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Boston Labs

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.

We recognise this challenge, so 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.

Helping your business grow with Boston Labs:

  •   Leverage our expertise
  •  Expert help every step of the way
  •  At your convenience with anytime remote dial-in access
  •  Be the 1st to access the latest and future technologies
  •  Site visits available

 

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Understandably, some customers may not be able to visit our labs in person. Therefore arrangements can be made for test systems to be set up in our labs with remote access via RDP, SSH or other means; enabling you to trial our solutions from wherever you are in the world.

Further options such as customisation and branding can also be discussed and demonstrated for clients looking for us to brand and customise their own range of systems and appliances.

 

Products available for testing:

  Products
Supermicro
  • Supermicro DCMS Suite – SUMS, SSM, SPM & IPMI - Find Out More
  • Please see below for list of SKUs and solutions available
Intel
  • 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalabe CPUs (Cascade Lake)
  • Intel Xeon Scalable Family CPUs
  • Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory
  • Intel Xeon E-2100 Series
  • OpenVino
Nvidia
  • NVIDIA Tesla A100 PCIe and SXM4
  • NVIDIA Tesla V100 PCIe and SXM2
  • NVIDIA Tesla T4
  • NVIDIA Tesla P4
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX Series GPUs
  • NVIDIA Quadro GV100
  • NVIDIA GRID
Mellanox
  • Mellanox SN2100 Ethernet Switch
  • Mellanox SN2010 Ethernet Switch
  • Additionally we have a number of NICs and cables available for testing enquire for more information.
AMD
  • AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series (2nd Generation AMD EPYC) (7502, 7402, 7302, 7402P, 7702)
  • AMD EPYC™ 7001 Series High Frequency
Micron
  • Micron 9200 Series NVMe
  • Micron 5210 ION SATA QLC Enterprise SSD

 

SOFTWARE

 
  •   NVIDIA RAPIDS
  •   Intel Software Tools
  •   Caringo Swarm
  •   Excelero
  •   Bee GFS

  •  Test your own software on our products, register for a test drive and let us know how we can assist
  

Solutions available for testing:

 

NVIDIA DGX A100

NVIDIA DGX A100

DGXA-2530A+P2CMI00

  • 8x NVIDIA A100 GPUs with 320GB Total GPU Memory
  • 6x NVIDIA NVSWITCHES
  • 9x Mellanox ConnectX-6 200Gb/S Network Interface
  • Dual 64-core AMD CPUs and 1TB System Memory
  • 15TB Gen4 NVMe SSD
  • Key Applications: AI, Inference, Deep Learning, Machine Learning

Manufacturer: NVIDIA 
Item #:DGXA-2530A+P2CMI00

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Stream+

Stream+

Stream+

  • 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
  • Delivers higher quality at lower bitrates to any video distribution workflow

Manufacturer: Boston 
Item #:Stream+

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SYS-6129P-ACR12N4G

SUPERMICRO MegaDC GPU & Storage Node

SYS-6129P-ACR12N4G

  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable CPUs
  • 16 DIMMs; up to 3TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 Double-Width FHFL GPGPU, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 Low Profile, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16 Low Profile, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (AIOM)
  • 12 Hot-swap 3.5" (tool-less)(4 NVMe/SAS3/SATA3 hybrid ports)
  • 2 M.2 NVMe/SATA up to 80mm
  • 2x 25Gb SFP28 onboard
  • 1600W Redundant Power Supplies - Titanium Level High-efficiency
  • Key Applications: Hyperscale Data Center, GPU Accelerated Compute, GPU Computing, High End Enterprise Server

Manufacturer: SUPERMICRO 
Item #:SYS-6129P-ACR12N4G

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Venom Workstation Chassis

SUPERMICRO A+ GPU Server

4124GS-TNR

  • Supports up to 10 double-width GPUS - Direct connect for maximum performance
  • Dual AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series Processors
  • 8TB Registered ECC DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM in 32 DIMMs
  • 8 PCI-E 4.0 x16 + 2 PCI-E 4.0 x8 slots (Option: 10 PCI-E 4.0 x16 slots; depends on NVMe devices)
  • 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* (*Depends on PCI-E quantity based on #4)
  • 2 GbE LAN ports (rear)

Manufacturer: SUPERMICRO 
Item #:4124GS-TNR

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Venom Workstation Chassis

BOSTON VENOM TR3 SERIES

VENOM TR31-10NP / VENOM TR32-10NP

  • Mid Tower and Full Tower Chassis respectively
  • Single socket sTRX4 supports 3rd Gen. AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Series Processors
  • DDR4 Non-ECC / ECC UDIMM 4400MHz (OC)
  • Up to 256GB in 8x DIMM slots (4 channels)
  • Depending on config, up to 4 x AMD or NVIDIA GPUs
  • Up to 8 M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD with NVMe RAID support

Manufacturer: BOSTON 
Item #:VENOM TR31-10NP / VENOM TR32-10NP

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SYS-1029UZ-TN20R25M

Supermicro SYS-1029UZ-TN20R25M

SYS-1029UZ-TN20R25M

  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors (Cascade Lake/Skylake)
  • 24 DIMMs; up to 6TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM, Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM
  • Up to 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots (FH, FL)
  • 2x 25G SFP28 Ethernet ports
  • 20 Hot-swap 2.5" 7mm drive bays; up to 20 NVMe
  • 1 M.2 NVMe port, Optional extra M.2 NVMe and SATA3 port

Manufacturer: BOSTON 
Item #:SYS-1029UZ-TN20R25M

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Venom Workstation Chassis

BOSTON VENOM 2001-10TP

VENOM 2001-10TP

  • Single socket SP3 supports AMD EPYC™ 7001/7002 series processor
  • DDR4 ECC RDIMM 3200MHz Up to 2TB in 8x DIMM slots (8 channels)
  • Up to 3x AMD or NVIDIA® graphics card
  • 3 PCIe 3.0 x16 FHFL, 3 PCIe 3.0 x8 FHFL
  • 6x Fixed 2.5/3.5” & 2x Fixed 2.5” SATA 1x M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 in 2280/22110 form factor
  • Intel® I210 dual port 1GbE (RJ45) Realtek RTL8211E PHY (RJ45 dedicated for IPMI)

Manufacturer: BOSTON 
Item #:SYS-1029UZ-TN20R25M

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VENOM 1002-10NP Workstation

BOSTON VENOM 1002-10NP

VENOM 1002-10NP

  • Single socket H4 (LGA 1151) supports Intel® Xeon® E-2100/E-2200, Intel® 8th/9th Gen. Core i3/i5/i7 series, Intel® Celeron® and Intel® Pentium®
  • DDR4 ECC / Non-ECC UDIMM 2666MHz, Up to 128GB in 4x DIMM slots (2 channels)
  • Up to 2x AMD Radeon™ Pro or NVIDIA® Quadro®
  • 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 FHFL , 1x PCIe 3.0 x4 FHFL, 1x PCIe 2.0 x16 FHFL, 1x PCIe FHFL legacy slot
  • Intel® I210 Single port 1GbE (RJ45) Intel® I219LM Single port 1GbE (RJ45)
  • 1 M.2 NVMe port, Optional extra M.2 NVMe and SATA3 port

Manufacturer: BOSTON 
Item #:BOSTON VENOM 1002-10NP

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Boston Quattro 12256-T02

Boston Quattro 12256-T02

BOS-QH2-12256-T02

  • 2U 4-Node Air-Cooled
  • Dual Socket SP3 supports AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series processors (testing available on a number of CPU SKUs)
  • Up to 4TB DDR4 ECC RDIMM 3200MHz memory in 16 DIMM slots
  • Supports 8GB to 128GB DIMM options, number, and capacity configurable
  • Up to 8x M.2 SSDs per DCB with 1U compute module; Up to 4x M.2 SSDs and 4x hot-swap U.2 NVMe* SSDs with 2U Compute Modules M.2 and U.2 number and capacity configurable
  • 2x PCI-E 4.0 x16 (HHHL) slots; 1x SIOM card support (flexible networking)
  • 6x Hot-swap 2.5” SATA3 drive bays
  • M.2 slot for the boot drive:SATA3/NVMe
  • IPMI 2.0 + KVM with dedicated LAN
  • 2200W redundant power supplies Titanium level (96%)

Manufacturer: BOSTON 
Item #:BOS-QH2-12256-T02

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Intel S9200WK

Intel S9200WK

LWK2ACBUXXX04

  • 2U Half-Width Air-Cooled Compute Module
  • Intel® Xeon® Platinum 9200 processors with 48 cores per node
  • DDR4 2933 MT/s DIMMS, up to 96x DIMMs per DCB (24 DIMMs per compute module) @ 1DPC
  • Supports 8GB to 128GB DIMM options, number, and capacity configurable
  • Up to 8x M.2 SSDs per DCB with 1U compute module; Up to 4x M.2 SSDs and 4x hot-swap U.2 NVMe* SSDs with 2U Compute Modules M.2 and U.2 number and capacity configurable
  • 3x hot-swap CRPS 2100W (Platinum) or 1600W (Titanium) PSUs
  • Integrated 1Gbase-T RJ45 (two ports per compute module), Optional shared 1Gbase-T RJ45 management port chassis card
  • 2 x16 Gen3 PCIe* slots per 1U compute module; 4 x16 Gen3 PCIe* slots per 2U compute module for high-speed networking support
  • TPM 2.0 (optional); Hot-swap/redundant fans, and PSUs; light path diagnostic LEDs

Manufacturer: Intel 
Item #:LWK2AC3P4880A

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ibm-ac922

IBM Power System AC922

AC922 8335-GTC

  • 2U Air-Cooled
  • 2x POWER9 with NVLink CPUs 16 cores
  • Up to 2 TB, from 16 DDR4 RDIMM Sockets
  • 2x SFF (2.5") drive bays, optional NVMe SSD support in PCIe slot
  • Processor-to-memory bandwidth of 170 GB/s per socket, 340 GB/s per system
  • 4 SXM 2.0 sockets, for NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPU Accelerators with NVLink. 2x PCIe x16 4.0 slots 1x PCIe16x ( x8,x8) 4.0 slot (multi-socket host direct supported) 1x PCIe x4 4.0 slot
  • I/O ports 2x USB 3.0, 2x 1 GB Eth, VGA
  • Power: 200 V

Manufacturer: IBM 
Item #:AC922 8335-GTC

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NVIDIA DGX-2

NVIDIA DGX-2

TCSDGX2-PB

  • 16x NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs
  • Performance; 2 PetaFLOPS
  • GPU Memory - 512GB Total System
  • NVIDIA Tensor Cores 10240
  • NVIDIA CUDA Cores 81920
  • CPU; Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8168, 2.7GHz, 24 cores
  • Max Power Requirements; 10kW
  • Storage; 8x 3.84 TB NVMe SSD
  • Network; 8X 100Gb/sec | Infiniband/100GigE | Dual 10/25Gb/sec Ethernet
  • Ubuntu Linux Host OS

Manufacturer: NVIDIA 
Item #:TCSDGX2-PB

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Roamer MU-VR

Roamer MU-VR

BOS-Roamer-MU-VR

  • Multi-User Virtual Reality Turnkey Solution
  • Delivered in a 10U wheeled shipping crate
  • VMware ESX for virtualisation
  • 4x HTC Vive Enterprise
  • 4x NVIDIA Quadro P6000 GPUs
  • Supermicro optimised server

Manufacturer: Boston 
Item #:BOS-Roamer-MU-VR

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Flash-IO Talyn

Flash-IO Talyn

BOS-IX1-1214-01HQ

  • Elastic NVMe over fabrics storage utilising Excelero NVMesh
  • Delivering a sequential read of 44GB/s using 4MB blocks and a random read of 840k IOPS using 4k blocks
  • 100% efficiency
  • RAID support
  • EDR Infiniband or 100GbE Connectivity with RoCE V2
  • Up to millions of IOPS
  • Low latency access

Manufacturer: Boston 
Item #:BOS-IX1-1214-01HQ

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Boston Igloo SBB Jovian 4U-20T-Stor

NVIDIA DGX Station

TCSDGXSB-PB 

  • 4x NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs
  • Performance; (GPU FP16) 480 Teraflops
  • GPU Memory - 64GB Total System
  • NVIDIA Tensor Cores 2,560
  • NVIDIA CUDA Cores 20,480
  • CPU; Dual 20-Core Intel Xeon E5-2698 V4 2.2 GHz
  • Max Power Requirements; 1,500W
  • Storage; 3x 1.92 TB SSD RAID 0
  • Network; Dual 10Gb LAN

Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Item #:TCSDGXSB-PB 

 


Boston Igloo SBB Jovian 4U-20T-Stor

DSS Jovian / Igloo SBB

BOS-IX0-1420-E10T

  • 20TB NAS & iSCSI SDS SAN featuring Open-E's JovianDSS
  • Delivered as a high availability cluster as standard
  • Quad RJ45 - Base-T - 1/10Gbit/s Ethernet ports as standard
  • 20 x 2TB Enterprise SAS Disks - 20TB Useable in RAID 10
  • 2 x 400GB Enterprise SSD and 1 x 400GB Enterprise SSD's for pool cache acceleration
  • Open-E's JovianDSS license & premium support for 3 years

Manufacturer: Boston Limited
Item #:BOS-IX0-1420-E10T

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Boston Fenway 2164-0T

EPYC

BOS-FX1-2164-0T

  • 1U Ultra Rackmount Server
  • Dual AMD EPYC™ 7000 Series Processors
  • Up to 4TB DDR-4 Reg ECC 266MHz Memory
  • 32 DIMM Slots
  • 8 DDR-4 Channels Per Processor
  • 10 Hot Swap SATA3 2.5” HDD Bays

Manufacturer: Boston Limited
Item #:BOS-FX1-2164-0T

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Boston ANNA Pascal XL

ANNA XL (Pascal & Volta)

BOS-VX0-2402-0T

  • Deep Learning & HPC GPU Accelerated Compute Solution
  • 8 x SXM2 connected NVIDIA P100/V100 GPU/s a in 4U
  • NVLink connectivity between GPU's as standard
  • Dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 processors, up to 22 cores each
  • Up to 3TB DDR-4 Registered ECC Memory
  • EDR InfiniBand or Omni-Path interconnect options

Manufacturer: Boston Limited
Item #:BOS-VX0-2402-0T

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Boston ANNA Pascal  1103-0T

ANNA (Pascal & Volta)

BOS-VX0-1103-0T

  • NVIDIA Pascal Architecture
  • NVLINK
  • High Density
  • Peer-to-Peer GPU communication

Manufacturer: Boston Limited
Item #:BOS-VX0-1103-0T

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