AMX's One Platform Powers Large-Scale Multi-Application Computing

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: AMAX, global provider of OCP solutions launches its latest product- One Platform which is an OCP-based modular data center solution tailored to gain agility and efficiency for managing application-driven hardware resources.

The new offering is a part of AMAX’s [SMART] OCP Solutions line, based on Open Compute (OCP) concepts to meet power limitations challenges. One Platform features up to 24KW per rack giving it the power capacity to support higher compute density such as required for high performance computing applications, including power requirement for GPUs.  It is built to manage large-scale data center infrastructures running applications such as Cloud, Big Data Analytics, Virtualization and Storage.

"One Platform converts OCP from a promising hardware platform to a fully-integrated infrastructure solution ready for market consumption. We've harnessed the efficiency and long-term benefits of OCP design concepts to produce a nimble, repurposable turnkey solution capable of supporting the major applications found in large data centers and fulfill business on-demand,” says  Jean Shih, President, AMAX.

The new solution allows the users to run multiple applications within same rack or use other resources by streamlined building block architecture Nodes or entire racks can be easily reconfigured according to the required demand. This will result in power efficiency, easy maintenance and cost-effective upgrade cycles.  AMAX has published One Platform reference architectures for its CloudMax, PHAT Data Hadoop Cluster, StorMax SDS Ceph and ClusterMax HPC. The ClusterMax HPC solution also features integration of Mellanox's ConnectX-3 Pro 56GbE Infiniband solution.