The Super Micro SuperServer 5086B-TRF is available with eight 8-core Xeon processors. The company said it plans on making the system available with 10-core Xeons, codenamed Westmere-EX, shortly after they are available in early April. The new product packs a lot in a 5u system, including 8 CPUs, 64 DIMMs, up to 10 PCI 2.0 expansion slots, and 24 hard drives, Herz said. The system is targeted at financial institutions, research groups, oil and gas companies, and other organizations with a need for high-performance computing.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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