Open19 platform, the latest addition to the open hardware community, is bringing open standards to the traditional, 19-inch data center form factor. As a leading provider of cutting-edge computing solutions, Inspur is naturally invested in this initiative to create new possibilities in the most egalitarian hardware standard.
In developing open platforms based on this common server form factor, Inspur hopes to serve a broad range of users and operators and help them to speed their adoption of open designs with minimal disruption to their existing infrastructure.
The Open19 platform is based on standard building blocks with the following specifications:
lnspur Open19 Bricks
Each 1 Rack Unit (RU) can accommodate 2 Bricks or 1 Double Brick. A Double High Brick takes up 2RU space. lnspur’s first generation bricks include
|Brick (B) – Multiple SKUs||2* SSD/HDD||TBD||8-12U Brick Cage|
||Double Brick (DB) – Multiple SKUs||6, 8 or 12* hot-swap HDD/SSD/NVMe||TBD||8-12U Brick Cage|
|Double High Brick (DHB) – Multiple SKUs||Flexible storage systems for HHD/ SSD/Flash or GPU system||TBD||8-12U Brick Cage|
As a total solutions provider, lnspur will also offer its own Open19 compliant rack system that includes Open19 Brick Cages, 12V power shelves with optional BBU, and accessories, providing customers with fully integrated rack level Open19 platforms that are ready to roll into any data center and go.
|Dimensions||Standard EIA 19″ 4 post rack|
|Power Shelf||12VDC output|
|Connections||Snap-on power and data cables/PCB|
|Brick Cage||8-12 RU|