2nd Gen AMD EPYC Chips Selected for IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
April 6, 2020
Cloud is enhancing its global infrastructure with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC
processors to power its latest bare metal servers. With the addition of
the AMD EPYC 7642 processor to its cloud portfolio, IBM is engineered to
deliver increased computing performance in its bare metal offerings.
Available now, these new bare metal servers are the first 2nd Gen AMD
EPYC™ based offering from IBM Cloud and are focused on the computing
power and performance required to accelerate modern workloads like data
analytics, electronic design automation, artificial intelligence and
virtualized and containerized workloads.
Base clock frequency of 2.3GHz with a Max Boost up to 3.3GHz
8 memory channels per socket for superior memory bandwidth
Up to 4TB memory configuration support
Up to 24 local storage drives
OS choices of RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, MS Server
Monthly, pay-as-you-use billing
Orderable via the global IBM Cloud Catalogue, API, or CLI
The bare metal servers are being made available in IBM Data Centers across the North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions. The AMD EPYC 7642 based servers can be ordered via the IBM Cloud global catalogue portal, API or CLI and consumed in a monthly pay-as-you-use model. Visit IBM Cloud to start building a bare metal server configuration with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors.