Supermicro, San Jose, Calif., introduced a new extreme-density server platform targeting hyperscale data center and cloud environments based on the Avoton Intel Atom Processor C2000. The company's new MicroBlade is a 6U microserver featuring 112 8-Core Intel Avoton-based servers in 28 front-access, hot-swap blades.
Each blade includes four nodes, each with one Avoton processor, space for a SATA hard drive or SSD and two DDR3 DIMM slots.
The MicroBlade enclosure includes 95 percent efficient digital switching power supplies, optimized airflow with redundant energy-efficient cooling fans, an integrated chassis management module (CMM), and up to four Intel Ethernet Switch FM5224 with 10GbE and 40GbE uplinks.
Supermicro also unveiled Avoton-based embedded servers and motherboards.