On site test facilities available for your use. New and improved technologies are emerging all the time, and this can be a daunting situation for customers planning their future projects. Making the right decision about new hardware is a difficult proposition, made even harder when clients are unable to test and understand the hardware first before making their purchase.
In some instances, the only way to know if a product or solution meets your needs is to try it. Our technical team are ready to help build full solution stacks on cloud-based lab systems or even on loan hardware that can be brought to your environment to ensure the right product is purchased for the right task. Our R&D lab - Boston Labs hosts a wide variety of the latest hardware and software solutions ready for evaluation either remotely or hand in hand with one of our experienced field application engineers
Our experienced team can assist with bring up and optimisation of both hardware and software elements of solutions. Advice on the best product selections and tuneables delivering the best performance, power consumption and cost is on tap when you book a session at Boston labs.
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The NVIDIA A100 GPU delivers unparallelled acceleration at every scale for AI, data analytics, and high-performance computing (HPC) to tackle the world’s toughest computing challenges!
8x NVIDIA A100 GPUs with 320GB Total GPU Memory
6x NVIDIA NVSWITCHES
Dual 64-core AMD CPUs and 1TB System Memory
15TB Gen4 NVMe SSD
Key Applications: AI, DL/ML, Inference
The Boston Stream RT is a 2U rack mount system optimised for a high volume of broadcasts with a smaller number of viewers demanding high-density transcoding.
AVC & HEVC supported
Up to 14x 4Kp60 Ultra-HD channels
Subdivide resolutions to support up to 336 channels
VQ equivalent to x264 & x265 Faster
Optimised for; Safe City, Social Video, eSports, Live Video
Public or private clouds can deploy the Boston Stream+ as an ultra-dense encoding solution to offer significant quality and cost benefits to their video delivery customers.
1U rack mount system
AVC, HEVC, VP9 & AV1 supported
1x 4Kp60 Ultra-HD channel
Higher quality & bit rate Optimised (LCEVC)
Optimised for; Transcoding, eSports, Live Video, Smart Retail
The High-Density, 2U system with NVIDIA HGX A100 4-GPU is ideal for AI Compute, Model Training, Deep Learning, and High-performance Computing (HPC).
Supports 4x A100 40GB SXM4 GPUs
Direct connect PCI-E Gen4 Platform with NVIDIA NVLink™
Dual AMD EPYC™ 7002/7003 Series Processors
4 Hot Swap 2.5" drive bays
32 DIMM slots
The Supermicro SuperServer 4124GS-TNR supports up to 8 double-width GPUs Direct connect for maximum performance and is ideal for AI/Deep Learning.
Supports up to 10 double-width GPUS
Dual AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series Processors
8TB Registered ECC DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM in 32 DIMMs
Up to 24 Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays; 4x 2.5" SATA drives and 4x 2.5" NVMe drives supported with included H/W
The IPU-M2000 packs 1 PetaFlop of AI compute and up to 450GB Exchange-Memory™ in a slim 1U blade for the most demanding machine intelligence workloads.
4 x Colossus™ Mk2 GC200 IPU
1 PetaFlop AI compute & 5888 independent processor cores
Up to 450GB Exchange Memory™
2.8Tbps ultra-low latency IPU-Fabric™
Key Applications: AI, Training, Inference, NLP
These workstations (TR31-10NP & TR32-10NP) are elite single-processor systems designed for VFX professionals needing the highest performance and latest technology to take their creativity to the next level.
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ (64 cores)
Up to 256GB of DDR4 system memory
PCIe 4.0 support
Up to 8 M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD with NVMe RAID
A versatile workstation that combines a modern mid-tower chassis design with enough CPU computing power to satisfy the demands of modern creative applications and a low TCO.
AMD EPYC™ 7002 processor with up to 64 cores/128 threads
Up to 2TB of DDR4 3200MHz ECC system memory
Up to 3 AMD or NVIDIA® graphic cards
Eight internal SATA drive bays
Optional liquid cooled CPU for whisper quiet operation
A reliable workstation that combines a sleek modern mid-tower chassis design with enough computing power to satisfy the demands of modern creative applications and a low TCO.
Intel® Xeon® E-2200 series with up to 8 cores/16threads
Up to 128GB of DDR4 2666MHz ECC memory (Dual Channel)
Up to 2 - AMD or NVIDIA® graphic cards
Support for 2 M.2 or 1 U.2 and 1 M.2 PCI-E NVMe SSD
Up to 6 2.5/3.5" and 2 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD
A great solution for high performance and high-density computing which features 4 hot-swappable dual-processor nodes utilising the latest technologies available on x86.
Dual Socket SP3 supports AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series CPUs
4TB DDR4 ECC RDIMM 3200MHz memory in 16 DIMM slots
2x PCI-E 4.0 x16 (HHHL) slots; 1x SIOM card support
6x Hot-swap 2.5” SATA3 drive bays
M.2 slot for the boot drive:SATA3/NVMe
The AC922 leverages IBM’s POWER9™ processor with a myriad of modern connectivity capabilities yielding up to 5.6x1 the data movement over the PCIe Gen3 buses found in x86.
2U GPU Optimised rack mount chassis
IBM POWER9™ CPUs (feat. NVLink™) with up to 22 cores
Up to 2TB DDR4 ECC system memory
Up to 6 NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 GPUs with NVLink™
Up to 4 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD’s
The Roamer MU-VR uses enterprise hardware and virtualisation technology to overcome and disrupt the limitations and barriers of an outmoded conventional VR setup.
Multi-User VR Turnkey Solution in a 10U Shipping Crate
4 x NVIDIA® Quadro® P6000 GPU’s
Supermicro® GPU Optimised Server
2 x Intel® Xeon® Processors
128GB DDR-4 Reg ECC DRAM 5 x 128GB SSD’s
The Flash-IO Talyn is designed as a dynamic building block, giving a cost-effective way of testing the features and performance of NVMeOF technology using Excelero NVMesh.
1U single node appliance
Up To 110TB RAW with 11TB Micron 9200 Series NVMe
Up to 24GB/s throughput (Configuration Dependent)
Up to 5 Million IOPS (Configuration Dependent)
RAID 0, 1, 10 Support
A collaboration between Asperitas and Boston offers an end-to-end Immersed Computing® “datacentre-in-a box” solution for both cloud providers and datacentre operators.
Immersed Computing® can support 22 kW or more of pure IT power with a footprint of 600x1200 mm
Facilitates 5-10x as much density compared to an average air-cooled cloud datacentre
Multiple CPU, GPU and Storage solutions all available
The Boston Fenway 2164-0T is built on the hotly anticipated Zen architecture; EPYC is set to make waves in the IT industry with its high specification and impressive feature set.
1U Ultra Rackmount Server with 32 DIMM Slots
Dual AMD EPYC™ 7000 Series processors
Up to 4TB DDR4 REG ECC 266MHz Memory
8 DDR4 Channels per processor
10 Hot Swap SATA3 2.5” HDD Bays
The SN2100 switch provides a high density, side-by-side 100GbE switching solution which scales up to 128 ports in 1RU for the growing demands of today’s storage, datacentre environments.
16 X QSFP28 PORTS
Supports speeds of 1/10/25/40/50/56/100GbE
16 40/56/100GbE ports in 1RU
The SN2010 switch is the ideal top of rack solution for hyperconverged and storage deployments, packed with 18 ports of 10/25GbE and 4 splittable ports of 40/100GbE.
Half-width form factor
57W (ATIS) power consumption
300NSEC for 100GBe port-to-port latency for 100GBe
18 SFP28 and 4 QSFP28 ports
2 X Power Supplies (AC)
The highly versatile, configurable platform harnesses the power of the AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO Processor with up to 64 cores and 128 PCI-E 4.0 lanes.
AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO
64 Cores/128 threads
4.4 GHz Max Boost
4 x Dual Width Graphics Cards
PCIe Gen 4 support and M.2 storage
To help our clients make informed decisions about new technologies, we have opened up our research & development facilities and actively encourage customers to try the latest platforms using their own tools and if necessary together with their existing hardware. Remote access is also available
Our annual HPC Roadshow is back! Join us on June 28th & 29th for an exciting event full of talks from our partners such as Supermicro, AMD, NVIDIA and Intel...