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Advantech Launches ASR-3100, the World’s First 1U 16 x NVMe SSD Dual Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 Storage Server

Date: 5/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Taipei, Taiwan, May 19th, 2016 – Advantech, a leading industrial computing platform provider, is proud to announce
ASR-3100, the world’s first 1U rackmount dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 16 x NVMe SSD Storage Server. ASR-3100 is a 1U rackmount dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 storage server, equipped with DDR4-2133 RDIMM up to 512GB and maximum 16 x 2.5” hot-plug NVMe SSD, delivering uncompromised high computing performance. The incredible high IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) performance of 16 NVMe SSD can achieve up to 6 million IOPS read speeds, which is at least 30% better than existing products on the market. ASR-3100 is designed to fulfill markets like cache/hot data, VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure), advanced data mining, OLTP (Online Transaction Processing)/ OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) for finance and eCommerce, 3D rendering, video broadcasting and massive media editing/ post production.

Key Features
  • 1U rackmount with dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processor, DDR4-2133 RDIMM up to 512GB
  • Up to 6 million IOPS read speeds with 16 x 2.5” hot-plug NVMe SSD, which is 30% better than existing products on the market
  • U.2(SFF-8639) designed for enterprise use – supports 2.5” NVMe, SAS, SATA
  • Optimized system power, performance and cooling efficiency with a 1100W 1+1 redundant power supply of 80 PLUS Platinum level
  • Expandable with 2 *PCIe x8 Gen 3 and embedded M.2 SATA 6G for OS mirror
  • Industry-leading 3-5-7 service guarantee for flexible customization, superior warranty, and extended longevity
  • Industry-leading 3-5-7 service guarantee for flexible customization, superior warranty, and extended longevity

ASR-3100, the World’s First 1U 16 x NVMe SSD Dual Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 Storage Server

High density NVMe Storage up to 6 Million IOPS
ASR-3100 is equipped with dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 processor, DDR4-2133 RDIMM up to 512GB and maximum 16 x 2.5” hot-plug NVMe SSD, achieving up to 6 million IOPS read speeds which is 30% better than existing products on the market. With U.2(SFF-8639) interface, the drive bays could be interchangeable among 2.5” NVMe, SAS and SATA, fulfilling different applications. ASR-3100 uses a 1100W 1+1 redundant power supply of 80 PLUS Platinum level, and incorporates the latest thermal design to excel the remarkable performance aiming at cache/hot data processing. With high density NVMe storage, it’s best to increase the performance in one system and save the TCO of whole flash storage setup. It aims for applications like OLTP/SQL/NoSQL, HPC,SAPHARA and EMR.

User-friendly Management and Maintenance
ASR-3100 features 2 x PCIe x8 Gen 3 slot expandability, and two internal SATA M.2 slots for easy OS mirroring. It is also specially designed with IPMI LSI Raid management function for system network reliability. User-friendly system LED indicators, including 1 x PWR On, PWR Fail, 2 x LAN, 16 x HDD PWR & Status (2nd row HDD read from front LED panel), 1 x system ID, together with easy access to front and rear I/O (front: 1 x USB 2.0 and rear: 1 x COM, 1 x VGA, 2 x LAN, 4 x USB 3.0) are built for management and maintenance. ASR-3100 combines high performance with a reliable work ethic— without downtime.

3-5-7 Service Guarantee
As a leading provider of industrial storage server solutions, Advantech consistently challenges the market by providing its valued customers with a 3-5-7 service guarantee, which refers to 3 levels of service, 5 years extended warranty, and a 7-year guaranteed product supply. The 3 levels of design customization and development are as follows:
Level 1 - dedicated professional AE for first-time trouble shooting;
Level 2 - strict revision control, key components fixed, and EC announcements; and
Level 3 - flexible customization (BIOS logo, IO offering, BIOS boot priority, and tailor-made bezel for customer IDs).

The 5-year extended product warranty period benefits specific fields and applications, such as medical, military, and manufacturing automation. Because of Advantech’s commitment to longer product availability, all storage servercomponents are selected to ensure 7 years of long-life support.

For more information about ASR-3100, the world’s first 1U 16 x NVMe SSD Dual Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 storage server, or other Advantech solutions and services, please contact your local sales support team or visit our website at www.advantech.com.