Advantech's New SKY Server Motherboards

Posted by Ken Ott on Dec 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Advantech now provides a new series of ASMB server boards powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 28 cores providing at least a 1.5-fold increase in computing power compared to previous Xeon® processor generations.

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Topics: Server Chassis, Industrial Servers & Storage, servers, server, motherboard

Recap: Advantech Solution Day: Accelerating Industry 4.0 with SKY Servers

Posted by Ken Ott on Nov 2, 2017 8:01:00 AM

Advantech's Industrial Automation, Intelligent System and Network Computing business units hosted Advantech Solution Day: Accelerating Industry 4.0 with SKY Servers on October 26, 2017. The event was well attended by engineers, developers and business development leaders alike at Advantech's Silicon Valley offices and showroom. Attendees gave the event high marks in post-event reviews.


"Loved all presentations. Especially from Nvidia and Datacore" - Hrishi S., Toshiba


View photos and information of each presentation from Advantech, Intel, Micron, NVIDIA and DataCore, below. 

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Topics: Server Chassis, Event, advantech, Industrial Servers & Storage, servers, NVMe, intel, datacore, micron, nvidia, Solution Day, Events

One Week To Go! Intel, Micron, NVIDIA, DataCore on AI, IoT, Industry 4.0

Posted by Ken Ott on Oct 17, 2017 10:11:00 AM

One week to go until Advantech Solution Day!

This free event is for businesses looking to greatly speed up their shift to Industry 4.0 enabled by AI, IoT and fast NVMe data storage. 

Our Star Speakers include:

Stephen Chenoweth

  • Intel: Smarter IoT Solutions Enabled by the Intel Xeon Scalable Processor
  • Stephen is responsible for understanding IT decision maker needs and communication the benefits of the Intel® Xeon® processor product line. Stephen has been with Intel for over 25 years with positions ranging from user-centered product design to strategic marketing. 

Adam Scraba

  • NVIDIA: Building the Foundation of AI Enabled Cities
  • Adam is responsible for driving NVIDIA’s growth and innovation strategies across the public safety and smart city ecosystem.  
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Topics: Server Chassis, Solution, Event, advantech, IOT, Industrial Servers & Storage, servers, NVMe, industrial IOT, IIOT, intel, datacore, micron, nvidia, industry 4.0

StorageReview's ASR-3100PP NVMe Storage Server Review!

Posted by Ken Ott on Aug 2, 2017 8:51:00 AM

This week announced a thorough, benchmarked review of Advantech's ASR-3100PP NVMe-based storage server.

"The ASR-3100PP is unique in that it is NVMe throughout, which offers a tremendous performance profile in just a single rack unit."

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Topics: Server Chassis, Industrial Servers & Storage, servers, NVMe, SATA, SSD, SAS, hdd, cloud storage, private cloud storage, 1U, DAS, NAS, rack storage, network attached storage, direct attached storage, SAN, storage area network, industrial IOT, IIOT

Increasing the Efficiency of Information Management with Seamless Data Integration

Posted by Kari Grosser on Jul 15, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Since the 1960s, the manufacturing industry has used computers to control cost and production to optimize company resources and efficiency. The rapid development of information technology has resulted in the creating of a wide range of information systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, manufacturing execution systems (MESs) and digital systems for managing customers, supply chains, products, manufacturing processes and equipment. However, regardless of the type of system, data and statistical analysis provides the basis for operation. And although many companies have implemented digital management systems, rather unfortunately, they still rely on manual collection and entry for data acquisition.

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Topics: Industrial Communication, Human Machine Interface, Remote I/O, Industrial Servers & Storage, Industrial Computer Chassis

World’s First 1U, 16 NVMe SSDs, Dual Intel® Xeon® E5 Storage Server

Posted by Ken Ott on Jun 22, 2017 1:59:16 PM

ASR-3100 Overview by Magic Pao, Director, Advantech Industrial Intelligent Systems (Industrial PC/Server) Group

Nowadays at the gym, people listen to streaming music chosen on-the-fly instead of pre-downloaded music while weight training or cycling in spin class. In restaurants, the first response of diners when their meals are served is not to pick up a knife and fork but to upload photos of their food. The popularity of various types of intelligent devices and the rapid expansion of cloud computing applications has already transformed traditional data storage modes. Numerous access-intensive apps have overwhelmed traditional computer storage technology, leading to the formation of brand new storage concepts.

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Topics: Industrial Servers & Storage, hybrid flash, servers, storage, NVMe, all-flash, SATA, SSD, SAS

Factory Automation (SCADA) System Application

Posted by Kari Grosser on Jun 1, 2017 9:35:00 AM


A certain factory needed a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Server that would enhance system performance and at the same reduce infrastructure costs. In order to have a fully integrated system, our customer asked for a SCADA server with remote management, virtualization and storage capacity.

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Topics: Industrial Servers & Storage

GPU Server Solution Accelerates Automatic Wafer/LED Defect Inspection

Posted by Kari Grosser on May 25, 2017 10:45:00 AM


For high-tech electronic products that compromise micro components, manual visual inspections are no longer acceptable for defect detection. Consider a post-sawing LED wafer with up to 100 grain-sized dies, relying on human inspectors to detect defects would be time-consuming and inadequate. When fatigued, human inspectors are vulnerable to errors, misjudgments and unsteady hands, which make the manual removal of defective LED dies a potentially risky process. Consequently, automatic optical inspection (AOI) systems with robotic applications have been widely adopted for wafer inspection in an effort to increase assembly reliability, reduce personnel costs, improve quality and enhance competitiveness. Advantech's industrial GPU server solution comprises an ASMB-813 server board with HPC-7400 industrial server chassis embedded with three GPU cards. Designed for high-performance computing technologies, this GPU-based solution offers competitive hardware and software at a more economical cost.

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Topics: Industrial Servers & Storage

RAID Offers Accelerated Performance, Data Protection & Cost-Effective Redundancy Solutions

Posted by Kari Grosser on May 10, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Importance of RAID

With an ever-growing demand for increased data throughput and scalability requirements, customers face nonstop pressure to accommodate more users and more traffic with tightening budgets. Although nowadays some components like CPUs, networking cards and hard disks offer a relatively straightforward upgrade path, these advances mean little if the rate at which I/O operations can be performed doesn't keep pace. Meanwhile, changing hard disk drives (HDDs) to solid state drives (SSDs) can alleviate many of these problems, but as a dramatically increased cost.

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Topics: Industrial Servers & Storage

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