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System x literature

Lenovo recently acquired IBM x86 products in the United States and other countries. IBM will continue to host x86-related content on until migrated to Lenovo.
IDC: Lenovo and VMware Partner to Enable the Last Mile in Your Virtualization Journey

March 2015 | PDF | 317 KB
This ITG Analyst report provides a detailed comparison of the Infrastructure to support SAP HANA solutions. Included in the report are both detailed technical and cost comparisons.

January 2015 | PDF | 905 KB
This ITG Analyst report provides a detailed comparison of the Infrastructure to support SAP HANA solutions. Included in the report are both detailed technical and cost comparisons.

January 2015 | PDF | 1 MB
Read the latest ITIC 2014 reliability survey that talks about how IBM servers are the most reliable for sixth straight year, how Cisco UCS comes on strong, and how HP reliability rebounds.

September 2014 | PDF | 481 KB
The new System x M5 servers support optimized configurations for the needs of big data & analytics environments. Read how the x3650 M5 & x3550 M5 business critical rack servers have been designed to deliver across four important dimensions - reliability, ...

September 2014 | PDF | 403 KB
TBR: IBM System x x86 servers - Delivering high customer satisfaction through strong quality, reliability and services

July 2014 | PDF | 436 KB
This reports discusses how the IBM x3850 X6 is a viable choice for scalable applications because it has the economics and innovation of commodity x86 servers combined with the scalability, performance, and RAS of proprietary systems needed.

June 2014 | PDF | 341 KB
This report discusses the market for mission critical x86 and takes a detailed look at how IBM and Intel's new offerings are moving the availability bar skyward.

June 2014 | PDF | 483 KB
This analyst paper highlights X6 business benefits that include dramatically reduced database cost with X6 deployment, application transparency, and superior price/performance.

May 2014 | PDF | 333 KB
Easier Deployment due to: Reference Architectures optimized with/for leading solution partners (VMWare & SAP HANA), outstanding performance with Flash DIMMs. Includes interviews with DAU clients.

May 2014 | PDF | 589 KB
Learn why the new entry IBM System x servers are ideal for small to medium businesses. The Edison Group discusses how the single-socket x3250 M5 rack and x3100 M5 tower servers solve business challenges facing SMB and larger companies with distributed ...

May 2014 | PDF | 564 KB
This analyst paper focuses on the strategic reasons why organizations need to refresh their servers; the "Why IBM?" cites a number of solutions that IBM System x servers offer to address pain points and to meet and anticipate growing infrastructure ...

May 2014 | PDF | 421 KB
This TBR analyst paper discusses how IBM and Lenovo can leverage Lenovo's planned acquisition of IBM's x86 business to create an even stronger x86 server portfolio that exceeds customer expectations.

April 2014 | PDF | 106 KB
Read this Analyst Report that shows the benefits of the new IBM X6 in the banking industry.

January 2014 | PDF | 3 MB
This paper shows how the new IBM systems with X6 technology were designed to take clients to a new frontier of x86 computing. These new X6 systems are ideal platforms for meeting business-critical demands with data base, business analytics, virtualization...

January 2014 | PDF | 318 KB
The paper discusses the rise of Big Data and the importance of analytics for rapidly extracting insights from this data for improved business decisions. It outlines key market requirements for Big Data servers, & explains how the new x3650 M4 BD meets ...

January 2014 | PDF | 560 KB
IBM is well positioned to deliver exceptional performance, storage density, scalability and mission-critical reliability to support the most demanding mission-critical analytics and storage-intensive workloads over the entire server lifecycle.

October 2013 | PDF | 1004 KB
The changing face of modern data centers creates a need for streamlined, no-nonsense server platforms that deliver speed and scale. IBM leveraged its history of HPC server platform design to create NeXtScale, a highly flexible, fast system with future ...

October 2013 | PDF | 791 KB
The arrival of ultra-dense, hyper-scale designs such as IBM NeXtScale System is changing system design dynamics in the HPC marketplace. NeXtScale is based on standard components. These servers are pretested for reliability and feature dense compute nodes ...

September 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
IBM NeXtscale System is changing system design dynamics in the HPC marketplace with ultra-dense servers. Enterprises looking for raw computing power and throughput to handle technical computing, cloud, grid and analytics should evaluate this new ...

September 2013 | PDF | 264 KB

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