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IBM debuts X6 architecture, pushing boundaries for cloud, big data

IBM introduces its X6 architecture, designed to support cloud and big data (NYSE:IBM)

| Cloud Computing News | Posted: Jan 16, 2014 6:30 pm

IBM recently announced the newest generation of its X-Architecture for System x and PureSystems, as the company continues to focus on business clients. As more companies embrace cloud computing and big data analytics, there is a need for a modern architecture that is scalable to support changing business needs. Of note, the IBM X6 provides three times more scalable memory than rival X86-based systems, with up to 12.8 terabytes of flash memory support.

 

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"Our enterprise X-Architecture for x86-based servers and solutions delivers high performance and the highest customer satisfaction in the industry, making us number one in hig-end x86 systems," said Adalio Sanchez, IBM x86 general manager, in a statement. "We continue to innovate and deliver leadership performance, reliability and investment protection for mission-critical workloads with X6."

 

IBM remains an industry leader in enterprise technologies, though tends to not grab the same amount of media attention as rivals.

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