SGI ICE X by SGI
Petascale Performance Leadership
SGI ICE X is the next generation of the world's fastest distributed memory supercomputer for over four years running. This performance leadership is proven time and again, not just in the lab, but at customer sites including the largest and fastest pure compute InfiniBand cluster in the world.
The system can be configured with compute nodes comprising Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 series exclusively or with compute nodes comprising both Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 series and Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors. Running on standard Linux, SGI ICE X can deliver over 172 teraflops per rack and scale from 36 to tens of thousands of nodes to solve the world's most challenging compute problems.
SGI ICE X is designed to minimize system overhead and communication bottlenecks that can rob efficiency and scalability. The system, for example, offers the highest performance and scalability for computer fluid dynamics (CFD), demonstrating up to 3,072 cores processing in parallel.
Production-Ready in Hours or Days, Not Weeks or Months
Power up and go, at scale, in less time and with less effort.
Built entirely on industry-standard hardware and software components, SGI ICE X enables access to the full spectrum of the Linux ecosystem. SGI Performance Suite optimizes the performance of Linux applications. SGI Foundation Suite optimizes drivers and system monitoring. And SGI Management Suite helps ease administration, including all-important power management, and maintain high reliability, availability and serviceability.
Ultimate Flexibility and Seamless Scalability
SGI ICE X is the only system in its class offering expandability within and across technology generations while maintaining uninterrupted production workflow, and is the only platform capable of seamless scalability from tens of teraflops to tens of petaflops. Clusters can be architected in a variety of topologies with choice of switch and single or dual plane Infiniband blade connection. The integrated bladed design offers rack-level redundant power and cooling via air, warm water or cold water, for enhanced reliability and availability. The result is a system with unmatched efficiency, performance and overall value.
Also available with storage and visualization options, SGI ICE X sets a new standard for flexibility, simplicity and ease-of-use in scale-out computing. Along with industry-leading professional services and support, SGI enables customers to efficiently overcome the challenges of complex data intensive workflows and accelerate results.
Bullion x86 Enterprise Server by Bull
The bullion server developed by Bull has been ranked as the world’s fastest X86 enterprise-class server, according to the international SPECint®_rate2006 benchmark. The benchmark – which was run on a ‘fat’, 16-socket configuration – highlights bullion’s exceptional characteristics, which make it almost twice as powerful as all its rivals. Featuring 160 Intel® Xeon® E7 cores and 4 Terabytes of RAM, the bullion server achieved peak performance of 4,110 according to the SPECint®2006 benchmark. The fastest competitive system only managed a performance of 2,180.
PRIMERGY BX 400 S1 by Fujitsu
Managing large computing and storage requirements with limited resources, budgets and space is a challenge. The Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY BX400 helps to solve it. It is a fully-featured blade system built from the ground up as a user-friendly and versatile IT infrastructure. Up to eight server and storage blades are all packed into a surprisingly small enclosure that is as easy to install and manage as it is to use.
PowerEdge M520 by Dell
Put next-generation processing muscle to work in your blade environment with the PowerEdge™ M520. Powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families, the two-socket, half-height M520 deploys the right mix of performance and memory density for essential mainstream tasks.
Help ensure long-term reliability with uninterrupted functionality through Dell™ no-compromise enterprise-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features.
Outstanding operational efficiency
Simplify deployment and easily update, monitor and maintain your PowerEdge servers with the Dell™ OpenManage™ portfolio that includes the company's exclusive Integrated Dell™ Remote Access Controller (iDRAC7) with Lifecycle Controller.
Intelligent data management
Build your data center with blades designed to apply flexible, advanced technology to your important business tasks.
Balancing the M520's powerful processing with flexible and efficient operation offers you an exceptional opportunity to build the ideal data center for your business needs.
PowerEdge M620 by Dell
Easily deploy concentrated computing power with uncompromising enterprise-class features. The PowerEdge™ M620 blade server delivers exceptional memory density and broad network flexibility for large and small data centers.
Dramatically boost application performance with the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 and E5-2600v2 product families. Supporting up to twelve cores per processor and up to 768GB of system memory, these next-generation processors deliver leadership performance for compute-intensive tasks.
Take advantage of the tremendous virtualization density of the PowerEdge™ M620 with its exceptional 24-DIMM memory capacity and up to 24 cores, which give you outstanding throughput in a compact, half-height blade chassis.
Flexible and scalable networking
Find all the capabilities you need to optimize communications and tailor network functionality to meet your specific requirements.
Integrate and simplify virtualization, lifecycle and data management to solve tough business problems economically with the PowerEdge™ M620 blade server.
Powerful systems management
Experience easy lifecycle manageability with intelligent hardware-driven systems administration, extensive power management and other innovative management tools.
PowerEdge M420 by Dell
Redefine processing density for your data center with the Dell™ PowerEdge™ M420, Dell’s first quarter-height blade server. Powered by the next-generation Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families with up to ten cores per processor, the two-socket M420 offers extremely high-performance density when deployed in the Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure.
Help ensure long-term reliability with uninterrupted functionality through Dell’s no-compromise enterprise-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features.
Exceptional densityRedefine processing density for your data center with the Dell™ PowerEdge™ M420, Dell’s first quarter-height blade server. Powered by the next-generation Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families with up to ten cores per processor, the two-socket M420 offers extremely high-performance density when deployed in the Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure.Find Out More
Consistently dependableHelp ensure long-term reliability with uninterrupted functionality through Dell’s no-compromise enterprise-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features.Find Out More
Outstanding operational efficiency
Simplify deploying, updating, monitoring and maintaining your PowerEdge servers with the Dell OpenManage™ portfolio that includes Dell’s exclusive Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC7) with Lifecycle Controller.
Built for agile businesses
Use the M420’s capacity and interconnect flexibility to help you better apply high-node-count density to a wide number of environments.
Intelligent data management
Build your high-density data center with the kind of asset flexibility that enables you to intelligently manage your intellectual property and other critical business resources.
Combining the M420’s outstanding performance, density and efficiency into an individually serviceable quarter-height blade gives you an exceptional opportunity to build the ideal data center for your needs.
Versatile M1000e blade enclosure
Take advantage of the shared power, cooling and networking infrastructure of the M1000e blade enclosure coupled with the Dell™ Chassis Management Controller to manage your M420 blades.
Hitachi Compute Systems by Hitachi Data Systems
Enterprise Reliability, Performance, Flexibility
The Hitachi Compute Blade Server family meets the demanding needs of mission critical data centers with enterprise class features:
Hitachi Compute Blade platform supports a range of blade options, and can tailor I/O capability to create a system precisely optimized for your application.
IBM BladeCenter® blade servers support a wide selection of processor technologies and operating systems to allow clients to run all of their diverse workloads inside a single architecture. Reduce complexity, improve systems management, and increase energy efficiency while driving down total cost of ownership.
HP BladeSystem by HP
The world's most advanced blade server infrastructure designed to drive business innovation and eliminate sprawl.
HP BladeSystem - future proof your data center
Future-proof your business with the ultimate Converged Infrastructure with the latest end-to-end performance and technology innovations. Together, the industry’s most intelligent infrastructure and comprehensive software-defined management, deliver unprecedented insight into your data center to ensure continuous business uptime. HP BladeSystem is architected for any workload from client to cloud.
Most extensive portfolio in the industry
Latest Gartner Blade Servers Magic Quadrantpositions HP as a Leader
HP BladeSystem platinum enclosure
Integrating next generation technologies in a modular design helps protect blade server investments and IT infrastructure. The new HP BladeSystem c7000 platinum enclosure delivers the most advanced architecture with the highest performance yet. The latest end-to-end performance advancements include:
Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers by Cisco
Enhance Performance with 2 and 4-Socket Servers
Based on Intel® Xeon® processor E7 and E5 product families, Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers work with virtualized and non-virtualized applications to increase:
Cisco UCS SmartPlays
Reduce data center costs with special offers on preconfigured UCS servers.
Delivering performance, versatility, and density without compromise, the Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server addresses the broadest set of workloads, from IT and web infrastructure through distributed database.
Designed to deliver performance, vertical scalability, and expandability, the enterprise-class Cisco UCS B420 M3 Blade Server is based on Intel's latest four-socket Intel Xeon Processor E5-4600 family. It addresses a broad range of workloads, from large virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) tasks to database workloads.
The UCS B460 M4 Blade Server provides industry-leading performance and enterprise-critical stability for memory-intensive workloads, such as large-scale databases, in-memory analytics, and business intelligence.
The UCS B260 M4 Blade Server delivers leading performance and enterprise-critical stability for memory-intensive workloads, such as database, virtualization, and consolidation applications.
The UCS B230 M2 Blade Server combines the performance and reliability of the Intel Xeon processor E7-2800 product family with up to 32 dual in-line memory module (DIMM) slots to:
The four-socket Cisco UCS B440 M2 High-Performance Blade Server offers new levels of scalability, performance, and reliability. The B440 M2 server is powered by the scalable performance and reliability of the Intel Xeon processor E7-4800 product family. It is designed to meet the needs of computing-intensive and enterprise-critical applications.
The Cisco UCS B22 M3 Blade Server feature set offers price and performance to address a range of requirements, from IT infrastructure to Web 2.0 applications.
Sun Blade Servers by Oracle
Oracle's Sun Blade modular systems integrate x86 and SPARC-based servers, storage, and advanced networking capabilities to support a complex and dynamic mix of IT workloads. Controlled by a single system management interface, the balanced architecture of the Sun Blade 6000 chassis provides an open, standards-based infrastructure for virtualization and consolidation as well as enterprise cloud deployments.Why Oracle?
Oracle is the only company that can offer a tightly integrated blade solution that can be deployed, managed, and supported as a single system—from applications to disk.