Tempe, Ariz. [30 November, 2017] — Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced a new member of its MaxCore™ platform family of computing servers. The MaxCore Industrial PC (IPC) platform offers high-performance, high-density and scalable versatility for developers of industrial applications such as machine vision, video surveillance, data acquisition and control, data analytics and fog computing.
Based on the PCI Express architecture, the MaxCore IPC platform can meet a wide range of compute, I/O, or image processing requirement using Artesyn, third-party, or custom PCIe cards. The MaxCore IPC platform has an Intel® Xeon® processor D based motherboard connected with 15 PCIe slots, 13 of which are full-length and full-height, to support a heterogeneous mix of compute, I/O, acceleration and storage. The PCIe card slots support high powered, double-wide GPU cards, to provide a range of acceleration options. Four DDR4 DIMM memory slots in the system can provide up to 128 GB RAM. Flexible storage is available with Artesyn’s series of PCI Express add-in cards that allow developers to add NVMe M.2 form factor SSD modules to the platform. The system offers a web-based graphical software management interface.
The 3U (5.25 inches, 133.4 mm) high system is just 508mm deep and designed for mounting in standard 19-inch server racks. The system operates on up to two integrated 1100-watt AC power supply providing up to 150 watts per PCIe slot. The system has capacity for up to three 1100-watt power supplies for redundancy. The MaxCore IPC platform has cooling capacity for up to 1800 watts at 40 degrees Celsius.
Artesyn Embedded Technologies is a global leader in the design and manufacture of highly reliable power conversion and embedded computing solutions for a wide range of industries including communications, computing, consumer electronics, medical, military, aerospace and industrial automation. For more than 40 years, customers have trusted Artesyn to help them accelerate time-to-market and reduce risk with cost-effective advanced network computing and power conversion solutions. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Artesyn has over 16,000 employees worldwide across ten engineering centers of excellence, four wholly-owned world-class manufacturing facilities, and global sales and support offices.