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Supermicro Unveils Intelligent Retail Edge for Workload-Intensive IoT Applications

By Ken Briodagh

Super Micro Computer, an enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology company, recently announced a new customizable integrated platform targeting retail and chain store environments.

Supermicro says its new platform combines proven hardware/software configurations to support the demand for processing the quantities of data emanating from the growing deployment of IoT and other interrelated computing devices. The Intelligent Retail Edge reportedly is designed with an integrated software-defined operating platform that simplifies the deployment, management, orchestration, and networking of Edge infrastructure and applications. The platform runs on Supermicro’s IoT and edge hardware, ranging from small edge devices to full-scale rack-based edge servers that can support GPU, FPGA, and other technologies.

“Supermicro’s Intelligent Retail Edge solution provides retailers the engine they need to deliver innovative technologies and services to their customers efficiently,” said Raju Penumatcha, SVP and Chief Product Officer, Supermicro. “Built on Supermicro’s flexible Building Block Solutions® architecture and powered by leading-edge software from our partners, this solution is optimized to help address some of the challenges facing the retail industry today.”


Ken Briodagh is a storyteller, writer and editor with about two decades of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

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