The right choice when compromise is not an option, the IBM System x3550 M4 blends outstanding uptime, performance and I/O flexibility for cost efficiency and rock-solid reliability. This compact rack server offers an energy-smart, affordable and easy-to-use solution with a pay-as-you-grow design to help lower costs and manage risks. With more computing power per watt and advanced memory support, the x3550 M4 offers balanced performance and density.With redundant and hot-swap fans, disks and power supplies, the x3550 M4 provides a resilient architecture ideal for business-critical applications. Predictive failure analysis and light path diagnostics provide advanced warning on power supplies, fans, VRMs, disks, processors and memory. Redundant, hot-swap components make it easy to replace failures without taking your system down.
|80 PLUS Certification||80 PLUS Platinum|
|Certifications & Standards||FCC - Verified to comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules, Class A; Canada ICES-003, issue 4, Class A; UL/IEC 60950-1; CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07; NOM-019; Argentina IEC60950-1; Japan VCCI, Class A; Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS CISPR 22:2006, Class A; IEC-60950-1 (CB Certificate and CB Test Report); Taiwan BSMI CNS13438, Class A; CNS14336-1; China CCC (GB4943-2001), GB9254-2008 class A, GB17625.1-2003; Korea KN22, Class A; KN24; CISPR 22, Class A; TUV-GS EN60950-1 /IEC60950-1,EK1-ITB2000)|
|Compatibility||Microsoft Windows Server 2012; Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Datacenter x64 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Datacenter x86 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise x64 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise x86 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Standard x64 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Standard x86 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Web x64 Edition; Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Web x86 Edition|
|controller type||6Gb/s SAS; Serial ATA/600|
|Effective Memory Speed||1866 MHz|
|Ethernet Ports||4 x Gigabit Ethernet|
|Graphics Controller Manufacturer||Matrox|
|Graphics Controller Model||G200eR2|
|Graphics Memory Capacity||Up to 16 MB|
|Input Voltage||110 V AC; 220 V AC|
|manufacturer||Lenovo Group Limited|
|Maximum Power Supply Wattage||550 W|
|Memory Technology||DDR3 SDRAM|
|Number of External 5.25" Bays||1|
|Number of Internal 2.5" Bays||4|
|Number of PCI Express x16 Slots||2|
|Number of Power Supplies Installed||1|
|Number of Processors Installed||1|
|Number of Processors Supported||2|
|Number of Total Expansion Bays||5|
|Number of Total Expansion Slots||2|
|Number of Total Memory Slots||24|
|operating system details||none|
|Optical Drive Type||No|
|package contents||System x3550 M4 7914J3U Server; Statement of Limited Warranty; Important Notices; Rack Installation Instructions; Documentation CD containing Installation and User's Guide; IBM Systems Director Flyer; IBM System x Gen-III Slides Kit; IBM System x Gen-III Cable Management Arm (CMA); 1 x 2.8 m C13-C14 Power Cord|
|ports||1 Ethernet (RJ-45); 6 USB 2.0; 1 VGA 15-pin D-sub|
|Processor Core||Deca-core (10 Core)|
|processor model||E5-2670 v2|
|processor speed||2.50 GHz|
|processor type||Intel Xeon|
|Product Line||System x|
|Product Series||x3550 M4|
|QuickPath Interconnect||8 GT/s|
|RAID Levels||0, 1, 10|
|RAID Levels (SDE)||0; 1; 10|
|RAM Supported||768 GB Load-Reduced ¦ 384 GB registered|
|Remote Management Controller||Integrated Management Module II (IMM2)|
|Standard Memory||8 GB|
|Storage Controller Name||ServeRAID M5110|
|Total Number of USB Ports||7|
|warranty length||3-year limited|
|wired connectivity||10/100/1000 Ethernet|
Lenovo System x3550 M4: Efficiency Innovations
The advanced x3550 M4 server combines high performance with built-in security, efficiency, and reliability, supporting a wide range of enterprise workloads and computing environments, from infrastructure basics to cloud computing to big data and analytics.
In addition to System x innovations, these servers come with modern industry-standard features, including progressive processors, and plenty of faster, energy-saving memory.
System x workload-focused solution is designed to deliver value to clients by capitalizing on collaboration with industry-leading software vendors. This solution delivers performance, scalability and reliability that can help clients drive business results.
Security InnovationsM4 server contains built-in, industry-leading security with Trusted Platform Assurance, an exclusive set of System x security features and practices designed to help safeguard the systems from low-level malware attacks. Server undergoes a highly secure development process and a rigorous validation cycle with controlled updates. In addition, all firmware is designed to be securely built, digitally signed, and verified, so that only authorized firmware can execute.
The M4 server adds hardware support for up-to-date version of the Trusted Platform Module to enable more encryption algorithms and contemporary OS support.
Efficiency InnovationsWith built-in innovations in power and thermal management design such as extended operating temperature ranges, dual fan zones, and active/standby mode for power supplies, the M4 system can deliver significant energy savings compared with many prior-generation x86 systems.
Reliability InnovationsSystem server x has exclusive, built-in proactive diagnostic tool for easy serviceability and reduced labor costs. Servers is equipped with built-in redundant, hot-swappable components for no single point of failure.
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