Orange, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2010
eRacks Open Source Systems presents its beefiest offering to date, the 48core OPTERNATOR 1U rackmount server. With the new Opteron 6100 series they are able to squeeze up to 48 cores in a 1U system!The new 6100 Opteron 12 core has a massive 2 Billion (with a B) transistors and 20MB of cache, it also has HT assist which helps address the memory and threading within the CPU, add all that together with only using 80-115W of power and you have a green, lean, computing machine. This powerhouse system is perfect for the admin that needs massive raw horse power, or data centers that require multiple cores.
The OPTERNATOR also has 12 REAL cores per CPU not just logical ones, whereas Intel has logical cores the OPTERNATOR has real hardware cores. This makes it ideal for rendering complex scenes, for data mining, or for any other CPU hungry application that needs to have its thirst sated. This is the most amount of core in a 1U on the market today, and will probably be the benchmark for system makers for years to come.
Add in the options available to the OPTERNATOR and you have a winner. With a maximum of 256GB of Memory, RAID options, Remote management via an IPMI card, ISCSI support (optional), hotswap bays, and the ability to add in a 10GbE or even 40GbE card (upcoming) this will serve any need you can throw at it. eRacks also offers USB3 card options, and plenty of room to expand in a 2U chassis for Graphics Cards (Telsa, or FERMI), more Network cards, or even external ESATA3 connections.
Ideal places for this server would be databases, virtualization setups, mass storage systems, rendering farms, and any other high processor related application. Ideal for clusters of rackmount servers as well, or as a head-unit in a storage array.
eRacks continues to innovate and expand on their server systems and will be at the forefront of technology with each server release. eRacks is also the first to offer full Open Source Support on the OPTERNATOR, and also has On-site service available in California, and consulting available world-wide. With the service and hardware this solution will be unmatched by any competitors system , eRacks also offers price matching and network migration services. Both affordable and cutting edge the OPTERNATOR should be in any IT admins list of purchases.
For more info please visit http://www.eracks.com or call 714-532-5322 for more info or custom configurations. eRacks specializes in everything from one-offs, to production line ups for multiple systems. Bulk discounts are also available, and eRacks does offer an educational discount on any product they offer, and also allows for purchase orders from qualified purchasers.