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Enterprise computing – Enterprise Data Center / Strategic Asset
Preferred Solution SGI ICE Cube / ICE Cube® Air
Self-contained and fully portable data center. Revolutionizes fundamental data center design principles through its modularity and deployment flexibility.Multiple container models provide the configurability to address varying IT and site requirements, while delivering extraordinary density levels with the latest Intel® Xeon® or AMD Opteron™ processors.
Meets capacity demands with a just-intime solution. Minimizes up-front capital costs and cuts operational expenditure through industry-leading power efficiencies. SGI® ICE Cubedelivers up to 80% reduction in cooling costs, achieving a Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) ratio of 1.12 or less. SGI ICE Cube Air runs with outside air and evaporative cooling to achieve a PUE ratio of 1.02 or less.
Yields substantial business and technological advantages compared to traditional brick-and-mortar data centers. Ideal for a wide range of deployment scenarios includingaugmenting or replacing traditional data centers of any size, as disaster recovery sites, field deployed compute or storage assets, or to address spikes in IT demand.
Alternative solution SGI UV 2 product family
The SGI® UV™ 2 product family – including SGI UV 20 and SGI UV 2000 is the world’s largest in-memory system for data-intensive and multi-terabyte problems.Built on industry standards, it is the only available system leveraging the power of the newest Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 product family beyond four sockets and 1.5TB memory. Starting with as little as 16 cores and 32GB memory, SGI UV 2 seamlessly scales to 4096 cores and 64TB in a single-image system offering >2x the price/performance of SGI UV 1.
SGI UV 2 product familyruns anything from desktop applications to common scale-out codes, while delivering proven, world-leading performance, and seamlessly scales from 16-4096 threads, 32GB-64TB shared memory, and up to 4TB/s I/O, without the complexity of multi-instance software or multiple-server platforms. Customers can therefore start small and add hardware as needed, protecting their investment with a solutionthat can operate just like a workstation, SMP server or cluster.
SGI UV 2 product family enables users to find answers to the world's most difficult problems in HPC; rapid virtual development work; workload or workflow consolidation; pre- or postprocess analysis or visualization; and data-intensive application engines. ‘Sweet spot’ applications are the same as for UV 1, and alsowhere customers have commercial or business reasons to leverage UV 2’s ease of use – e.g. if they have limited IT support, where server sprawl is a problem, or they need a fast time-to-solution or a platform for computational innovation.
SGI Product Positioning
Technical computing - Departmental / Small to Medium Technical Data Center
Preferred Solution SGI® UV™ 20 Target Market(s)SGI® UV™ 20 is a four-socket server scalable from 16-32 cores and 32GB1.5TB memory. It incorporates 48 DIMM slots; six I/O slots; can house up to two Intel® Xeon® Phi™ cards, NVIDIA® Quadro® GPUs or Tesla® accelerators.
With one node to manage, not hundreds, SGI UV 20 reverses the industry trend by lowering the IT burden and administrative support budgets required for...