Supermicro Presents Double-Density 0.35U TwinBlade(TM) at SuperComputing 2009 (SC '09)

By Super Micro Computer Inc., PRNE
Sunday, November 15, 2009

70% Space Saving, 94% Power Efficiency, 20 DP Servers in 7U

PORTLAND, Oregon, November 16 - Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in
application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is unveiling its
new TwinBlade(TM) the latest addition to its SuperBlade(R) family of blade
servers at SC '09, Oregon Convention Center in Portland (booth 2355). With
superior processing power and performance-per-watt, TwinBlade(TM)
Supermicro's new breakthrough in blade system design, doubles the number of
dual-processor (DP) compute nodes per 7U enclosure from 10 to 20.

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"Our 20-blade server system based on the SBI-7226T-T2 blade doubles the
computing density and is available with 40Gb/s QDR InfiniBand switches," said
Charles Liang, CEO and president of Supermicro. "In addition to superior
processing power, this optimized blade solution combines 94%* power supply
efficiency with our innovative and highly efficient thermal and cooling
system designs to deliver exceptional system performance-per-watt, making it
the greenest, most power-saving blade solution available."

With its SuperBlade(R) family, Supermicro offers the industry's most
extensive selection of application-optimized blade configurations.
Supermicro's OfficeBlade(TM) operates at 50dB with 10 dual-processor blades
and is perfect for personal supercomputing applications. Supermicro's
enterprise-class SuperBlade(R) features both dual and quad-processor blades
for performance, scalability and flexibility. For maximum density and
computational performance, the TwinBlade supports up to 20 dual-socket server
blades in one 7U enclosure for 0.35U density per node. With 1,440 processing
cores per 42U rack and Mellanox 40Gb/s QDR InfiniBand, SuperBlade is the
perfect solution for HPC applications. Additional cost savings from reduced
IT space requirements as well as easier maintenance and management make these
solutions an attractive option for both enterprise and high performance
computing (HPC) applications.

Supermicro Server Building Block Solutions(R) offer exceptional
flexibility and features. Come see Supermicro's latest HPC solutions at booth

About Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI)

Supermicro emphasizes superior product design and uncompromising quality
control to produce industry-leading serverboards, chassis and server systems.
These Server Building Block Solutions provide benefits across many
environments, including data center deployment, high-performance computing,
high-end workstations, storage networks and standalone server installations.
For more information on Supermicro's complete line of advanced motherboards,
SuperServers, and optimized chassis, please visit, email or call the San Jose, CA headquarters at


* Peak performance and power efficiency figures based on internal testing

Supermicro, SuperBlade and Server Building Block Solutions are registered
trademarks and TwinBlade is a trademark of Super Micro Computer, Inc. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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