SoftIron Company announced the availability of enterprise-level server boards that are running 64 bit processor architecture ARMv8. Fee SoftIron APM6408.2 created in collaboration with Applied Micro, letting these 64-bit processors, in fact, represent the single-chip system (at the Applied Micro is used to designate them registered trademark Server on a Chip). Boards are designed for datacenters and supercomputing systems.
As stated, the superiority of the boards’ best x86-compatible alternatives “for energy efficiency reaches twice. In addition, the density of the layout in a rack at them twice as high.
The board SoftIron APM6408.2 size microATX with eight cores can be installed up to 128 GB of memory (DIMM, dual-channel configuration). The board is equipped with a four-port SATA 6 Gb / s dual-port Gigabit Ethernet, dual-port 10 GbE, two ports USB 3.0. To expand a slot PCIe 3.0 x8. The advantages of motherboard manufacturer considers the presence of built-in data protection, releasing the processor from the cryptographic tasks.