On March 19, Huawei’s computing product line officially released the new-generation FusionServer Pro V6 intelligent server based on the third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor family in Shenzhen.
It is reported that the third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors support 4-way to 8-way scalability. At this conference, Huawei’s new-generation FusionServer Pro 2488H V6 intelligent server is a new four-socket rack server that can provide more powerful computing power, diverse storage designs and I/O expansion capabilities, and supports Intel Optane persistent memory 200 series.
(FusionServer Pro 2488H V6 intelligent server)
The FusionServer Pro 2488H V6 server is optimized for new and traditional workloads, and has been comprehensively improved in terms of computing/storage architecture, network simplicity, AI acceleration, and intelligent management:
◆ Supports 4 third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with a maximum power consumption of 250W. DL Boost (Deep Learning Boost) supports BFloat16 (BF16), which can improve up to 93% training and 90% reasoning performance compared to the previous generation processor (FP32);
◆ Supports Intel® Optane™ persistent memory with a memory capacity of up to 18TB, which greatly improves the memory capacity and data reliability of in-memory computing scenarios, and can also provide more virtual machine memory options for virtualization scenarios;
◆ Support the combined application of SAS/SATA/NVMe SSD multiple storage media, realize data hierarchical deployment and extreme performance, and effectively enhance storage density and performance;
◆ Provide hot-swappable standard OCP 3.0 network card to meet more network choices;
◆ Support WIFI function and Type-C USB management interface, improve the efficiency of mobile terminal management and near-end operation and maintenance;
◆ Supports GPU accelerator cards of various specifications, providing more computing power for AI analysis, reasoning and training scenarios;
◆ Support FDM patented fault diagnosis and management technology, the fault location accuracy rate reaches 93%, and the prediction is 7-30 days in advance; DEMT patented dynamic energy efficiency management technology can save energy up to 15% without affecting the business;
◆ Support FusionDirector full life cycle management software, AIOps intelligent operation and maintenance platform, five major intelligences reduce OPEX by 15%, significantly improve data center intelligence and management efficiency.
Facing the new service loads in the future, Huawei’s new-generation server aims to pursue the ultimate efficiency, increase efficiency and reduce costs, and meet the diverse needs of enterprises. real value.
Recently, Gartner, the world’s authoritative information technology research and analysis company, released the 2019 Global Server Market Report. According to the report, Huawei rack servers achieved overall shipments of 670,000 rack servers in 2019, a year-on-year growth rate of 14.73%, ranking third in the global market, among which four-socket rack servers ranked third in global shipments and sales. All ranked first.
(Huawei ranked first in the world in terms of shipments and sales of x86 four-socket servers in 2019)
Huawei’s number one shipment of four-socket servers in the world is inseparable from Huawei’s high-standard product quality and high-value solutions. Huawei has always insisted on innovation in terms of basic technology, architecture, and solutions, and has provided customers with critical business computing platforms that are highly reliable, high-performance, and intelligent O&M.
Zhang Xiaohua, President of the FusionServer Pro Domain of Huawei’s Computing Product Line, said: “The digital transformation of enterprises is accelerating, and the types of service workloads are becoming more complex and changing faster. Computing efficiency, intelligent business perception and acceleration, and intelligent operation and maintenance have become the driving forces for innovation in the computing industry. 。Huawei focuses on the innovation of intelligent data center computing infrastructure solutions, accelerates the intelligent upgrade of data centers, and increases investment in product research and development. To meet the computing needs of similar workloads, continuously improve computing efficiency and agility, jointly provide customers with innovative computing products and solutions, and help customers accelerate their digital transformation. The release of the new generation of FusionServer Pro V6 intelligent servers is also a successful cooperation between Huawei Server and Intel. important milestones.”
Lisa Spelman, vice president of Intel’s Data Center Business Unit and general manager of Intel Xeon processor and data center marketing, said: “The Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V6 intelligent server based on the third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable platform will accelerate customer business insights, Powering key digital businesses. Thanks to high performance, built-in AI acceleration combined with massive memory, these new platforms will be able to meet the challenges brought by massive amounts of data and analytics in the future.”
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