Supermicro Company is one of the leading suppliers of server motherboards and complete systems in the enterprise market. They offer a comprehensive range of solutions targeted at different applications and budgets, explicitly focusing on storage, networking, and data center server infrastructure markets.
Supermicro has built its strong relationships with major original design manufacturers (ODMs) in Taiwan to create what it believes is one of the industry’s most robust product lines of high-quality data center server motherboards that are tuned for maximum performance, reliability, and price/performance value. Supermicro has also vertically integrated by designing its own highly reliable custom ASICs from the ground up to power some of its enterprise products, delivering higher performance at a lower cost which supersedes even Intel chips in many areas. They now offer a comprehensive line of high-efficiency motherboards, server chassis, and complete systems. All Supermicro systems are assembled, tested, and supported in the USA in their 80,000 sq. ft. facility, ISO 9001 certified.
Supermicro has received three consecutive years of recognition from CRN Magazine as Top Server Vendor in North America, winning the Readers’ Choice Award for Total Server Solutions Provider from 2007 to 2009. In 2009 it was also commended by CRN Magazine as the Top VAR for Total Server Solutions Provider for its strong customer focus, deep product line, and aggressive distribution channel strategy. Supermicro’s system designs are also the first to be represented in the ServerPro magazine directory of “The Best System Designs for Enterprise Applications”. Supermicro has also received recognition as one of the Top Vendors on Amazon.com for its product quality, high customer ratings, and great value.
In 2008 Supermicro was ranked #5 out of the Top 20 Global MSPs by ComputerWeekly Magazine based on orders placed and revenue generated. NetSuite named Supermicro their #1 Channel Partner in 2011 based on their unique partnerships with partners such as HP and Dell (Vendor Stories).
Supermicro’s products can be found in the data center of most of the world’s leading Internet companies. They have an active channel network that includes direct sales. More than 3,700 resellers select Supermicro to provide them with performance, reliability, and robust solutions that are easy to configure, operate, and upgrade.
Supermicro designs manufacture, and markets a complete line of server motherboards, server chassis, power supplies, and complete systems for businesses seeking high-performance solutions backed by their industry-leading service agreement. Their high-end server motherboards are amongst the world’s best-performing systems, which are also very suitable for virtualization applications.
Supermicro Systems designs and manufactures thoroughly tested, high-performance, quality motherboards for several market segments. Supermicro’s flagship dual socket solution, the X9, is available in 1U, 2U, and 4U chassis. It uses only Intel Xeon processors with up to 6 cores. The X9 motherboard can be configured for 12 DIMM slots for up to 96GB of DDR3 memory and 8 SATA ports in a single PCI-E 2.0 x8 slot.
The Supermicro SYS-5038 is an Intel Atom-based system module containing two low-power dual-core Atom processors with 4GB of DDR3 memory, which supports a high-performance graphics card via a PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot. The SYS-5038 can be upgraded to dual Intel controllers with 16 real + 8 hyperthreaded cores and supports up to 32GB of DDR3 memory.
The Supermicro X10 is the company’s first dual-socket solution. It contains two AMD Opteron processors with an ultra-fast RAID controller that can double as a network interface card (NIC). It uses AMD’s hot-swappable network interface card concept, eliminating the need for special cables or brackets. The X10 system also has eight SATA ports, eight DDR3 DIMM slots supporting up to 96GB of RAM, and four PCI-E 2.0 x16 slots supporting 12 drives.
Supermicro’s LGA 1155 socket-based SYS-5028Q-1C0R is a low-cost solution well-suited for the entry-level server market. It has up to 12 SATA ports and supports up to 2TB of storage. The SYS-5028Q can be equipped with Intel Xeon E3 or Pentium E5400 processors in an optional dual socket configuration that allows it to be used as a data center unit (DCU).
Supermicro provides complete server solutions based on reliable, quality, and high-performance motherboards that can be easily configured, operated, and upgraded by their channel partners. They sell systems through resellers and distribution networks worldwide. Supermicro’s Data Center Server (DCS) products are used in server-based applications that demand high-performance systems with at least two sockets of Intel Xeon processors. Supermicro’s DCS product line consists of dual-socket, quad-socket, and eight-socket servers, which are backward compatible to fit into almost any server design. The data center servers can be configured to support up to 12 drives such as SATA, IDE, and SAS hard drives. The data center servers are powered by motherboards that use Intel Xeon processors and AMD Opteron or Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors. They also have a range of high-end features, such as USB 3.0 and dual gigabit network interfaces.