IBM System X

The new System x M5 generation of systems delivers innovative technology
designed to improve security, efficiency, and reliability for cloud,
analytics and big data workloads.
The new portfolio incorporates the
latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processors, increased storage and memory
capacity, along with dramatically increased performance for bigger data
demands and faster insights.
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Feel safe. Your hardware and firmware are protected. As more of your business moves to the cloud, security becomes even more critical. System x Trusted Platform Assurance is an exclusive, industry-leading set of security features and practices that safeguards your system from lower layer malware attacks. All System x servers undergo a secure development process and a rigorous, continuous validation cycle with controlled updates. All firmware is securely built, digitally signed, and verified, so that only authorised firmware can execute. This establishes a secure foundation for your workloads. Find out more in this IDC paper.

In addition, System x servers offer enterprise-class data protection with optional self-encrypting drives and simple, centralised key management through the IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager.

Learn more. (PDF, 698KB)




Let us help your business drive more workloads and minimise data centre costs. The System x M5 servers deliver efficiencies in performance, power and thermal management, tools, and platform design.

By harnessing the new M5 servers, your organisation can achieve:

  • Up to 131% performance improvements over the previous generation for faster analytics and improved business decision-making capabilities1
  • Smart energy savings with an innovative power and thermal management design, including industry-leading cooling features and Titanium power supplies (with active/standby modes)
  • Significantly reduced time and labour costs with new, innovative diagnostic tools



Your customers, employees and partners expect your applications to work 24/7. Downtime is unacceptable. System x servers continue to have the highest availability of all x86-based servers.


The System x portfolio, including Flex System, has always been at the forefront of x86 servers, with breakthrough technologies that go beyond performance to help improve business results.


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