May 28, 2014
Supermicro released its new SSG-5018A-A(R/S)12L SuperStorage Server. This server, according to the company, minimizes power consumption and reduces cooling requirements.
The server manages data streams with the Intel Atom C2750 serverboard. Configurations are available with Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 and E5-1600/2600 v2 processors. Networking options include possible 2x 1GbE ports or 10GB10Base-T, SFP+ ports. It comes with a 1U, 32 in. chassis supporting 48TB/72TB of 3.5 in. HDD storage. The server can support cloud-based cold storage, scale-out storage, Big Data platforms as well as native Hadoop applications.
“Supermicro’s new 1U storage server is exactly the best solution for today’s tiered storage architectures that need rapid access to data with minimum power consumption and heat dissipation,” said Charles Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro. “Our new system is designed to save energy while providing maximum accessibility to infrequently accessed data. With our compact Atom C2000 serverboard and Xeon UP configurations, we have achieved the perfect balance between performance, capacity and power savings.”
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Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.