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The difference between networking and not working.

The difference between networking and not working. What kind of difference could IBM BladeCenter make on your bottom line? - Find out with the Systems Consolidation Tool (US)

IBM BladeCenter with Intel® Xeon® processors.

Intel Xeon Powerful. Intelligent. Learn moreA server that plays well with others.

Some systems require you to reconfigure your network infrastructure to match their standards. Not the IBM BladeCenter® with Intel® Xeon® processors. It offers a broad range of networking technologies – including some of the most advanced virtualization solutions in the industry. So you can choose the one that works best for your infrastructure. And, IBM BladeCenter can save you up to 40% on networking costs versus competitive offerings.1 That is the difference between networking and not working.

BladeCenter HX5

IBM BladeCenter HX5 is the industry's first scalable blade server with independent memory expansion and features:

BladeCenter HS22 and HS22V

IBM BladeCenter HS22 and HS22V blade servers are designed to improve the economics of your data center with up to:



1 The 40% cost savings are based on a comparison of the acquisition costs of 10 current generation HP rack optimized solutions (i.e., DL380 G7 Proliant with10GbE Ethernet and Fibre Channel infrastructure) to 10 current generation IBM BladeCenter and HS22 systems with converged fabric solutions from Brocade. See http://www.ibm.com/systems/bladecenter/hardware/openfabric/fcoe.html. The IBM solution includes chassis infrastructure. Pricing utilizes publicly available pricing per port for ToR ethernet and FC switching infrastructure as of Jan 2011. The 40% networking hardware cost savings result from eliminating separate Ethernet and Fibre Channel cards and switches in the deployment of an IBM BladeCenter FCoE solution for 10 servers and associated networking hardware in comparison to the HP solution. IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com and BladeCenter are trademarks of International Business Machines Corp, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the Web at www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml. Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon and Xeon Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the US and other countries. © International Business Machines Corporation 2011. All rights reserved.


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