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Resource-Saving Architecture

IT managers are increasingly seeking out suppliers of high performance, cost-effective and energy-efficient Green IT products. Their primary objective is to reduce skyrocketing data center operational costs, a large proportion of which are energy related costs. As these energy costs continue to escalate, users will need to spend significantly more to power and cool their server hardware than they require to purchase it.

Supermicro’s Resource-Saving Architecture continues our tradition of leading the market with Green IT innovation that helps the environment as well as provides TCO savings for our customers.

To maximize the impact, we have introduced an overall architecture that optimizes datacenter power, cooling, shared resources and refresh cycles. This innovative approach focuses on reusing system enclosures, enabling the modular refresh of subsystems and using optimized extended life subsystems, including networking, storage, cooling, fans and power supplies. By disaggregating CPU and memory, each resource can be refreshed independently allowing datacenters to reduce refresh cycle costs. Implementation of this architecture in the datacenter has significant positive implications:

Supermicro Dis-aggregated Server Architecture Achieved 45%–60% Savings

Disaggregated Server Architecture

45%–60% Savings in Hardware Refresh Costs

Supermicro Free Air Cooling Helps 30% PUE Improvement

Free Air Cooling

Up to 30% PUE Improvement

Supermicro Pooled Resources_Dynamic Allocation and Configuration of Critical Data Center

Pooled Resources

Dynamic Allocation and Configuration of Critical Datacenter Resources • Up to 60% Savings in HVAC Costs

Supermicro Rack Scale Design - Open Industry Standard Rack Scale Management

Rack Scale Design

Open Industry Standard Rack Scale Management

White Paper

Supermicro Products Reduce Environmental Impact

Climate change is affecting billions of people, and the contribution to this phenomenon by greenhouse gasses is well understood. Using finite resources (oil, natural gas, and coal) for electricity generation produces CO2, which traps heat in the earth's atmosphere. Data centers, comprising thousands of servers, are huge electricity consumers. According to a Forbes report, data centers use about 1% of all electricity.

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Success Story

Resource-Saving Architecture @ Fortune 100 Datacenter

Taking the We Keep IT Green® mission to the next level, Supermicro’s disaggregated Resource-Saving systems are already deployed in volume at multiple Fortune 100 datacenters.

A Fortune 100 Company has deployed over 50,000 MicroBlade™ disaggregated Intel® Xeon® processor based servers at its Silicon Valley data center, one of the world’s most energy efficient data centers.

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White Paper

Achieving Exceptional TCO Savings with 8U SuperBlade®

Supermicro high performance, density optimized and energy efficiency blade server solutions can significantly reduce initial capital and operational expenses for many organizations. In particular, Supermicro's new generation SuperBlade® product portfolio has been designed to optimize key components of TCO for today's datacenters, such as free-air cooling, power efficiency, node density and networking management.

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Top Ten Best Practices for a Green Data Center

How to Build and Operate an Energy-Efficient Data Center and Reduce OpEx

Data Centers use a tremendous amount of electricity, contributing to global warming. However, there are a number of actions that data center operators can take to reduce their carbon footprint. From choosing the location of a data center down to the choice of components, these Top 10 Best Practices will result in lower power usage. Read this report to learn some simple steps that can be taken.

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Technology and our Planet

Technology & Our Planet

Supermicro continues to lead the market in Green IT innovation. Our Resource-Saving Architecture is designed to reduce the impact of technology on our planet, with modular designs that reduce both TCO and TCE (Total Cost to the Environment).

Mission: Green Computing (2018)

IT Industry’s responsibility towards a Greener Earth

Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) – Step Up Tech Declaration

Supermicro has announced at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) – Step Up Tech Declaration, a metric for “Total Cost to the Environment,” for IT leaders to measure their data centers’ environmental impact by urging them to incorporate Resource-Saving technologies into their plans to help the data centers reach an average PUE of 1.30 and reduce their E-waste by 2025.

Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS)and Supermicro's Announcement

Intel's Shesha Krishnapura on Supermicro Platform based on Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors

The latest generation X11 platforms enable Supermicro to offer the most extensive and technologically advanced range of computing solutions for Data Center, Enterprise, Cloud, HPC, Hadoop/Big Data, Storage, and Embedded environments.

Supermicro Rack Scale Design 2.1

The latest Supermicro Rack Scale Design total solution is the high performance, high density, and disaggregated NVMe storage. The arrival of this innovative technology marks the beginning of a paradigm shift to deploy truly disaggregated resource pools in today’s large scale data centers that will dramatically improve data center efficiency, increase utilization and reduce costs.

Lot 9 Compliance

Lot 9 regulations are a new set of product standards that deal with data storage devices such as enterprise-level servers. Learn how Supermicro meets European Union (EU) Eco-design requirements for servers and storage products as part of Lot 9 Compliance.

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