IBM 7383I3A x3500 M4 server

  • Offers flexible scalability features designed to grow with your business needs

  • Provides abundant storage capacity to help safeguard data

  • Enables easy installation, use and management across long distances.

 

Details
Details

Robust features accommodate growth
An all-in-one tower or rack server, the IBM® System x3500 M4 delivers reliable performance and optimised efficiency. The versatile 5U dual-socket x3500 M4 fits desk-side or in a rack enclosure. Designed for your business-critical applications, including analytics, cloud computing, SAP, and data management, the x3500 M4 meets your growing business or distributed enterprise needs. You can also use it as a retail store controller at a branch office, a distributed file/print server, or an all-in-one server for a remote office or business. Start with the basics and upgrade as your business changes without jeopardising existing investments. Virtualising your PC infrastructure into a single powerful server gives you access to secure and abundant storage space, while significantly reducing IT costs.

Triple the storage capacity
The x3500 M4 supports the latest Intel micro-architecture, delivering intelligent performance enhancements that adapt to your workload environment. The x3500 M4 provides triple the storage capacity of the x3500 M3 without the cost of external devices. A flexible design and consolidated server help optimise intensive workloads and provide greater utilisation, making the x3500 M4 a great choice for small and medium businesses.

Features
FeatureBenefits
High-performance, energy-smart Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family with more cores and memory supporting the improved Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology and Intel Integrated I/O
  • Intelligent performance that adapts to your software workload environment to help you get more computing power when you need it; up to 24 cores of large cache memory
  • PCIe integrated within the processor for lower latency and power usage with increased total capacity and bandwidth
  • Maximised turbo mode duration and speed from the new enhanced technology with improved power and thermal management
24 DIMM sockets of DDR3 RDIMM memory. Up to 1866 MHz memory speed
  • New generation of high-performance memory compatible with the speed of the Intel Xeon processors for optimised throughput
  • Improved application performance with interleaved memory
  • Fast memory bandwidth with the ability to run up to 1866 MHz
  • 1.5 V memory operating at 17% lower energy than the previous generation memory’s thermal design. Savings of up to an additional 10% on your memory power budget with 1.35 V memory
  • New load-reduced memory support for maximum memory capacity
Support for up to 32 small form factor (SFF) 2.5-inch hot-swap or 8 large form factor (LFF) 3.5-inch hot-swap or simple-swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drives (model dependent)
  • Reduced cost with large capacity 3.5-inch SATA drives and increased performance with 2.5-inch SAS/SATA drives
  • Up to 51.2 TB of data storage capacity on 2.5-inch models and 48 TB of data storage capacity on 3.5-inch models
  • Easy field upgrade flexibility for increasing the number of drives from eight to 16, 24, or 32 with the easy-to-install optional HDD upgrade kits
  • Consolidated server design to optimise storage-intensive workloads
  • Enhanced performance and reliability storage with support for 2.5-inch solid state drives (SSDs)
Integrated 6 Gbps or new optional 12 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10 with optional upgrade to -5, -50, -6, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap
  • High-speed 6 Gbps or new optional 12 Gbps interface RAID support for improved performance
  • Advanced RAID protection for HDD high availability without sacrificing performance
  • New Flash technology for extending the useful life to nearly 7 years, versus a typical 1-year replacement for batteries
  • Common RAID management tools across IBM System x® portfolio
Up to eight Intel integrated PCIe I/O 3.0 specification slots for system expansion. (Six PCIe slots standard)
  • Extensive I/O bandwidth for greater performance and productivity
  • Double the bandwidth with reduced I/O latency
  • Scalability up to more I/O slots as needed by upgrading to a second processor
Optional PCI-X slots
  • Ability to continue using legacy PCI-X adapters during transition to the PCIe standard
Optional hot-swap, redundant power and simple-swap cooling
  • Reduced downtime by maintaining system availability if a power supply needs to be replaced
  • Easy simple-swap cooling design for fast replacement as needed
Virtualisation support
  • Support for most major virtualisation environments
  • Support for optional hypervisor USB key
Externally visible light path diagnostics panel and Predictive Failure Analysis
  • Proactive monitoring of system subcomponents via IBM Predictive Failure Analysis and advanced notification of any potential problems
  • Visible indication—without removing system cover of failing component inside the system without requiring system operation interruption
  • Expedited hardware repairs for dramatically reduced service time
Integrated quad-port Gigabit Ethernet
  • Double the network throughput with features that reduce processor workload
  • Lower power consumption and more reliable network with smart management tools built-in
IBM Systems Director, Active Energy Manager™, IBM Integrated Management Module 2 (IMM2), Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
  • Comprehensive systems management tools
  • Increased uptime, reduced costs and improved productivity with advanced server management capabilities
  • Continuous real-time monitoring, measuring and management of power consumption
IBM ServerGuide software
  • Assistance with operating system and driver installation
  • Faster server setup
  • Simplified installation and configuration of your System x servers
Security capabilities
  • ServeRAID with leadership disk encryption to help protect your data
  • Side door with key lock to help protect data while allowing media access
  • Trusted platform module technology
Warranty
  • 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available
  • IBM Global Services renowned expertise for assistance with questions and troubleshooting; rapid replacement of failing parts
Specifications
Form factor/height 5U tower or rack server
Processor (max) Up to two Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family at 3.5 GHz, 8.0 GT/s QPI system speed, and 30 MB of cache per processor socket
Cache (max) Up to 30 MB per processor
Memory (max) Maximum 384 GB of DDR3 RDIMMs or 768 GB of DDR3 LRDIMMs or 64 GB of DDR3 UDIMMs; 24 DIMM slots maximum, up to 1866 MHz memory speed
Expansion slots Up to eight PCIe expansion slots; Six PCIe standard with additional two PCIe slots when the second processor is populated. Optional PCI-X available via interposer conversion kit.
Drive bays (total/hot-swap) Eight 2.5-inch hot-swap or eight 3.5-inch hot-swap bays standard; up to thirty-two 2.5-inch hot-swap bays via optional upgrade kit or eight 3.5-inch simple-swap bays via configure to order (CTO)
Maximum internal storage 51.2 TB of 2.5-inch hot-swap drives (HDD upgrade options required) or 48 TB of 3.5-inch hot-swap or simple- swap SAS/SATA (via configure to order only)
Network interface Intel I350AM4 Quad Port GbE
Power supply (std/max) 1/2 hot-swap redundant 550 W/750 W/900 W, 80 PLUS® platinum
Hot-swap components Power supply and hard disk drives
RAID support Integrated 6 Gbps or new optional 12 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10, optional RAID-5, -50, -6, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap
System management Automatic Server Restart; Predictive Failure Analysis on processors, voltage regulator modules (VRMs), fans and memory; light path diagnostics; Integrated Management Module 2; optional remote presence; IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IMM2 with dedicated management port
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware vSphere Hypervisor
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available
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7383I3A

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