Technical Overview of the Lenovo X6 ServersPositioning Information (withdrawn product)

3 Sep 2016
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The increasing demand for cloud computing and business analytical workloads by enterprises to meet business needs drives innovation to find new ways to build informational systems. Clients are looking for cost-optimized fit-for-purpose IT solutions that manage large amounts of data, easily scale performance, and provide reliable real-time access to actionable information.

Built on decades of innovation, Lenovo introduces its sixth generation of Enterprise X-Architecture® technology, Lenovo X6 servers. X6 servers are designed to be fast, agile, and resilient:

  • Fast application performance means immediate access to actionable information.
  • Agile system design helps to reduce acquisition costs and provide the ability to host multiple generations of technology in a single server.
  • Resilient platforms maximize application uptime and promote easy integration in virtual environments.

X6 servers continue to lead the way as the shift toward mission-critical scalable databases, business analytics, virtualization, enterprise applications, and cloud applications accelerates.

Table of Contents

Introduction to X6
X6 systems overview
X6 systems design and architecture
Processor subsystem
Memory subsystem
Storage subsystem
Networking and I/O
X6 server RAS features

Change History

Changes in the September 3 update:

  • X6 servers now available with the Intel Xeon E7 v4 processor family

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