Supermicro X11 Skylake-S UP Serverboard and Server technologies provide substantial performance and efficiency improvements over previous product generations, including support for the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v5 product family that provides a 15% efficiency / performance increase; DDR4 memory implementation that delivers a 14%+ performance improvement over DDR3 memory; all PCI-E 3.0 implementation that achieves a PCI-E 3.0 8Gbps bus speed or a 60% performance enhancement over 5Gbps PCI-E 2.0; and all SATA 3.0 implementation bringing a 6Gbps storage data rate or a 100% performance increase from the 3Gbps of SATA 2.0. In addition memory capacity is doubled from 32GB of DDR3 to 64GB of ECC DDR4 memory, a 100% increase.
Additional Supermicro advanced technologies enhancing the X11 Skylake-S UP Serverboard and Server hardware solutions product lines include SATA DOM (Disk on Module) support, Dual 10GBase-T and Quad Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, IPMI 2.0, VHD, M.2 Mini PCI-E connector, PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots to support GPU/Xeon Phi™ cards, up to 7 expansion slots, Supermicro WIO (Wide I/O) flexible expansion slot capability, 7-year long-life for embedded applications, High-Efficiency power supplies with redundancy and BBP® (Battery Backup Power) options, short-depth and ultra-short depth appliance style chassis, 2.5" and 3.5" drive bays.
Supermicro X11 Skylake-S UP Serverboards and Servers are targeted for a wide variety of customer applications including Entry Appliance, Cloud Computing and Web Hosting, Network-Centric, Entry-Level Caching Appliance, Entry-Level Storage, and Flexible I/O. They are complemented by Supermicro Server Management Utilities that offer a comprehensive solution to manage and maintain Supermicro servers in an IT datacenter from a single console view; and also Supermicro Onsite Service and Support that provides flexible and customizable Service Level Agreements for remote help desk and rapid onsite support to cover Supermicro hardware solutions.