Load of old Bull: French integrator Atos trots out first edge server box

www.theregister.co.uk | 5/17/2019 | Staff
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French tech services biz Atos has squeezed out its first edgy server box to be deployed outside of the data centre.

The system, BullSequana Edge, contains a 16-core Xeon D SoC alongside two SATA drives and up to 512GB of RAM. While the CPU is relatively underpowered, the Edge can house two Nvidia Tesla T4 GPUs for machine learning applications, and there's an option to add FPGAs to the mix.

Server - Ethernet - Connectivity - LoRa - Radio

The server does not depend on Ethernet connectivity, and can also communicate using LoRa radio – a proprietary long-range radio standard originally developed in France by Semtech – as well as GSM or Wi-Fi.

Since the server is likely to be deployed in remote locations, it is equipped with a physical intrusion sensor that will disable the machine if it becomes a target of street violence. There's also a trusted platform module (TPM) onboard.

Standalone - Case - Wall - Rack

The standalone case can be mounted on a wall or in a rack...
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