Artesyn Announces New MaxCore Industrial PC Platform


Artesyn Embedded TechnologiesArtesyn Embedded Technologies has 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.

1512084561-stBased 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.

About Artesyn Embedded Technologies
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.


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