Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Monday, April 19, 2021

Scaleway Launches ‘Bare Metal Ultimate Performance XL’ Server 

PARIS, Nov. 19, 2020 -- Scaleway, the fast-growing European public cloud, and first cloud provider worldwide to have released bare metal solutions over public cloud in 2015, announces the launch of its Bare Metal Ultimate Performance XL (UP-BM2-XL), claiming it as the world’s most powerful bare metal server.

This exceptional server offers 448 2.7GHz threads, 7.68TB fast memory, 20.6TB high performance NVMe storage, and 10 to 25 Gbit/sec bandwidth.

Designed for on-demand intensive computing, In-Memory or transactional databases, and all workloads incompatible with horizontal scaling, this bare metal server is available in the PAR2 Eco-Availability Zone. Hosted in DC5, Scaleway’s latest data center which offers unique environmental performance and a record PUE of lower than 1.15, the server is also VMware and SAP-HANA certified. The server is available as of today.

“Scaleway cements its status as a pioneering innovator by once again pushing the boundaries of bare metal and demonstrating that dedicated hardware remains a must for those seeking ultimate performance. With the Ultimate Performance range, Scaleway reaffirms its position as the Bare Metal leader for the most demanding clients,” said Yann Lechelle, CEO of Scaleway.

“Based on Intel Xeon and Optane technologies, Scaleway’s Bare Metal Ultimate Performance offer provides powerful solutions for reliable systems at scale,” added Anurag Handa, Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise Solution Group at Intel Corporation. “Scaleway’s Bare Metal offer is an excellent example of a collaboration between Intel and its partners striving to offer cutting-edge cloud solutions.”

About Scaleway

Scaleway is the second-largest European cloud services provider supplying a range of pioneering cloud infrastructure services for professionals. It offers the right combination of compute power and storage that is flexible, cost effective, reliable, secure and sustainably powered. is the only cloud provider to offer private data center colocation and infrastructure with Scaleway Datacenter, dedicated servers with Scaleway Dedibox for maximum control and punch, and elastic public cloud services with its modern, S3-compatible Scaleway Elements ecosystem, including a rolling up-to-date Kubernetes and Terraform support. Scaleway’s offerings are based on some 20 years of expertise in developing and deploying dedicated servers and managing high-end innovative data centers. Scaleway is growing its reputation around the world and currently serves clients in over 160 countries. Scaleway has six data centers located in three regions: Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Warsaw (Poland). Its clients include Aternos, Vente-Privée (Veepee), and Le Monde.

Source: Scaleway

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