Supermicro Intel Xeon E5-2600 V4 server updates and NVMe expansion

Supermicro Broadwell Ready
Supermicro Broadwell Ready

Today Supermicro is announcing its new platforms for the Intel Xeon E5-2600 V4 processor range and new NVMe SSDs that Intel launched at Intel Cloud Day 2016 in San Francisco. We utilized a few Supermicro platforms for our launch day benchmarks, this includes the Xeon E5-2698 V4 benchmarks which were completed in a Supermicro GPU SuperBlade system we have in the data center lab. You  can read the official press release below.

Supermicro Broadwell Ready
Supermicro Broadwell Ready

San Jose, CA, March 31, 2016 – Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing solutions announces its extensive support for the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 product family across SuperServer, SuperBlade, SuperStorage, SuperWorkstation and DP/UP motherboard product lines. Over 200+ Building Block Solutions take maximum advantage of the increased compute performance offered by Intel’s new processor technologies. Solutions offering up to 44 cores and 3TB of 2400MHz DDR4 memory enable customers to design solutions that scale, accelerate and streamline data intensive, mission critical workloads and applications. New 2U TwinPro™ SuperServer® with 25G/100G SIOM option, 2U Simply Double with 48x 2.5” hot-swap NVMe/SAS3 drives and 4U 60x 3.5” hot-swap bay SuperStorage solutions are leading examples of Supermicro’s technology and architecture advantage. Combining the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 family with 6x performance NVMe storage technology and highest bandwidth networking options, Supermicro new generation server and storage solutions are the key to successful deployment of highly scalable, energy efficient, IaaS offerings.

“Supermicro’s total Infrastructure solutions maximize performance, density and efficiency with architecture innovations optimized for the latest Intel Xeon processor technology, high performance NVMe, and SIOM flexible networking up to 100G,” said Charles Liang, President and CEO of Supermicro. “Our expanding range of server and storage platforms including the new Simply Double SuperStorage, FatTwin, TwinPro, Ultra, MicroCloud, MicroBlade and SuperBlade provide the ultimate range of complete infrastructure building blocks. Now organizations looking to deploy across enterprise, data center and the cloud can focus on strategic business opportunities while leveraging the Supermicro total solution advantage of infrastructure design, implementation and global support.”

“The new Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 product family will accelerate insight and deliver amazing end-user experiences as the foundation of advanced cloud solutions,” said Lisa Spelman, vice president of marketing, Intel Data Center Group. “Our ongoing collaboration with Supermicro is driving rapid innovation on Intel’s leading edge technologies and is helping to accelerate the next generation of cloud computing.”

Supermicro Solutions supporting new Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v4 family are unrivaled in the Industry for the breadth and range of configurations available to design and deploy any scale computing, storage solution. Supermicro Green Computing solutions accelerate applications up to 30% and run demanding workloads with record breaking performance, Keep IT Green, and maximize energy savings with up to 35% system power efficiency increase.

  • SuperServers – 1U/2U NVMe Ultra, 1U/2U TwinPro/TwinPro² w/SIOM 25G/100G option, 4U FatTwin, 3U MicroCloud, 1U/2U DCO, 1U/2U/4U/Tower Intel Xeon Phi
  • SuperStorage New Simply Double NVMe – 2U Simply Double 48x 2.5” NVMe/SAS3 hot-swap SSD/HDD, 24x 3.5” SAS3 hot-swap HDD, 4U 60x 3.5” top-load hot-swap HDD/NVMe SSD Storage Server, 4U Double-Sided Storage
  • SuperBlade – TwinBlade, NVMe Blade, Storage Blade, Intel Xeon Phi Blade
  • MicroBlade – 3U/6U 14-Blade MicroBlade
  • SuperWorkstations – Compact DP, High-End DP, Intel Xeon Phi Optimized
  • DP/UP Motherboards – WIO, Twin, Channel Ready, DCO, Workstation, Intel Xeon Phi Optimized

For more information on Supermicro’s complete DP/UP motherboard, SuperServer, SuperBlade, and SuperStorage product lines supporting Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 family, visit

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