Penguin Computing’s Open Rack-based Tundra Platform Now Available with Latest Intel Xeon Family

The platform's infrastructure delivers the highest density and lowest cost of ownership, the company states.

Penguin Computing, a provider of high-performance, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, has launched the Penguin Tundra cluster platform powered by the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v3 product family.

The Tundra delivers a high number of dual socket Intel Xeon compute nodes per rack by combining the Open Rack infrastructure and an original compute node design. The Open Rack design utilizes available physical space more efficiently and features a shared, rack level, redundant AC/DC power conversion and distribution, the company states.

“We are excited to see Penguin Computing offering state-of-the-art HPC (high-performance computing) solutions powered by the new Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors,” said Eoin McConnell, Xeon E5 family product line director, Data Center Group. “The enhanced floating point compute performance provided by the new processors combined with the physical density and efficiency of the Penguin Tundra platform provides a powerful solution for TOP500 supercomputers and commercial HPC clusters.”

For more information, visit Penguin Computing.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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