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Supermicro SuperBlade - Cost Effective Blade Solutions from Server Case UK

Published by Richard Parry on 29th Sep 2014

Blade Servers – They’re not as expensive or as complex as you might think – Especially from Supermicro!



You’ve all seen the offerings from DELL and HP – They’re incredibly versatile and have loads of options and configuration upgrades. DELL and HP have excellent offerings, and are intended primarily for enterprise customers – You wouldn’t get much change from a £30k budget.

Enter Supermicro – Their blade solutions are simple, but very versatile. What’s better though is the price – It doesn’t break the bank, and is a fraction of the cost of a DELL or HP equivalent – literally.

Supermicro offers 3 different main SuperBlade models in their universal chassis.

TwinBlade
This option allows for up to 20 blades in single enclosures. There are 10 columns, and traditionally this would have a single blade – From Supermicro you can install 2 blades – so in only 7U you can install 14 servers.

StorageBlade
This is a 10 blade server, using the same chassis as the TwinBlade, but is primarily designed for storage. Each blade can have up to 6x 2.5” hot-swap drive bays.

DatacenterBlade
This system is datacentre optimised, and has 14 blade capacity for super rack dense environments.

For more information on the SuperBlade enclosures please visit; http://www.supermicro.nl/products/SuperBlade/enclosure/



In addition to the various enclosures the SuperBlade has various different Intel and AMD blades;

Blade®: SBI-7228R-T2F (NEW) / SBI-7228R-T2X (NEW)
SBI-7227R-T2 / SBI-7226T-T2 / SBA-7222G-T2
GPU/Xeon Phi Blade: SBI-7127RG-E
GPU Blade: SBI-7127RG3 / SBI-7127RG / SBI-7126TG
Storage Blade: SBI-7128R-C6 (NEW) / SBI-7127R-S6 / SBI-7126T-S6
Data Center Blade: SBI-7428R-C3 (NEW) / SBI-7428R-T3 (NEW)
SBI-7427R-S3 / SBI-7427R-T3 / SBI-7426T-S3 / SBI-7426T-T3
PCI-E Blade: SBI-7127R-SH / SBI-7427R-SH / SBI-7427R-S2L
SBI-7126T-SH / SBI-7426T-SH
4-Socket Blade: SBI-7147R-S4X / SBI-7147R-S4F / SBA-7142G-T4



If you would like to discuss your blade server requirements please call our dedicated technical sales team on 0800 652 1649 or contact us.

Supermicro SuperBlade - Cost Effective Blade Solutions from Server Case UK

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