Advantech SKY-8000
High-Performance Servers
Your System Partner for Fully Integrated Carrier-Grade & Optimized I/O Servers

Platform Differentiation: Design

Base Design Optimized for five 9's availability & Carrier Grade use cases
Motherboard Optimized in-house design
PCI Express Balanced between sockets and all slots gen.3
Thermal design No shading between CPU sockets, memories and IO cards
Thermal Spec NEBS performance at max. configuration
Power Supply 1400W PSU No configuration limitations even at 55°C

Platform Differentiation: Reliability

Thermal design Optimized design yields lower component stress / better MTBF
Redundant BIOS Yes
Redundant firmware Yes
Remote update BIOS and firmware
Failsafe upgrade Yes
Serviceability All FRU-able components are front/rear swappable

Platform Differentiation: Life cycle management

Design IP Full Ownership
Manufacturing Self owned factories
Life cycle & warranty 5 + 2 years life cycle. Extended warranty up to 3 years
Design freeze Full BOM freeze including (customized) BIOS and FW
Product Change Notice Advance notice for all proposed changes
BIOS/Firmware/Software Clear release policy with advance notice; Tailored SLA available