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Inspur’s WSSD Program to Enable Vendors Design and Validate Hardware for Power Efficiency Optimization

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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ATLANTA, GA: Inspur partners with Microsoft to offer software-defined datacenter to enterprises as a part of the Windows Server Software-Defined (WSSD) Program. The WSSD program provides a platform for the vendors to design and certify hardware, and install windows server Software-Defined Infrastructure.

The latest offering leverages software-defined compute, storage and network virtualization features to increase flexibility and efficiency in the operating system.

Inspur launches two new models as NF5280M4 (2U Form Factor) and NF5166M4 (1U Form Factor) to leverage Storage Spaces Direct technology.

NF5166M4

The Inspur NF5166M4 enables balanced performance and embraces power management technology to enhance the power efficiency. The rackmount server designed with advanced hybrid storage hardware architecture monitors the temperature of different components of server and adjusts the fan speeds instantly.

NF5280M4

The Inspur NF5280M4 server is preferred for Storage Server, GPU Server, Big Data, Virtualization and Enterprise Cloud Applications. The hard disk interface technology enhances the storage performance and provides flexible I/O functions using integrated expansion slot supporting PCI-E 3.0, and 2 MIC or GPU co-processors. The 2U solution meets the requirements of enterprises to improve their efficiency, design, and flexibility.

"The increased collaboration between Inspur and Microsoft addresses the continuing needs of our mutual customers by delivering affordable, cloud-ready solutions geared towards Enterprise IT, business and service providers. We are thrilled to share these solutions with IT Professionals, IT Decision-Makers and Enterprise Developers in the US, Europe and China, and help them enhance storage flexibility, infrastructure scalability and business agility," says Wenhui Zhao, General Manager for Cloud and Security Products, Inspur. "With Inspur's Windows 2016 certified servers and cloud solutions, we are proud to be the front line in driving innovation together with Microsoft to meet ever-evolving customers' demands, protect their resources, secure their environment and optimize their ROI."

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