The IBM 9406 Model 550 is a 1/4-way system providing up to 14,000 CPW.
Advanced virtualization technologies enable IBM System i5 configurations to run multiple operating systems and application environments simultaneously. These include IBM i5/OS V5R3 or V5R4 (the next generations of OS/400), Linux for POWER, IBM AIX 5L, Microsoft Windows Server (via IXA or IXS), WebSphere, and Lotus Domino software, making the 550 the perfect workload consolidation box.
Simply activate a processor to add the capacity you need to complement your i5/OS applications with applications running on other operating systems without requiring additional servers.
System i5 550 provides many Capacity on Demand options. You can switch on extra processor power at a moment's notice.
On demand capabilities include:
Capacity Upgrade on Demand
On/Off Capacity on Demand
Reserve Capacity on Demand
Trial Capacity on Demand
You can satisfy today's workload demands economically and still be ready for tomorrow's business growth ... relying on the flexibility of the model 550.
The IBM System i5 strengths can help reduce your data center complexity, simplify IT infrastructures, and effectively manage IT service level commitments.
System i5 550 can help minimize disruption by:
Enabling your business to use existing applications while upgrading to POWER5/POWER5+ technology
Building on iSeries legendary reliability, IBM System i5 configurations now have hot-plug I/O towers/drawers, and xSeries servers attached via Integrated xSeries Adapters
Helping to achieve 24x7 IT and business continuity -- simply, more productively, with dynamic resiliency
IBM System i5 550 -- A premier integrated system that delivers value to your business with
Multiple operating system support
Ideal workload consolidation system
Capacity on Demand -- extra power the instant you need it
Attractive entry price
iSeries legendary reliability