Today ScaleMP announced a new partnership with Boston Limited, the UK-based manufacturer of high performance, low-power server, storage and clustered solutions. As an integrated solution, the Boston xScaler-vSMP products deliver up to 8.5 TB RAM – the largest memory footprint available anywhere for an AMD Opteron system.
We are very excited to be able to offer a very high memory appliance at a low cost. We know there are many customers who require a number of terabytes of memory in an affordable package. By partnering with ScaleMP, we are able to respond to our customer needs.”
The xScaler-vSMP starts with 2 Terabytes (TB) of memory coupled with AMD Opteron Model 6386 SE CPUs starting at $60,000. Incremental memory options of 2TB are available as additional add-ons. According to Boston LTD, the xScaler-vSMP is ideal for high HPC with high speed memory requirements such as life sciences such as genome assembly and related de Novo computations.
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