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Clients need applications and data to be enterprise-grade everywhere without adding complexity and cost. The IBM Power E1080 server is the industry’s best-in-class server platform for security and reliability. The Power E1080 introduces the essential enterprise hybrid cloud platform that is uniquely designed to help you securely and efficiently scale core operational and AI applications in a hybrid cloud. The Power E1080 server simplifies end-to-end encryption and brings AI to where your data resides for faster insights, which helps enable greater workload flexibility and agility while accomplishing more work.

Power E1080 features

  • Ten, twelve, or fifteen core processors
  • Up to 240 Power10 processor cores in 1 - 4 system nodes and up to 64 TB of 2933 MHz DDR4 DRAM memory, and six PCIe Gen4 x16 or PCIe Gen5 x8 and two PCIe Gen5 x8 I/O expansion slots per system node enclosure, with a maximum of 32 per system (4-node systems will be available as of December 10th, 2021)
  • Redundant clocking in each system node
  • Four non-volatile memory express (NVMe) drive bays per system node for boot purposes
  • PCIe support in each system node and disk, and I/O support through expansion and storage drawers
  • A full range of Capacity on Demand (CoD) and dynamic LPAR support

IBM Power E1080 Technical Overview and Introduction

Provides a broad understanding of a new architecture of the IBM Power E1080 (also known as the Power E1080) server that supports IBM AIX®, IBM i, and selected distributions of Linux operating systems. The objective of this paper is to introduce the Power E1080, which is the most powerful and scalable server of the IBM Power portfolio, and its offerings and relevant functions.

Introducing IBM Power E1080

Power E1080 introduces the essential enterprise hybrid cloud platform, uniquely architected to help you securely and efficiently scale core operational and AI applications anywhere in a hybrid cloud. In this video IBM Power Digital Sales Technical Advisor Giuliano Anselmi introduces this latest addition to the IBM Power family.

What is Power E1080

The IBM Power E1080 is the successor to the E980. The E1080 is up to 16 socket, SMP large scale enterprise class system. In this video IBM System Engineer Armin Röll introduces the new Power E1080, which he describes as one of the most fascinating systems in the world.

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