IBM eServer xSeries 255

Novell Technology Partner

product details

Packed with IBM X-Architecture™ features that deliver high-availability at an affordable price, the x255 will meet and exceed your enterprise application needs.
  • Supports up to four 2.0 GHz/2MB, 1.9GHz/1MB, 1.5GHz/1MB Intel Xeon MP processors and cache sizes
  • Up to 12GB of DDR ECC Chipkill™ memory
  • Active Memory™: Hot Spare Memory
  • Supports up to 12 hot-swap SCSI HDDs
  • Integrated dual channel SCSI controller
  • Six 64-bit/100MHz Active™ PCI-X slots
  • Hot-swap Redundant Power and cooling Models
  • Integrated Gigabit Ethernet
  • Light Path Diagnostics™ panel
  • Predictive Failure Analysis™ (PFA)
  • Integrated System Management Processor
  • IBM Director and IBM Director Extensions
  • Choice of form factor (Tower or Rack-mount)

product compatibility

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • NetWare

system requirements/details

CPU:  2.0 GHz Intel Xeon MP processor

Memory:  512MB/1GB Standard, 12GB Maximum

Hard Disk:  36.4GB or 73.4GB SCSI, other options available

language availability

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

warranty information

3 year parts and labor.
International Warranty Service.
On site, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday excluding holidays. Next business day response time.

On-site service upgrade options (in eligible locations):
  • 3 year IOR 9x5, 4 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 41L2738)
  • 3 year IOR 24x7, 2 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 31L2723)
  • 5 year IOR 9x6, 4 hr avg response
    (ServicePac part num 69P9223)
  • Other Service Pack options are available
24x7 toll-free support for warranty issues during the warranty period


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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