The innovative IBM 9179-MHC Power 780 server model is a symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), rack-mounted server. MHC stands for Management Hardware Console. The 9179-MHC utilizes the latest POWER7 processor technology made to deliver performance, scalability, dependability, and manageability for demanding commercial workloads. This P7 modular-built system uses one to four drawer enclosures which are four EIA units tall and housed in a 19-inch rack.

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IBM 9179-MHC-34C-4.1/3.9GHZ-512GB-PVM-ENT
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P780 34C 3.9 / 4.1 GHz, 512GB, PowerVM Enterprise

IBM 9179-MHC-24C-4.1/3.9GHZ-PVM-ENT
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P780 24C 4.1/3.9GHZ PVM ENT

IBM 9179-MHC-32C-4.1/3.9GHZ-512GB-PVM-ENT
Price: $3,500.00
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P780 32C 3.9 / 4.1 GHz, 512GB, PowerVM Enterprise

IBM 9179-MHC-48C-4.1/3.9GHZ-512GB-PVM-ENT
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P780 48C 4.1/3.9GHZ 512GB PVM ENT

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IBM 9179-MHC Server Specifications:
  • 4U 19-inch rack-mount system enclosure
  • One to four system enclosures: 16U maximum system size
  • One processor card feature per enclosure (includes the voltage regulator):
    • 0/16 core, 3.92 GHz or 0/8 core, 4.14 GHz (TurboCore) processor card (#5003)
    • 0/24 core, 3.44 GHz processor card (#EP24)
  • POWER7 DDR3 Memory DIMMs (16 DIMM slots per processor card):
    • 0/32 GB (4 X 8 GB), 1066 MHz (#5600)
    • 0/64 GB (4 X 16 GB), 1066 MHz (#5601)
    • 0/128 GB (4 X 32 GB), 1066 MHz (#5602)
    • 0/256 GB (4 X 64 GB), 1066 MHz (#5564)
  • Six hot-swappable, 2.5-inch, small form-factor, SAS disk or SSD bays per enclosure
  • One hot-plug, slim-line, SATA media bay per enclosure (optional)
  • Redundant hot-swap ac power supplies in each enclosure
  • Choice of Integrated Multifunction Card options (maximum one per enclosure):
    • Dual 10 Gb Optical + Dual 1 Gb Ethernet (#1769)
    • Dual 10 Gb Copper + Dual 1 Gb Ethernet (#1768)
  • One serial port per each Integrated Multifunction Card
  • Two USB ports per each Integrated Multifunction Card plus another USB port on each enclosure (maximum nine usable per system)
  • Two HMC ports per enclosure (maximum four per system)
  • Eight I/O expansion slots per enclosure (maximum 32 per system):
    • Six Gen2 PCIe 8x slots plus two GX++ slots per enclosure
  • Dynamic LPAR support, Processor and Memory CUoD
  • PowerVM (optional):
    • Micro-Partitioning
    • Virtual I/O Server (VIOS)
    • Automated CPU and memory reconfiguration
    • Support for dedicated and shared processor logical partition (LPAR) groups
    • Support for manual provisioning of resources partition migration (PowerVM - Enterprise Edition)
  • Optional PowerHA for AIX, IBM i, and Linux

IBM Express Configurations for the 9179 Model MHC

  • 9179-MHC1
  • 9179-MHC2
  • 9179-MHC3
  • 9179-MHC4
  • 9179-MHC5

For pricing on new or used IBM 9179-MHC server models, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.