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Supermicro releases Xeon X11 servers

by on12 July 2017

Arriving in the second half of the year

Supermicro has released a line of new X11 generation servers and storage solutions based around Chipzilla’s Xeon Scalable processor family.

The outfit claims the X11 Generation SuperServer, SuperStorage and SuperBlade systems has the strongest support for NVMe storage and 100G/25G Ethernet in the industry.

The family includes: 1U/2U Ultra SuperServers flagship; BigTwin with its 2U 4-node design with support for 24 DIMMs, six hot-swap NVMe drives and flexible networking capability for each node; 4U FatTwin in a variety of I/O, memory and storage combinations for most optimised cloud, HPC and Enterprise applications.

Then there is the SuperBlade which are two and four socket Xeon blade servers supporting 205W TDP CPU, NVMe, with integrated 100G Intel Omni-Path switch, 100G EDR InfiniBand switch, 25G/10G Ethernet switches, redundant AC/DC power supplies, and Battery Backup (BBP). Supermicro said that these are designed for Enterprise, Cloud, and HPC applications.

Other products include: SuperServers with GPU/co-processors optimized for AI/Deep Learning/HPC workloads, SuperStorage solutions including 45/60-bay 4U top-loading systems with 6 built-in NVMe drives for I/O optimization, 2U Simply Double systems, 1U/2U/3U/4U general-purpose storage systems and 2U Storage Bridge Bay solutions, 2U/4U/Tower Mainstream SuperServers targeted at entry-level and volume markets for significant CAPEX/OPEX savings, 1U/2U WIO solutions with a wide-range of I/O options optimised for network or security appliances, UP servers and 4U/Tower SuperWorkstations built with server-grade components for engineering and creative professionals looking for ultimate performance and expandability on their desks.

The company said a portfolio of optimised and verified X11 generation solutions will include virtualistion, database, hyper-converged infrastructure, HPC and Cloud solutions will arrive in the second half of 2017 with many more solution categories coming in 2018 and beyond.


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