IBM BC12 (IBM 2828) SPECS

When your business needs a mainframe server that’s up to the task for nearly any application you throw at it, our refurbished IBM BC12 most likely fits the bill. Take on challenges that were impossible just a few years ago. This mainframe utilizes machine learning to help you develop new processes and adapt them as time goes on, so your business can become more agile in understanding and making use of new data. See what makes our used IBM BC12s special.

ModelsH06H13
Max Weight
Base/w Batteries/w Batteries & Overhead I/O cabling/w batteries, Overhead I/O & Balanced Power1802 lbs/2028 lbs/2123 lbs/2235 lbs2064 lbs/2290 lbs/2385 lbs/2497 lbs
Footprint30 in. W × 50 in. D or 0.97 sq meters (10.42 sq ft)30 in. W × 50 in. D or 0.97 sq meters (10.42 sq ft)
Service36 in. W × 140 in. D or 3.16 sq meters (30.38 sq ft)36 in. W × 140 in. D or 3.16 sq meters (30.38 sq ft)
Product Dimensions (W × D × H)30.87 × 62 × 79.26 in. (784 × 1575 × 2013 mm)30.87 × 62 × 79.26 in. (784 × 1575 × 2013 mm)
Power Input (kW)4.526 KW, 5.256 KW6.309 KW, 7.364 KW
Heat KBTU Per Hour15.4 KBTU/hr, 17.9 KBTU/hr21.5 KBTU/hr, 25.1 KBTU/hr
Air Flow Nominal1100 CFM1230 CFM
ModelsH06H13
Processor Core Types: CP/IFL/ICF/zAAP/zIIP/Std SAP/Addl SAP/Spares/IFP
Minimum0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 2 / 1
Maximum6 / 6 / 6 / 3 / 3 / 2 / 2 / 0 / 16 /13 / 13 / 6 / 6 / 2 / 2 / 2 / 1
Coupling Links
IC maximum3232
Maximum # external coupling links4056
ISC-3 maximum3232
12x InfiniBand® maximum816
1x InfiniBand maximum1632
CHPID maximum128128
Features installed in the I/O Drawer (Carry Forward ONLY)
FICON Express8/FICON Express4/ OSA-Express3 1GbE & 1000BASE-T / OSA-Express3 10GbE
Minimum0 / 0 / 0 / 00 / 0 / 0 / 0
Maximum32 / 32 / 32 / 1632 / 32 / 32 / 16
HiperSockets™Up to 32Up to 32
Features installed in the PCIe I/O Drawer
FICON Express8S / OSA-Express5S 1GbE & 1000BASE-T / OSA-Express5S 10GbE / OSA-Express4S 1GbE & 1000BASE-T / OSA-Express4S 10GbE
Minimum0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 00 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Maximum128 / 96 / 48 / 96 / 48128 / 96 / 48 / 96 / 48
Flash Express8 – offered in pairs8 – offered in pairs
10GbE RoCE Express16 – Minimum 2 recommended per LPAR16 – Minimum 2 recommended per LPAR
zEDC Express8 – Minimum 2 recommended8 – Minimum 2 recommended
Cryptographic Features (The maximum number of Cryptographic PCIe adapters supported on zBC12 is 16)
Crypto Express4SMinimum order is 2 features (2 PCIe adapters), maximum is 16 features (16 PCIe adapters)
Crypto Express3Minimum order is 2 features (4 PCIe adapters), maximum is 8 features (16 PCIe adapters)
Crypto Express3-1PMinimum order is 2 features (2 PCIe adapters), maximum is 8 features (8 PCIe adapters)
System Memory
Minimum8 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)16 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)
Maximum240 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)496 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)

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