Dec. 4, 2012
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
(NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and green computing, debuts a new line of ultra high performance "
" servers this week at High Frequency Trading World,
. These new 2U and 4U/Tower platforms deliver unparalleled performance for HFT applications by maximizing processing power and precisely tuning hardware and firmware to attain up to 30% lower latency over competitive solutions while still maintaining high reliability as a primary design focus. Built on Supermicro's X9DAX series dual-processor (DP) motherboards and SC829BTQ chassis with best-in-class thermals, Hyper-Speed systems allow the highest performance Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 series processors (up to 150W TDP) to be tuned for even higher performance and run at peak performance in a dense 2U form factor for colocation installations. Systems architecture is designed for maximum airflow and custom heatsinks provide optimal thermal distribution for mission critical reliability. Additional performance tuning features include adjustable onboard frequencies, voltages and memory latencies as well as firmware optimizations to further lower latency.
"Advanced trading firms looking to reduce latency and maximize transaction flow can gain an advantage with the extreme processing power and enterprise-class server optimizations designed into Supermicro's Hyper-Speed systems," said
, Vice President of Sales, International at Supermicro. "Our latest HFT-optimized platforms boost performance of the fastest rated x86 dual processors with board-level control and circuitry enhancements and custom tailored cooling systems for the highest sustained performance. With mission critical transactions on the line, Supermicro Hyper-Speed systems ensure peak performance with maximum reliability for the most demanding computational finance applications."
Supermicro's HFT-optimized Hyper-Speed platforms feature premium pre-installed CPUs and memory. Storage and I/O components are validated with a rigorous burn-in process to ensure maximum performance and reliability on deployment. HFT-optimized Hyper-Speed systems are available in the following 2U rackmount server SKUs: