Empowering IT management
Lenovo XClarity Controller is the embedded management engine in all ThinkSystem servers that is designed to standardize, simplify, and automate foundation server management tasks. Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a virtualized application that centrally manages ThinkSystem servers, storage, and networking, which can reduce provisioning time up to 95% versus manual operation. Running XClarity Integrator helps you streamline IT management, speed provisioning, and contain costs by seamlessly integrating XClarity into an existing IT environment.
Workload optimized support
New second-generation Intel® Xeon® processor Scalable family CPUs offer increased performance of 36% over the previous generation*, support for faster 2933MHz TruDDR4 memory, and Intel’s Vector Neural Network Instruction (VNNI) which accelerates processor performance on Deep Learning and AI workloads. Up to 6% increases in per-core performance and hardware security mitigations round out the enhanced capabilities featured in this next-generation processor technology from Intel.*
* Based on Intel internal testing, August 2018.
The ThinkSystem SR550 features a balance of performance, capacity, and value in a 2U form factor. Essential performance components are delivered in a combination that is designed to elevate the cost efficiency of the system, allowing the SR550 to meet both the workload needs and the budgetary needs of the enterprise.
Up to 2 second-generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor, up to 125W
Up to 768GB in 12x slots, using 64GB DIMMs; 2666MHz / 2933MHz TruDDR4
Up to 6x PCIe 3.0 (with 2x processors) via multiple riser options (PCIe-only or PCIe + ML2)
|Drive Bays||Up to 16x hot-swap 2.5″ or 12x hot-swap 3.5” or 8x simple-swap 3.5″; plus up to 2x mirrored M.2 boot (optional RAID 1)|
|HBA/RAID Support||Software RAID standard (up to 8 ports); up to 16-port HBAs/or HW RAID with flash cache|
|Security and Availability Features||Lenovo ThinkShield, TPM 1.2/2.0; PFA; Hot-swap/redundant drives and PSUs; front-access diagnostics via dedicated USB port; optional redundant cooling|
|Network Interface||2x 1GbE ports + 1x dedicated 1GbE management port (standard); 1x optional 10GbE LOM|
|Power||2x hot-swap/redundant (Energy Star 2.1): 550W/750W 80 PLUS Platinum; or 750W 80 PLUS Titanium|
|Systems Management||XClarity Controller, XClarity Administrator, XClarity Integrator plugins, and XClarity Energy Manager|
Microsoft, SUSE, Red Hat, VMware. Visit lenovopress.com/osig for details.
|Limited Warranty||1-year and 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite service, next business day 9×5|
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