IBM System x3550 M2
server availability by continuously monitoring your system and notifyingyou of potential system failures or changes. The Virtual Media key option provides remote presence capabilities without taking up a slot on the planar, Energy-efficient proﬁle while IBM SystemsDirector Active Energy Manager™ provides advanced power monitoring and notiﬁcation. Leadership virtualization Designed to provide leadership virtualization, the x3550 M2 supports the VMware ESXi 3.5 embeddedhypervisor, the industry-leading solution for virtualization. In addition, the x3550 M2 provides exceptional memory capacity per core, enabling you to implement virtualization efficiently andcost-effectively. Select conﬁgurations of the x3550 M2 are part of the IBM Express Advantage™ Portfolio, designed to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses. Easy to manage, Express™ models/conﬁgurations varyby country.
■ Reduce cost with an energysmart design that provides optimal quad-core computing performance per watt ■ Improve service with a highly ﬂexible design that is easy todeploy, integrate and manage ■ Manage risk with resilient architectures and virtualized environments
The IBM System x3550 M2 offers robust, proven technology and a ﬂexible, energy-smart design.Delivering quad-core computing on Intel® Xeon® 5500 Series processors with QuickPath Interconnect technology, this server delivers signiﬁcant performance improvement per watt compared to previous generationservers by integrating low-wattage components for an energy-smart thermal proﬁle. Powerful systems management This server offers feature-rich systems management capabilities from power management toproactive hardware monitoring. The Integrated Management Module (IMM) increases
IBM System x3550 M2 at a glance Form factor/height Processor (max)
1U rack Up to two quad-core Intel® Xeon® 5500...