IBM Power E1050
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The IBM® Power® E1050 is a 4U rack server in the IBM Power portfolio. The E1050 supports up to 96 Power10 processor cores and up to 16 TB memory, and is designed to run AIX® and Linux®.

Get enterprise-class capabilities in a reliable, secure, space-efficient 4U rack. The IBM E1050 has enhanced security with transparent memory encryption and production-ready AI at the point of data enable faster insights.

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Power10: Driving performance and reducing energy consumption

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Building on a year of focus to help IBM Power clients grow with hybrid cloud and AI

Benefits Improve security

Employ memory encryption at processor level for security across hybrid cloud without impacting app performance.

Scale efficiently

Ease scaling and pay-for-use consistency across private and public clouds with flexible consumption options.

Maximize availability

Leverage redundancy and disaster recovery in IBM Cloud® using recovery and self-healing.

Streamline insights

Reduce complexity and cost by running AI inferencing directly in core where data lives.

Features Flexible deployment

IBM Power10 servers are designed to support business agility.


Transparent memory encryption

This new layer of defense keeps all data in memory encrypted between memory and processor.

Resilient Memory DIMMs

Power10 DIMMs deliver 2X better memory reliability and availability than industry-standard DIMMs.¹


Revolutionary 7nm Power10 processor

This processor provides greater processor energy efficiency, workload capacity, and container density versus the IBM POWER9® processor.

Computational strength and data bandwidth

Demanding AI inferencing and machine learning are now more manageable.

Use cases


Simplify and accelerate SAP HANA deployments with IBM Power.

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Oracle Database on IBM Power

Lower software licensing costs by consolidating Oracle workloads on fewer servers and cores.

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Healthcare applications

Run industry-leading healthcare applications like EPIC with reliability and security.

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Flexible consumption

Optimize IT costs and dynamically scale capacity on demand as your business needs change.

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High availability

Maintain business continuity with advanced failure detection, failover and recovery capabilities.

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IBM Power software

IBM Virtual Hardware Management Console (vHMC)

IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC) is used to configure and control one or more Power servers. The console delivers a virtual appliance format for increased deployment flexibility.

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IBM PowerSC is a security and compliance solution optimized for virtualized environments on IBM Power servers running AIX, IBM i or Linux. PowerSC sits on top of the IBM Power server stack, integrating security features built at different layers.

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IBM PowerVC is an advanced virtualization and cloud management offering. Built on OpenStack, it provides simplified virtualization management and cloud deployments for IBM AIX, IBM i and Linux virtual machines (VMs) running on IBM Power.

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Resources Technical overview

Read the comprehensive E1050 IBM Redbook, which includes the latest changes, technologies and major features.

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IBM Power Expert Care

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1 Based on IBM internal performance testing in the lab. A full performance report can be found here.