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System x3550 M5

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Versatile & Compact Rack Server

  • High-performance Intel® Xeon® processors
  • Expandable 1U 2-socket rack server
  • Energy-efficient TruDDR4 memory
  • Flexible storage-based configurations
  • Industry-leading security & reliability
  • Reduced downtime & minimized costs

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  • Features

    System x3550 M5Features

    Highlights

    • Optimize your workloads with choice of flexible storage-based configurations, designed for infrastructure basics to business-critical applications
    • Reduce unplanned downtime and minimize costs with industry-leading reliability features and tools
    • Simplify server management with Lenovo XClarity
    • Safeguard enterprise data with built-in Lenovo Trusted Platform Assurance, an exclusive set of security features and practices, plus optional self-encrypting drives and IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager
    • Gain superior performance with Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 processors (up to 44 cores per server), 1.5TB TruDDR4 2400MHz Memory, end-to-end 12Gbps RAID support—devices and infrastructure
    • Reduce data center costs with smart energy-efficient features, including extended operating temperature, Titanium power supplies (up to 96 percent efficiency), active/standby power supply modes, dual fan zone design, TruDDR4 Memory (with up to 45 percent lower energy use over DDR3), and optional Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager
    • Run more virtual machines and workloads with up to 22 percent more cores than the previous generation

    Exceptional, Versatile Performance

    The versatile 1U two-socket Lenovo System x3550 M5 rack server fuels almost any workload from infrastructure to Big Data with industry-leading reliability. It comes integrated with up to two Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v4 series (44 cores per system), faster, energy-efficient TruDDR4 Memory, and up to 12 drives of storage. With 22 percent more cores per system than the previous generation and memory speeds up to 2400MHz, the x3550 M5 lets your workloads fly.

    Industry-Leading Reliability

    Lenovo servers have consistently achieved the highest reliability of all x86 servers, industry-wide. Predictive Failure Analysis and smart diagnostic tools facilitate reduced downtime and costs. Other high-availability features on the x3550 M5 include dual fan zones with redundant fans, as well as hot-swappable drives and power supplies.

    Lenovo Trusted Platform Assurance, a built-in set of security features and practices, protects your hardware and firmware. You can also deploy self-encrypting drives using the optional IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager.

  • Tech Specs

    System x3550 M5Tech Specs

    Specifications: System x3550 M5

    DESCRIPTIONSPECIFICATIONS
    Form Factor/Height
    1U Rack
    Processor (max)/Cache (max)
    Up to two Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v4 series with up to 22-cores each/Up to 55MB per processor
    Memory (max)
    Up to 1.5TB – 2400MHz with 64GB TruDDR4 Memory LRDIMMs (RDIMM/LRDIMM)
    Disk Bays
    Up to 10 front and two rear 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs, or up to four 3.5-inch HDDs
    Maximum Internal Storage
    Up to 46TB
    RAID Support
    12Gbps dedicated RAID slot with support for hardware RAID 0, 1, 10 with optional RAID 5, 50, 6, 60
    Power Supply (std/max)
    1/2 redundant 550W AC, 750W AC, 900W AC, 1500W AC, 900W DC
    80 PLUS Platinum and 750W AC 80 PLUS Titanium (model dependent)
    Hot-Swap Components
    Power supplies, fan modules and HDDs/SSDs
    Network Interface
    1 x IMM and 4 × 1GbE (std.); optional 10/40GbE ML2 or PCIe adapter; Trusted Platform Module built-in
    Expansion Slots
    1 – 3 PCIe 3.0 slots and 1 dedicated RAID slot
    USB Ports/VGA Ports
    Up to 3 x USB 2.0 front, 2 x USB 3.0 rear, 1 x USB 2.0 internal/1 front (optional)/ 1 back
    Energy-Efficiency
    80 PLUS®, ENERGY STAR® (model dependent); up to 40ºC operating temp; 2 fan zones with up to 8 fans
    Systems Management
    Lenovo XClarity Administrator with mobile option; Lenovo XClarity Pro software bundle; Lenovo XClarity Energy Manager; IMM2.1; one IMM dedicated port and one shared; optional remote presence
    Operating Systems (OS) Supported
    Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware vSphere - (optional USB Key or SD Media Adapter)
    Limited Warranty
    3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5; upgrades available

    Specifications may vary depending upon region.

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