24 slots (UDIMM/RDIMM/LRDIMM)
Network Interfaces4 x 1 GbE (std.), 2 x 10 GbE embedded adapter (slotless opt.)/Trusted Platform Module
Operating EnvironmentMicrosoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware vSphere
Power supply1/2 redundant 550 W AC, 750 W AC, or 750 W DC (model dependent)
ProcessorUp to two 12-core Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series processors
RAID SupportIntegrated 6 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10; optional RAID-5, -50 or -6, -60. Supports new 12 Gbps* RAID.
Systems ManagementIMM2 with optional FoD remote presence, Predictive Failure Analysis, Diagnostic LEDs, light path diagnostics panel, Automatic Server Restart, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager
USB Ports2 (three for 3.5-inch model) front/4 back/1 internal
Warranty3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite service, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available

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