System x3550 M5

System x3550 M5

Powerful, compact server packed with the performance, reliability and security to fuel any workload.

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System x3550 M5

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Compact storage

Designed in a compact, versatile 1U two-socket rack server, the System x3550 M5 rack server fuels almost any workload from infrastructure to high performance computing to Cloud or Big Data with leadership security, efficiency, and reliability. Integrated with up to two Intel E5-2600 v3 series CPUs with faster, energy-efficient TruDDR4TM Memory, the x3550 M5 delivers exceptional performance. Storage can include up to 12 drives in an impressive selection of sizes and types.

Smart & flexible design

The x3550 M5 incorporates energy smart features for minimized costs and efficient performance. Dual fan zones support operation in up to 40° C environments. Available 80 PLUS® Titanium power supply units (PSUs) can deliver 96 percent efficiency at 50 percent load. With twice the memory, up to 131 percent greater performance,1 and 50 percent more cores and cache per system than the previous generation, the x3550 M5 lets your workloads fly.

Security and reliability

The x3550 M5 integrates leadership security and reliability. System x® Trusted Platform Assurance, an exclusive set of System x features and practices, establishes a foolproof security foundation for your workloads. You can also deploy self-encrypting drives using the optional IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM). System x servers achieved the highest reliability of any x86 servers.