Ingrasys Announces Production Systems Based on Cavium’s ThunderX2 Processor

November 14, 2017

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 13, 2017 – Ingrasys, a fully owned subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group, world’s largest manufacturer of server and storage platforms, today announced the production sampling of their rack-mount server platforms based on Cavium, Inc.’s, second-generation 64-bit Armv8 ThunderX2 product family.

Ingrasys is a trusted name in contract manufacturing services and is a recognized leader in delivering high-performance and scalable server and storage designs to leading server Innovation Design and Manufacturing (IDM), as well as container data center end user customers.

The Osmium platform from Ingrasys is a 2U4N rack-mount, density-optimized server platform, optimized for cloud and high-performance computing workloads. The platform supports four compute nodes in a 2U form factor, delivering the highest compute and memory density in industry standard 19″ form factor. Each compute node integrates two ThunderX2 SoCs in a cache-coherent, dual-socket configuration with up to 1 TB of memory per node and 4 x16 PCIe slots, enabling a variety of rich I/O configurations. The four compute nodes share common chassis and power supply infrastructure, enabling cost and density optimized server platforms that require a balance of high-density compute with a flexible OCP v2.0 Mezzanine card for network and storage connectivity options.

The ThunderX2 product family is Cavium’s second-generation, 64-bit Armv8-A server processor SoCs for data center, cloud and high-performance computing applications. The family integrates fully out-of-order, high-performance custom cores supporting single- and dual-socket configurations. ThunderX2 is optimized to drive high computational performance, delivering outstanding memory bandwidth and memory capacity. The new line of ThunderX2 processors includes multiple SKUs for both scale up and scale out applications and is fully compliant with Armv8-A architecture specifications, as well as ARM’s SBSA and SBBR standards. It is also widely supported by industry-leading OS, hypervisor and software tool and application vendors.

“Ingrasys has been working closely with Cavium to get ThunderX2-based production server platforms to market. We see significant demand from a wide variety of server customers in cloud computing, cloud storage and high-performance computing segments.” said Taco Chang, Director of Cloud & Network Business Group at Ingrasys. “ThunderX2 provides high-performance, high memory bandwidth and dual-socket support, which are essential for our customers running Web front-end, high-performance storage, high floating-point, memory-intensive and embarrassingly parallel workloads. As ARM server market continues to expand, we look forward to introducing more platforms with Cavium server SoCs.”

“With our second-generation 64-bit Armv8 processor family, Cavium is disrupting the server industry by integrating compute performance as well as best-in-class memory bandwidth and capacity in a single SoC,” said Surya Hotha, Director of Product Marketing, Data Center Processor Group at Cavium. “Ingrasys’s 2U4N density-optimized Osmium platform enables our customers to leverage ThunderX2 capabilities by offering a reliable platform for businesses demanding high-performance, scalable and TCO optimized solutions for high-performance compute (HPC) applications”.

Availability

Ingrasys Osmium ThunderX2 servers are available to order.

About Ingrasys

Ingrasys Technology Inc., founded in February 2002, is a global leading developer in the cloud computing technologies. Headquartered in Taoyuan, Taiwan with approximately 1,000+ employees worldwide. Over 90% are engineers specialized in cloud computing technologies developments. Based on its own innovative innovation in the fields of storage, server, data center, Ingrasys has maintained a steady growth on the business toward the global market. Ingrasys is dedicated to delivering the solid-state networking storage device/server, as well as the full spectrum of intelligent embedded network systems and service solutions for the fast-growing cloud computing environment. With extensive experiences in the cloud computing technologies, Ingrasys Technology Inc. is continuously aiming to be the best-in-class technology company that connects all our partners to the future growth. For more information, visit: http://www.ingrasys.com

About Cavium

Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), offers a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions for compute, security, storage, switching, connectivity and baseband processing. Cavium’s highly integrated multi-core SoC products deliver software compatible solutions across low to high performance points enabling secure and intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data Center and Service Provider Equipment. Cavium processors and solutions are supported by an extensive ecosystem of operating systems, tools, application stacks, hardware-reference designs and other products. Cavium is headquartered in San Jose, CA with design centers in California, Massachusetts, India, Israel, China and Taiwan.


Source: Ingrasys Technology Inc.

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