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BladeCenter HX5

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The new IBM BladeCenter® HX5 enables unprecedented performance and utilization in a blade form factor for database and virtualization.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

The new IBM BladeCenter® HX5 enables unprecedented performance and utilization in a blade form factor for database and virtualization. With enhanced MAX5 scalability, the HX5 blade offers memory capacity of up to 640 GB - in a double-wide blade. The result is optimal server utilization with more virtual machines per system and larger and faster databases.

Features

  • Built on the latest IBM® X-Architecture® technology with fifth-generation eX5 innovation.
  • Modular design, enabling standardisation on same platform for 2- and 4-socket server needs to deliver faster time to value.
  • Greater memory capacity, enabling more or larger VMs per server.
  • Enhanced computing capacity facilitates more transactions per minute in a blade.
  • Optional memory expansion separates memory capacity from processors, enabling full utilisation of license-constrained, memory-rich applications.
  • High-density, high-utilisation computing allows superior price performance as well as performance per watt.
  • Flexible node partitioning and pay-as-you-grow expansion offer great investment protection.
  • Mainframe-inspired reliability and automatic node failover for optimal system uptime.
  • Remote management from a single graphical console with IBM Systems Director.