IBM Power System E950

An agile, high performance four-socket system ideal for cloud deployments with built-in virtualization and flexible capacity

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Performance at an affordable price

Optimized for private cloud deployment, the IBM® Power® System E950 midrange server offers a unique blend of enterprise-class capabilities in a reliable, secure, space-efficient 4-socket 4U form factor.

The Power System E950 offers built-in virtualization and flexible capacity. It allows you to deliver business results faster by increasing throughput and reducing response time with IBM POWER9™ processors and increased memory and I/O bandwidth.



Benefits Ideal for cloud deployments

Cloud-enable applications quickly and build a cloud designed for data-intensive workloads.

Affordable scaling

Scale compute and memory on demand dynamically based on your business needs.

Proven reliability

Use an industry leading enterprise server highly ranked in every major ITIC reliability category.

Powerful security

Take advantage of built in security, from processor to the OS, for end-to-end security.


Features Improved economics of application delivery

Deliver faster business results by increasing throughput and reducing response time with POWER9 processors and increased memory and I/O bandwidth.

Increased efficiency and lower operations costs

Consolidate older, underutilized servers. Reduce maintenance, increase resource use and efficiency with up to 48 POWER9 cores and up to 16 TB DDR4 memory.

Enhanced resiliency and serviceability

Use the N+1 phase redundant voltage regulator subsystem for processors and memory, and concurrent maintenance on I/O - blind-swap PCIe adapter slots and disks.

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Rapid adjustment to changing demands

Respond to workload changes with IBM PowerVM® virtualization. Seamlessly provision the processor or memory capacity permanently, or as long as required.

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Next steps

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