Energy Efficient Microservers from Dell for Cloud Computing Infrastructures
Dell introduced its third generation of microservers, PowerEdge C5000 line, including the PowerEdge C5125 and C5220 for deploying shared infrastructure and cloud environments. This new series of custom designed microservers enable building cloud computing infrastructures that allow applications to run on individual dedicated physical servers without comprosing on cost and power.
Dell’s newest microservers The PowerEdge C5125 and C5220 are optimized for dedicated and virtualized IT hosting and Web 2.0 environments. These microservers come with eight to 12 individual server nodes in one 3U chassis and can support both AMD and Intel architectures respectively. 4 x DDR3 UDIMMS, 2 x 3.5-inch or 4 x 2.5-inch HDDs, 2 x GbE ports, IPMI 2.0 management, iKVM, individually serviceable nodes, as well as a shared power and cooling infrastructure are the added features of PowerEdge C5000 line of microservers. These excellent features enable data centers to maximize their revenues by saving on sapce, energy and cabling needs.
Commenting on the product Andy Rhodes, executive director of marketing, Dell Data Center Solutions said, “Over the last four years, we’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the biggest data center operators in the world, whose complex environments require optimal efficiency. Our new PowerEdge C microservers further solidify our position as the premier vendor of specialized server solutions, leveraging our experience working with this unique set of customers and placing that power into the hands of a broader customer base including Web hosting and IT service providers“.
Reuben Miller, senior research analyst, IDC said, “The growth of various cloud computing models has resulted in many of these organizations grappling with the best way to optimize and scale the performance of their enormous data centers. This new microserver series, through a shared infrastructure and energy efficient design, helps these customers maximize their IT environments while helping them adapt to change with a highly modular and serviceable design“.