Seagate's Application Platform (AP) series of servers have targeted the market segments requiring tightly coupled storage and compute capabilities. The currently available SKUs - The Exos AP series with HDDs, and Nytro AP series with SSDs - are all based on Intel CPUs. That is changing today with the introduction of the Seagate Exos AP 5U84 based on the AMD EPYC Embedded 7292P processor. The Exos AP 5U84 equipped with the 2nd Gen. AMD EPYC platform enables a high-density building block for private clouds and on-premises equipment, with 84 3.5" HDD bays capable of storing up to 1.344PB (using Exos X16 HDDs) in a 5U form-factor. Capacity can further be expanded with EXOS E SAS expansion units. The platform includes redundancy options and all the...
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